From Ohio History Central
Chris Daugherty won the million dollar prize on the television show Survivor Vanuatu in 2004.
Daugherty was born on August 29, 1970, in West Jefferson, Ohio. He graduated from Madison Plains High School and enrolled at Kentucky Christian College in Kentucky, where he studied education. After leaving college, he took a job as a construction worker with his father's drainage company. Daugherty later accepted a position with the Ohio Department of Transportation.
In 2004, Daugherty became a cast member on Survivor Vanuatu, a reality television show where various people are stranded and forced to fend for themselves. Each week, one contestant is removed from the show. The winner receives one million dollars. Daugherty won Survivor Vanuatu and won the million-dollar prize.