Lane Elenburg
Lane Elenburg
Nickname The Beast
Season Big Brother 12
Place 2nd
Votes Against 0
Votes To Win 3
Alliances The Brigade
Loyalties Britney Haynes
Hayden Moss
Enzo Palumbo
HOH Wins 1 (Week 8)
Times Nominated 3 (Weeks 6, 9, & 10)
Veto Wins 0
Days 75
Other Prizes Phone call home (Week 7)

Social Media
Twitter Lane_Elenburg

Lane Elenburg was a HouseGuest on Big Brother 12. He was the runner-up of the season, receiving 3 of the 7 Jury votes. Lane played a strong social game in order to get himself to the end of the game. He is especially remembered for his friendship with Britney Haynes. Lane was also a member of The Brigade.


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Name: Lane Elenburg
Age: 24
Current Residence: Decatur, Texas
Occupation: Oil Rig Salesman
Three adjectives that describe you: Funny, outgoing, athletic
Favorite Activities: Working out, riding motorcycles, going out with friends and playing golf
What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the Big Brother house: Sharing a bathroom with my fellow Houseguests
Strategy for winning Big Brother: Yes I do, but not revealing it. What types of people would you NOT choose to live with you in the house: Annoying people
A recurring theme on Big Brother is "expect the unexpected." How would you handle "the unexpected:" My life is already full of the unexpected, so I believe I would do just fine. Which past Big Brother cast member did you like most or least: Memphis from Season 10 because he was laid back
What are you afraid of: Electric fences
What is the accomplishment you are most proud of: Playing college football at Texas Tech University
Finish this sentence: "My life's motto is:" To be successful at everything I attempt Is there anything else you want to tell the audience about yourself: I am a very competitive person. I have been in and around sports all my life. Also, I work in public relations so I can twist and play every person in that house which should enable me to come out on top.[1]

Player History - Big Brother 12

Competition History

Week 1 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have
POV Not Picked
Week 2 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have
POV Loss
Week 3 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have
POV Loss
Week 4 HOH Loss
Luxury Loss
POV Not Picked
Week 5 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have
POV Not Picked
Week 6 HOH Loss
POV Loss
Week 7 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have
POV Loss
HOH Loss
POV Loss
Week 8 HOH Win
POV Loss
Week 9 HOH Previous HOH
Reward Loss
POV Loss
Week 10 HOH Part 1 Loss
HOH Part 2 Win
HOH Part 3 Loss

Have/Have-Not History

Week 1 Have
Week 2 Have
Week 3 Have
Week 4 Have
Week 5 Have
Week 6 Have
Week 7 Have
Week 8 Have/Have-Not Phase Over
Week 9
Week 10

Voting History

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Annie Whittington Yes
2 Monet Stunson Yes
3 Andrew Gordon Yes
4 Kristen Bitting Yes
5 Rachel Reilly Yes
6 Nominated
7 Matt Hoffman Yes
Brendon Villegas Yes
9 Nominated
10 Nominated
Finale Runner-Up

HOH History

Original Nominees Post-Veto Nominees Intended Target
Week 8
Square-Ragan Fox

Post Big Brother


  • Lane was the first ever HouseGuest to be "zinged" by the Zingbot 3000.
  • Lane is the only HouseGuest to make it to the Final Two without ever being a Have-Not.
  • Lane always voted with the majority.
  • Lane was the first houseguest to make it to the end of the Have-Not phase, and not be named a Have-Not. He would later be followed by Frank Eudy and Jenn Arroyo in Big Brother 14, and Raven Walton in Big Brother 19, however Raven had won a Never-Not Pass during the first week.


Big Brother 12 House Guests
Square-Hayden Moss
Square-Lane Elenburg
Square-Enzo Palumbo
Square-Britney Haynes
Square-Ragan Fox
Square-Brendon Villegas
Square-Matt Hoffman
Square-Kathy Hillis
Square-Rachel Reilly
Square-Kristen Bitting
Square-Andrew Gordon
Square-Monet Stunson
Square-Annie Whittington

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