Since finishing in third place on SURVIVOR:
AFRICA, Lex van den Berghe has been working as a feature
columnist for his hometown newspaper and as a freelance writer.
He also works with a number of non-profit organizations hosting
fundraising events for local and global charities, as well as
Lex graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of
Arts degree in English in 1985. Since then, his insatiable
appetite for adventure and constant need for diversity has
afforded him a variety of careers. He has worked as a carpenter,
radio disc jockey, touring musician, public
presenter/motivational speaker and corporate marketing manager.
He has also led backcountry trips for adventure travel companies
and co-hosted a television magazine show. An avid traveler and
fluent in French, Lex has spent time in Kenya, Japan, Israel and
all over Europe. His hobbies include spending time with his wife
and children, surfing, music, hanging with friends and cruising
on his custom motorcycle. He plays the drums and sings in the
Lex currently resides in Santa Cruz, California, with his wife,
Kelly, and their two boys, Corbin, 11 and River, 10. They have
two dogs, Lucky and Daisy, and three cats, Max, Lucy and Bosco.
His birth date is June 18, 1963.