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(Reality TV star, Motivational Speaker)

Ethan Zohn is a motivational speaker who was once a soccer player.

Relationship Facts of Ethan Zohn

Ethan Zohn is married to Lisa Heywood.
Ethan Zohn married on July 16, 2016.
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He does not have any kids as of now.
Ethan Zohn is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Ethan Zohn tie the knot?

Ethan is currently married to his wife, interior designer Lisa Heywood.

The two dated for a while and eventually got engaged in 2015.

And soon after, they got married on the 16th of July 2016 in North Bennington, Vermont.

The couple has been living a happy married life ever since.

Before Lisa, Ethan dated Jenna Lewis and Amber Brkich.

He also dated fellow Survivor winner Jenna Morasca.

Though they were platonic friends at first, they started dating eventually and were inseparable.

The two appeared in several reality TV shows together and advocated for several issues as a couple.

Sadly, the two broke up in February 2013 but are still good friends with each other.


  • Ethan is the only castaway in Survivor: Africa that never received an elimination vote.
  • He posed nude (with only a leaf to cover himself) with Jenna Morasca in PETA’s “I’d rather go naked than wear fur” campaign.
  • Ethan even appeared on a Castaway special episode of Family Feud in 2005.

Ethan Zohn: Biography in Details

Who is Ethan Zohn?

Ethan Zohn is a popular American motivational speaker, former professional soccer player, and reality TV star.

He is best known as the winner of the third season of the popular reality TV show Survivor titled Survivor: Africa.

Most recently, he appeared in 2020’s Survivor: Winners at War but was eliminated and ended up in 18th place.

Ethan Zohn: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Ethan Zohn was born on the 12th of November, 1973 in Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

As of now, his age is 49. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Jewish.

Ethan was born to parents Aaron Zohn (father) and Rochelle Zohn (mother).

Ethan also shared that he lost his father at the young age of 13 to cancer.

He was raised by his mother after that and so, he is really close to her.

Ethan grew up in the U.S. along with his two brothers, Lenard and Lee.

Ethan Zohn was also passionate about soccer at this time and really polished his skills growing up.


Talking about his education, Ethan attended Vassar College in New York.

He played a lot of soccer as the goalkeeper of the college team during his years at Vassar.

And after 4 years, Ethan graduated from Vassar in 1996 with a B.A. in biology.

Ethan Zohn: Professional Life, Career

After his graduation, Ethan played as a goalkeeper for several clubs such as Highlanders F.C., Cape Cod Crusaders, and the Hawaii Tsunami.

And while he could have continued with professional football as a career, he only played for 3 years, from 1997-2000.

After this, he went on Survivor: Africa as a contestant.

Ethan went on to win the whole thing with first place and received a million dollars as the grand prize.

Ethan Zohn put this money to good use as the co-founder of Grassroot Soccer, a foundation that uses soccer to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Ethan has also appeared on several other reality TV shows such as Fear Factor and The Amazing Race.

He also returned to Survivor 2 times for Survivor: All Stars and Survivor: Winners At War.

These times though, he didn’t finish first but rather 11th and 18th place respectively.

Ethan has been an inspirational figure to many due to his determination, good nature, and honesty.

His work in spreading awareness about the environment, AIDS, and other pressing issues has made him an influential figure as well.

He even overcame a rare form of cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma after fighting against the disease for many years.

Awards, Nominations

He has received the Courage of Conscience Award from The Peace Abbey for his combined efforts in educating and spreading awareness about HIV throughout Africa.

Ethan Zohn: Net Worth, Salary

Ethan Zohn has not shared official information regarding his net worth or salary as of now.

But many estimate his current net worth to be roughly 2 million U.S. dollars as of now.

Ethan Zohn: Height, Weight

Ethan Zohn has not shared his exact height or weight as of now.

Even so, we can see from his photo that he stands at a decent height and has a balanced weight with an athletic physique.

He has curly brown hair and black eyes.

Social Media

Ethan Zohn is currently active and popular on social media.

As of now, he has over 74k followers on Instagram, over 46k followers on Twitter, and over 11k followers on Facebook.

Also, get to know more about similar personalities such as Rob Mariano, Amber Brkich, and Grany Mattos.

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