Learn more about #Survivor star Angie Jakusz, who has sadly passed away at 40 years old:
The former reality contestant, who appeared in the 10th season of the CBS show in the US, was diagnosed with a rare form of colon cancer in November 2017.
Angie appeared on Survivor: Palau in 2005 when she was 25-years-old. The show saw contestants stranded in a remote location with only the bare essentials with a $1million (£733,000) prize fund at stake.
She quickly garnered attention on the show because of her colourful tattoos and became a popular contestant with viewers, surviving several tribe councils before being voted off in 13th place.
‘People have to remember back in 2005 women weren’t cast on Survivor with dreads and tattoos,’ Survivor: Palau contestant Coby Archa told the publication.
Tributes have been flooding in since the news of Angie’s death, with Inside Survivor author Martin Holmes writing: ‘Inside Survivor would like to send our condolences and best wishes to the friends and family of Angie Jakusz, who sadly passed away last Friday.