Kaleb Gebrewold is making his mark on season 45 of Survivor. After dropping the majority of the pre-merge challenges, the 29-year-old made it to “Mergatory,” the place he was focused by the remainder of the closing 13 for being an enormous menace. However, Kaleb saved himself at tribal council by taking part in the Shot in the Dark appropriately — a transfer that formally put Kaleb in the Survivor historical past books. As he strikes ahead as the underdog in the recreation, right here’s the whole lot you might want to find out about Kaleb.
Kaleb is from Canada.
Kaleb is the solely Canadian on Survivor 45. He’s the first contestant to stay in British Columbia at the time of filming. Only a handful of Canadians have performed U.S. Survivor, together with season 41 winner Erika Casupanan and season 42 winner Maryanne Oketch.
Kaleb studied enterprise in school.
Kaleb attended the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, in keeping with his LinkedIn. He was awarded the Simon Fraser University Dean’s Excellence Entrance Scholarship.
Kaleb was a lifeguard.
Kaleb had a facet job as a lifeguard earlier than he went to varsity. He continued to lifeguard from 2012 to 2013 throughout the college yr and over the summer time at Simon Fraser University. Kaleb advised (*5*) he turned a lifeguard with out passing any swim classes.
“I took the lifeguard certification programs. But in case you’re athletic sufficient, you’ll be able to sort of get by on not truly realizing the right way to tread water,” he mentioned in the interview.
Kaleb works in advertising.
Kaleb’s job was in software program gross sales when he filmed Survivor in the spring of 2023. According to his LinkedIn, Kaleb presently works in technique advertising at Breakthrough Physical (*45*) Marketing. In his description for his job, Kaleb wrote, “I assist PTs by analyzing their follow and their on-line advertising technique, exhibiting them alternatives that can get them extra sufferers, extra time, and extra money by means of direct entry and automation.”
Kaleb already made Survivor historical past.
On episode 6 of Survivor 45, which aired on November 1, Kaleb broke Kelley Wentworth‘s file for the most votes negated at tribal council, with 11. He used his Shot in the Dark to cancel out each single particular person’s vote towards him, resulting in a revote the place J. Maya was eradicated unanimously.