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The Best 'The Challenge' Cast Members Ever, Ranked

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From The Gauntlet and Rivals to Vendettas and beyond, this ranked list features The Challenge contestants who have pushed the hardest and won the most while entertaining viewers along the way. Some MTV The Challenge contestants are fan favorites, while other MTV The Challenge cast members are fun to hate.

Who is featured on this list of The Challenge competitors? Johnny Devenanzio has to be near the top of the list. The man known by fans as Johnny Bananas has competed in 19 seasons of The Challenge, taking home six wins throughout his storied career. He's probably one of the most famous MTV The Challenge champions. Johnny's one-time rival turned friend Cara Maria Sorbello is also among the best contestants on The Challenge.

The Miz turned his time on The Challenge into a successful wrestling career and Theo Von is now dominating in the comedy clubs. They're two pretty famous The Challenge veterans. Derrick Kosinski, Ashley Mitchell, and Rachel Robinson are also popular The Challenge cast members.

Who do you think is the best contestant of The Challenge? Check out this list to see over 100 of the MTV The Challenge best competitors. Vote up who you believe are the true The Challenge champions. And if you're watching MTV The Challenge War of the Worlds 2, be sure to check out our The Challenge drinking game.

  • 1

    Chris 'C.T.' Tamburello

    Age: age 39
    1,732
    165

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: The Real World: Paris

    Seasons: The Inferno (final) The Inferno II (final), The Duel, The Inferno 3, The Gauntlet III (final), The Duel II, Rivals, Battle of the Exes (final), Rivals II (won), Free Agents, Battle of the Exes II, Invasion of the Campions (won), XXX: Dirty 30 (final), Final Reckoning, War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts 

  • 2

    Johnny 'Bananas' Devenanzio

    Age: Age 37
    1,341
    351

    BirthplaceFullerton, California

    Original series: The Real World: Key West

    Seasons: The Duel, The Inferno 3 (final), The Gauntlet III, The Island (won), The Ruins (won), Cutthroat, Rivals (won), Battle of the Exes (won), Rivals II (final), Free Agents (won), Battle of the Exes II, Battle of the Bloodlines, Rivals III (won), Invasion of the Champions, XXX: Dirty 30, Vendettas, Final Reckoning, War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds II

    Hometown: Fullerton, California

  • 3

    Wes Bergmann

    Age: 37
    1,177
    309

    BirthplaceLeawood, Kansas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: Real World: Austin

    Seasons:  Fresh Meat (final), The Duel (won), The Ruins, Fresh Meat II, Rivals (final), Battle of the Exes, Battle of the Seasons, Rivals II (won), Battle of the Exes II, Rivals III, War of the Worlds(final), War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Leawood, Kansas

  • 4

    Derrick Kosinski

    Age: 38
    1,161
    310

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: Road Rules: Xtreme

    Seasons:  Battle of the Sexes 2, The Inferno II (final), The Gauntlet 2, Fresh Meat, The Duel, The Inferno 3 (won), The Ruins (won), Cutthroat, XXX: Dirty 30 (final)

    Hometown:  Chicago, Illinois

  • 5

    Diem Brown

    Dec. at 34
    1,050
    275

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Original series: Fresh Meat

    Seasons:  Fresh Meat, The Duel, The Gauntlet III (final), The Duel II, The Ruins, Battle of the Exes (final), Rivals II, Battle of the Exes II

    Hometown: Roswell, Georgia

  • 6

    Darrell Taylor

    Age: age 39
    1,087
    310

    BirthplaceHayward, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: Road Rules: Campus Crawl

    Seasons:  The Gauntlet (won), The Inferno (won), The Inferno II (won), Fresh Meat (won), The Ruins, Fresh Meat II, Invasion of the Champions, XXX: Dirty 30

    Hometown: Oakland, California

  • 7

    Sarah Rice

    936
    349

    Original series: Real World: Brooklyn

    Seasons: The Ruins (final), Fresh Meat II, Cutthroat (final), Rivals, Battle of the Exes, Battle of the Seasons (final), Rivals II, Battle of the Exes II (won), Rivals III (won)

    Hometown: San Francisco, California

  • 8

    Leroy Garrett

    Age: age 34
    848
    338

    Original series: Real World: Las Vegas

    Seasons:  Rivals (final), Battle of the Exes, Rivals II, Free Agents, Battle of the Exes II (final), Battle of the Bloodlines, Rivals III, XXX: Dirty 30, Vendettas (final), War of the Worlds, War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Romulus, Michigan

