Whitney Houston net worth, age, wiki, family, biography and latest updates.
Whitney Houston, also known as Whitney Elizabeth Houston, was a singer, producer, model, and actress from the United States.
Whitney Houston: Profile summary
|Full Name||Whitney Elizabeth Houston|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth||9 August 1963|
|Date of Death||11 February 2012|
|Age||48 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Death Place||Beverly Hills, California, United States|
|Profession||Singer, Producer, Model and Actress|
|Debut||TV Series: Gimme a Break! (1984)|
Music Video: Whitney Houston (1985)
Film: The Bodyguard (1992)
|Years Active||1977 – 2012|
|Famous Role||Emma in the Film Sparkle (2012)|
|Ethnicity||African, Dutch and American Descent|
|Hometown||Newark, New Jersey|
|School/High School||Local High School in United States|
|College/University||Mount St. Dominic Academy in Caldwell, New Jersey|
Whitney Houston: Early life & Wiki/Biography
Born on 9 August 1963, Whitney Houston was 48 Years Old as of 2012. She was born and raised in a well-settled Christian family in Newark, New Jersey, the United States. She was an American by nationality and had her belief in the Christian religion.
She completed her early schooling at a local high school in the United States. After that, she enrolled herself at Mount Saint Dominic Academy from where she completed her graduation. From early childhood, she was more interested in singing and various co-curricular activities than studying.
Whitney Houston: Family, Husband & Relationships
Whitney Houston’s parents are John Russell and Cissy Houston. Whitney Houston’s father’s name is John Russell Houston, a theatrical manager by profession, and her mother’s name is Cissy Houston, a singer.
She also had two siblings. Her two brothers’ names are Michael Houston and Gary Garland.
Whitney Houston: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 9 August 1963, Whitney Houston was 49 years old. Her height was 1.68 m tall, and her weight was 64 kg.
Whitney Houston: Career
Houston started working as a featured vocalist for the New York-based funk band Material, and her vocal work quality drew the attention of some major record labels, including Arista. She signed with Arista in 1983.
After her debut album, she gave several hit singles like ‘Saving All My Love For You,’ ‘How Will I Know,’ ‘You Give Good Love’ and many more. She acted in the romantic thriller film The Bodyguard in 1992, which gave her enormous popularity, and she earned the best-selling artist title of all time. She appeared in the film Sparkle for the last time, which was released after her death.
Whitney Houston: Awards & Achievements
The multi-talented artist earned lots of awards and achievements in her entire career. She was listed No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 songs seven consecutive times. And she is the only woman to have two number-one Billboard 200 Album awards on the Billboard magazine year-end charts.
The “I Will Always Love You” soundtrack became the best-selling single by a female singer in music history who achieved the Grammy Award for Record of the Year. Around the world, this soundtrack sold 44 million copies. She won a total of 415 career awards, including six Grammies, two Emmy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, and 22 AMAs in her life.
She was cited as the most-awarded female act of all time by the Guinness World Records.
Whitney Houston: Net Worth
As of 2012, Whitney Houston’s net worth is $20 million. Her Music Genres are R&B, Pop, Soul, dance, and Gospel. Her records have crossed over 200 million sales making her the bestselling recording artist.