Actor and adventurer Colby Donaldson, widely known as the
record-breaking runner-up of Survivor: The Australian Outback, most recently
appeared in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. He has been seen on many other TV
mainstays, including Bones, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Just Shoot Me, Rachael Ray
and Reba, as well as in Wes Craven’s 2005 thriller Red Eye.
A self-taught welder and metal fabricator, Colby owns a hot
rod restoration business, which he started after graduating from Texas Tech
University with a degree in business marketing.
A competitive athlete, Colby particularly enjoys water
skiing and mountain biking. His experience with guns and hunting began in rural
West Texas, where he was born and raised. And that’s exactly where you’ll find
him when he’s not working in California. “Life is all about balance,” he says.
“The best way for me to offset the L.A. hustle is to load up my dog and head to
the ranch to spend some quality time with my family, friends and Mother