24 | JRB voted off the island

Jean Robert Bellande

In celebration of Vanessa Rousso qualifying for CBS’ ‘Big Brother’ finale, we take a look at the numbers behind other poker players who have competed on reality tv/game shows – Go get ’em Vanessa!

2015 WSOP Poker Players Championship runner-up Jean-Robert Bellande was a castaway on Survivor: China back in 2007. Although he didn’t win, Bellande was able to “Outwit, Outlast, Outlplay” seven of the 15 other castaways, making it all the way to Day 24 on Survivor: China.

Top 5 | Survivor: China 
1st: Todd Herzog, 39 days
2nd: Courtney Yates, 39 days
3rd: Amanda Kimmel, 39 days
4th: Denise Martin, 38 days
5th: Peih-Gee Law, 36 days

*Photo credit: Joe Giron Photography, Global Poker Index