Earl Cole is an American advertising executive best known for winning the 14th season of the reality competition show Survivor (Survivor: Fiji), in 2007.
Originally from Kansas City, Kansas, Earl attended business school at the University of Washington in Seattle and received a National Scholastic Achievement Award before moving to Southern California.
He is currently a Senior Advertising Executive who creates and manages new media strategies, brand marketing and advertising budgets for major accounts.
He formerly worked as a marketing manager at a cable company, a sales analyst for a film company and a writer’s assistant for a television comedy series.
In addition, Cole also works as a composer and is an accomplished musician. He plays multiple instruments (piano, saxophone, guitar, violin and a little bit of drums). He also enjoys playing chess, hiking, watching movies, billiards and playing basketball.
He considers himself to be very intelligent, creative, athletic and confident, with a witty sense of humour. He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
Earl currently resides in Santa Monica, California.