Do all Survivor contestants get paid?
In most seasons, the runner-up receives $100,000, and third place wins $85,000. All other players receive money on a sliding scale, though specific amounts have rarely been made public. Sonja Christopher, the first player voted off Survivor: Borneo, received US$2,500. via
Do Survivor contestants get condoms?
A: Since the first "Survivor" season back in 2000, contestants have always been provided with certain basic necessities that they wouldn't really have on a desert island. The list includes tampons, condoms and contact-lens solution. via
How much does it cost to be on Survivor?
The budget for each hourlong episode of “Survivor” is about $2 million, about $1 million less than many scripted dramas. via
Who is banned from Survivor?
Dan Spilo, who was booted from "Survivor" last week, is apologizing for the actions that led to his ejection from the show. But that wasn't enough for Kellee Kim, or for CBS. via
Why do they wear bras on Survivor?
They do this in order to make sure they're either colour-coordinated or don't have clashing clothes. In the US, it's not unheard for producers to even withhold swimsuits from contestants until the merge happens, leaving women to compete in bras. via
Is there toilet paper on Survivor?
There are no bathrooms and no toilet paper. Our tribe designated a small cove on the island as the bathroom area. Every morning thousands of minnows would flood into the cove, pushed by the current. via
Can they brush their teeth on Survivor?
Can 'Survivor' contestants brush their teeth? Contestants on Survivor are expected to weather the elements for 39 days — and the same will likely hold true for Survivor Season 41 contestants. “We mainly brush our teeth with bamboo on the island,” she explained. “It's a lot of scraping teeth with dirty sticks.” via
Has anyone ever slept together on Survivor?
Taylor Lee Stocker and Jessica "Figgy" Figueroa
During the season premiere of Survivor: Millennials Vs. Gen X, Figgy and Taylor wasted no time getting to know each other and spent their first night together spooning and smooching. via
Can you take medication on Survivor?
There's a reason the cast members leave the location looking a little scruffy and unkempt: the contestants are stripped of toiletries like razors, hairbrushes, and toothbrushes. The only thing they do have access to is important necessities, like medication, sunblock, insect repellent, or contact solution. via
Do Survivor contestants get tampons?
As always, the cast members do receive essential items such as tampons and condoms, and he said that birth control comes into play soon, as there are "love affairs this season, plural," including "some of the most intimate footage we've ever had." via
Who is the richest Survivor contestant?
The richest Survivor contestants are multi-millionaires
David Samson, who according to TheThings, has a net worth of $200 million and is the former president of the Miami Marlins, appeared on "Survivor: Cagayan" in 2014, but was actually the very first person voted out. via
Has anyone ever died on Survivor?
'Survivor' deaths: Remembering Sunday Burquest and 8 other castaways we've lost. Since its debut in 2000, hundreds of castaways have played the game of “Survivor.” While many have been injured on CBS's reality TV show, no one has ever died during filming. via
Was Brenda pregnant on Survivor?
At the Reunion Show, Brenda (via satellite) received an apology from Dawn in an attempt by Jeff Probst to make amends and hopefully cease the commotion. Brenda also revealed she was pregnant in the late stages, thus explaining why she could not attend the Reunion in person. via
What do Survivor contestants do after they are voted off?
After they're voted off, players are immediately interviewed and checked out by a doctor. "Survivor: Island of the Idols" player Karishma Patel said that as soon as host Jeff Probst snuffed her torch, someone with a camera came "out of the bushes" to film her exit interview. via
Why does Jeff Probst hate Johnny Fairplay?
Survivor host Jeff Probst has made it clear that he is not fond of Jonny Fairplay at all. Like as not, this comes from the fact that Fairplay's behavior off-screen was often just as bad as his behavior on-screen. “And then you have Jonny Fairplay, who's completely despicable. via