Whitney Houston Bio-Wiki, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer and actress. She is one of the best-selling music artists of all time with sales of over 200 million records. Whitney Houston’s parents were Katherine and Willie Joe Houston. Whitney then lived with her maternal grandparents until she was 17 years old. Once she turned 18, she moved in with a group of people who would become her managers and formed her first band called the Temptations with Sidney Poitier, Hugh Jackman, and James Brown.

Her success continued to grow as she released four more albums before going on to win five Grammy Awards and received numerous other awards.

Whitney Houston is the only artist to have had seven consecutive number-one singles on Billboard. Her first number-one hit was “I Will Always Love You” in 1992, and she has since released eight more number-one singles.

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Whitney Houston began her music career at the age of eleven when she joined the junior gospel choir at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark. Whitney quickly became a well-known figure in the Baptist church community, and by the time she was thirteen, she had already released her first album. The song “I Will Always Love You” became a massive success, and Whitney was eventually named gospel queen. Her subsequent albums featured hits such as “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” and ” Whitney Houston.” She currently resides in Beverly Hills with her husband Bobby Brown.

Whitney Houston was an American singer, songwriter, and actress who had a net worth of negative $20 million. Her death at the age of 52 caused a global outpouring of sadness and condolences. His husband, Bobby Brown’s net worth is $3 Million according to Net Worth Gorilla.

Whitney started singing in church at the age of 6. At the age of 16, she recorded her first album with the help of producer Rick Rubin. The album was released in 1988 and produced some hits such as “I Will Always Love You” and “The Weight”. Whitney won three Grammy Awards for Best Female R&B Vocalist and two for Best Rap Solo Performance for “I Will Always Love You” and “The Weight”. In 1992, Whitney announced that she would be retiring from music after 25 years. She had sold over 200 million records worldwide.

Personal Life

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on August 9, 1963, in what was then a middle-income neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey. Her parents were Whitney Houston and Willie Dixon. She had two siblings: one sister and one brother.

Whitney Houston was born on May 29, 1965, in Newark, New Jersey. Her father was an Army serviceman and city administrator who also served as Whitney’s stepfather. She had two other siblings- sister Micaiah and brother Jermaine. Whitney’s parents separated when she was very young, but they reconciled a few years later. Whitney has stated that her father left her mother because he could not handle the financial stress of their relationship and wanted to be with his own family.

Whitney Houston was one of the most popular singers of her time, and she joined forces with some of the biggest names in music to headline VH-1’s Divas Live ’99. Her participation in the show helped promote her new album, Whitney Houston: The Collection, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. In addition to performing her hits such as “I Will Always Love You” and “I Will Always Love You (In My Lifetime),” Whitney also appeared on stage with other famous faces such as Brandy, Mary J. Blige, Tina Turner, and more.

In 1989, Whitney Houston met R&B singer Bobby Brown at the Soul Train Music Awards. The two became friends and started dating soon after. Bobby Brown helped Whitney out financially during her early years in Atlanta and they eventually bought a home together in Atlanta’s Druid Hills section. Whitney also began working on her debut studio album which was released in 1991. The album produced five hits including “I Will Always Love You” and “Dancing With Myself”.

She and Brown were married on March 4, 1992, and they have been parenting their daughter ever since Bobbi Kristina Brown.

She was once linked to musician Jermaine Jackson, but after the two became involved they decided to end their relationship. Whitney also had a long-term relationship with American  American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy.

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