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

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1,031 658
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Rob Mariano The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

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1,052 644
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

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812 506
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Kim Spradlin Survivor

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791 424
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Yul Kwon Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

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641 493
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tom Westman Survivor

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585 454
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Todd Herzog Survivor

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614 515
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Richard Hatch The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

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602 472
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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614 273
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

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628 288
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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577 489
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tina Wesson Survivor

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581 395
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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518 312
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added John Cochran Survivor

One-Time Survivor Castaways We Want Back

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565 404
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Denise Stapley Survivor

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497 473
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ethan Zohn Survivor, Kill Reality

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491 451
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Danni Boatwright Survivor

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456 433
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Aras Baskauskas Survivor

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440 425
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Earl Cole Survivor

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355 498
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Chris Daugherty Survivor

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371 504
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Brian Heidik Survivor

The Best HBO TV Shows

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494 519
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Amber Brkich Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

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422 506
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Robert Crowley Survivor

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428 550
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Natalie White Survivor

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423 515
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sophie Clarke Survivor

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412 476
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Jenna Morasca Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

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273 92
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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334 584
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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118 72
Mike Holloway is listed (or ranked) 29 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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296 563
Vecepia Towery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Vecepia Towery Survivor

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403 185
Jeremy Collins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Jeremy Collins

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86 64
Adam Klein is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Adam Klein

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156 95
Ben Driebergen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ben Driebergen Season 35 - Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers

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157 217
Michele Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ethan Santiago added Michele Fitzgerald