‘Survivor’: Boston Rob and Amber Brkich Mariano’s Love Story – Special Look Back

Survivor couple Boston Rob Mariano and his wife Amber Brkich Mariano are returning to Winners at War. But first, they’ll be making an appearance on the special Survivor at 40: Greatest Moments and Players airing tomorrow night on CBS. Fans will get to relive Boston Rob and Amber’s epic romance. Plus, they’ll get a sneak peek at the upcoming legend packed season Winners at War.

Survivor: Boston Rob & Amber Mariano’s Showmance Turned Marriage

Rob “Boston Rob” Mariano and Amber Brkich Mariano met and fell in love on Survivor: All-Stars (Season 8). Almost immediately, Boston Rob and Amber Brkich sparked a connection and teamed up. It was the second time playing Survivor for the two. Amber was from The Australian Outback (Season 2) and Rob was from Marquesas (Season 4).

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Their showmance quickly became the leaders of a dominant alliance that controlled their tribe. Amber and Rob’s romance was kindling all the while.

Despite being separated in a tribe swap, Boston Rob and Amber outwitted, outplayed, and outlasted. The Survivor showmance found themselves facing the jury as the Final Two. Right before the Sole Survivor vote, Boston Rob got down on one knee and proposed, to which Amber said “yes”. Ultimately, it was Amber who prevailed, beating Boston Rob by just one vote. Since then, Amber and Boston Rob got married and had four daughters. Boston Rob competed on another two seasons and finally won Redemption Island (Season 22).

CBS Airing ‘Greatest Moments and Players’ Special

It’s been almost 17 years since Rob Mariano and Amber Mariano played Survivor together. And it’s been a decade since Boston Rob played and won Redemption Island. Although he did serve as a mentor for last season’s Island of the Idols. Now, both of them are back for the franchise’s 40th season, Winners at War.

But, before that premieres on February 12, CBS is airing special tomorrow night at 8. The special is titled Survivor at 40 and will be looking back at the show’s best moments and it’s greatest players. The list includes Rob and Amber, Jeremy Collins (Second Chance), Ben Driebergen (Heroes vs Healers vs Hustlers), and Parvati Shallow (Micronesia). In a sneak peek, Survivor fans get to see Amber talk at her televised proposal. “It was cool to share such an amazing moment with so many people,” she says looking back.

Survivor: Can Boston Rob & Amber Mariano Make it on Winners at War?

Not only are Rob and Amber Mariano huge threats by themselves, but being married makes them even bigger targets. They’re basically marooning on the island with an automatic advantage. Obviously, they plan on working together. But the couple will be starting out in opposite tribes.

While Boston Rob is a member of the Sele, Amber is in the Dakal tribe. Also, Rob teased that he might have to vote out “mommy” while his girls watched on TV. Can they make it long enough to work together? We’ll have to wait until Winners at War premieres on February 12 to find out.

Tune in to CBS tomorrow night (Feb. 5th 2020) at 8/7c to watch the Survivor at 40 special.

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