Parvati Shallow Biography
Parvati Shallow is an American television personality and was the $1 million winners of the reality television series Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorites. She had previously competed in Survivor: the Cook Islands in which she placed sixth, and later was the runner-up in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. From July 7, 2011, to October 14, 2011, Shallow starred in CBS’s Around the World For Free.
From 2013 to 2014, she was the host of Survivor Live on CBS.com, a weekly web-exclusive series where she interviews the voted off castaways from Survivor and chats with other special guests such as former players.
Parvati Shallow Age
Parvati Shallow was born on September 21, 1982, in Vero Beach, Florida, Unites States. Parvati Shallow is 36 years old as of 2018.
Parvati Shallow Net worth
Parvati Shallow earns her income From her hard-working career of many years in television, Likewise, she won the show Survivor: Micronesia-Fans vs. Favorites, where she received $1 million as the cash prize. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars.
Parvati Shallow Education
Parvati Shallow attended Sprayberry High School in the United States. She later graduated from the University of Georgia where she received Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. She began competing in boxing in 2004.
Parvati Shallow Husband|Affair
Parvati Shallow is engaged to her boyfriend John Fincher, American Scientist. John Fincher was only one of the competitors of ‘Survivor’ in 2009. The couple actually were engaged in December 2016 but the news flashed recently. The couples had three relationships before their engagement. Parvati and Oscar lusth were rumored to have dated for a long time. It is said that John Fincher got down to his knees to propose the beautiful lady while they were on a romantic trip to London.
The couple didn’t actually come to media so the details about their rumors were not cleared. They broke up soon but Parvati didn’t disclose the reason behind the split. Previously she was seen with James Clement in 2007. James is also a reality TV contestant and participated in the survivor. When asked about the relationship with Parvati, he said that he really liked to spend time with her, staring at her but that also didn’t work out. James said that he tried his best, but in the end, it was over.
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Parvati Shallow Tv Personality
Parvati Shallow is one of the American television personalities and the winner of the reality series, Survivor. We have been hearing a lot about her dating rumors for a long time. Well, now we may not get to hear any kinds of rumors now.
Parvati Shallow Survivor
Parvati Shallow originally auditioned The Amazing Race along with her friend. They did not make the final cut. CBS producers, however, remembered her from her auditions and their approach to take part in Survivor, which she gladly accepted. She is widely considered by fans to be one of the best ever to participate, by placing in the most top three rankings. Parvati and some fellow boxers created a non-profit organization titled “Knockouts for Girls”, a charity that provides scholarships and boxing lessons for underprivileged girls.
She completed the Nautica Malibu Sprint Triathlon and is scheduled to compete in the Wildflower Olympic Distance Triathlon at Lake San Antonio, California. In 2009, Shallow and fellow Survivor contestant Amanda Kimmel appeared in the movie of Into the Blue 2 (as herself). In 2010, she hosted the show of Survivor preview show for the 21st season, Survivor: Nicaragua. She was the latest host of the web series Around the World For Free, which began airing on July 5, 2011.
She originally appeared as part of the Rarotonga (Raro) tribe, with Caucasians representatives, she went on with Adam Gentry, Jonathan Penner, Jessica “Flicka” Smith, and Candice Woodcock. Her tribe did not face any danger for the first six days as they had won immunity. At the end of the second immunity challenge, Billy Garcia of the Aitutaki (Aitu) tribe told Shallow and Woodcock that he was next to go. Woodcock replied, “We love you,” and Garcia believed that Woodcock had fallen in love with him.
She was particularly allied with Gentry and Woodcock, who truly were romantically involved. When the four tribes were merged into two, Shallow and Gentry remained in Raro while their other tribe mates were sent to Aitu. Despite being stronger in number, the new Raro continually lost in challenges. Shallow pressed for the elimination of J.P. Calderon, whom she thought as arrogant, and he became the fourth person voted out despite his physical strength.
Shallow survived her tribe’s next three Tribal Councils as Calderon, Stephannie Favor, and Cristina Coria were each voted off. When the contestants were down to 12, a “Mutiny” twist was presented where anybody could change tribe affiliations, and for the first time, it was accepted. Shallow’s former tribe mates Penner and Woodcock decided to jump back to Raro, thus putting all remaining Caucasian contestants on the same tribe again.
