Being a first growing city with a population of estimated to hit 60,000 by 2020, Bradenton is one of the most family-friendly communities on the Florida coastline. The city boasts of having numerous well established and actively growing neighborhoods and some very beautiful waterfront homes. As such, Bradenton is one of the most coveted residential areas in Manatee County. The City is and has been home to several popular people in the fields of acting, sports, politics, and more. Below is a list of some of the most popular residents, former residents and natives of Bradenton, FL:
Paul William Azinger
Azinger is an accomplished pro-golfer who doubles up as a golf analyst on television. He has 12 PGA titles to his name with one being a championship title. He ranked among the top ten best golfers in the world for around 300 weeks between 1994 and 1918. Azinger is originally from Massachusetts but currently resides in the coastal city of Bradenton.
Broadcaster Chris Berry is another popular former resident of Bradenton. He was born in Illinois but his family relocated to Bradenton where he grew up and attended Manatee High School. He has worked with some of the most prominent U.S. communications firms including CBS Radio News, KNX-AM and WBBM (AM). He is currently the senior VP at iHeartMedia.
Myron Demond Butler
Butler is a decorated musician in the gospel industry who is mainly known for his role as the lead singer in the famous Myron Butler & Levi choir. He has also worked as a vocalist and backup singer for many notable artists including Yolanda Adams, Marvin Sapp, and Kirk Franklin among others. Butler was born in Bradenton but his family relocated to Dallas, TX. It is in this music-rich State that he developed an interest in music. He was the won several acclaimed awards including a Grammy award.
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