Famous People from Melbourne, FL

Florida’s Melbourne is a beautiful gem that welcomes you to its beautiful community, laid-back atmosphere, enjoyable boulevards for talking strolls on, and pristine beaches well decorated by tall healthy palm trees. It boasts a long list of famous people from Melbourne, FL, and well-known celebrities. Below are just but a few:

Jim Morrison. Meet the lead singer of the famous rock and roll band, ‘The Doors’. The band rose to fame in the late 1960s, becoming a prominent part of rock music in that era. In addition to his long flowy hair which many people, ladies especially, loved him for, he was also an amazingly creative, entertaining people with his spoken word poems, which he would easily compose and perform live during the band’s concerts. Even his criticizers agreed that he was indeed a charismatic, legendary and historic rock musician. He died at only 27 after succumbing to alcohol dependency.

Kate Upton. Kate is an American actress and model. She quickly rocketed to fame in 2011 when she appeared in that year’s issue of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. Her striking beauty resembling the ‘blond cutie next door’ look and feminine curves were simply irresistible and crowds immediately fell in love.in 2012, she was included in the catalog, then focused on the cover in 2013. Although her birthplace is Michigan’s St. Joseph, she was raised in Melbourne, Florida. Models.com ranks her the 5th sexiest model in the entire world. Other than Tyra Banks, Kate is the only model to appear twice consecutively on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has acted in two films, “The Three Stooges” and “Tower Heist”.

Peter Blount. Blount was born in Melbourne Florida in 1962. He was a former member of the USA National Track & Field Team a team he also coached) and a former member of the World Cup Bobsled Team. In January 2013 he was named to the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) Hall of Fame and the Florida Track & Field Hall of Fame. He holds the executive distinction of competing on two US National Teams during both winter (Bobsled) and summer (Track & Field) sports.

William David Lane. William is an icon American custom motorcycles builder. Although born in Miami, Florida, Billy Lane (as most people call him) owns Choppers Inc that is based in Melbourne. He is the author of two books and made appearances on the Discovery Channel show ‘Biker Build-Off’. A drunk-drinking incident that happened in 2006 leading to the death of a biker got him convicted and imprisoned.

Well there you have it… that was a great list of famous people from Melbourne, FL. If you are ever in need of the best dentist in Melbourne Florida. Come visit Dr. Maryam Brazdo at Artistic Touch Dentistry.