Mzi Tyhokolo is a castaway from Survivor South Africa: Panama.


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It's the adventure of a lifetime

Age: 31
Star sign: Taurus
Residence: Honeydew Ridge, Johannesburg.
Occupation: Energy Advisor
A problem-solver and a bit of a clown, Mzi has a BSc Honors degree in Chemistry, an extensive general knowledge and the will to succeed.
What you should know about him: Mzi has a BSc Honors degree in Chemistry and extensive general knowledge.
Describes himself as: Uncomplicated, an open book, unfazed, a problem-solver, and a bit of a clown.
His worst qualities? He's gullible.
What would he take to the island? Diving goggles
Why he could win Survivor: Mzi is practical and likes working with his hands. He's an excellent negotiator and loves joking around, which could make him very popular with his fellow contestants.
Why did you enter Survivor? 'Apart from it being a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, you get one chance to get it right. It's the adventure of a lifetime, and there's a million bucks at the end of it!'
What role do you play in team environments? 'When there is no defined leader, I'm purpose-driven, and that moulds me towards leader or guiding role. I come through pretty strong.'
If you win, what would you do with a million Rand? 'I'll first sort out the tax people, then to my mother and two brothers, then to my bond. Whatever's left, I'll invest in a small business. I'll spoil myself with music ‧ I'll go out and buy a decent sound system, a beautifully crafted system. When the song starts, my problems will just melt away...'
You're on an island with nothing - what would be your first reward request? 'Fishing rod and tackle. Then we're sorted for meat ‧ everything else, we make a plan.'[2]

Survivor South Africa

Voting History

Mzi's Voting History
Episode Mzi's
Voted Against
1 Aguila Tribe Immune
2 Sam -
3 No Elimination1
4 Aguila Tribe Immune
5 Aguila Tribe Immune
6 Danielle Brigitte
7 Nico -
8 Lezel -
9 Lezel Gareth, Jacinda,
Lezel, Zayn
Voted Out, Day 21
10 On Dead Man's Island
Returned, Day 25
12 Gareth Individual Immunity
13 Lost Challenge2
Eliminated, Day 29
Voted for
Sole Survivor

^1 In Episode 3, despite Jude's quit, Aguila still attended Tribal Council. The person who received the most votes would receive one vote at their next Tribal Council. Brigitte did not receive enough votes to attain this status.
^2 On Day 28, the Final Four competed in an elimination challenge. Mzi did not place first or last, and competed against Jacinda the next day for a spot in the Final Two, which Mzi lost eliminating him.




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