Kimmel has competed in many beauty pageants and was crowned Miss Montana USA in 2005 and placed in the Top 8 for Miss Earth in 2006.
She's been on the cover of Montana Living Magazine and Pageantry Magazine.
While promoting tourism via these pageants, she did volunteer work at orphanages and other organizations and was also permitted to fly kites off the Great Wall in five inch heels.
Kimmel's hobbies include hiking, designing, drawing and painting.
She enjoys rock climbing, snowshoeing, kickboxing and volleyball.
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Amanda Lee Kimmel is a contestant from Survivor: China, Survivor: Micronesia, and Survivor: Heroes vs. She is notable for becoming the first contestant to last 39 days on two separate seasons. However, due to her lackluster performances in the Final Tribal Councils, she has failed to win. Villains, she was the second-in-command of the Heroes Alliance and known for a cat-fight for the Hidden Immunity Idol clue with Danielle Di Lorenzo, as well as being for voted out immediately following the alliance's leader.Amanda Kimmel has lived all over the state of Montana.She most recently worked as a hiking tour guide and continues to hone her skills as an artist while learning about the fashion industry.She began modeling in Chicago at the age of 16 where she lived on her own for one year.She previously worked as a make-up artist, retail sales representative and waitress.Her goal is to develop a business within the fashion industry.