Rodger Bingham - Survivor: The Australian Outback
Rodger Bingham on social media: None found
Seasons: 1 | Days: 36 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 1

Survivor: The Australian Outback (2001) - 12th out, 5th place - fifth juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 12, "Enough Is Enough" (Day 36).
Rodger Bingham - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S2: Australia 0.57 10.03 0.06 4 5 8 0.49 1.56 - - - 0.55 2.13
Career 0.57 10.03 0.06 4 5 8 0.49 1.56 - - - 0.55 2.13
Rodger Bingham - Challenge record
Survivor: The Australian Outback - Click links to watch the challenges on YouTube
Bridging the Gap - Ep1 RC/IC
Butch Cassidy - Ep2 RC

Tribal/team challenge record (4-for-11; 2 sit-outs):

  • The Australian Outback Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Bridging the Gap" - thanks to a capsizing raft, Kucha loses big.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 2 RC: "Butch Cassidy" - Highly reluctant to jump, Kucha loses again.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 2 IC: "Tucker'd Out" - Forced to eat a chocolate bar (!), and in the tiebreaker, Kucha wins.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 3 RC: "Water Torture" - Kucha's loader, but Kucha narrowly loses in the tie-breaker.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 3 IC: "Lock Step" - Falls a couple of times with Kucha, but Kucha wins.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 4 RC: "Master Mind" - Participates in the puzzle, Kucha wins chickens.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 4 IC: "True or Falls" - Answers correctly, Kucha wins again.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 5 RC: "Triage" - Sits out (with Kimmi) as Kucha wins its fourth straight.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 5 IC: "The Maze" - Rodger competes, and somehow, Kucha loses big.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 6 RC: "Blind Leading the Blind" - Sits out again, another Kucha win.
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 9 RC: "Double Play" - Paired with Tina, loses to Amber/Keith in first round.


Perch - Ep7 RC
Blue Plate Special - Ep11 IC

Individual challenge record (0-for-8): (Mean % finish: 48%)

  • The Australian Outback Ep. 7 IC: "Perch" - Third person out; at 4 hrs, jumps for peanut butter (8th/10).
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 8 RC: "Return to Sender" - One of only four to land on the target (4th/9).
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 8 IC: "Don't Fence Me In" - Does not appear to place a single disc (bottom 3/9).
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 9 IC: "Hanging in the Balance" - Beats Keith in the first round (!), but loses to Colby in the second round (tie-3rd/8).
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 10 IC: "Fire and Water" - Does not win (bottom 5/7).
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 11 RC: "End of the Line" - Finishes a surprising third (3rd/6).
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 11 IC: "Blue Plate Special" - Fourth person eliminated (3rd/6).
  • (The Australian Outback Ep. 12 RC: "" (loved ones) - not counted)
  • The Australian Outback Ep. 12 IC: "Fugitives" - Dead last (5th/5).


Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

  • The Australian Outback: None.


Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 4
    Played: 11
    Win%: 0.36
    Sat out: 2
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 8
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 48%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Rodger Bingham - Tribal Council record
Survivor: The Australian Outback
Ep9 Tribal Council
Ep12 Tribal Council

Idols held/played (0/0):

  • The Australian Outback: None.


VFB - Votes for the person booted (4/8):


Votes against (5):

  • The Australian Outback, Ep. 11: Two votes, from Colby, Amber.
  • The Australian Outback, Ep. 12: Three votes, from Tina, Colby, and Keith (voted out, 3-2).


Jury votes made (0/1):

  • The Australian Outback, Ep. 14: Voted for Colby Donaldson (who lost, 4-3).


Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: -
  • Voting record
    VFB: 4
    Tribals: 8
    VAP: 5
  • Jury votes
    Made: 1
    For winners: 0
    Received: --
Rodger Bingham - Pictures
Survivor: The Australian Outback image gallery
Rodger Bingham - Interviews
Survivor: The Australian Outback

Pre-game interviews

  • None found?


Post-game interviews

  • Jessica Shaw at (4/26/01): "'s interview with Survivor's Rodger Bingham"
  • SurvivorOz podcast interview (7/24/12): "Rodger Bingham Interview"


Rodger Bingham - Bio
Survivor: The Australian Outback

From his official CBS Survivor: The Australian Outback cast bio page:


"Like his parents, grandparents and great-grandparents before him, Bingham was born, raised and continues to make his home in Crittenden, Kentucky. Married for over 33 years to his wife, Patricia, his proudest accomplishment is their daughter, Angela. Bingham studied education at Eastern Kentucky University where he received a bachelor's degree of science for industrial education and a master's degree in education. In addition to teaching industrial arts to students at Grant County High School, Bingham is a part time farmer and real estate investor. Previous occupations include ten years as Chief Executive Officer of a bank, owner of a lumber company and owner of a hardware store.


A self-described workaholic, Bingham is also inventive, diligent and able to adapt to different situations and personalities. He is an elder at the Crittenden Christian Church and a member of the local Sportsmen Club. His birth date is July 5, 1947."