Her father is a state environmentalist and her mother is a schoolteacher. Duncan began singing at her church, later performing in local talent shows, fairs, and festivals.She would also travel to the neighboring states of Kentucky and Missouri to perform at events.In her early teens, she began to travel to Nashville, Tennessee In her senior year of high school, Duncan signed a recording contract with a label, cutting a few sides she had written.

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In the fall of 2011, Duncan competed on the 23rd season of Survivor, Survivor: South Pacific, where she ultimately finished in 9th place, becoming the fourth member of the jury.

In the fall of 2014, Duncan and her then-fiancé, fellow Survivor: South Pacific castaway Keith Tollefson, competed together on the 25th season of The Amazing Race, where they placed in 8th place.

Whitney Duncan was born on August 3, 1984 in Scotts Hill, Tennessee, a town consisting of only 900 people.

After several guest spots on TV shows, he was signed to play the key role of Jay Robertson on drama series "Summerland".

In 2008, prior to being cast in the popular TV series "True Blood", he guest starred in an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit".

Whitney Duncan (born August 3, 1984) is an American country music singer and songwriter.

She finished as the fifth place finalist on the fifth season of Nashville Star.

A native of Australia and was born and bred in Sydney, Ryan Christian Kwanten landed his first acting gig through a recurring role on local TV series "A Country Practice".

Balancing university and acting, he subsequently landed a part as Vinnie Patterson on Australian popular soap opera "Home and Away" which became his breakthrough role.

He remained on the show from 1997 to 2002 and then decided to head for Los Angeles with the hopes of embracing international fame.

Determined and persistent, Kwanten made it through difficult first months when he couldn't find any jobs.