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Julie Alley Biography – Julie Alley Wiki
Julie Alley is an American estate attorney, an art teacher, and a castaway from Survivor 45. She started law school at the age of 40. Julie finished in four years. She undertook night classes and passed the bar first time. S he has been practicing as an attorney for five years.
Julie Alley Age
Julie Alley was born in Brentwood, Tennessee. She is 49 years old as of 2023.
Julie Alley Husband
Survivor 45 contestant Julie Alley is not married. She is a single mother of two. She got divorced at the age of 39.
Julie Alley Children
The 49-year-old Survivor 45 contestant is a single mother of two children, a son – Christopher Alley, and a daughter. In 2022, her daughter graduated from Vanderbilt University.
Julie Alley Survivor 45
Julie Alley is one of the 18 contestants in Survivor season 45. At the beginning of the show, she was part of the tribe Reba. All the teams have since merged into Dakuwaqa.
Why do you want to be part of Survivor?
The first season of Survivor that I ever saw was in 2015 — Cambodia: Second Chance. I was 40 years old, recently a single mom with two middle-school children, and I had just started law school. I watched Survivors get a second chance at the game. The whole game felt like my second chance of surviving life — I was hooked. Survivor still inspires me to take risks and win in life. Why would I not want to be a part of being on this amazing show?
What’s one life experience you feel has prepared you for the game?
Starting over at age 40 — being a single mom of two pre-teens, teaching art classes during the day and going to law school at night. Creating a new life for myself and my kids. I passed the bar exam and graduated from law school within a week of my daughter graduating high school. Not giving up, building relationships, taking risks — all have prepared me for the game.
Which previous player do you identify with the most? Who do you think you will play most like?
I most identify with Cirie. She got off the couch. She took a risk and played the game. I want to play like her. I am normally very loyal and think I will play with an alliance but I can be very suspicious of others and hope I play a strategic game and make tough calls like Jesse in season 43.
What will you value in an alliance partner?
Truth, hard work, loyalty, and strength.
Favorite Hobbies: Baking cupcakes and cakes. Jogging with my black lab Leo.
Pet Peeves: Hair left in hairbrushes. Other people slurping coffee!
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of?
I am most extremely proud of my two kids, who are now amazing young adults. But I don’t think I can take credit for them; they are God’s gifts to me.
What is something we would never know from looking at you?
I hope I don’t look as old as I am or that [you can tell] I have a 23-year-old daughter and a 21-year-old son. I hope the other players cannot tell that I am an attorney!
Who in your life is your biggest inspiration and why?
My mom. When I was in the divorce attorney’s office at 39 and called my mom to tell her I was going to be an attorney, she replied with, “Yes, you are.” Just like that — no questions — only confidence. She went back to nursing school when she was 45 and is still a research nurse at 78. My mom challenges “the norm” and inspires me to say “yes” to challenges.
Why will you be the Sole Survivor?
I read people well — I have good instincts and will carry my family’s support with me in the game. She continued, I want to win it to inspire and motivate other women in their 40s and older; it’s never too late to start something new or go after a dream. I want to inspire them to be their own hero.
Julie Alley Instagram
Julie Alley’s Instagram handle is @its.mama.j.