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List Rules Only open to those who have won a series of CBS's "Survivor." Vote for the top champions.

List of the top contestants who have won a season of the reality TV series "Survivor." This list includes all Survivor winners - the champions who have proven to be the toughest, wiliest and fiercest competitors. The 26th season of "Survivor" - to be called "Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites" - debuted on US television in February 2013. This list contains the 24 "Survivor" winners, including Sandra Diaz-Twine, the only "Survivor" castaway to win two seasons. (Diaz-Twine took the prize in "Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains" which pit two tribes of returning players against one another.)

The American show "Survivor" - which debuted in the summer of 2000 on CBS - is based on the Swedish TV series "Expedition Robinson" which was originally aired in 1997. The reality competition show begins with a group of strangers placed in an isolated location (often tropical). Often, these contestants are split into teams (called "tribes"). They must then figure out how to survive in the harsh environment - finding food and water, building shelter, and so forth - while competing against the other team in challenges to earn rewards. Competitions also determine which contestants will receive "immunity," meaning they cannot be expelled from the game by their fellow contestants for that week. The season's champion is typically determined by a jury made up of contestants who have been voted off, and receives a $1 million prize.

"Survivor" seasons have been set all around the world, including Africa, Borneo, Thailand, The Amazon, Palau, the Cook Islands and China. The 23rd and 24th seasons were both set in Upolu, Samoa.

So who is the greatest Survivor winner of all time? That's up to you to decide.

Also check out our Ultimate List of the Best Overall Survivor Seasons

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1,316 795
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free

2
1,292 762
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

3
1,224 755
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
926 491
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

5
915 600
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

6
740 561
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

7
669 535
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

8
705 541
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

9
709 634
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

10
717 337
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

11
707 355
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added The Amazing Race

12
589 535
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality

13
664 557
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

14
659 462
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

15
635 367
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor

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638 463
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

17
537 516
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

18
507 497
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

19
478 496
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

20
576 602
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

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418 577
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

22
391 579
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

23
476 579
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

24
472 541
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

25
473 631
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

26
462 582
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

27
378 132
Sarah Lacina is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Sarah Lacina Winner - Game Changers Fiji

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363 668
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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231 158
Ben Driebergen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ben Driebergen Season 35 - Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers

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320 641
Vecepia Towery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

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173 127
Mike Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
maybe91 added Mike Holloway Season 30-Worlds Apart. Won individual immunity 5 times. 

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162 125
Adam Klein is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Adam Klein

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101 47
Wendell Holland is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Wendell Holland Survivor Ghost Island

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50 60
Michele Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Michele Fitzgerald Survivor Kaoh Rong