Since finishing eighth on SURVIVOR: PEARL
ISLANDS, Rupert Boneham has been preparing for his second chance
to become the Sole Survivor.
Born in Detroit, Rupert moved with his parents at a young age to
Indiana where he eventually attended Haworth High School in
Kokomo. He then moved to Texas to study nursing at Cisco Junior
College and San Angelo University. He currently resides in
Indianapolis, where he works as a vocational and clinical mentor
for troubled teens. He also drives camera trucks for college
football during the season. He previously worked as a
gravedigger and a bartender. His hobbies include scuba diving,
camping and coin collecting. His favorite sport is racquetball.
He describes himself as strong, smart and brave. He is proudest
of becoming independent/self-employed and being able to care for
his family while not having to live in the nine-to-five world.
Rupert and his wife, Laura have one four-year-old daughter, Raya.
His birth date is January 27, 1964.