Michael Yerger Biography


Birthday: July 20, 1998 (Cancer)

Born In: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Michael Yerger is an American actor, model, and reality TV personality, best known for his stint on the CBS adventure reality show Survivor: Ghost Island. He was the 12th contestant to be voted out of the show. Before participating in the series, Michael was a real-estate agent. He has earned quite a few modeling offers and has been represented by agencies such as Ford Models and LA Models. He is also known to be dating model, fitness expert, and social-media star Daisy Keech.

Quick Facts

Girlfriend: Daisy Keech

Age: 25 Years, 25 Year Old Males


mother: Zarah Yerger

Born Country: United States

Models Actors

Height: 6'1" (185 cm), 6'1" Males

U.S. State: Tennessee

City: Knoxville, Tennessee

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education: Bearden High School

Childhood & Early Life

Michael Yerger was born on July 20, 1998, in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. Not much is known about his parents.

He graduated from the Bearden High School and later moved to Los Angeles, California, to take up modeling as a profession.

He has earned the Eagle Scout, the highest achievable rank in the Boy Scouting Program of the Boy Scouts of America.

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Michael Yerger was initially a real-estate agent. However, his main claim to fame has been his stint as a contestant on the CBS show Survivor: Ghost Island in 2018. Ghost Island was the 36th season of the competitive reality show Survivor.

He used his strategy despite facing issues on the show. He found two “hidden immunity idols” and was thus saved multiple times, in spite of being at the bottom. His co-contestants thus viewed him as a threat, which eventually led to his elimination.

Michael was the youngest contestant on Survivor: Ghost Island. He also received 15 votes, the highest number of votes in Ghost Island. Michael was also the only original Malolo tribe member on the island to remain a Malolo till he made it to the merged tribe. He was the 12th contestant to be voted out of the game. His dedication toward his work is evident from the fact that he lost 21 lbs. during his stint on the show.

He was also part of the 2019 science-fiction short film Bionic – Mclaren, playing the role of Base. He has worked as an underwear model and has been represented by top-notch agencies such as Ford Models, LA Models, and Kult Models. He has also been part of modeling shoots with Alessandra Ambrosio.


Michael Yerger is currently in a relationship with model and social-media influencer Daisy Keech. Daisy is known for her fitness modeling and often posts her photos in bikinis and workout clothes, showcasing her well-toned physique.

She has more than 5 million followers on her Instagram account, daisykeech. She also has a fitness-oriented Instagram page, keechpeach, and a YouTube channel.

Michael as a Person

Michael Yerger is a trained martial artist and has earned a black belt in jiu-jitsu, taekwondo, and hapkido.

He has a dog named Mudra, whom he had rescued earlier.

He is completely focused on health and fitness. He is also a lover of luxury and exotic cars. He loves outdoor activities such as camping, swimming, and hiking.

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He is also fond of traveling and often attends concerts and festivals.� Michael is also passionate about architecture and design.

He hates negativity, rain, and cold weather. He is also averse to negligent and bad drivers.

If he had to use three words to describe himself, they would be “energetic,” “slick,” and “resilient.”

Of all his Survivor co-contestants, he is most fond of Malcolm Freberg, as he was strategic on the inside while being friendly on the outside.

When asked what would be the three things that he would want on an island, he replied that they would be skittles, hot sauce, and a boomerang.

Michael thinks he is a “people person” and likes spending time with others rather than being alone. He also feels he has the ability to mingle with people of all age groups. He wishes to use his abilities to leave a positive impact on the earth.

On Social Media

Michael Yerger is quite famous on social media. His YouTube channel, BODYBYMY, has gained over 3.66 thousand subscribers. He launched the channel on June 18, 2011. The only video on the channel, Michael Yerger CBS Survivor 36: Ghost Island Experience, posted on May 9, 2018, has earned more than 32 thousand views and over 500 likes.

His Instagram account, michaelyerger, has earned more than 612 thousand followers and has eye-catching photos of him posing bare-bodied. In May 2017, he posted an Instagram tribute dedicated to his mother.

He has 1.9 million likes and 160.7 thousand fans on his TikTok account, yerger. He is also present on Snapchat, as michaelyerger.

Michael launched his Twitter account, michaeleyerger, in July 2011. The account has over 11.7 thousand followers. He has a fan page dedicated to him on linktr.ee.

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