updated 05/16/2011 AT 8:00 AM ET
•originally published 05/16/2011 AT 8:30 AM ET
Apparently, the fourth time’s a charm for Rob Mariano!
In what was practically a forgone conclusion, the longtime Survivor player, known as “Boston Rob,” won Survivor: Redemption Island on Sunday night – his fourth time competing on the CBS reality series.
And it wasn’t even close. Mariano, 35, earned eight of the nine votes cast in the finale against Phillip Sheppard, 52, and Natalie Tenerelli, 19.