A fast-growing city featuring a 60,000 population estimate as at 2020, Bradenton is among Florida Coastline’s most family-friendly neighborhoods. This stunning city flaunts a well-established community, featuring splendid waterfront homes. Given this, Bradenton is quite a highly coveted residential region in Manatee County. Bradenton is home to numerous famous individuals including actors, sportsmen and women, politicians, entrepreneurs, musicians and many more. Below are some individuals who are proud to call this gem home:
- Myron Demond Butler
Butler is a celebrated musician in the gospel sphere, best known as Myron Butler & Levi Choir’s role as the lead singer. Myron has also worked as a back singer and vocalist for an array of notable gospel artists including Marvin Sapp, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin and many more. Myron was born and raised in Bradenton, until his family relocated to Dallas. It was here that Myron developed a keen interest in music. Throughout his career, Butler has won tons of acclaimed rewards.
- Paul William Azinger
Azinger is a talented pro golfer form Bradenton, who also doubles up as an incredible golf analyst on TV. Paul is a proud holder of 12 PGA titles, including a championship title. Between 1994 and 1998, Azinger was ranked among the world’s top 10 golfers for 300 consecutive weeks. While he is originally from the city of Massachusetts, Paul lives in Bradenton at the moment.
- Chris Berry
Chris is a popular and highly talented broadcaster who is a former Bradenton, FL, resident. Berry was born in the city of Illinois, but he, alongside his family, relocated to Bradenton. Chris attended Manatee High School. In the course of his career, Berry has worked with US’ most notable and prominent communication firms including KNX-AM, CBS Radio and WBBM. Chris is the senior Vice President of iHeartMedia.
- John Alfonza Baker Jr.
Popularly known as Spoken Reasons, (his stage name), Baker is a comedian, actor, singer and poet who hails from Bradenton, FL. John’s career kick started with his YouTube Channel which had over 1.9 million subscribers and more than 280 million views by 2016. His feature film debut happened with a supporting role in ‘The Heat’, a 20th Century Fox Comedy. John made an appearance on the 3rd season of ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’. Baker is one of the most iconic comedians in the industry, doing a great job to keep his fans well entertained.