Tony Vlachos

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police officer (1973)
Wed Aug 10 2022
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Tony Vlachos is a police officer who has won the reality TV show "Survivor" twice. He is known among the public for his aggressive gameplay and his willingness to do whatever it takes to win.

He became the winner of the 28th season of the American CBS competitive reality television series, Survivor: Cagayan. Also, he was titled the winner of the 40th season, Survivor: Winners at War. 

Vlachos was born on September 10, 1973, in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S. He is the son of Greek immigrants. However, details regarding his parents' names and professions are still behind the curtain.

Relationship Status

Tony Vlachos is in a married relationship with a fellow police officer Marrisa Vlachos. The romantic couple first met each other in 2007 during their duty. After knowing each other for some time, they began dating each other.

Photto of Tony Vlachos and his beautiful wife, Marrisa Vlachos walking in the floor while catching each other hands
Photo of Tony Vlachos and his beautiful wife, Marrisa Vlachos walking on the floor, holding each other hands. Image Source: Daily Entertainment News

On July 24, 2010, Valchos proposed to Marrisa for a marriage which she happily accepted. Following it, the couple tied their knot on June 2, 2012, in a private wedding ceremony.

At the wedding ceremony, Marrisa wore a white dress and a matching white necklace, whereas Tony wore a black suit and a white shirt.

So How Rich Is Tony Vlachos? 

Tony is a rich guy who has an estimated net worth of $5 million, similar to the net worth of, Survivor: One World WinnerKim Spradlin

His net worth includes his income from his career as a police officer, TV reality shows and assets.

As per the reports, Vlachos earned $2 million as a prize for winning two seasons of Survivor which are Survivor: Cagayan and Survivor: Winners at War. 

Vlachos: Has A Tatoo

Survivor: Cagayan winner Vlachos has a tribal pattern tattoo on his chest that extends all the way up to his neck and the upper part of his left shoulder.

 Tony Vlachos poasing for a photo shoot.
 Tony Vlachos posing for a photo shoot. Image Source: US Magazine

On top of that, he had that tattoo far before joining Survivor.

Was Affected By A Parasite

The two times Survivor winner Vlachos was affected by the parasite while he was on the set of Survivor: Cagayan. He found out about that after he returned to his country, the United States.

He was seriously affected by the parasite, and he had to stay in bed for the following three months. Moreover, he lost 25 lbs of weight due to the infection.

Vlachos: Father To Two

Survivor show competitor Vlachos is a family guy who has a lovely family. He is blessed with two children, Anastasia Marie and Constantine Anthon

Anastasia who is the eldest child of Vlachos was born on February 16, 2013, whereas Constantine was born on June 9, 2014.

Photto of Tony Vlachos and his beautiful wife, Marrisa Vlachos along with their two children,  Anastasia and Constantine.
Photo of Tony Vlachos and his beautiful wife, Marrisa Vlachos along with their two children,  Anastasia and Constantine. Image Source: Read Sector

Currently, Anastasia and Constantine are both living happily with their parents in Allendale, New Jersey.

Did You Know?

You might know that the Survivor contestant takes away a huge sum of money after winning the season. But do you know how much?

As per the report of Entertainment Weekly, the winner of the Survivor gets to take away a $1 million cheque. As Vlachos won the 28th season and 40th season of Survivor, he took $2 million home as a winning prize.

Physical Appearance

Tony Vlachos is a muscular guy and works out regularly to keep his body fit and fine. Talking about his physical stats, he stands at a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches (179 cm), just like Romeo James Beckham. He weighs around 78 kg.

Tony Vlachos posing for a photo shoot in front of the beach
Tony Vlachos posing for a photo shoot in front of the beach. Image Source: TV Fanatic

Moreover, his eye color is brown, and he is bald. Overall, he has a dashing personality as well as a muscular body which attracts his fans.

Active On Instagram

Vlachos is active present on his Instagram handle. He goes by @tony_vlachos username, where he has more than 1.5k followers.

In his Instagram bio, he has quoted:

"The real Tony Vlachos from the survivor." 

Furthermore, he posts photos and videos related to his daily life enjoyment together with his family members and friends on his Instagram handle.

Apart from Instagram, he is not active on any social media handles like Facebook and Twitter. 

Vlachos In Survivor: Game Changers

After winning the 28th season, Survivor: Cagayan, Vlachos again appeared as a contestant in Survivor: Game Changers. 

Apart from him, the former winner of Survivor: Pearl Islands and Survivor: Heroes vs. VillainsJ.T. Thomas and Survivor: Tocantins winner Sandra Diaz-Twine also took part in that season as the contestant.

Photo of Tony Vlachos along with the other contestant of Survivor: Game Changers.
Photo of Tony Vlachos along with the other contestant of Survivor: Game Changers. Image Source: Survivor Wiki Fandom

As they were already the winner of the previous season, they became the early target of the other contestant. Despite the fact that Vlachos gave tough competition to all the survivors, he became one of the early people to be voted out in that season.

One of the main reasons for his early vote-out is his aggressive gameplay.

Why Did He Become A Survivor?

Upon asking Vlachos, what was the main reason for him to be the contestant of the survivor, he gently answered,

My main reason: The MILLION DOLLARS of course. There's no way I would be going out there for half that prize! Secondly, I'm a huge fan of the show and I would love to give the fans a great season to be remembered.

Vlachos In Survivor: Winners at War

Vlachos gained appeared as a contestant in Survivor: Winner at War. The season was all about the competition between all former winners of Survivor.

At first, Vlachos made a low profile as he didn't want to repeat the same mistake that he did in the previous season. He laid low in that season. He was placed under the Dakar tribe during that season.

After some time, he made a Cops-R-U alliance with the former police officer and fellow participant from Cagayan, Sarah Lacina

After winning many challenges and being saved from being voted out, he became one of the finalists along with Survivor of Survivor: San Juan del Sur winner Natalie Anderson and Survivor of Survivor: Kaôh Rōng winner Michele Fitzgerald.

At the Final Tribal Council, he gained 12 out of 16 Jury votes, thus becoming the two-time Sole Survivor. 

Education Qualification

Talking about education qualifications, Vlachos completed his early education at a private school in his hometown, whereas he graduated from a renowned college in 1992.

On the first hand, he has not revealed his College name. Vlachos, on the second hand, has not disclosed his majors and higher educational qualifications.

IMDb Profile

Like many celebrities, Vlachos has an IMDb page - Tony Vlachos. His IMDb profile consists of his short biography, photos, and personal details.

Moreover, he has obtained three self-credits for participating in The Morning Show, Survivor, and Survivor: Cagayan Preview.

 

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