Jeff Probst

Biography: Jeffrey Lee Probst, born November 4, 1961 in Witchita, Kansas and raised in Seattle, where he attended Seattle Pacific University. He is best known as the host of the reality television series Survivor, which won him an Emmy award and landed him on People Magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People' list in 2001.

In 2001 Jeff wrote and directed an independent film called Finder's Fee. The film starred James Earl Jones and Robert Forster. Probst and his film won awards at two independent film festivals, Best Picture and Best Director awards at the Seattle Film Festival and Breakthrough Director at Sonoma Valley Film Festival. Prior to hosting Survivor, Jeff hosted two early shows on FX, Backchat and Sound FX, was the voice of Vice Principal Raycliff in the show Fillmore and was involved with Access Hollywood for some time. He was also the host of VH1's Rock and Roll Jeopardy from 1998-2001. Jeff was married to psychotherapist Shelly Wright for five years until their divorce
Jeffrey Lee Probst, born November 4, 1961 in Witchita, Kansas and raised in Seattle, where he attended Seattle Pacific University. He is best known as the host of the reality television series Survivor, which won him an Emmy award and landed him on People Magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People' list in 2001.

In 2001 Jeff wrote and directed an independent film called Finder's Fee. The film starred James Earl Jones and Robert Forster. Probst and his film won awards at two independent film festivals, Best Picture and Best Director awards at the Seattle Film Festival and Breakthrough Director at Sonoma Valley Film Festival.

Prior to hosting Survivor, Jeff hosted two early shows on FX, Backchat and Sound FX, was the voice of Vice Principal Raycliff in the show Fillmore and was involved with Access Hollywood for some time. He was also the host of VH1's Rock and Roll Jeopardy from 1998-2001.

Jeff was married to psychotherapist Shelly Wright for five years until their divorce in 2001. He currently lives in Los Angeles when not on location with his hit show, Survivor.
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Jeff Probst's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 71 Survivor: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 40 Live for the Moment: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
2 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
71 Survivor: Season 1 May 31, 2000 Host 8.0
40 Live for the Moment: Season 1 Jan 28, 2010 Host / Himself 5.8
tbd Live with Regis and Kelly: Season 15 Sep 2, 2002 Guest Host 7.5
tbd Live with Regis and Kelly: Season 16 Sep 1, 2003 Guest Host 5.0
tbd Live with Regis and Kelly: Season 18 Sep 5, 2005 Himself 5.0
tbd Live with Regis and Kelly: Season 1 Sep 5, 1988 Himself - Guest Co-Host 3.5
tbd Live with Regis and Kelly: Season 19 Sep 4, 2006 Himself - Guest Co-Host 5.0
tbd Survivor: Season 2 Jan 28, 2001 Host 7.1
tbd Survivor: Season 3 Oct 4, 2001 Host 6.7
tbd Survivor: Season 4 Feb 28, 2002 Host 4.9
tbd Survivor: Season 5 Sep 19, 2002 Host 3.4
tbd Survivor: Season 6 Feb 13, 2003 Host 7.6
tbd Survivor: Season 7 Sep 18, 2003 Host 7.8
tbd Survivor: Season 8 Feb 1, 2004 Host 6.4
tbd Survivor: Season 9 Sep 16, 2004 Host 7.3
tbd Survivor: Season 10 Feb 17, 2005 Host 7.1
tbd Survivor: Season 11 Sep 15, 2005 Host 5.5
tbd Survivor: Season 12 Feb 2, 2006 Host 6.4
tbd Survivor: Season 13 Sep 14, 2006 Host 7.1
tbd Survivor: Season 14 Feb 8, 2007 Host 3.9
tbd Survivor: Season 15 Sep 20, 2007 Host 7.5
tbd Survivor: Season 16 Feb 7, 2008 Host 8.1
tbd Survivor: Season 17 Sep 25, 2008 Host 7.3
tbd Survivor: Season 18 Feb 12, 2009 Host 6.8
tbd Survivor: Season 19 Sep 17, 2009 Host 7.5
tbd Survivor: Season 20 Feb 4, 2010 Host 8.8
tbd Survivor: Season 21 Sep 15, 2010 Host 6.6
tbd The Primetime Emmy Awards Sep 21, 2008 Himself - Co-Host And Winner: Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program tbd
tbd Survivor: Season 22 Feb 16, 2011 Host 3.6
tbd Survivor: Season 23 Sep 14, 2011 Host 5.6