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These Survivor Couples Are Still Together Today

Highlights

  • Love finds a way even in the most challenging of places, as some
    Survivor
    couples have shown with enduring relationships and families.
  • Beyond the game’s challenges and alliances, some
    Survivor
    contestants found lasting love, proving naysayers wrong, and staying together.
  • From friendships deepening into romance to enduring marriages,
    Survivor
    has been a surprising catalyst for love stories that stand the test of time.



Not everyone needs to go on shows like Married At First Sight to find love, as Survivor, famous for its grueling challenges, strategic gameplay, and dramatic alliances, has also turned out to be a place where love blossoms. But not everyone who found romance on the island made it work, not even the show’s longtime host, Jeff Probst, who once fell for a contestant.

Against the odds and skepticism from fans and fellow contestants, some Survivor couples have stood the test of time, winning both the $1 million prize and love, while others found romance even without winning. This list will reveal everything we know about the Survivor couples who have proved naysayers wrong by still being together today.


10 Sierra Dawn Thomas And Joe Anglim

Survivor Season 30

Survivor couple Sierra Dawn Thomas and Joe Anglim
Via: YouTube


Married:

25/11/2019

No. Of kids:

2

Sierra Dawn Thomas and Joe Anglim first crossed paths on Survivor: Worlds Apart in 2015. Though they didn’t start a relationship during that season, their friendship deepened when they returned for Survivor: Game Changers in 2017. It was after that season of the show that they began dating. In an exclusive interview with E! News, the couple admitted that finding love on the show had never crossed their minds.

Sierra confessed:

I never in a million years thought I would find love on
Survivor
. Even being out there and competing and seeing him, I never ever would have thought he would be the love of my life. If I knew, I wouldn’t have voted him out.


The couple got married in November 2019 and are still waxing strong. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, Dellar Dawn, in 2021 and a son, Vander Joseph, in August 2022.

9 Candice Woodcock And John Cody

Survivor Season 27

Survivor couple Candice Woodcock and John Cody
Via: YouTube

Married:

01/05/1997

No. Of kids:

3

Candice Woodcock and John Cody’s relationship started long before their joint appearance on Survivor: Blood vs. Water in 2013. They were already married when they competed on the show, where they found themselves on opposing sides despite being a couple.


Related

Who is the most entertaining to watch Survivor player ever?

For some viewers, Survivor’s Tony Vlachos is bound to be too much since he has such an over-the-top personality. However, for any Survivor fan who isn’t sensitive to Vlachos’ personality type, it is easy to argue he is the most entertaining Survivor player ever. The first argument for that is the fact that Vlachos appears to have so much fun playing and that kind of energy is infectious. On top of that, Vlachos has done so many ridiculous things that have entertained viewers. For example, Vlachos built and climbed a shoddy ladder, he created spy shacks, he spoke like a llama, and so much more.

Their marriage, like before the show, has successfully endured the challenges that come with public scrutiny. They have three children together, and their bond remains strong.

8 Monica And Brad Culpeper

Survivor Season 27

Married:

–/–/1997

No. Of kids:

3

Monica and Brad Culpeper’s relationship began well before their Survivor days. They met in 1990 at the University of Florida and tied the knot shortly after Brad was drafted into the NFL in 1992. The couple appeared in two separate seasons of Survivor, each coincidentally finishing as runner-ups in their second attempt. They remain happily married and have three sons: Rex, Judge, and Honor.


7 Frannie Marin And Matthew Blankinship

Survivor Season 44

Survivor couple Frannie Marin and Matthew Blankinship
Via: YouTube

Dating:

–/–/2023

No. Of kids:

0

Frannie Marin and Matthew Blankinship met on Survivor season 44, where their chemistry quickly blossomed into a budding romance by the time they left the show. Despite speculations that their relationship might have ended post-show, Blankinship clarified in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that they are still together and their relationship is going strong. He shared:

We’re still dating. We’re still going strong. Obviously, there is so much chemistry there. We’re two dorky magnets. We couldn’t stay away from each other, and we knew the whole time. I think of myself as a very logical, smart guy. The one thing you come into Survivor and not do is get into a showmance because it’s a terrible strategy, but we literally couldn’t help it… We’re still going strong. We did get Ethiopian food. We’re planning that road trip. We’re making it happen.


