- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Tina Wesson is a well-known American television personality, nurse, and a motivational speaker who is best recognized as the winner of the second season of the competitive reality television series, Survivor which was titled Survivor: The Australian Outback. She further competed in Survivor: All-Stars and Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Tina Wesson is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Tina Wesson was born on 26 December 1960, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The identities of her birth parents are still unknown. She was adopted and raised by father, Jim McClain, and mother, Carolyn McClain along with her brother Joe.
Education and early career
After completing high school, Tina Wesson enrolled at the University of Tennessee. She later graduated from the university in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in therapeutic recreation.
Tina Wesson made her television debut in the second season of the American competitive reality television series, Survivor. The show was titled Survivor: The Australian Outback and she finished the show as the winner and was given the prize money of a million dollars. This raised Tina Wesson net worth and her prominence in the media. She later returned in the 8th season of the show which was titled, Survivor: All-Stars. She was the first player voted out from the show. She again participated in the season of the show which was titled Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Her daughter was also one of the competitors of the show. According to Tina Wesson wiki page, she finished the show in the fourth place, and her daughter finished the show in the 8th position. She published her book titled, Out Live out Laugh out Love, in 2006. Besides being a television personality and an author, she has also had various other job titles in the past including community education director, flight attendant, substitute teacher, and a swimming instructor. Tina Wesson currently pursues a career as a private duty C.N.A. nurse.
Net worth and Salary
Tina Wesson salary from her appearances on the Survivor series and from her career as a nurse has helped her amass a huge net worth. She has also earned a good sum of money from the royalties of her book. After winning the second season of the show, Survivor, Tina Wesson salary was a million dollars. She received the money as prize money. Although the exact figures of Tina Wesson net worth in the recent years have not been revealed yet, it is assumed to be thousands of dollars.
Tina Wesson married her first husband Jim Collins in 1986. They gave birth to two children and got divorced in 1997 after being married more than 10 years. Tina Wesson children born from her first marriage are a daughter, Katie Collins, and a son, Taylor Lee Collins. Her daughter participated in Survivor: Blood vs. Water with her. Tina Wesson married her second husband Dale Wesson after two years of her divorce in 1999. The couple has been together since then. However, no Tina Wesson children have been born from her second marriage. She had to face a very hard time in 2013 when her only son died. Tina Wesson son was killed in a car accident when it went off the road and struck a wall.
Tina Wesson height, weight, and body measurement are still not known. She has a blonde colored hair which she likes to keep long most of the time and her eyes are brown colored.
Wiki and Facts
According to Tina Wesson wiki page, her full name is Tina Marie Wesson. She is also known by her nicknames, Tennessee Tina and Sunshine. In 1995, she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.
Tina Wesson is only active on Twitter. Her Twitter account has more than 8 thousand followers. Tina Wesson bio can also be found on various other social media sites including Wikipedia, and IMDb.