Whitney Houston Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20.May.2018
Facts of Whitney Houston
Date of Birth: 1963 , August-9
Date of Death: 2012 , 2-11
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Whitney Houston
Birth Name Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Nick Name Whitney Houston
Father John Russell Houston
Mother Cissy Houston
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Beverly Hills, California
Ethnicity Black
Profession Singer
Net Worth $20 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Face Color Brown
Weight in KG 61 KG
Married Yes
Married to Bobby Brown (m. 1992-2007)
Children Bobbi Kristina Brow
Education Mount Saint Dominic Academy
Awards Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Movies The Bodyguard
Siblings Gary Garland
Died February 11, 2012
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Whitney Houston was one of the iconic musicians of the 90s. The daughter of gospel singer Cissy Houston and the cousin of Dionne Warwick, Houston was better connected than most young vocalists when she undertook on a recording career in the mid-1980s.

She became one of the most successful female recording artist of all time, restating the image of a female soul icon and inspiring singers ranging from Mariah Carey to Rihanna.

Houston released seven studio albums and two soundtrack albums which all received diamond, multi-platinum or gold certification.

Houston was found dead in her guest room at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, California on 11 February 2012. News of her death coincided with the 2012 Grammy Awards and became a headline in global media.

Early Life And Education Of Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was born on 9 August 1963 with her birth name as Whitney Elizabeth Houston who died in 48 years old on February 11-2012. Whitney was born in Newark, New Jersey of United States and she was popular being as a singer, model, as well as an actress by her profession and her personality, was amazing in the stage.

She was also listed within the Guinness World Record with the mentioning of a most awarded female personality of all time who has achieved many awards and she is also the bestselling music artist.

Her resting place was in Fairview Cemetery Westfield, New Jersey of United States and from the year 1977 till the year 2012 she worked sincerely with a variety of the personality in her performance life.

Her father name is John Russell who is Army serviceman as well as working with the position of executive in the entertainment field. Her mother name is Emily Houston who was a gospel singer.

Whitney Houston's Career

Whitney started her career from the very early age after her birth. During her very childhood, she was good in singing with her first album release in the year 1985.

Her album during the year 1986 was also dictated as album of the year with declaring three of the nomination mentioned under it within the Grammy Awards.

The greatest list of her earning was within the American Music Award with her seven in a number of lists that started from the year 1986 till 1987. 

Whitney was also known by her nicknames as Nippy, The Voice as well as The Prom Queen of Soul. She is also popular as because of her powerful voice. She got married to Bobby Brown mentioning him as her spouse in 18 July 1992 and later with their mutual understanding they got divorced on 24 April 2007 with her children.

Whitney also loved her brothers very much whose names are Michael Houston and Gary Houston. Before singing with her professional flow she was a top model and she was the 1st female lady within the billboard charts of America.

Whiney Houston's Death

Houston reportedly appeared disheveled and erratic in the days immediately prior to her death. She was staying at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills for Grammy Awards rehearsals. On February 11, she was found unconscious in suit 434 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, submerged in the bathtub.

She was announced dead at 3:55 PM PST. A month later, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office reported that her death was caused by drowning and the effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use.

The report also added that amount of cocaine found in Houston’s body indicated that she used the substance shortly before her death.

Whitney Houston's Personal Life

Looking her bio, she had only mentioned one of her affairs as her official boyfriend with whom she got engaged into the married life as well as her career was also in the top of the all of her. During 11 February 2012 within Beverly Hills she had an accidental drowning that was also additional due to her become the heart patient followed by the use of cocaine made her to meet into the mouth of her cause behind the death. 

Whitney was 5 feet 6 inches tall in her height and body was very flexible with sexy looks and her presentation styles made her win the heart of the people. Whitney was additionally earning a good amount of salary and net worth around $20 million. 

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