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Dan Lembo, a former reality TV star in the US, passed away in New York after a six-year fight with a rare brain disease.
Dan Lembo passed away on September 3 as a result of progressive supranuclear palsy, an untreatable brain disease, according to Emily Lembo, Dan’s daughter-in-law. He reportedly fought the illness for six years, during which time it significantly impacted his memory, speech, and motor abilities.
Dan passed away quietly, according to Emily, when he was surrounded by loved ones at his New York home. Fans of “Survivor” may recall Dan from season 21, which was shot in 2010. Dan advanced all the way to the top five before being eliminated on Day 37.
Dan participated in the tournament while donning a pair of pricey alligator shoes. He enjoyed being on the program and being known by people on the street, according to Emily; he was a gregarious man who would be remembered for his flamboyant nature. He was 75.
Dan Lembo was born in 1946 in Brooklyn. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white race.
Dan Lembo was served by his former wife who is known as Barbara. They have two sons, Matthew and Michael.
Dan Lembo’s net worth was estimated to be $5 million at the time of his death.
Lembo actively participated in the 21st season of Survivor at the age of 63. His other castaways looked up to him despite his struggles in the tasks, and he was still in the running for the $1 million prize until he was voted off the island on day 37.
He then achieved prominence as a real estate broker. Though he spent much of his time working in real estate, he did once make a cameo in season 3 of The Sopranos. When asked about his appearance in 2010.