Dan Limbaugh dies: Survivor: Racer dies in Nicaragua at age 75

Survivor: Nicaraguan contestant Dan Limbaugh was found dead in his Manhattan home at the age of 75

  • The Brooklyn-born contestant died at his Manhattan home on Sept. 3, according to his obituary
  • The cause of death was not disclosed
  • He is survived by two sons, Matthew and Michael, grandchildren, Ava, Annabelle, Sailor, James, and Harper, and his ex-wife, Barbara.
  • Lembo was 63 years old when he competed—and finished fifth—on the twenty-first season of Survivor in 2010, and lost 25 pounds during filming.
  • The real estate agent was already a millionaire when he decided to compete in the show, and shared that he wanted to play for the “adventure.”

Survivor: Nicaraguan racer Dan Limbaugh dies at the age of 75.

The Brooklyn-born contestant — who competed on the 21st season of Survivor in 2010 — died at his Manhattan home on Sept. 3, according to his obituary.

The cause of death of Daniel Louis Limbaugh has not yet been determined.

Sad news: Survivor: Nicaraguan racer Dan Limbaugh dies at 75

He is survived by his two sons, Matthew and Michael. nieces, Emily and Dana; Descendants, Ava, Annabelle, Sailor, James, and Harper; and his ex-wife, Barbara.

His family remembered him as “charismatic, larger-than-life, outgoing”, who “loved nothing more than to spend time with his children and friends – new and old”.

On weekends, he enjoyed playing softball in Bridgehampton with friends. The obituary mentioned Daniel as a friend to all and a father of two.

His son Matt praised him for being his “best friend” while Michael wrote, “No matter the situation, you were always there for me. You were my first phone call.”

Limbaugh — who was part of the Espada tribe in Survivor — was 63 years old when he placed fifth on the fan-favorite reality TV show, during which he lost 25 pounds.

Although he was not known for his great physical performance in the challenges – in part because of his previous knee surgeries – he was well liked by his fellow contestants.

So LOVED: Limbaugh — who was beloved by his fellow contestants — was 63 years old when he joined the show, despite previous knee surgeries.  He lost 25 pounds during filming and finished in fifth place

So LOVED: Limbaugh — who was beloved by his fellow contestants — was 63 years old when he joined the show, despite previous knee surgeries. He lost 25 pounds during filming and finished in fifth place

He even made it to the final five, before being voted out on Day 37.

Lembo was already a millionaire when he decided to compete on Survivor, after finding success in the real estate business.

“I didn’t play Survivor for the money, I wanted adventure,” he told People after his elimination.

“I’m the kind of person who sees a challenge and thinks, ‘I can do it.'” So I wanted to be a part of this crazy game – and I did really well, as I say! It really worked out.

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