Shanika M'Bala
Contestant Profile
Birth Date April 7, 1956 (1956-04-07) (age 62)
Hometown Forest Park, Georgia
Occupation Counselor

Survivor: Battle of the Ages

Tribes Atiu
Placement 13/16
Alliances Atiu Alliance
Challenges Won 5
Votes Against 4
Days Lasted 12
Shanika M'Bala is a contestant on Survivor: Battle of the Ages. She placed 13th.


Name (Age): Shanika M'Bala (56)
Tribe Designation: Atiu
Current Residence: Forest Park, Georgia
Occupation: Counselor
Personal Claim to Fame: I've be put through every kind of punishment man created, except war.
Hobbies: Reading, Running, Teaching
Pet Peeves: Hate
3 Words to Describe You: Trusting, Compassionate, Strong
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Maybe the Katniss girl from the Sahara. She was both strong and kind.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: I'd really like to get away from home now.
Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: I've been through nearly anything, I'll do my best I can.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR: My compassion should get me the million.

Survivor: Battle of the Ages

Voting History

Shanika's Voting History
Episode Shanika's
Voted Against
1 Atiu Tribe Immune
2 Atiu Tribe Immune
3 Atiu Tribe Immune
4 Yorick Quinlan, Ulrich,
Yorick, Zak
Voted Out, Day 12


Since returning home, Shanika leads a quiet life with her family. She still counsels people around her hometown.