Celebrities in Sarasota

Sarasota is such a beautiful and wonderful place to live that many of the rich and famous people make Sarasota their home also. Here are just some of them:

Joe Perry of Aerosmith has a condo on Longboat Key

Dickey Betts, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, calls Sarasota (Osprey area)  home too

Northern Casey Key is home to Stephen King, and Rosie O’Donnell (she sold her home here)

Dick Smothers, one of the Smothers Brothers

Judy Landers, actress and sister of Audrey Landers

Monica Seles, tennis legend

Martina Navratilova, tennis legend

Dick Vitale, basketball Hall of Fame

Nik Wallenda, high wire artist

Brian Johnson, the lead singer for AC/DC has lived on Bird Key for many years

‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, pro wrestler

Jerry Springer, king of tabloid TV and former mayor of Cincinnati

Jane Lynch, actress on Glee

Jack Perkins, former host of A & E’s biography

Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn, famous musician

Graeme Edge, founding member of The Moody Blues

Donna Summer, disco queen

John D. MacDonald, famous author of the Travis McGee series (I’ve been in his former Siesta Key home where he wrote many of his  books).

Tom Cruise, actor has a home on Siesta Key