Roberta Budny
Contestant Profile
Birth Date March 18, 1977 (1977-03-18) (age 41)
Hometown Belmont, West Virgina
Occupation Homemaker

Survivor: The Sahara

Tribes Kufra
► Scorpio
Placement 8/20
Alliances Outsiders Alliance
Scorpio Alliance (affiliated)
Challenges Won 6
Votes Against 10
Days Lasted 30
Roberta Budny is a contestant on Survivor: The Sahara. She placed 8th.


Name (Age): Roberta Budny (35)
Tribe Designation: Kufra, Scorpio, Qattara
Current Residence: Belmont, West Virginia
Occupation: Homemaker
Personal Claim to Fame: Having to raise seven children from babies to teenagers.
Hobbies: Movies, Cooking, Parenting
Pet Peeves: Not being acknowledged
3 Words to Describe You: Warm, Motherly, Magnetic
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Yve Rojas, we're young stay-at-home mothers with kids we're proud of.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: I've never really traveled much due to my responsibilities, Survivor seemed like a perfect fit.
Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: Being kind and comforting usually gets far.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR: Using my motherly charms to my advantage.

Survivor: The Sahara

Voting History

Roberta's Voting History
Episode Roberta's
Voted Against
1 Ira -
2 Kurt -
3 Jo -
4 Felicity -
5 Scorpio Tribe Immune
6 Scorpio Tribe Immune
7 Devin Devin
8 Scorpio Tribe Immune
9 Jeremy Gwendolyn, Jeremy
10 Gwendolyn -
11 Montana Aleskan, Bianca, Dawn, Hibiki,
Judas, Katniss, Montana
Voted Out, Day 30
Voted for
Sole Survivor


After Survivor, Roberta became a local celebrity in her hometown, and has currently stayed out of the spotlight.