6 Jaclyn Schultz And Jon Misch

Survivor Season 29

Survivor couple Jaclyn Schultz and Jon Misch
Via: YouTube

Married:

16/08/2005

No. Of kids:

1

Jaclyn Schultz and Jon Misch, who competed in Survivor: San Juan del Sur, tied the knot in a traditional wedding ceremony at a Shrine Chapel in Detroit. Jon finished in sixth place, while Jaclyn was the season’s runner-up. The couple, clearly in love, often share beautiful pictures on their Instagram pages. They welcomed their son, Logan Samuel, in June 2022. Logan recently turned 2, and Jaclyn shared delightful moments from his birthday celebration on her page.


5 Elizabeth Beisel And Jack Nichting

Survivor Season 39

Survivor couple Elizabeth Beisel and Jack Nichting
Via: YouTube

Engaged:

–/09/2022

No. Of kids:

0

Elizabeth and Jack met on season 39 of Survivor and announced their relationship publicly in 2019, each sharing a post on Instagram. Elizabeth’s caption read, “Woah. Did you guys hear the news? I’ve got a curly-haired boyfriend named Jack, and he is simply the most wonderful human being I know. And yes, we share hair products,” alongside a photo of Jack giving her a piggyback ride.

Related

Who would be the perfect Survivor host if Jeff Probst retired?

When Rob Cesternino played Survivor for the first time, he became a fan favorite due to his sense of humor and understanding of the game. However, at that time, Cesternino could also be immature in a way that would turn off some viewers. Since then, Cesternino has become a wildly successful podcast host who routinely shows how much he has matured as he seeks to speak about Survivor in responsible ways. Given how knowledgeable Cesternino is, the wisdom he often carries himself with, and his built-in fan following, he would be the perfect person to replace Jeff Probst if that needed to happen.

The couple got engaged in 2022 and are set to tie the knot on September 7, 2024. Their Honeyfund gift registry is now active in anticipation of the big day.


4 Keith Tollefson And Whitney Duncan

Survivor Season 23

Survivor couple Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan
Via: YouTube

Married:

–/05/2014

No. Of kids:

1

Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan’s love story started during Survivor: South Pacific in 2011, even though Whitney was still married to her ex-husband, Donny Fallgatter. Despite the initial drama, Keith and Whitney’s bond only got stronger.

After the show, Whitney finalized her divorce, and she and Keith stayed committed to each other. They got engaged in 2013 and tied the knot in 2014. They also teamed up on The Amazing Race, supporting each other both personally and professionally. Their happiness continued when they welcomed their first child in 2022, and they’re now happily enjoying life together.


3 Alex Bell And Kim Powers

Survivor Seasons 6 & 3

survivor couple Alex Bell and Kim Powers
Via: YouTube

Married:

–/08/2005

No. Of kids:

1

Alex Bell and Kim Powers are one of the oldest Survivor couples. Although the couple never competed in the same season, they’ve both made independent appearances on the show in different seasons. While Alex Bell competed in Survivor: The Amazon (2003), Kim Powers competed in Survivor: Africa (2001). Kim and Alex have an adopted daughter, Bella.

2 Tyson Apostol And Rachel Foulger

Survivor Season 27

Tyson Apostol And Rachel Foulger
Via: YouTube


Married:

15/03/2015

No. Of kids:

2

Tyson Apostol and Rachel Foulger were already dating before they appeared on Survivor. Tyson, who won Season 27, brought his girlfriend Rachel to the show for Survivor: Blood vs. Water in 2013. Even though Rachel got voted out early, Tyson dedicated his win to her. Their relationship kept getting stronger after the show. Tyson proposed in 2014, and they got married in a small Utah wedding in 2015. Now, they have two daughters, Bergen and Marlowe.

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1 Rob Mariano And Amber Brkich

Survivor Season 8

Amber Brkich And Rob Mariano Surivor
Via CBS


Married:

16/04/2005

No. Of kids:

4

Rob Mariano, aka “Boston Rob,” and Amber Brkich are probably the most iconic couple in Survivor history. They met on Survivor: All-Stars in 2003, hitting it off right away with a strong alliance and undeniable chemistry. At first, a lot of fans doubted their relationship would last because of the show’s intense and competitive nature. But Rob and Amber proved everyone wrong. Amber ended up winning Survivor: All-Stars and took home the $1 million prize. Rob proposed to her during the live finale in May 2004. They got married in 2005, and CBS even aired a two-hour special about their wedding called “Rob and Amber Get Married.”


Since then, the power couple has welcomed four daughters: Lucia Rose, Carina Rose, Isabetta Rose, and Adelina Rose. They’ve also appeared on The Amazing Race and returned to Survivor several times, showing off their enduring bond. Their love story has definitely stood the test of time and remains one of the longest-lasting Survivor love stories ever.