Andrea Boehlke -- 5 things to know about the 'Survivor: Game Changers' castaway
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 03/03/2017
Andrea Boehlke is one of the returning castaways to get another chance at winning $1 million on Survivor: Game Changers this spring.
Andrea, a 27-year-old from New York, NY, will be playing Survivor for the third time.
This all-stars season, the franchise's 34th edition, will premiere with a special two-hour episode on Wednesday, March 8 at 8PM ET/PT on CBS. The show's debut marks Survivor's milestone 500th episode.
Survivor: Game Changers, filmed in the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji in June and July 2016, will feature 20 castaways who are being billed as having made some of the biggest moves in the history of the game divided into two tribes, Mana and Nuku, that are each comprised of 10 veteran players.
Below is a list of five facts Reality TV World has compiled about Andrea Boehlke:
- When Andrea first played on Season 22,Survivor: Redemption Island, in 2011, she was billed a 21-year-old student. She was voted out at the season's 13th Tribal Council but went on to win the final Redemption Island duel against three strong and determined men. Although Andrea won her way back into the original game, she was voted out at the very next Tribal Council through a 4-1 vote, placing fifth.
- Andrea returned to Survivorfor Season 26, Survivor: Caramoan -- Fans vs. Favorites, in 2013 when she was 23-years-old and working as an entertainment host and writer in New York. She was blindsided on Day 33 of the game and finished in seventh place.
- Andrea earned a BFA in acting from UW-Stevens Point.
- Andrea is remembered for having a flirty showmance with Edward "Eddie" Fox on Fans vs. Favorites and told Reality TV World that having found a hidden Immunity Idol "backfired" on her and "screwed" her over because it made her a target. She went home with the idol in her pocket.
- Born on a Wisconsin farm, Andrea is the currently a co-host of People Now, a live show on People.com. She has interviewed Colin Farrell, Scarlett Johansson and many more celebrities.