Norman Korpi
Challenger Profile
Original Series The Real World: New York
Born 1967
Hometown Wakefield, Michigan
Challenge Career
Seasons Battle of the Seasons (2002)
The Gauntlet (final)
Challenge Wins 8
Money Won $12,000
Social Media
Twitter NormanKorpi
Instagram normankorpi
Norman Korpi was a contestant from The Real World: New York. He was a finalist on The Gauntlet. He also competed on Battle of the Seasons (2002).


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Battle of the Seasons (2002)

Best Known For: Dating former TV personality Charles Perez.

Outlook: The elder statesman of RW, what Norm lacks in physical strength he may more than make up for in leadership and his ability to sway the group.

Previous Record: (Out of 5 stars)

Crying: *

Fighting: *****

Hooking Up: *

Athletic Ability: *

(Ratings are based on previous seasons and are relative to other RW/RR cast members.)

The Gauntlet

Then: Norman was the first gay cast member on an MTV program. An inspiring artist during the premiere season of Real World, he was also dating talk show host Charles Perez during the season.

Now: Norman recently directed and appeared in the film, The Wedding Video, which stars several Real World alumni. He is also writing a screenplay for fellow former roommate, Heather B., entitled Hooptie: The Magic Ghetto Car.

Relationships: Single and looking!

Best Known For: Being the arch nemesis of "Osama Beth Laden" (Beth from Real World LA).

Battle of the Seasons (2002)

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Hang Man Becky SAFE
3/4 Musical Inner-Tube Tango SAFE
5/6 Vertical Limit SAFE
6 Slam Dunk SAFE
7/8 Ladder of Doom OUT

The Gauntlet

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Snake Soup Real World SAFE
2 Masquerade SAFE
3 Mud Bath SAFE
4 I Scream SAFE
5 Holey Canoe SAFE
6 Heavyweight Hustle SAFE
7 Sink My Ship SAFE
8 Red Barron SAFE
9 Inferno SAFE
10 Rolling On a River SAFE
11 Turntable SAFE
12 All Or Nothing SAFE
13 Vertical Sweep SAFE
14/15 Dukes of Saturn SAFE
15/16 Gold Rush LOSER

Money Won: $12,000

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