Archeologist Miriam Amirault's Departure from 'The Curse of Oak Island' Sparks Speculation

Gina Vaynshteyn - Author

Feb. 7 2024, Updated 3:17 p.m. ET

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Fans of The Curse of Oak Island are starting to wonder whether Rick and Marty Lagina will ever find the mythologized "money pit." While we continue to wait for the mysterious treasure to be uncovered (or not), we can all agree that Rick and Marty are interesting enough in their own right to keep us all watching.

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But they're not the only people on the show who have captured our interest. With that said, meet Miriam Amirault, an archeologist who has made several appearances on the show. Naturally, people want to know more about her, so we did a bit of digging! Read on to learn about her, including the circumstances surrounding her exit from the show.

Miriam Amirault in 'The Curse of Oak Island.'
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Miriam Amirault stepped into the spotlight in 'The Curse of Oak Island.'

For all the inquisitive minds out there, you're in luck because we've got the lowdown on Miriam Amirault! Hailing from Digby, Nova Scotia, she's an archaeologist who graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 2020 with degrees in anthropology and classical studies.

Although she didn't play a huge role in The Curse of Oak Island, fans were happy to see Miriam. One person on Reddit joked, "The Laginas are masters of making something out of nothing. This show is in its eighth season? I am a fan but most impressed with them keeping eyeballs on the screen, not because of the exciting weekly finds. Finally, they discovered this blond UNB student and they didn't have to drill or excavate to do it!"

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Is Miriam Amirault married?

It appears that Miriam prefers to keep her personal life out of the spotlight — which makes total sense! It doesn't take long to realize that she has a lot to offer to the team in terms of her expertise in the field of archaeology. As a result of her desire for privacy, we don't know at this time whether Miriam is married or dating anyone, but she was obviously committed to doing a great job working with the Laginas.

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What happened to Miriam Amirault?

Many devoted fans of 'The Curse of Oak Island' were disappointed when fan-favorite archeologist Miriam Amirault made an unexpected departure from the show during Season 9.

Miriam may have had a relatively minor role, but she certainly left a lasting impression. Her exit, deemed one of the show's most disappointing moments, sparked speculation among fans about potential returns via flashback footage. Despite uncertainty regarding her future appearances, fans are eagerly holding out hope for her comeback.

Catch new episodes of The Curse of Oak Island on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. EST on History.

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