Former ‘Survivor’ Contestant Gets Engaged

“Survivor” has seen a flurry of weddings and child bulletins in recent times. Now, one other former contestant is about to tie the knot: “Survivor: Redemption Island” second runner-up Natalie Tenerelli introduced just lately that she is engaged. Here’s every little thing that you must know.

Natalie Is Marrying Another Reality TV Star

Tenerelli introduced her engagement through an Instagram poston November 14, exhibiting her boyfriend Dan Coxproposing to her in Tuscany, Italy. Her caption learn, “OMG! We are in Tuscany and we’re ENGAGED! Is this actual life?! @danielgcox I like you a lot! GRATEFUL ❤️”

Cox posted an analogous collection of photographs to his Instagram account the identical day, saying, “I proposed to my greatest pal in Tuscany final evening and I’ve by no means been extra excited.”

Cox was a contestant on season 9 of “The Bachelorette” in 2013, the place he was described as a “30-year-old beverage gross sales director from Las Vegas, NV,” and was eradicated week 3. He went on to seem in season 2 of “Bachelor in Paradise” in 2015, the place he stop on week 5.

Cox at present runs a enterprise referred to as “Wellthy,” in keeping with his Instagram account, which is a model of chewable multi-vitamin dietary dietary supplements. He additionally hosted a podcast referred to as “Excuse the Disruption,” during which he interviewed “disruptors of their business, people who’ve gone in opposition to the grain and completed issues their very own manner.” The podcast ran from 2018 to 2020.

Cox and Tenerelli additionally collectively run an organization referred to as “Peaches.LA,” which Tenerelli says she began in an effort to “assist get a few of the greatest peaches on this planet into the fingers of everybody exterior the LA Farmers Markets and prime cooks.” In 2019, theLA Timesdid a characteristic on Tenerelli Orchards, the corporate from which Peaches.LA is branched, calling the corporate’s “O’Henry peach” specifically “extremely seasonal, a deal with of epic proportions…they don’t seem to be low-cost, however properly price it.”

Natalie Has Since Appeared In Another Reality Show Since ‘Survivor’

Since showing on “Survivor: Redemption Island” on the age of 19 over 10 years in the past, Tenerelli, who was an expert dancer on the time, went on to bop for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball workforce, and was featured in an eight-episode docuseries by E! entitled, “L.A. Clippers Dance Squad.” According to her Twitter account, the now 30-year-old is a “former NBA dancer.”

Tenerelli, who was the youngest feminine contestant within the show’s historical past on the time, went on to kind an alliance with returning participant and “Survivor” legend “Boston Rob” Mariano, in addition to the remainder of her Ometepe tribemates who made it to the merge. The former Ometepe members went on to decimate the previous members of the opposing tribe – Zapatera – till six Ometepe remained. Mariano, in addition to the irksome Phillip Sheppard, made it to the ultimate 3 with Tenerelli. Mariano went on to win with eight jury votes, whereas Sheppard received one and Tenerelli received zero.

Tenerelli was requested to return in “Survivor: Cambodia,” topic to a fan vote, although she didn’t obtain sufficient votes to crack the highest ten and grow to be a returning participant. As of now, “Redemption Island” is the one season she has competed on.

In a December 2020 interview in Entertainment Weekly, Tenerelli revealed that she continues to be shut with Mariano, in addition to three-time contestant Andrea Boehlke essentially the most, saying “Rob is sort of a brother to me! We do not discuss too typically, however I do know he all the time has my again. I really feel the identical manner about Andrea! I like that lady!”

She additionally revealed that she was fairly shut with “Survivor: Vanuatu” contestant Julie Berry, saying that Berry “wasn’t on my season however deserves a shout-out as a result of she is one in all my dearest mates and I am unable to think about not having met her.”

Tenerelli additionally mirrored on her time on the show, and talked about how she has grown:

I used to be so younger and naive then. Now I see it as essentially the most essential level in my life as a result of it brought about me to look inward greater than ever. Watching your self on TV is unusual. I realized to be simpler on myself after beating myself up for all of the issues I did not like seeing. At the tip of the day, I’m a a lot better human for all the attitude Survivor has given me.

Be positive to catch “Survivor 41” on CBS, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET.


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