She lost the next two Immunity challenges and she remained loyal to her original Raro tribemates by eliminating Brad Virata, Rebecca Borman, and Jenny Guzon-Bae. At the merge, despite coming with a 5–4 member advantage over Aitu, Shallow found herself in the minority as Penner betrayed his former tribemates and joined the Aitu Four in voting out Nate Gonzalez. She became angry with Penner, and a day after his betrayal, when she cut her thumb with a machete while cutting a coconut, she said that she was imagining the coconut was Penner’s head.
After alliance member Woodcock was eliminated, Shallow and Gentry found themselves fighting for survival. Despite being on the outs, Shallow was able to retain her strength and won two reward challenges, one being the “loved one” challenge. This worried the Aitu Four, who were dissatisfied with how Gentry and Shallow lay around camp sleeping, while they worked and got their food.
In an attempt to stay in the game, Gentry and Shallow talked to Yul Kwon about voting out Penner first in exchange for their jury votes, a plan which succeeded. On Day 36 Shallow was finally voted out in a 4–2 vote when the Aitu Four saw her craftiness as more of a threat than Gentry’s physical strength. As a juror, she cast her vote for eventual runner-up Ozzy Lusth. She was noted for being a flirt throughout the season. She flirted with Gonzalez to ensure his loyalty, had ‘cuddle sessions’ with Gentry, and sat naked in a hot tub with Kwon and Lusth during a challenge reward.
Parvati Shallow Micronesia
Main article: Survivor: Micronesia Shallow returned as a “Favorite” and part of the Malakal tribe. She formed a close bond with James Clement and the two formed an alliance with another couple consisting of Amanda Kimmel and Ozzy Lusth. After their tribe lost the first Immunity Challenge, they tried swinging Jonny Fairplay over to their side to gain a majority over the alliance of Yau-Man Chan, Ami Cusack, Eliza Orlins, and Jonathan Penner.
However, Fairplay was voted out instead as per his wishes, since he was aching to return home to his pregnant girlfriend. Shallow then made a pact with Cirie Fields to go all the way to the Final Three with Kimmel. After losing the third Immunity Challenge, Shallow was targeted by the opposing alliance, but her own alliance (now with Fields) succeeded in voting off strategic threat Chan.
At the tribal switch, Shallow and Clement were separated from their alliance as they moved to Airai. However, she remained safe as her tribe won the remaining tribal Immunity Challenges. On Day 20, she made a deal with Natalie Bolton for an alliance with Clement and Alexis Jones, plus a Final Four deal with Jones and Kimmel; Bolton accepted both deals.
At the merge, Shallow found herself in a good position as she was allied with six (Jones, Kimmel, Fields, Bolton, Lusth, Clement) of the nine people left. During the tenth Immunity Challenge, Shallow convinced Jason Siska to step down from the challenge so that she could win Immunity, which worked (under the condition that the tribe would not vote off Siska).
However, her “Couples Alliance” decided to go back on their word and they targeted Siska. However, Fields saw this as an opportunity to blindside physical threat Lusth instead, and she needed Shallow’s help for it to work. Shallow agreed to this and recruited her Airai female allies Bolton and Jones to the plan, and Lusth was voted off 5–4. Afterward, Shallow found herself in a failed attempt to patch things up with Clement and Kimmel (who kept her distrust to herself).
The five remaining women then formed an alliance to vote off the men, starting with Siska. However, when Clement was evacuated and Erik Reichenbach won Immunity, they were forced to vote off one of their own. Kimmel was the intended target, a plan of which Shallow did not want any part. So she helped Kimmel find the Hidden Immunity Idol (which was buried under the tribal flag) and together, they voted off possible jury threat Jones. He made all the way to the Final Three with Fields and Kimmel (as promised).
However, she was shocked to learn that only two of them would face the jury. She was eliminated first at the Final Immunity Challenge but was chosen to be in the Final Two by Kimmel. At the Final Tribal Council, Shallow convinced the jury to vote for her because of her aggressive gameplay compared to her previous season. Despite being accused of being a mean person by Orlins and a backstabber by Lusth, the jury decided to award Shallow the title of Sole Survivor with a vote of 5–3, earning votes from Orlins, Siska, Jones, Bolton, and Fields.
Parvati Shallow Heroes vs. Villains
Main article: Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains Shallow returned to play Survivor for a third time as a part of the Villains tribe. She quickly accepted an alliance with Russell Hantz and Danielle DiLorenzo. On Day 18, the Villains lost immunity, and the alliance of Shallow, Hantz, and DiLorenzo were still struggling to gain control of the game. They finally gained control when they persuaded Jerri Manthey to switch sides and vote out Hantz’s rival, Rob Mariano.