  • 9

    Landon Lueck

    Age: age 40
    905
    380

    BirthplaceWisconsin, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: Real World: Philadelphia

    Seasons: The Inferno II (won), The Gauntlet 2 (won), The Duel II, Fresh Meat II (won)

    Hometown: River Falls, Wisconsin

  • 10

    Evelyn Smith

    Age: 34
    908
    382

    Original series: Fresh Meat

    Seasons: Fresh Meat, The Inferno 3 (won), The Gauntlet III (final), The Island (won), The Ruins, Fresh Meat II, Rivals (won)

    Hometown: Harrison, New York

  • 11

    Jenna Compono

    Age: age 26
    985
    428

    Original series: Real World: Ex-Plosion

    Seasons: Battle of the Exes II (final), Battle of the Bloodlines (final), Rivals III (final), Invasion of the Champions, XXX: Dirty 30, Final Reckoning, War of the Worlds

    Hometown: Wantagh, New York

  • 12

    Abram Boise

    Age: 38
    797
    336

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: Road Rules: South Pacific

    Seasons: The Gauntlet, The Inferno (won), Battle of the Sexes 2, The Inferno II (final), The Inferno 3 (won), The Island, Cutthroat (final), Battle of the Exes, Battle of the Bloodlines

    Hometown: Bozeman, Montana

  • 13
    Age: age 48
    759
    319

    Original series: Road Rules: First Adventure

    Seasons:  Real World/Road Rules Challenge (won), Battle of the Sexes (won), Battle of the Sexes 2, The Gauntlet 2 (final), The Duel II (final), Battle of the Exes

    Hometown: Satellite Beach, Florida

  • 14

    Jordan Wiseley

    Age: age 29
    1,041
    461

    Original series: Real World: Portland

    Seasons:  Rivals II (final), Free Agents, Battle of the Exes II (won), XXX: Dirty 30 (won), War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Mustang, Oklahoma

  • 15

    Cara Maria Sorbello

    Age: 35
    1,021
    453

    Original series: Fresh Meat II

    Seasons: Cutthroat (final), Rivals (final), Battle of the Exes, Battle of the Seasons, Rivals II (final), Free Agents, Battle of the Bloodlines (won), Invasion of the Champions, XXX:Dirty 30 (final), Vendettas (won), War of the Worlds (finals), War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Methuen, Massachusetts 

  • 16

    Tori Deal

    Age: age 26
    1,013
    450

    Original series: Are You The One? 4

    Seasons: XXX: Dirty 30 (final), Final Reckoning, War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Astoria, New York

  • 17

    Emily Norine Schromm

    Age: age 30
    725
    312

    Original series: Real World: D.C.

    Seasons: Cutthroat (final), Battle of the Exes (final), Rivals II (won)

    Hometown: Columbia, Missouri

  • 18

    Mike "The Miz" Mizanin

    Age: 41
    773
    344

     

     Original series: Real World: Back to New York

    Seasons: Battle of the Seasons (won), The Gauntlet (final), The Inferno (final), Battle of the Sexes 2, The Inferno II (won)

    Hometown: Parma, Ohio

  • 19

    Laurel Stucky

    Age: age 34
    918
    427

    Original series: Fresh Meat II

    Seasons:  Fresh Meat II (final), Cutthroat (final), Rivals (final), Free Agents (won), Invasion of the Champions, War of the Worlds 2

    Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

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    Kam Williams

    599
    286
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    Cory Wharton

    597
    288
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    Kyle Christie

    533
    254
  • 23

    Aneesa Ferreira

    Age: 40
    634
    335

    BirthplaceNarbeth, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Original series: Real World: Chicago

    Seasons: Battle of the Sexes, Battle of the Sexes 2, The Gauntlet (final), The Duel, The Inferno 3, The Duel II (final), Rivals, Battle of the Exes, Rivals II, Free Agents, Battle of the Bloodlines, XXX: Dirty 30

    Hometown: Narberth, Pennsylvania

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    Cohutta Grindstaff

    495
    256
  • 25

    Camila Nakagawa

    Age: age 31
    752
    428

    Original series: Spring Break Challenge

    Seasons: Cutthroat, Rivals, Battle of the Exes (won), Battle of the Seasons, Rivals II (final), Free Agents, Battle of the Bloodlines, Rivals III, Invasion of the Champions (final), XXX: Dirty 30 (won)

    Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska

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