Rebeckah Nathans
Contestant Profile
Birth Date April 30, 1961 (1961-04-30) (age 57)
Hometown Atkins, Iowa
Occupation African Studies Professor

Survivor: Ghost Island

Tribes Kalou
► Totolo
Placement 5/18
Alliances Liam's Totolo Alliance (affiliated)
Joint Alliance
Challenges Won 9
Votes Against 7
Days Lasted 37
Rebeckah Nathans is a contestant on Survivor: Ghost Island. She placed 5th.


Survivor: Ghost Island

Name (Age): Rebeckah Nathans (51)
Tribe Designation: Kalou, Totolo, Tekivu
Current Residence: Atkins, Iowa
Occupation: African Studies Professor
Hobbies: Bicycling, Traveling, Lecturing
Pet Peeves: Irresponsibility, Stutterers
3 Words to Describe You: Outgoing, Quirky, Lively
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: A bit like Tarzan, but not as crazy.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: I absolutely love this show since it aired in 2000. I've applied for years hoping to be a contestant.
Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: My studies as an African Studies Professor can come in handy.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR: I think people will love me and give me the million.

Survivor: Ghost Island

Voting History

Rebeckah's Voting History
Episode Rebeckah's
Voted Against
1 Kalou Tribe Immune
2 Kalou Tribe Immune
3 Kalou Tribe Immune
4 Kalou Tribe Immune
5 Kalou Tribe Immune
6 Totolo Tribe Immune
7 Totolo Tribe Immune
8 Frank
9 Alec Samantha
10 Alec Samantha
11 Samantha Samantha
12 Ashleigh -
13 Ashleigh Ashleigh, Colin,
Kenni, Xane
Voted Out, Day 37
Voted for
Sole Survivor

^1 In The Lesser of Three Evils, the vote ended with a 4-4-1 tie between Kenni and Xane forcing a revote. Rebeckah did not change her vote.


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  • Rebeckah, alongside Frank, have gone the longest without going to tribal council, their first tribal was on Day 24, breaking Tandang's record of 19 days.