Boston Rob (born Robert Carlo Mariano; December 25, 1975) is an American television personality best known for participating in the CBS reality series Survivor.
He finished in 10th place on the show’s fourth season of Survivor: Marquesas, came in second to his future wife Amber Brkich on the show’s eighth season of Survivor: All-Stars, finished in 13th place on the show’s twentieth season of Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, won the show’s second season of Survivor: Redemption Island, returned for the show’s 39th season of Survivor: Island of the Idols to mentor the He is the first participant to make six appearances on Survivor and participate five times. Along with his wife, he also took part in The Amazing Race twice, finishing second and eighth, respectively.
Boston Rob Mariano’s Net Worth
American television personality “Boston Rob” Mariano has a $2 million net worth. “Boston Rob” Mariano’s appearances on various reality television programs have contributed to his wealth. Both Survivor and The Amazing Race have featured him. Survivor: Redemption Island declared him the winner, and he received the $1,000,000 prize.
Additional Appearances On Television
Mariano served as the player operator and narrator for the UPN reality show The Player in 2004. Between August 4 and September 15, the show had 8 episodes air.
Mariano and Brkich were wed in a secret ceremony in the Bahamas on April 16, 2005. On May 24, 2005, CBS aired Rob and Amber Get Married, a two-hour special about the union.
Sci Fi Investigates, a six-week science fiction program, featured Mariano as a co-host. The program explores topics like Voodoo, Roswell, The Afterlife, Mothman, Bigfoot, and Paranormal Hotspots.
Mariano and Brkich produced a 10-episode series called Rob and Amber: Against the Odds for the Fox Reality Channel in 2006, which was broadcast the following year, in between their two appearances on The Amazing Race.
The Las Vegas-based program, which centers on Daniel Negreanu, a professional poker player, is about Mariano’s attempts to break into the industry. Rob and Amber Mariano accepted an invitation to compete on The Amazing Race: All-Stars at the end of the series, and his chances of becoming a successful professional poker player decreased.
In an episode of Murtz Jaffer’s Canadian program Reality Obsessed from 2008, Mariano competed against James Zinkand from Big Brother 9 (US), Jen Parker from The Amazing Race 12, and Jennifer Hoffman. Mariano won the competition (The Apprentice). On November 19, the program “The Reality All-Stars Game” aired.
From October to December 2011, Mariano co-hosted The History Channel’s Around the World in 80 Ways.
Mariano made an appearance in a special The Price Is Right episode from 2016 that featured a number of former Survivor contestants competing. It was broadcast on May 23, 2016.
Mariano was raised in Canton, Massachusetts, after being born in Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts. He has Italian ancestry. He played hockey and golf while attending Xaverian Brothers High School, where he graduated in 1994. Mariano earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Boston University in 1999.
He was selected to play on coach Jack Parker’s BU hockey team as a freshman in 1995, but he turned down the offer after learning that he would not see a lot of ice time. He was 25 years old and still working as the hockey team’s coach when he participated in the inaugural season of Survivor in 2001.
In 2003, while they were filming Survivor: All-Stars, Mariano started dating Amber Brkich, another reality TV contestant. They got married on April 16, 2005, at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas after being engaged on May 9, 2004, at the live show finale at Madison Square Garden in New York City. On May 24, 2005, CBS broadcast a two-hour show titled Rob and Amber Get Married about the nuptials.
Brkich adopted Mariano’s last name after their marriage, and they relocated to Pensacola, Florida. Lucia Rose (born July 4, 2009), Carina Rose (born December 10, 2010), Isabetta Rose (born May 5, 2012), and Adelina Rose are their four daughters (born June 20, 2014). The Catholic Church is a part of their entire family.
Mariano is a well-known supporter of the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, and Boston Celtics.