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Tyler Fredrickson
S30 Tyler Fredrickson
Contestant Profile
Born: February 26, 1981 (1981-02-26) (age 35)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Ex-Talent Agent Assistant
Survivor Career
Version: United States
Worlds Apart
Tribe(s): Masaya
► Escameca
Finish: 7/18
Alliance(s): Escameca Alliance (affiliated)
Challenge Wins: 9
Votes Against: 5
Days Lasted: 32

Tyler Fredrickson is a contestant from Survivor: Worlds Apart.

He is remembered as a competent player, performing well in challenges and sustaining a savvy, low-profile social game. However, he was identified by his allies as a jury threat, and was eliminated when his alliance was forced to turn on its own members late in the game.


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Name (Age): Tyler Fredrickson (33)
Tribe Designation: White Collar
Current Residence: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Ex-Talent Agent Assistant
Personal Claim to Fame: Kicking the game-winning field goal against #3 USC on National Television.
Inspiration in Life: Steven Spielberg because he succeeded by convincing everyone at Universal Studios (including lying to the gate guard!) that he was a director before he ever was.
Hobbies: Doing what others won't, traveling and dressing up as a bearded hobo and jumping out at children in downtown Pasadena.
What is your favorite sport? Ha!
Pet Peeves: Quitters, apathy, people with horrible work ethics and whiners.
3 Words to Describe You: Achiever, competitor and manipulator.
If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1. Scuba gear because I can't get enough of the ocean. 2. Bottle of cabernet because it's a great sunset drink with a girl. 3. I'm big on nostalgia so a camera.
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Boston Rob because I'm a flirt with a relentless passion to win and will cut my tightest ally at the last minute.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: To win and to prove I still got it. I'm a huge fan, never missed a show and now that I've had time to build my life experiences, I have all the skills to dominate. I can't wait to prove myself.
Why You'll "Survive" SURVIVOR: Coming from the top agency, I survived-alone - the dragons and snakes, daily. I was dealing with the largest and most insecure egos in town. Everyone was the best, the brightest, and the most beautiful…even when they were not. You could abhor them but it was done with a smile so they had no idea. THAT'S SURVIVOR.
Why Will You Be the Sole Survivor: I worked two years at the top agency in the world- I can outwit. I have two master degrees, one from Berkeley and one from USC- I can outsmart. I played on seven professional football teams- I can outlast.[1]

Survivor: Worlds Apart

Tyler began the game on the White Collar tribe and quickly formed an alliance with Joaquin Souberbielle and Carolyn Rivera. The White collars lost the first Immunity Challenge so they had to vote someone out. After the challenge Carolyn showed Tyler her Hidden Immunity Idol so he would stay loyal to her. However, Tyler was unsure whether to stick with Carolyn or vote her off. At Tribal Council, Tyler stuck with Carolyn and So was blindsided. The White Collars then won the next three Immunity Challenges thus keeping them safe from Tribal Council. On Day 12, a tribe switch occurred. Tyler, Joaquin, and former no collar Joe Anglim joined the Escameca (blue collar tribe).The new Escameca tribe won immunity on Day 14 but threw the challenge on Day 16. After the challenge Rodney Lavoie Jr. convinced Tyler and Joaquin to vote out Joe because he would be a physical threat in the merge. However Mike Holloway, Dan Foley, and Joe targeted Joaquin for his friendship with Rodney. Both alliances vied for Sierra Thomas's vote. At Tribal Council, Sierra sided with Mike, Dan, and Joe so Joaquin was blindsided.

