Survivor Winner Aras Baskauskas Marries Model Christy Petersen! See Their Photo Album

Aras Baskauskas is a married man!

The Survivor: Panama champ tied the knot with fiancé Christy Dawn Petersen in a laid-back beach ceremony on April 25.

It was important to Baskauskas and Petersen that the ceremony and reception be a relaxed celebration for their 96 guests. “I’m not usually a big wedding fan – most feel so stuffy,” Baskauskas tells PEOPLE. “But this one was so much fun.”

Survivor's Aras Baskauskas Is Going to Be a Dad!

Yes, Aras Baskauskas didn’t bring home the million on his second time out playing Survivor, but he’s not lamenting the loss.

The L.A.-based singer-songwriter has much more important things going on in his life. “I’m going to be a dad,” he tells PEOPLE exclusively. “My fiancée is 12 weeks pregnant! Obviously, that’s a lot more important than winning Survivor.”

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Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach. Erik Reichenbach is a Survivor fan-turned-favorite, a comic-book author and artist. He placed fifth on both Survivor: Micronesia and Survivor: Caramoan. Follow him on Twitter @BloodyAmer1can.

The Little Couple Show Off Their Adorable Son, Aras Baskauskas Gets Engaged

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Survivor's Aras Baskauskas Is Engaged to Girlfriend Christy Petersen

Aras Baskauskas may have been sent to Redemption Island on last week’s episode of Survivor, but things are certainly looking up in his personal life.

During an romantic sunset on the beach, Baskauskas surprised his girlfriend of four years, Christy Petersen, with an engagement ring.

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Stephen Fishbach was the runner-up on Survivor: Tocantins and has been blogging about Survivor strategy for PEOPLE since 2009. Follow him on Twitter @stephenfishbach. Erik Reichenbach is a Survivor fan-turned-favorite, a comic book author and artist. He placed fifth on both Survivor: Micronesia and Survivor: Caramoan. Follow him on Twitter @BloodyAmer1can.

Survivor Winner to Pay Off Dad's Mortgage

Aras Baskauskas, who won the $1 million prize on Survivor: Panama, Exile Island Sunday night, is already figuring out how to spend his new fortune.

“(I’ll) pay off Pop’s mortgage,” he told PEOPLE on Monday, referring to his dad. “I am also looking for people interested in going with me on a yoga retreat.”

Baskauskas, a 24-year-old yoga instructor from Santa Monica, Calif., said he also planned to use his money to go to Sri Lanka this summer to do some charitable work, open his own yoga studio and “just stay grounded.”