For all the loyal fanbase of the show Survivor, the name Natalia Azoqa should not be new. Azoqa, an industrial engineer by profession, was one of the contestants of Survivor: David vs. Goliath, the 37th season of the renowned show Survivor.
The 31 year-old engineer joined the show as the youngest member of the original Goliath tribe.
Unlike emotional Gabby Pascuzzi, she was fierce and vocal about her opinions on the show. Despite being the youngest in the Goliath tribe, she was bossy which got her tribe members to turn on her. She also got blindsided and left the show full of anger because of her bossy nature.
|Popular Name||Natalia Azoqa|
|Real Name||Natalia Azoqa|
|Date of birth||April 2, 1992|
|Age||31 years old|
|Place of birth||Irvine, California, USA|
|Hometown||Irvine, California, USA|
|Current Residence||Irvine, California, USA|
|Occupation||Industrial engineer and Public figure|
Natalia Azoqa’s Net Worth
Natalia Azoqa has an estimated net worth of $300,000 USD. She has been working as an industrial engineer since 2017 and earns a good deal of money.
Besides her job as an engineer, she also earned a good deal of fortune by competing in the show Survival.
Early Life and Family
Azoqa was born and raised in Irvine, California, in a Muslim household.
Her mother, Lana, and her father, whose identity is unknown, raised her and her sister with the utmost care.
Her father migrated to the US from Jordan when he was a teenager.
Because of all the love, care, and support from her family, Azoqa is close to her family.
They often go on holiday and spend lots of time together.
Besides this, people do not know much about her personal life except that she is a fitness freak who loves riding.
Natalia’s Husband is a Model
The industrial engineer is married to her model husband, Henry Montgomery.
She got married to Montgomery in 2018 after dating him for four years.
While Azoqa works as an engineer, her husband works as a brand model and is a nine-time physique champion.
The two started dating in 2014 and have been together ever since then.
The couple is also parents to their adorable son, Luka, who was born in 2020.
Azoqa earned her high school degree from one of the local schools in her hometown.
She then enrolled in California State Polytechnic University-Pomona after high school.
She studied industrial engineering at university and graduated with an engineering degree in 2016.
Career in Industrial Engineering
Azoqa started her career in industrial engineering when she was still in college.
While she was still a student, she did a three-month internship as a research intern at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
After she completed her internship, she joined SoCalGas, a utility company, as an industrial engineer intern.
She worked here as an intern from 2015 to 2017, and once she graduated, she started working in the same company as a full-time industrial engineer.
She still works here to this day as an industrial engineer.
Participation in Survivor: David vs. Goliath
Besides working actively in the utility company, she also joined the 37th season of Survivor.
Although she applied two years before the season, but she did not make the final casting until that season.
She was one of the members of the Goliath tribe on Survivor: David vs. Goliath and was one of the top contenders.
She was the second Muslim contestant of Survivor.
However, despite being hardworking and dedicated, Azoqa faced a lot of negativity on the show for her bossy and paranoid nature.
She fought with fellow contestant Natalie Cole on the very first day.
The reality star had a hard time on the show, as many did not like her personality.
It was also because of her personality that she got blindsided by Alec. Alec left her side and instead teamed up with the original members of the David tribe.
Azoqa exited the show angrily, which was not pleasant to watch on TV.
However, after the show, she returned to her family and regular job and is doing great as an industrial engineer.