Did you know that Glen Burnie is full of famous faces? Here’s a list of all the people who have come out of Glen Burnie who have made it big in various industries. Let’s take a look!
Kevin Barnes Played for the Washington Redskins!
Kevin Barnes started off in Fayetteville, North Carolina, but soon made his way to Glen Burnie. He played football for Old Mill High School and soon joined the ranks of the Terrapins.
He was then drafted to the Washington Redskins in 2009 and played with them until 2011. He got traded to the Detroit Lions in 2012, and was part of the training team for the Cleveland Browns in 2013.
Hunt Block Hit Hollywood!
Hunt Block started off as a car salesman, but soon made it all the way to Hollywood. He has starred in Salt with Angelina Jolie, the pilot for the show Suits, and several soap operas including “As The World Turns”, “Guiding Light”, and “All My Children”.
Montel Williams Came From Glen Burnie!
Montel Williams was a major television personality from the 90’s who served in the United States Military in both the marines and the navy.
The Montel Williams Show ran from 1991 to 2008 and had over 4,000 episodes. The show ran for 17 seasons and during that time, Montel worked with a woman named Sylvia Browne.
Sylvia Browne was a self-proclaimed TV psychic who made plenty of predictions and guesses during her time on the show. She was one of the most prolific guests on the show and served as the center of a great deal of controversy.
The Montel Williams Show was a place where mothers could be reunited with their children, people could find their lost loves, and superstitious pseudoscience was a frequent topic.
Television is forever changed.
However, since his show has gone off the air, Montel has spoken publicly about Multiple Sclerosis, from which he suffers.
Toni Braxton is Laying Down the Beats!
Toni Braxton is a famous singer and personality with an international renown and plenty of records to her name. She got her start when a music producer heard her singing at a gas station and the rest was history.
Since her discovery, she has won seven Grammy awards, seven American Music Awards, and nine Billboard Music Awards. She has also been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.
Toni Braxton has also performed on Dancing with the Stars and starred in her own reality tv shows called “Braxton Family Values”. She is also an executive producer on “Tamar & Vince”, a spin-off show starring her younger sister, Tamar Braxton.