Parvati Shallow, Season 16 (
Micronesia - Fans vs. Favorites): In her second tour on the show, Parvati created a powerful all-girls alliance and played a smart and crafty game to walk away with the million dollars. Since then, she has appeared on numerous talk shows including "
Late Show with David Letterman" and "
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." She even got to appear as herself in the straight-to-video sequel "Into the Blue 2: The Reef." She donated part of her winnings to and remains actively involved in Knockouts for Girls, a charity she helped co-found. Last year, she hosted the CBS Web series "Around the World for Free," in which she documented her 100-day journey through 12 countries relying only on locals for her basic needs. While visiting Haiti, she expressed a desire to one day adopt a child. She returned in 2010 to compete in "
Heroes vs. Villains" and was runner-up to winner Sandra.