via press release:


Two Tribes, Divided by Men vs. Women, Live Together on One Beach

Hit Television Series, Hosted by Emmy Award Winner Jeff Probst,

Premieres Wednesday, Feb. 15

CBS announced today the 18 castaways who will compete against each other on SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 24th season, Wednesday, Feb. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.


SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD pushes the game to its limits, forcing the two competing tribes to share one beach. The castaways must fight the elements, adapt to their new surroundings and vie against each other to stay in the game or be voted out by their peers, all while living together on the same beach. Tribes, separated by men versus women, will have to decide whether to share their resources with each other or leave the opposing tribe to fend for themselves.  This ultimate social game becomes even more difficult to navigate because alliances could be formed between members of different tribes much earlier, adding yet another layer of intrigue to this competitive game.


The 18 castaways will be divided into two Tribes of nine: the Salani Tribe and the Manono Tribe, named after islands in Samoa.  Divided by men versus women, the tribes are comprised of individuals from all different backgrounds with the same ultimate goal: to outwit, outplay and outlast and ultimately be crowned Sole Survivor.


Castaways competing on SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD (in alphabetical order):


Salani:                                                                         Manono:

Nina Acosta                                                                Jay Byars

Age: 51                                                                        Age: 25

Current Residence: Clovis, Calif.                                   Current Residence: Gaffney, S.C.

Occupation: Retired LAPD Officer                               Occupation: Model


Christina Cha                                                             Colton Cumbie

Age: 29                                                                        Age: 21

Current Residence: West Hollywood, Calif.                   Current Residence: Monroeville, Ala.

Occupation: Career Consultant                                      Occupation: College Student


Monica Culpepper                                                     Michael Jefferson

Age: 41                                                                        Age: 30

Current Residence: Tampa, Fla.                                    Current Residence: Seattle, Wash.

Occupation: Ex-NFL Player’s Wife                              Occupation: Banker


Kat Edorsson                                                             Leif Manson

Age: 22                                                                        Age: 27

Current Residence: Orlando, Fla.                                  Current Residence: San Diego, Calif.

Occupation: Timeshare Rep                                          Occupation: Phlebotomist


Chelsea Meissner                                                      Jonas Otsuji

Age: 26                                                                        Age: 37

Current Residence: Charleston, S.C.                             Current Residence: Lehi, Utah

Occupation: Medical Sales                                            Occupation: Sushi Chef


Kourtney Moon                                                         Bill Posley

Age: 29                                                                        Age: 28

Current Residence: Austin, Texas                                  Current Residence: Venice, Calif.

Occupation: Motorcycle Repair                                    Occupation: Stand-Up Comedian


Alicia Rosa                                                                 Matt Quinlan

Age: 25                                                                        Age: 33

Current Residence: Chicago, Ill.                                    Current Residence: San Francisco, Calif.

Occupation: Special Ed Teacher                                   Occupation: Attorney


Kim Spradlin                                                              Troy Robertson

Age: 29                                                                        Age: 50

Current Residence: San Antonio, Texas                        Current Residence: Miami, Fla.

Occupation: Bridal Shop Owner                                   Occupation: Swimsuit Photographer


Sabrina Thompson                                                     Greg Smith

Age: 33                                                                        Age: 64

Current Residence: Brooklyn, N.Y.                               Current Residence: Houston, Texas

Occupation: High School Teacher                                 Occupation: Plastic Surgeon


SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC is hosted by Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst and produced by SEG, Inc.  Mark Burnett, Jeff Probst and David Burris are executive producers and Leisa Francis is co-executive producer.

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