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Green Hill

Tribes ██ Moto
██ Motoravu
Placement 7/20
Challenges Won 8
Votes Against 7
Days Lasted 33

Fans vs. Favorites

Tribes ██ Galu
Foa Foa
██ Foxhound
Placement Winner
Challenges Won 9
Votes Against 1
Days Lasted 39

Heroes vs. Villains

Tribes ██ Villains
██ Shirobon
Placement 4/20
Challenges Won 9
Votes Against 3
Days Lasted 38

Final Showdown

Tribes ██ Selu
Placement 19/32
Challenges Won 8
Votes Against 5
Days Lasted 27

Ben's Statistics

Challenges Won 33
Votes Against 16
Days Lasted 137
Prize $ Earned $1,137,000

Benjamin 'Ben' Tan (commonly referred to by full name) is a human who appeared as a contestant on Survivor: Green Hill, and later became the winner of Survivor: Fans vs. Favorites. He later appeared on Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains and Survivor: Final Showdown. He placed 7th, 1st, 4th, and 19th respectively.

Considered one of the greatest players to ever play the game, Ben Tan was both a strategical genius, and also a goof ball at times, cracking jokes at serious situations, but still maintaining a serious attitude when he needed to. In Fans vs. Favorites, as Ben's alliance crumbled, he made a bold move at the Final 8, and it worked. His great comeback was enough to award him the title of Sole Survivor. He also hosted Survivor: Singapore when Jeff Probst became a contestant.

In the second series, Ben's future daughter, Yvette, competed in the first season, Survivor: Kermadec Islands.


Name: Ben T.
Tribe Designation: Moto
Current Residence: Newport, Vermont
Occupation: Comedian
Personal Claim to Fame: Coming to America to expand my horizons. I was born and raised a true and proud Singaporean. I never let go of my faith and my will to succeed. Coming to America allowed me to explore new chances, and start up my comedy career.
Inspiration in Life: George Carlin. I mean, come on. I get most of my influence from this guy, and even though he's beyond the grave, he's still shining through heaven.
Hobbies: Strategy games, watching television, and hiking.
Pet Peeves: I'm allergic to stupid, racist people, and really bad jokes.
3 Words to Describe You: Funny, clever, and friendly.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: No one gets a chance to play this game, and I applied because I believe this show needed me, Ben. Without me, what would they do?
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR: I might be a funny guy but I know I'm clever, and many will underestimate me. That's why I think I can win.

Survivor: Green HillEdit

Ben's Voting History
Episode Ben's
Voted Against
1 Bree -
2 Moto Tribe Immune
3 Moto Tribe Immune
4 Jalen -
5 Moto Tribe Immune
6 Jess -
7 Ravu Tribe Immune
8 Sabastian -
9 Ravu Tribe Immune
10 Curtis Individual Immunity
11 Michelle -
12 Anthony Anthony, Jess
13 Daniel Curtis, Daniel,
Jordan, Kevin, Will
Voted Out, Day 33
Voted For
Sole Survivor

Survivor: Fans vs. FavoritesEdit

Ben's Voting History
Episode Ben's
Voted Against
1 Enoch -
2 Galu Tribe Immune
3 Cynder -
4 Galu Tribe Immune
5 No Tribal Council
Kris -
6 Foa Foa Tribe Immune
7 Amigo Individual Immunity
8 Sami -
9 Nicole -
10 Freddi Individual Immunity
11 Tyler -
12 Amethyst -
Nicole -
13 David -
14 Jada Freddi
Ineligible -
Jury Votes
For Ben
Arlando, David, Freddi,
Jada, Jill, Nicole
Sole Survivor, Day 39

Survivor: Heroes vs. VillainsEdit

Ben's Voting History
Episode Ben's
Voted Against
1 Villains Tribe Immune
2 Nack -
3 Anthony -
4 Villains Tribe Immune
5 AVGN -
6 Limberg -
7 Dongwa -
8 Villains Tribe Immune
9 Skorbet -
10 Dustin -
11 Beat;
Skorbet -
12 Lady -
13 Beat -
Etna Beat,
Etna, Jordan
Voted Out, Day 38
Voted For
Sole Survivor

Survivor: Final ShowdownEdit

Ben's Voting History
Episode Ben's
Voted Against
1 Selu Tribe Immune
2 Selu Tribe Immune
3 Selu Tribe Immune
4 Selu Tribe Immune
5 Selu Tribe Immune
6 Ryo -
7 Selu Tribe Immune
8 Curtis Curtis, Dixie
9 Selu Tribe Immune
10 Reala -
11 Fasasaga Tribe Immune
12 Fasasaga Tribe Immune
13 Bayonetta Bayonetta,
Nightwolf, Squall
Voted Out, Day 27


  • Ben is one of six players to have played four times. This includes Kasumi, Will, Beat, Andrew, and Etna.
  • Ben is one of fifteen players to play over 100 days of Survivor.
  • Ben turned down an offer to appear on Survivor: All-Stars, currently busy with his family in his home country of Singapore.
  • Ben was originally cast for Survivor: Ultimates during it's early development, but did not make the cut due to format changing.
  • Ben is one of two Sole Survivors to participate in a Survivor Auction, and not buy anything. The other player was Aladdin.
  • Ben made a cameo appearance in Survivor: Aquatic Ruin as Stephen's loved one. He explained he was a replacement for his sister, who couldn't make it due to having given birth a few days before the challenge.
  • Ben was deemed the second Most Popular Player of Survivor: Green Hill. He then moved onto the Top 22 in the contest, and he would later move on into the Top 9. He placed 5th in the poll overall.
  • Ben was nominated for Best Male Villain in the first TJ Awards Show. He received 13% of the votes.
  • Ben was eliminated in the second poll for Best Survivor Winner in the first TJ Award Show.
  • Ben appeared in CrazyPackersFan's Survivor: Tropical Jungle, along with several other players from the series. He takes on the role of coach this season. He was the first coach to lose all of his players.

Survivor: Green Hill Contestants
Anthony · Ben · Bree · Curtis · Daniel · Eric · Evan · Jalen · Jess · Jordan ·
Junior · Kevin · Marcus · Michael · Michelle · Nick · Sabastian · Shane · Thomas · Will
Survivor: Fans vs. Favorites Contestants
Alex · Amethyst · Amigo · Arlando · Ben · Cynder · David · Enoch · Freddi · Jacky ·
Jada · Jill · Kris · Matt · Nicole · Sami · Sora · Timmy · Tyler · Winslow
Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains Contestants
Andrew · Anthony · AVGN · Beat · Ben · Dongwa · Dustin · Eevee · Etna · Jacky ·
Jordan · Karrington · Lady · Limberg · Nack · Robert · Shohn · Skorbet · Sonic · Will
Survivor: Final Showdown Contestants
Aladdin · Andrew · Batgirl · Bayonetta · Beat · Ben · Cousteau · Curtis · Dixie · En-Tee-I · Etna ·
Flareon · Garrus · Hyde · Isabelle · Jiro · Jordan · Littlefoot · Marge · Metal Mario · Mickey ·
Mordin · Nightwolf · Rain · Raine · Reala · Robert · Ryo · Samantha · Squall · Tatsuki · Zatanna
Preceded by
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Succeeded by
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