See who made the list: People magazine names ‘2020 People of the Year’

‘2020 People of the Year’ - See who made the list

The year is almost over, and one thing we can all agree on is that 2020 will be one that we will never forget.

People magazine has announced its list of the “2020 People of the Year,” and it is a mix of entertainers, along with one person who made his career in the health world and is now a household name.

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George Clooney

Actor George Clooney was chosen not only for his work in front of and behind the camera, but also for his work to help social causes.

He donated $500,000 to Equal Justice Initiative after the death of George Floyd, as well as $1 million for COVID-19 relief in Italy, London and Los Angeles, The Associated Press reported.

Selena Gomez

Actress and singer Selena Gomez made People magazine’s list, like Clooney not only for her entertainment career, but also for what she does behind the scenes. She is raising $100 million over 10 years through her makeup brand Rare Beauty to help people to improve their mental health, according to the AP.

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Regina King

Regina King won an Emmy for her role in “Watchmen” and used her win to get out the vote for the 2020 presidential election. She also has been shining a light on the lack of help in marginalized communities during the coronavirus pandemic, and continues to call for the end of brutality against unarmed Black people by police, the AP reported.

Dr. Anthony Fauci

A year ago, almost no one knew the name of Dr. Anthony Fauci, but as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, Fauci has been seen up front-and-center in the efforts to fight against COVID-19, the AP reported. Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, became a celebrity as he continued to get the word out about how to protect others and yourself from the virus, going so far as to be portrayed by Brad Pitt on “Saturday Night Live” and throwing out the first pitch at a Washington Nationals game.