Michael Skupin: I respect the viewpoints of PETA and of the animal rights groups. And I hope they respect mine. I just don't agree with them.
Michael Skupin: (referring to his Survivor experience) I would like to be remembered as the guy who gave 100% and was able to play the Game and last as long as I did while still keeping my moral character intact.
Michael Skupin: (on Survivor) The experience alone is worth a million dollars for anyone who gets the opportunity to play.
He has a bachelor's degree in Business Management.
Mike is 6' 3" (1.91 m) tall.
Michael caused controversy when he was shown killing a wild pig on an episode of Survivor. After killing the pig, he smeared the animal's blood on his cheeks. The animal rights group "PETA" staged protests in response.
On Survivor, he was a member of the Kucha tribe.
He was a contestant on "Survivor: The Australian Outback" in 2000.
Mike has four children.
He attended Western Michigan University.
He attended Birmingham Brother Rice High School.
Mike gave the keynote speech at his sixth grade graduation.
Mike is the first of two contestants ever in Survivor history to be medevaced out of the game location.
His father died of cancer when Michael was only four years old.
Mike co-founded "Rhinosoft Interactive" software company.
He is notorious for having been badly burnt during Survivor season 2.