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Tina Wesson


American reality star who received $1 million for winning season two of of the truth tv program Survivor. She worked well as an individual nurse in Knoxville, Tennessee. She came back like a contestant in the show’s 27th time of year Survivor: Bloodstream vs. Drinking water and arrived in 4th place. She’s a daughter called Katie, her child Taylor was tragically wiped out inside a 2013 motor vehicle accident. She was a contestant on the truth display Survivor as was Amanda Kimmel.

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Full Name Tina Wesson
Date Of Birth December 26, 1960
Place Of Birth Knoxville, TN
Profession Reality Star
Education University of Tennessee
Nationality American
Children Katie Collins, Taylor Lee
TV Shows Survivor
Star Sign Capricorn

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1Used part of her million dollars from winning Survivor: The Australian Outback, to buy a large, ranch-style home in the mountains.
2Was first person voted off in "Survivor: All-stars" (2004).
3Won "Survivor: Australian Outback" (2001), with no votes cast against her until Jury vote, winning no Immunity Challenges.
4Was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 1995.
5Loves games, particularly backgammon, which is what she brought as her luxury item on "Survivor."
6She was originally an alternate for Survivor II, and only found out that she was going to Australia two weeks prior to the scheduled start date.
7Adopted at birth by parents Jim and Carolyn McClain, along with her brother Joe.
8Formerly, she worked as a community education director, flight attendant, substitute teacher and a swimming instructor.
9Currently works as a private duty C.N.A. nurse while also working as a full-time mom.
10An avid athlete, she is most proud of having completed the Dublin, Ireland Marathon, placed first in the Tennessee State Racquetball Tournament and placed first in her age division in her hometown mini-triathlon, all in the same year (1998).
11Wesson obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in therapeutic recreation from the University of Tennessee in 1983.
12Wesson describes herself as happy, content, adventurous, outgoing, and very much in love. Her favorite hobbies are racquetball, paddleball , running, swimming, and motorcycling. Her favorite television show is Rosie, while her favorite feature films are Out of Africa and Shadowlands. She prefers classic, contemporary Christian, and pop rock music, citing Match Box 20 as her favorite band. While rooting for the University of Tennessee Volunteers, she's always game for a round of Balderdash.
13Two children, Katie (Katie Collins) and Taylor.
14She is a member of the Outstanding Young Women of America.
15A nurse & homemaker from Tennessee



Survivor After Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Survivor2001-2013TV SeriesHerself - Saboga Tribe / Herself / Herself - Galang Tribe / ...
Survivor: Blood vs Water Preview2013TV MovieHerself - Galang Tribe (as Tina)
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The Early Show2002TV SeriesHerself
Weakest Link2002TV SeriesHerself
Survivor - Season Two: The Greatest and Most Outrageous Moments2001VideoHerself
The 3rd Annual Family Television Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2001TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2001TV SeriesHerself

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Survivor2004TV SeriesHerself
Survivor: Men vs. Women Rumble in the Jungle2003TV SpecialHerself

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1(When she cast her vote for Mitchell, ending the Jerri, Mitchell, and Amber alliance on "Survivor") "As they say in the Olympics, let the games begin!"

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