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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
1,421 854
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free

2
1,403 827
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

3
1,303 801
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
983 532
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

5
973 631
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

6
786 597
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

7
770 579
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

8
714 569
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

9
755 672
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
782 362
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

11
766 378
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added The Amazing Race

12
715 487
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

13
702 395
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor

14
618 571
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality

15
694 596
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

16
678 484
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

17
544 530
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

18
559 548
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

19
512 520
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

20
414 606
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

21
603 644
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

22
438 611
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

23
505 617
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

24
496 573
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

25
501 671
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor