Michael was born and raised in Nashville, TN and is one of 3 siblings. Michael has been married to his wife, Brandy, for 12 years. They were married on March 11, 2006 and they currently have 3 children, one of whom is an “angel baby.” Baby Michael Wayne Whitaker Jr. was called home to spend his life with the Lord on October 17, 2002. Their other 2 children, Autumn and Wyatt, are a blessing to them. Their family was introduced to Grace Baptist Church through their daughter Autumn, which has been a life-changing experience for them all. They have been members at GBC for 3 years. Michael has always worked in construction and loves being outdoors. Some of his passions include hunting and fishing.