Whitney Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey on 9th August, 1963. Both Houston’s mother and her cousin were all great American gospel, pop and soul music icons in the States. Cissy Houston was the choir minister at New Hope Baptist Church where they all lived.
That was the exact place Whitney Houston also started her journey to stardom. She was able to drive the congregation to be dazzled as she performed. She was a thrilling performer; she was born for that.
How Did Whitney Houston Die?
Somewhere around 2012, the beautiful singer, Whitney Houston was allegedly facing some financial constraints but she didn’t accept the claims. She worked on several projects to project her image and put money in her account.
Whitney Houston sadly died in Los Angeles, California inside a hotel where a Grammy party was ongoing on 11th February, 2012. She was just 48 when she passed away. According to the report from Los Angeles County Coroner’s office, Whitney Houston’s death was mainly caused by accidental drowning.
During the autopsy, there was some amount of cocain and heart disease found in her system. Those were also greater factors that contributed to the death of the 48-year-old singer.
Whitney Houston and famous Bobby Brown met for the first time in 1989. After a three year courtship, Bobby Brown and his lovely Whitney tied the knot on 18th July, 1992. According to reports, Bobby Brown used to go out for drunken driving, drug possession and other indecent acts which led him to serve some jail time. Therefore on 4th March, 1993, they were blessed with a daughter whose name was Bobbi Kristina Brown. She was Whitney and Bobby Brown’s only child.
According to the singer and actress, she suffered a miscarriage when they were shooting her hit film ‘Bodyguard’.
Career In Music
Whitney Houston launched her first album when she was just 22 years of age. She scored 3 hot singles reaching number 1. In 1987, she went on to record and release four more hit tracks and earned for herself a Grammy with a later album which includes ‘I’m Your Baby Tonight’ which was released in 1990 and another one ‘My Live Is Your Love’ also released in the year 1998. She also did a couple of soundtrack to the film ‘The Bodyguard’ in 1992 and ‘Waiting To Exhale’ in 1995.
Her marriage with popular singer Bobby Brown in 1992 and issues with drugs, her career took a tragic turn. She faced the worst of he career around that moment she bounced back to business somewhere in 2009 with ‘I Look To You,’ and also co-featured in the musical movie titled ‘Sparkle’. In 2012, the legendary singer was pronounced dead.
Career In Modelling
At age 15, Whitney Houston used to perform with her mother and cousin. She also tried all possible means to ink a record deal for herself but it was kind of tough for her to swim through the system.
She was later discovered by a photographer who was amazed and stunned by her stinging beauty. She then turned into a hot model. She was one of the best African-American women to make an appearance on the cover of Seventeen Magazine. Despite her venture into modelling, music was still at heart. She intended to pursue it sometime in the future.
Whitney Houston Net Worth
Whitney Houston’s net worth was estimated to be around $20million. She was able to accumulate a soothing amount of money from her music as well as films.
Whitney Houston Age
Whitney Houston didn’t spend much of her time on earth. She was just 48 years when she suddenly died. She was born on 9th August, 1963 and died on 11th February, 2012.
Whitney Houston Daughter
Whitney Houston’s daughter was called Bobbi Kristina Brown. She was born on 4th March, 1993 and also passed away on 26th July, 2015 at the age of 22.