Meet Helen Li, one of the contestants on Survivor 44 on CBS, which premiered on 1 March 2023.
We can list so many reasons why Helen took herself to this show. The most important one is, she has been watching the show for over ten years and it’s her favorite show. So, believing that it is the ultimate game and ultimate adventure, all these years she decided to challenge herself and go on this reality game show to play for the “Sole Survivor” title. More about her, let us tell you in this writing called ‘Helen Li Bio’.
Helen Li On Survivor 44
The first episode of Survivor 44 dropped on 1 March 2023. And so, fans were introduced to Helen Li also. In her introductory video, she said that her being a pretty small person is going to make people underestimate her. But, the truth is, she said, she is pretty fearless. She also seemed quite confident that she had it in her to even win the competition.
Helen shared that she identifies with Erika from season 41. Helen said that both of them are small Asian women with a prospect of being underestimated in the corporate setting.
Before kickstarting the show with the “First Reward Challenge”, host Jeff Probst acquainted the audience with 18 contestants including Helen. Viewers learn that the three tribes of six are Ratu in orange, Soka in green, and Tika in purple. Helen is nominated as a team member in the Tika tribe.
During the challenge, Helen, a puzzle wiz, with Carson, a NASA Engineering Student, had to figure out the number of rings in the two spheres. They two solve the puzzle easily and quickly and bring their tribe into first place.
Eventually, the first episode this season saw injured Bruce struggling to stay on but ultimately saying goodbye. Helen and the others were safe.
Helen Li Boyfriend
To thecinemaholic.com, Helen Li did not seem to be dating anyone, and instead wholly focused on furthering her career and working on herself. But, in her February 2023 interview with Parade, Helen actually confessed to having a boyfriend. She mentioned him in her answer to the interviewer’s question “What’s the best advice you received before coming out to play?”. She shared that her boyfriend and her parents were trying to give her advice. Among them, she said the best one was to try to make really genuine one-on-one bonds with people so that regardless of how she is perceived in the camp, people have a reason to keep her around.
So, who is this boyfriend of hers?
Looking at Helen’s social media posts, one might consider her boyfriend is a guy named Sam Farid. On IG @safari973, Sam of San Francisco loves to go around as the ex-employee of Google.
Sam has appeared on Helen’s social media posts multiple times and they have looked quite cozy.
How Old Is Helen Li?
Helen Li was born in 1993. So, she turned 29 years old in 2022.
Helen Li Family
Helen Li is very fond of her parents. Originally Chinese, they raised Helen in the suburbs of Boston, a very white area. As a result, Helen said she always felt she often had to kind of context switch and culture switch a bit between different groups of people, whether it was her high school versus her friends who did Chinese dance with her who were majority Chinese-American.
“Happy Father’s Day to the best daddy out there #PapaLi”, Helen gushed next to a lovely picture of her and her father.
On Mother’s Day, she wrote “Happy Mother’s Day to the best mama out there ❤️”.
In her family, Helen also has a brother named Victor. On IG @victorhli, he is Helen’s younger brother and he graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Statistics in 2022. In August of the year, he started working as a trading associate at PEAK6.
What Job Does Helen Li Hold?
On her LinkedIn, Helen bragged about leading Product and Business Operations for high-growth consumer products and being passionate about building things that make a real impact on real people. She described that she has always been looking to build new solutions to hard problems with a combination of user empathy, creative problem-solving, and technology.
Helen further mentioned working as a senior product manager at Cruise in San Francisco since January 2023.
Between August 2016 and July 2019, she worked as Uber‘s regional operations lead. She also formerly worked at State Street Corporation.
Helen acquired her BA in Economics and Mathematics at Dartmouth from 2011 until 2015. Afterward, she did her MBA in Business Analytics at MIT Sloan School of Management.
Helen Li Height
Helen Li stands below 5’3” in height.
Where Does Helen Li Hail From?
Helen Li originally hails from Wayland, Massachusetts. As of 2023 though, she and her family had been calling San Francisco, California their home.
When Is Helen Li Birthday?
Bachelor 44’s Helen Li’s birthday is on December 7th and that makes her a Sagittarius.
Is Helen Li On Facebook And Instagram?
Yes. Helen Li could be found on Instagram @helen_li with 231 posts and 1,954 followers