2012 Person of the Year People

2012 Person of the Year

By * Power
Ranker
491 votes 85 voters 2.3k views 22 items tags f p @
Which person had the best year in 2012, add anyone you feel should be included
List Photo: Freebase/Public domain
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed
  1. 1
    + 26
    - 11
    Michael Phelps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Michael Phelps age 30 Broke the record for most medals in an Olympic career

  2. 2
    + 21
    - 10
    Katie Ledecky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Katie Ledecky Shocked the world by winning Gold in the 800-Meter freestyle

  3. 3
    + 22
    - 11
    Gabby Douglas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Gabby Douglas age 20 Not only Became the first African American the All Around Gold, but the first American to win the All Around and Team Gold

    ;
  4. 4
    + 16
    - 6
    Liam Neeson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Liam Neeson age 63 Several films were released this year

  5. 5
    + 18
    - 8
    Ryan Lochte is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Ryan Lochte age 31 Won 5 medals in the Summer Olympics

  6. 6
    + 20
    - 10
    Allison Schmitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Allison Schmitt age 25 Won 5 medals in the Summer Olympics 

  7. 7
    + 17
    - 8
    Missy Franklin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Missy Franklin age 20 Won 5 medals in the Summer Olympics 

  8. 8
    + 14
    - 9

    age 51 Directed The Avengers, produced two other films, and ran Dark Horse's Buffy Comic book line. Also saw the 10th Anniversary of Firefly

    ;
  9. 9
    + 13
    - 9
    Kyla Ross is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Kyla Ross 19 Member of the Fierce Five

  10. 10
    + 12
    - 8
    Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Aly Raisman Member of the Fierce Five Gymnastics Team, Won the Gold Medal for the Floor exercise  

  11. 11
    + 9
    - 8
    McKayla Maroney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    McKayla Maroney age 20 Became the face of a new Internet Meme

  12. 12
    + 2
    - 1
    Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    added by dont mess with the best
    Tom Brady age 38

  13. 13
    + 7
    - 7

    20 Won the hearts of millions by just missing out on the All Around finals 

    ;
  14. 14
    + 7
    - 7
    Chris Christie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    added by Robby Benton
    Chris Christie age 53

  15. 15
    + 0
    - 0

    age 89 Celebrated her Diamond Jubliee and The Summer Olympics  

    ;
  16. 16
    + 6
    - 7
    Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    added by Robby Benton
    Jeremy Lin age 27

  17. 17
    + 25
    - 29
    Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Barack Obama 54 President of the US, won reelection 

  18. 18
    + 8
    - 11
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt age 34 Had several films come out this year

  19. 19
    + 5
    - 8
    E. L. James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    added by Kate Kavanagh
    E. L. James age 52

  20. 20
    + 8
    - 12
    Miguel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Miguel Cabrera age 32 First player to win MLB's Triple Crown since 1967

  21. 21
    + 13
    - 19
    Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    Mitt Romney age 68 Ran for President 

  22. 22
    + 8
    - 15
    LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2012 Person of the Year

    LeBron James age 31 Won his first NBA finals championship, was the NBA MVP, Finals MVP and won the Olympic Gold Medal. 

23 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >