Since being voted off seventh in SURVIVOR:
THAILAND, Shii Ann Huang has traveled extensively abroad, most
notably through parts of Southeast Asia and China. She has been
a guest lecturer, speaker and spokesperson. Additionally, she
co-hosted MTV's "Battle of the Sexes" special on
SURVIVOR: THE AMAZON. Currently, she enjoys her roles as an
executive recruiter as well as a creative development partner
for Max Curious Productions, a television/film production
Shii Ann was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and immigrated to the
United States via New Jersey when she was eight years old. Two
years later, she moved to Mesa, Arizona, where she became a
state champion speech and debate competitor during high school.
She also raised a prize-winning sheep as a member of Future
Farmers of America.
After high school, Shii Ann attended the University of
California, Berkeley where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree
(with honors) in English Literature. She then moved to New York
City, where she received a master's degree at New York
University/Tisch School of the Arts' Interactive
Telecommunications Program. She previously worked as a web
producer and an advertising account executive.
Shii Ann enjoys learning about new cultures, traditions and
customs. Her curiosity has lead her to pursue diverse hobbies
such as Afro-Cuban dance, Szechuan cooking, travel photography
and writing. She spends much of her time keeping up with New
York City's diverse arts and cultural events. In her spare time,
she enjoys exploring new restaurants around the city with
Currently, Shii Ann resides in New York City with her
increasingly sedentary cat, Simon. She is a member of the
University of California, Berkeley Alumni Association. Her birth
date is January 24, 1974.