Rudy Boesch Net Worth
Survivor: All-Stars is one of the most popular reality competitions. A few seasons back, the show was the highest rated show in the summer. At 75 years old, Rudy Boesch was the oldest castaway in the show. He also set the record for oldest castaway to win the Individual Immunity Challenge.
Rudy Boesch is a retired United States Navy SEAL, who competed in two seasons of Survivor. He was born in Rochester, New York, on January 20, 1928. His father was a butcher. He served two combat deployments in Vietnam, and was awarded a Bronze Star for bravery. Boesch served as a Naval Special Warfare operator and captain of the SEAL HAI team. He was named the senior enlisted advisor to the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM). He also was selected as SOCOM’s first Senior Enlisted Advisor. Boesch served 45 years in the Navy, retiring in 1990.
Boesch was one of the first SEALs. He also served in Vietnam twice, between 1968 and 1970. In 1990, he retired from the Navy as a command master chief petty officer. In addition, he received a Bronze Star for heroism during combat operations. He was also awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal.
In 2000, Rudy Boesch made his debut on Survivor: Borneo, which became one of the highest-rated shows in summer 2000. The show garnered over 50 million viewers. At the end of the season, Boesch and his wife, Marge, were married for 53 years. They had three daughters: Ellen M. Boesch, Nancy Boesch, and Ellen M. Boesch. Rudy was the oldest castaway in the show, and the first contestant born in the 1920s. He was also the first contestant to be voted out twice.
Boesch served in the Navy for 45 years, earning the Bronze Star for heroic action during combat operations. He also was a member of two UDT teams. In addition to his service in the Navy, Boesch was also a bobsled racer. He also served as an instructor for the Navy SEAL team. In 2001, he and his wife co-authored an autobiography, titled Book of Rudy. He has also appeared in a number of films.
He competed in the first season of Survivor. He was a fan favorite. His first vote, in the first immunity challenge, was against Tina Wesson. He was then voted out of the game, due to an ankle injury. However, he made a comeback and returned to the show in 2006. He was voted out after the first Immunity Challenge, and was placed on the Saboga tribe. He had a strong work ethic, and was kept by the men of the tribe. The two forged a friendship, and Richard Hatch invited Rudy to join his alliance. In addition, Richard invited Susan Hawk to join him. Rudy accepted, and they formed a voting alliance.
He competed in the first two seasons of Survivor, as well as Survivor: All-Stars. He won $85,000 in prize money for his appearance on the show. He is also the first castaway with a military background to compete in a Survivor game.