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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
1,431 859
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free

2
1,411 832
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

3
1,309 807
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
989 535
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

5
979 633
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

6
788 603
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

7
777 582
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

8
720 571
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

9
759 677
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
788 365
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

11
771 380
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added The Amazing Race

12
721 490
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

13
708 398
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor

14
621 573
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality

15
696 600
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

16
681 487
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

17
546 533
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

18
561 551
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

19
514 523
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

20
416 609
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

21
607 648
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

22
441 613
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

23
499 575
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

24
506 621
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

25
501 678
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor