Dan Lembo Death: Survivor: Nicaraguan contestant dies at 75
Survivor: Nicaraguan contestant Dan Lembo found dead in his Manhattan home at age 75
- The Brooklyn-born competitor died Sept. 3 at his Manhattan home, according to his obituary
- The cause of death is not yet known
- He is survived by two sons, Matthew and Michael, his grandchildren, Ava, Annabelle, Sailor, James and Harper, and his ex-wife Barbara
- Lembo was 63 when she competed on Survivor’s 21st season in 2010 — and finished in 5th place — and lost 25 pounds during filming.
- The real estate agent was already a millionaire when he decided to compete on the show and shared that he wanted to play for ‘Adventure’.
Survivor: Nicaraguan contestant Dan Lembo dies at 75.
The Brooklyn-born contestant — who competed on Survivor’s 21st season in 2010 — reportedly died on Sept. 3 at her Manhattan home. death message.
The cause of death for Dan – born Daniel Louis Lembo – has not yet been provided.
Sad news: Survivor: Nicaraguan competitor Dan Lembo dies at 75
She is survived by her sons Matthew and Michael; daughters-in-law, Emily and Dana; grandchildren, Ava, Annabelle, Sailor, James and Harper; and former spouse, Barbara.
She was remembered by her family as a ‘charismatic, larger-than-life, outgoing sister vivant’ who ‘loved nothing more than spending time with her children and friends, new and old.’
‘On weekends, she enjoyed softball in Bridgehampton with friends. Daniel will be remembered by all as a friend and father of two,’ the obituary said.
Gone too soon: The Brooklyn-born contestant — who competed on Survivor’s 21st season in 2010 — died at her Manhattan home on Sept. 3, according to her obituary.
His son Matt praised him for being his ‘best friend’ while Michael wrote, ‘No matter the situation, you were always there for me. You were my first phone call.’
Lembo — who was part of the Espada tribe on Survivor — was 63 when she placed 5th on the fan-favorite reality TV show, during which she lost 25 pounds.
Although he was not known for great physical performance in the challenges – partly due to his previous knee surgery – he was still well liked by his fellow contestants.
Liked: Lembo – who is well-liked by fellow contestants – was 63 when she joined the show despite having undergone previous knee surgery. She lost 25 pounds during filming and ended up in 5th place
He even made the final five before being voted out on day 37.
Lembo was already a millionaire when he decided to compete on Survivor after having a successful real estate career.
“I didn’t play Survivor for the money, I wanted the adventure,” she told People after her elimination.
‘I’m the type of person who sees a challenge and thinks, “I could do that.” So I wanted to be part of this crazy game – and I did very well, I’d say! I’m really far from it.’
Loved Adventure: Lembo was already a millionaire when he decided to compete on Survivor after a successful real estate career and shared that he wanted to play for ‘adventure’.
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