Australian Survivor: Brains v Brawn is set to be one of the biggest seasons yet.
And on Monday, Channel Ten revealed the full cast vying to outwit, outplay and outlast each other, all in the hopes of being named sole survivor.
Time to meet the cast.
Who’s who: On Monday, Channel Ten revealed the full cast of Australian Survivor: Brains v Brawn, who are all vying to outwit, outplay and outlast each other in the hopes of being named sole survivor
Andrew, 33, survival expert, Northern Territory
Andrew is described as a passionate, curious and eccentric kind of guy. He’s an Australian wildlife and survival expert and has experience with some of the world’s most dangerous animals. He also has a YouTube channel.
Baden, 42, ex-pro cyclist, Victoria
Baden is a former Olympian who has won more than 50 races, and even secured a green jersey in the 2003 Tour de France. He also loves to play poker.
Cara, 47, real estate agent, NSW
Cara is a Sydney real estate queen who has worked in Double Bay. She considers herself an empath and can feel the emotions of people around her. She believes this will be a major benefit in the game.
Survivalist: Andrew, 33, survival expert, Northern Territory
Tour de force: Baden, 42, ex-pro cyclist, Victoria
Double Bay Duchess: Cara, 47, real estate agent, NSW
George, 31, public servant, NSW
George describes himself as a ‘spin doctor’ for the government. He is President of the Bankstown Labour Party and believes his career has been preparing him for a big run on the show. He is an ‘expert negotiator’ and ‘master manipulator’.
Georgia, 35, forensic psychologist, Queensland
Georgia is gearing up to use her profession and play the most mentally calculated game Australian Survivor has ever seen. Although she may seem like the girl next door, she’s spent years delving into the mindset of Australian criminals.
Hayley, 31, pain researcher, NSW
Hayley is a charming academic researcher and superfan of the series. She plans to be the best at competitive manipulation. As a professional pain researcher, her job is to administer placebo psychological therapy. Also wielding a degree in physiotherapy, Hayley plans to make friends with her healing hands.
Politician in training: George, 31, public servant, NSW
Real CSI: Georgia, 35, forensic psychologist, Queensland
Charmer: Hayley, 31, pain researcher, NSW
Joey, 35, head of partnerships, NSW
Joey is no stranger to the ruthless realties of playing at the top of his game. With a stamina of steel, he has completed 140 marathons. He is determined to kill with kindness and is known for his positive energy and resilience.
Laura, 36, environmental advocate, NSW
Laura holds a degree in Biology and a passion for Marine Science. As a curve model, she is ready to break the stereotype that models are all beauty and no brains.
Mitch, 33, doctor, Queensland
Mitch is stepping into the game as one of the smartest competitors on paper. Wielding an IQ in the top one per cent of the world, he prides himself on his ability to connect and earn the trust of his patients.
In it to win it: Joey, 35, head of partnerships, NSW
Beauty and brains: Laura, 36, environmental advocate, NSW
Work of art: Phil, 28, artist, Victoria
Phil, 28, Artist, Victoria
Phil aka @chilliphilly is best known for posing in his culinary themed crocheted hats, all over Instagram. His kooky persona has seen him skyrocket to stardom. He considers himself very charming.
Rachel, 50, Teacher and businesswoman, Queensland
Named the 2020 Queensland Australian of the Year, Rachel’s ground-breaking work as a teacher, principal and entrepreneur has transformed the education system.
Wai, 38, Author, NSW
Author of six children and young adult books, Wai is an academic powerhouse. He has degrees from some of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Passionate: Rachel, 50, teacher and businesswoman, Queensland
Well read: Wai, 38, author, NSW
Benny, 38, entrepreneur, NSW
Benny hit rock bottom mentally, realising that the cars, money, and success all meant nothing after years at the top. Reassessing what he wanted from life, Benny moved to LA. From running a call centre and being a door-to-door salesman, to selling $4 million plus properties – Benny can hustle.
Chelsea, 22, MMA fighter, Queensland
The two times Muay Thai world champion fighter is a physical force to be reckoned with. She has a tactical mind and a strong social game.
Daini, 26, personal trainer, NSW
At a towering 6 ft 3, personal trainer and bodybuilder Daini is bringing a whole lot of muscle to the Brawn tribe. Born in New Zealand, with Fijian and Maori heritage, Daini was raised by his mum, aunt and nanna.
Fighter: Chelsea, 22, MMA fighter, Queensland
Tough stare: Dani, 34, corrections officer, NSW
Dani, 34, corrections officer, NSW
Ex-Army truck driver Dani is used to high-pressure situations. Having spent time as a Jillaroo in the WA Outback, she’s no stranger to the harsh, dry conditions. Dani wants her tribe mates to think she’s an average all-rounder and team player.
Emmett, 31, health coach, Western Australia
Emmett is all about educating people on how to unlock their greatest potential. Obsessed with pushing his body to the absolute limit, he’s no stranger to an Ironman, ultra-endurance run or rigorous CrossFit workout.
Flick, 28, professional big wave surfer, Western Australia
Felicity is ranked second in the world for big wave surfing. She holds the record for the biggest wave surfed by an Australian woman and is also an artist.
Surf’s up! Flick, 28, professional big wave surfer, Western Australia
Sporting legend: Gavin, 48, AFL legend, South Australia
Gavin, 48, AFL legend, South Australia
Former Port Adelaide and Essendon player Gavin has 300 games, a Brownlow Medal, AFL Premierships and a stand in Adelaide Oval to his name. His also been inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame.
Gerald, 26, champion wood chopper, Queensland
Gerald is a fifth-generation cattle farmer, who knows his way around the Aussie Outback. The extremely competitive axeman has carved out a living not only winning world championships, but in the unique trade as a master axe grinder.
Janelle, 43, cleaner, Queensland
Janelle’s family are her world and she has always prioritised them. Now, she’s putting herself first. She wants to set her kids up for life.
Axe to grind: Gerald, 26, champion wood chopper, Queensland
Taking out the trash: Janelle, 43, cleaner, Queensland
Set to build: Kez, 25, bodybuilder, Western Australia
Kez, 25, Bodybuilder, Western Australia
Kez will be nothing but ruthless when she steps into the Australian Outback. Her intense physical training has equipped her for the gameplay.
Shannon, 30, Model, NSW
Shannon is a model and athlete. She is a trained dancer and boxing instructor with a fitness routine that will have the Tribe sweating up a storm.
Simon, 31, Carpenter, Queensland
A recent career change saw him pack up his desk job and pick up the tools to become an apprentice carpenter. An ex bodybuilder, Simon is still dedicated to training hard and maintaining his ripped physique and brute force.
Survivor: Brains v Brawn will premiere July 18 at 7.30pm on Channel Ten
Breaking boundaries: Shannon, 30, model, NSW
Eye candy: Simon, 31, carpenter, Queensland