Author: Brad Lee Vaude

Born in Lincolnton, NC. Brad is the younger of 2 siblings. He spent most of his life in Maiden, NC. He graduated from Maiden High School in May 2002. He entered the US Army in March of 2003 and spent 4 years as a Chemical Operations Specialist. After his discharge in April 2007, Brad became an associate producer for Hank Braxtan's film "Return of the Ghostbusters". 2 years later he met his future wife Bridgette. In August of 2010, he won the American Mall Model Search in Concord, NC. In December of 2010, his daughter Serenity was born. In the summer of 2011, he was hired as a security guard by Universal Pictures and worked on location with American Reunion as well as The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries. In 2012, Brad became a contestant on American Idol Season 12. Brad decided after American Idol that he wanted to pursue filmmaking and enrolled at Full Sail University for a degree in Film on March 4th, 2013. During his time at Full Sail University, Brad has worked as an intern for the WWE, ESPN and worked on Rob Schneider's new sitcom "Real Rob".