|Birth Date||August 31, 1971|
|Hometown||Laurelton, New York|
|Tribe(s)|| ██ Manihiki|
Rebecca Borman is a contestant from Survivor: Cook Islands.
Rebecca Borman was born and raised in Laurelton, New York, where she attended Jamaica High School. She attended three years of college at Montgomery Community College and Essex Community College. She then went on to study drama at Queens College. While in school, Borman was also a dancer and did make-up for theater productions.
Borman has been a make-up artist for 15 years. She received her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Make-Up on a Daytime Talk Show for her work on "The View," where she still works and does make-up for former Survivor Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
Borman enjoys dancing, tennis, collecting music and rescuing stray cats. She is very proud of her family, including her father who, after 40 years as a banker, is retired and living in Long Island with Borman's stepmother, a professional belly dancer. Her mother is a principal in White Plains, New York, and her sister, Nicole, resides in New Jersey with her husband. Borman just recently purchased her first home with her stepsister, Jocelyn.
Borman currently resides in Laurelton, New York, with her two cats, Blinky and Pookie. Her birth date is August 31, 1971.
Survivor: Cook IslandsEdit
Rebecca Borman started her journey on the Manihiki tribe. Her tribe consisted of five African-American tribe members. Immediately, Rebecca claimed that tribal divisions by race were a great way to disprove common stereotypes. In a confessional, she quotes that "black people know how to swim," and "know how to get on a boat in paddle," she completes her thoughts by revealing that her race "don't just run track."
Within the first few days of being on tribe, Rebecca quickly developed a bond with tribe member Sundra Oakley. The two were inseparatable and tribe members quickly commented on how close the two had been getting. When Manihiki lost the first challenge, Rebecca's tribe had to face the vote. Together, her, Sundra, and Stephannie Favor decided that Jeff Probst
On Day 7, the Manihiki tribe was no more and Borman found herself on the new Rarotonga tribe. During the next immunity challenge, Rebecca was seen as an asset when Jeff Probst identified her as the last woman remaining in the challenge. Rebecca being the last woman helped lead her tribe to win the challenge and win immunity. Rebecca was quickly seen as a challenge force on her tribe.
|Rebecca's Voting History|
| Voted Against|
|2||Manihiki Tribe Immune|
|3||Rarotonga Tribe Immune|
|8||Rarotonga Tribe Immune|
|10||Jonathan|| Adam, Candice, Jenny,|
Jonathan, Nate, Parvati
|Voted Off, Day 24|
| Voted for|
- Rebecca works as a makeup artist for Survivor: The Australian Outback's Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who hosts The View. Rebecca kept her Survivor stint a secret to avoid legal problems with television network ABC (which airs The View). When Rebecca revealed to Hasselbeck that she competed, Rebecca claimed that Elisabeth "was literally floored."
- Rebecca, along with Jenny Guzon-Bae, are the first two castaways to be voted out at the same Tribal Council.
- Rebecca is the first contestant to place 11th and be a member of the jury.
|Survivor: Cook Islands Castaways|