Because the Villains had yet to vote out a female member at that point in the game, the Heroes assumed that the Villains tribe was being run by an all-women alliance, led by Shallow. When the Villains lost immunity again on Day 21, they decided to further confirm the Heroes’ belief of that, by voting out Benjamin “Coach” Wade. Shallow and DiLorenzo both found the hidden immunity idol together and decided not to tell Hantz.
On Day 24, the Villains lost immunity again and James “J. T.” Thomas Jr. gave his idol to Hantz, in hopes that he would use it to vote out Shallow. Hantz, however, showed it to Shallow, along with DiLorenzo and Manthey. On Day 25, the Heroes and Villains merged into Yin Yang and went to live at the old Heroes camp.
Shallow and Hantz came up with this story that they both played their idol, negating all votes, and that in the re-vote, they eliminated Courtney Yates. The new tribe quickly alienated Shallow, making her swear to get revenge on all of the Heroes. For the immunity challenge on Day 27, she and DiLorenzo were the last two remainings. Shallow decided to concede immunity because she already had one idol. Before Tribal Council, Hantz gave her his idol, as well.
She then went and talked to Kimmel, who warned that Shallow should play the idol for herself. But at Tribal Council, Shallow, not trusting Kimmel’s warning, played both idols on Sandra Diaz-Twine and Manthey, sending Thomas home in a 5–0 vote. On Day 33, Hantz won immunity and decided to turn on his alliance. He tried to pit Shallow and DiLorenzo against each other but failed. He then aligned with the Heroes to vote DiLorenzo out, and with some help from Manthey, DiLorenzo was voted out in a 4–3 vote.
He then aligned with the Heroes again and decided to target Shallow. However, his plan was ruined when she won immunity on Day 36. She then won her third challenge on Day 37, and they voted the last Hero, Colby Donaldson, out of the game in a 4–1 vote. After Shallow failed to win the final immunity challenge, it seemed that she would be voted out, since everyone wanted her gone. She, on the other hand, wanted to get rid of Diaz-Twine, thinking she would get a lot of votes in the end.
However, the four remaining players voted out Manthey in a 3–1 vote; Hantz had believed he would get her vote to win Sole Survivor. In the end, Shallow came in second, gaining the jury votes of fellow Villains Wade, DiLorenzo, and Manthey. She beat out Hantz, who received zero votes, but was beaten by Diaz-Twine, who got the votes of all the Heroes, plus Yates, who was in an alliance with Diaz-Twine while still in the game. Shallow played a total of 114 days during her time on Survivor. This 100-day group also includes Lusth with 128 days, Fields with 121 days, Mariano with 117 days, Kimmel with 108 days, Rupert Boneham with 104 days and Andrea Boehlke with 103 days.
Parvati Shallow Reception
To this day, Shallow has widely been considered by fans to be one of the greatest players in the history of “Survivor”. She was one of the first five inductees into the “Survivor Hall of Fame” in the year 2010, alongside Hantz, Mariano, Diaz-Twine, and Richard Hatch. She is also one of only five players to make it to Final Tribal Council more than once, along with Hantz, Mariano, Diaz-Twine, and Kimmel.
Reality TV podcaster and former Survivor contestant Rob Cesternino twice conducted online polls (in 2011 and 2014) for the greatest contestant in the show’s history; Shallow won both times the poll was held. She has also performed well in the awards ceremony known as the “Ozcars,” from prominent Survivor fan site “Survivor Oz;” ever since the first awards in 2012, Shallow has always won the award for “Sexiest Female of All Time,” and in 2013, she also won the two biggest awards of “Greatest Player of All Time” and “Best Winner.”
In the official issue of CBS Watch commemorating the 15th anniversary of Survivor, Shallow was voted by viewers as the fourth greatest contestant in the history of the series (only behind Cesternino, Hantz, and Mariano), and was the highest-ranking female contestant. Also, she was the only three-time contestant in the top ten to have all three of her seasons also be ranked by viewers as among the top ten greatest seasons of all time the Cook Islands was ranked tenth, Micronesia was ranked third, and Heroes Vs.
Villains were ranked first. In addition, she came in second in the same magazine’s poll for the most attractive female contestant, only behind Brenda Lowe of Survivor: Nicaragua and Survivor: Caramoan. Accordingly, Shallow was the only female contestant to appear in both polls, and one of only two contestants overall to appear in the “greatest players” poll and one of the “most attractive” polls, the other being Lusth, her fellow Cook Islands and Micronesia player. In 2015, host Jeff Probst named Shallow one of his top ten favorite Survivor winners, and one of his top four favorite female winners.