Rumored Survivor 45 Cast

A first look at the Survivor 45 cast…

The 45th season of Survivor recently wrapped up filming in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands and will feature 18 new castaways vying for the title of Sole Survivor and the $1 million prize. As with previous new era seasons, Survivor 45 is expected to last for 26 days.

Survivor 45 is expected to air Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM starting in September 2023, with 90-minute episodes. An exact premiere date has not yet been announced. The Emmy-winning Jeff Probst will once again return as host.

Below are the 18 RUMORED new cast members for Season 45. As you can see, one of the players is Bruce Perreault, who was medically evacuated in the season premiere of Survivor 44.

Keep checking back in, as this post will be updated over the coming weeks with more cast members. 

If you have any information or leads regarding cast members, feel free to get in touch at either [email protected] or [email protected].

Special thanks to an Inside Survivor patron with an interest in casting.

Austin Li Coon
26 · CHICAGO, IL · BUSINESS STUDENT
Brandon Donlon
25 · PHILADELPHIA, PA · CONTENT PRODUCER
Brando Meyer
22 · SEATTLE, WA · SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Bruce Perreault
46 · WARWICK, RI · NAVY VETERAN/INSURANCE AGENT
Dianelys 'Dee' Valladares
26 · MIAMI, FL · SALES DEVELOPMENT
Drew Basile
22 · BIRMINGHAM, MI · GRAD STUDENT
Emily Flippen
28 · WASHINGTON, D.C. · FINANCIAL ANALYST
Hannah Rose
32 · BALTIMORE, MD · COUNSELOR
Jake O'Kane
26 · HANSON, MA · LAW SCHOOL GRAD
J. Maya
23 · BAY AREA, CA · SINGER/SONGWRITER
Julie Alley
49 · NASHVILLE, TN · ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
Kaleb Gebrewold
28 · PORT COQUITLAM, BC · SALES & MARKETING COACH
Katurah Topps
34 · NEW YORK, NY · CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER
Kellie Nalbandian
29 · NEW YORK, NY · NURSE
Kendra McQuarrie
30 · SALEM, MA · BARTENDER
Nicholas 'Sifu' Alsup
30 · O'FALLON, IL · MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR
Sabiyah Broderick
27 · DECATUR, GA · TRUCK DRIVER/USMC VETERAN
Sean Edwards
34 · PROVO, UT · SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Stay tuned to Inside Survivor for more info.


Written by

Martin Holmes

Martin is a freelance writer from England. He’s represented by Berlin Associates for comedy writing and writes about TV and entertainment, currently for TV Insider and Vulture, previously Digital Spy, ET Canada, and Yahoo. A finalist for the Shortlist Sitcom Search in 2012 for “Siblings,” Martin received his BA in English with Creative Writing from The University of Hull. Martin is the owner and editor-in-chief of Insider Survivor.


38 responses to “Rumored Survivor 45 Cast”

  1. Again, eye candy is not a priority anymore in the new era. Nor are people over 35… Where are the Reems and the Keiths? the Nathalie Coles?

    Because casting has become so predictable, we also know that the missing 6 players will consist of:
    – 2 caucasian males
    – 1 caucasian female
    – 3 POC females

  2. the age difference between Bruce and everyone else is ridiculous. Please cast more people in their 40s and 50s!

  3. I really preferred when the survivor game went longer. It seemed like the viewers really had an opportunity to feel out the survivors and solidly get behind a few for sole survivor. Now, it seems just about the time we’re starting to see who the survivors really are, their unpolished personalities, then the season is winding down, and as a viewer you end up throwing your support behind a survivor that’ll do versus who you’ve been die hard rooting on for the last 4-5 episodes.

  4. They’ve said that both Survivor and Amazing Race are going to be super sized (90 minutes) meaning the start time will be 7:30pm, not 8.

  5. What’s wrong with including a few hot people in the cast? In a country with 330 + million people I am sure there are attractive people with a great personality right?

  6. I hope 2 of the spots left are going to Kourtney and Pat (the other 2 first person eliminated by medical emergency) and we get something like the Philippines with Jonathan and Russell

  7. Nothing is wrong with including hot people on the cast…. they still do, but you’re suggesting they should go out of their way to do so which is stupid

  8. WHY CAN’T THEY JUST CAST ATTRACTIVE (MALE) CASTAWAYS? Bring back the era of hot islanders with equally great personalities and gameplay!!

  9. Excited about Janet, the only older woman.

    By the time S50 arrives there will be no white people cast anymore. Only 8 out of 18 now which is 10 POC.. That’s much more than 50 percent and that’s not a cross section of the US at all.

    • Who said it had to be a cross section of society? And there’s plenty of past seasons with 80% white casts if you want them.

  10. You didn’t say anything when you were more than 99% white
    Why are you angry now? What are you scared of?

  11. Does not look like a very good cast. I could be wrong though of course. One big complaint though is only 2 players over 40. I think every season should have at least 4 people over 40. 11 people this season are in there in 20’s, even just turning 30 at least with no one even over 35 except Bruce and Julie. Ghost Island had a young cast…just saying. Not promising. In my opinion every season should have 6 players 40 and over, 6 players 25 and younger, to 18 minimum, no teens of course, and 6 players in between 26 and 39 but hey that’s just me.

  12. Bruce is the 11th contestant to play in consecutive seasons.
    -Rupert (Pearl Islands/All Stars)
    -Stephenie and Bobby Jon (Palau/Guatemala)
    -Amanda (China/Micronesia)
    -Russell (Samoa/Heroes vs. Villains)
    -Malcolm (Philippines/Caramoan)
    -Shirin and Joe (Worlds Apart/Cambodia)
    -Zeke and Michaela (Millennials vs. Gen X/Game Changers)

    He is the first ever to return and play a season where there are no other returnees from a previous season.

  13. 16 of 18 22-34
    13 of 18 22-30
    11 of 18 22-29
    Also Hispanic/Latino & Asian contestants combined appear to be underrepresented compared to their proportions of US society as measured by US Census. Reminds me of Animal Farm “All are equal but some are more equal than others”

  14. I thought the move to 50% BIPOC mandatory casting was to make Survivor casts more closely represent a cross section of society. But even with the diversity mandate Asian & Hispanic/Latino contestants are severely underrepresented. Even more than when Non Hispanic White people only make up 7 or 8 of 18 players. But that never seems to be mentioned or get media attention. Just my thoughts. Love the site Martin!

  15. Won’t lie.. I wasn’t very excited for this preview of 45 during the 44 reunion.

    Gosh.. Where are the good looking people? Is it that awful to include a few fresh cute faces?

  16. Mostly 20 year olds? I predict this will be a flop – just like the last few seasons. And its really getting old that the “losers” in the game get to the end. By the time they get to the final 6, I don’t care anymore. I’ll give survivor one more season, but I think its time to find a new fav show. I can’t remember the last time I cared about any of the contestants. I do like the new racial make up, but come on, get quality people.

  17. Losers? I think the edit can use some equity and advantage focus a major crack down, but the people themselves they cast lately is what keeps the show alive for me.

  18. Why on earth good looks should be required to play a strategy game? Leaving aside that it’s entirely subjective in the first place, ‘sex sales’ is exactly what’s wrong with casting on most modern reality shows and a clear example for how shallow as a society many of us are. It’s just sad.

  19. I am so exicted for survivor 45 looks like a really good cast.
    Also I am best friends with Dee! I am 100 percent rooting for her to win!

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