- Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James
- Actor Ben Affleck
- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
- Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas
- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
- 2013 Oscars host and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane
We will have to wait to find out who grabbed the number one spot when Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 airs at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Dec. 12 on ABC.