Mariano wins Survivor: Redemption Island after his fourth time competing. He earns eight of the nine votes cast in the finale against Phillip Sheppard and Natalie Tenerelli. winning the grand prize of one million dollars.
You don’t know for sure until the votes are read, but I had a pretty good feeling. I played my heart out. I love this game, but you’ve got to get lucky along the way, too. I know what it takes. It’s really, really difficult. I’m really, really happy things happened the way they did this time.