On Day 17 the tribes merged. Joe won immunity on Day 19. After the challenge both Tyler and Carolyn pondered over joining Rodney's blue collar alliance or the no collar alliance. At Tribal Council, they ultimately sided with the blue collars and voted against Jenn Brown. However, Jenn played her Hidden Immunity Idol negating the seven votes cast against her blindsiding Kelly in a 4-1-0 vote. Then he joined be Rodney's inner alliance consisting of Carolyn, Rodney, and Will Sims II. Joe won the Reward Challenge and took him, Carolyn, Will, and Shirin. Tyler later saw Joe taking the clue for the Hidden Immunity Idol. The next day Joe shared the clue with him. However Mike caught them so Tyler told Mike about the clue. Joe won immunity again on Day 22. So the alliance blindsided Hali Tribal Council. On Day 24, Tyler outlasted Joe to win individual immunity. At Tribal Council Joe was voted out. On Day 25, Rodney told Tyler, Carolyn, and Will to get rid of mike next however, Mike heard them. After the auction Mike outed the alliance to everyone However this made Tyler and the others target Mike. Mike managed to save himself by winning immunity on Day 27. At Tribal Council Tyler and the alliance split the vote between Jenn and Shirin and due to Shirin and Mike voting against Jenn, Jenn was voted out. Mike won immunity again on Day 29. After the challenge Tyler searched through Dan's bad to see what his advantage was and found out it was an extra vote. He then told this to Carolyn. At Tribal Council, Shirin told everyone to get rid of Tyler and this scared him. After Mike showed everyone his Hidden Immunity Idol, and told them that he would play his idol on Shirin and she was voting for Tyler. This made Tyler and Will switch their votes to Dan. However, Mike did not play his idol on Shirin and she was voted out. Later that night Dan confronted Tyler about voting for him and Tyler said that he got scared and then he apologized. On Day 30, the team of Tyler, Rodney, and Dan lost the Reward Challenge due to Rodney forgetting the balls. Mike, Carolyn, and Sierra won the challenge but did not give it up to Rodney which infuriated him. After the challenge, he started whining which annoyed Tyler and Dan. Rodney later decided to act like he would not quit so Mike would not play his idol, but Tyler did not think that plan would work. On Day 32, Carolyn outlasted Tyler to win immunity. However, due to Mike having the idol the majority alliance of six was forced to turn on each other. Tyler plotted with Carolyn and Will to blindside Dan because of his advantage At the Tribal Council, all the men voted for Mike. However, Mike played his idol negating the four votes cast against him. Carolyn betrayed Tyler and voted against him along with Mike and Sierra and so he was blindsided in a 3-0 vote.

At Final Tribal Council, Tyler asked Mike asked Mike what he brought to the game socially and Mike said his social game wasn't as strong as he would have liked it to be. He then told Carolyn to redeeming herself for backstabbing him. Carolyn told him that he was one of the biggest jury threats and could win the game, and then said that voting him out was her hardest decision. Tyler was satisfied with the explanation, however he would vote for Mike to win (Mike would win with 6 votes to only 1 for Carolyn, and 1 for Will).

Voting History

Tyler's Voting History
Episode Tyler's
Voted Against
1 So -
2 Masaya Tribe Immune
3 Masaya Tribe Immune
4 Masaya Tribe Immune
5 Escameca Tribe Immune
6 Joe -
7 Jenn1 -
8 Hali -
9 Jenn Individual Immunity
10 Jenn -
11 Dan Mike, Shirin
12 Mike2 Carolyn,
Mike, Sierra
Voted Off, Day 32
Voted For
Sole Survivor

^1 In The Line Will Be Drawn Tonight, Jenn used a Hidden Immunity Idol, negating Tyler's vote against her.
^2 In Holding On for Dear Life, Mike used a Hidden Immunity Idol, negating Tyler's vote against him.


  • Tyler attended the Survivor primetime edition of The Price Is Right that aired on May 23, 2016. However, Tyler himself did not compete.


  • Tyler is the sixth Survivor contestant related to the NFL, following Gary Hogeboom, Jimmy Johnson, Steve Wright, Grant Mattos, and Brad Culpepper.
    • Of these six, Tyler is the first and only one to play as placekicker.
    • Of these six, Tyler is the only one to never have appeared on CBS prior to Survivor, as CBS aired at least one NFL game involving each of the other five.
    • Tyler is tied with Gary for the highest finishing placement among all of them, though both are eclipsed by Grant in terms of days played.
  • Tyler lost 26 lbs. (11.8 kg) during Survivor: Worlds Apart.[2]
  • Tyler is the only person in Survivor: Worlds Apart to win exactly one individual Immunity Challenge.


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