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

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Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Parvati Shallow Survivor, Around the World for Free

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

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902 476
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Yul Kwon Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

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897 585
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Kim Spradlin Survivor

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720 551
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tom Westman Survivor

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651 524
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Todd Herzog Survivor

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682 529
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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

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695 328
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

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687 345
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Natalie Anderson The Amazing Race

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650 546
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tina Wesson Survivor

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579 524
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ethan Zohn Survivor, Kill Reality

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644 449
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

One-Time Survivor Castaways We Want Back

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

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

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529 504
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Danni Boatwright Survivor

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497 485
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Aras Baskauskas Survivor

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469 485
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Earl Cole Survivor

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567 580
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Amber Brkich Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

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387 562
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Chris Daugherty Survivor

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Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Brian Heidik Survivor

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466 561
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Robert Crowley Survivor

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465 612
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Natalie White Survivor

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458 529
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Jenna Morasca Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

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453 571
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sophie Clarke Survivor

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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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356 650
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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

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

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