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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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1,348 803
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free

2
1,309 785
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

3
1,244 767
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
939 500
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

5
929 607
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

6
750 569
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

7
719 547
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

8
716 643
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

9
676 543
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

10
731 344
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
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11
723 360
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
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12
594 545
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality

13
669 568
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

14
671 470
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

15
650 374
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor

16
649 466
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

17
544 522
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

18
514 504
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

19
486 501
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

20
583 612
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

21
395 586
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

22
421 587
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

23
482 588
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

24
478 547
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

25
481 638
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

26
467 591
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

27
395 137
Sarah Lacina is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
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Winner - Game Changers Fiji

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367 678
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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236 168
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

30
112 49
Wendell Holland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Wendell Holland

Survivor Ghost Island

31
324 649
Vecepia Towery is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

32
171 133
Adam Klein is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Adam Klein