Whitney Houston Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

Whitney Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress. Nicknamed “The Voice”, Whitney Houston is one of the bestselling music artists of all time, with over 200 million records sold worldwide. In 2023, Rolling Stone ranked her second on their list of the greatest singers of all time. Houston influenced many singers in popular music, and was known for her powerful, soulful vocals and vocal improvisation skills.

Houston is the only artist to have had seven consecutive number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, from “Saving All My Love for You” in 1985 to “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” in 1988. Houston also enhanced her popularity upon entering the movie industry. Throughout her career and posthumously, she has received numerous accolades, including two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, and 28 Guinness World Records. Houston has also been inducted into the Grammy, Rhythm and Blues Music, and Rock and Roll halls of fame.

Houston began singing in church as a child and became a background vocalist while in high school. She was one of the first black women to appear on the cover of Seventeen after becoming a teen model in 1981. With the guidance of Arista Records chairman Clive Davis,


Houston signed to the label at age 19. Her first two studio albums, Whitney Houston (1985) and Whitney (1987), both peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and are among the best-selling albums of all time. Houston’s third studio album, I’m Your Baby Tonight (1990), yielded two Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles: “I’m Your Baby Tonight” and “All the Man That I Need”.

Houston made her acting debut with the romantic thriller film The Bodyguard (1992), which became the tenth highest-grossing film to that date despite receiving poor reviews for its screenplay and lead performances. She recorded six songs for the film’s soundtrack, including “I Will Always Love You” which won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and became the best-selling physical single by a woman in music history.

Houston soundtrack for The Bodyguard won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and remains the bestselling soundtrack album of all time. Houston went on to star and record soundtracks for Waiting to Exhale (1995) and The Preacher’s Wife (1996). Houston produced the latter’s soundtrack, which became the bestselling gospel album of all time. As a film producer, she produced multicultural movies including Cinderella (1997) and series including The Princess Diaries and The Cheetah Girls.


Houston’s first studio album in eight years, My Love Is Your Love (1998), sold millions and spawned several hit singles, including “Heartbreak Hotel”, “It’s Not Right but It’s Okay” and “My Love Is Your Love”. Following the success, she renewed her contract with Arista for $100 million, one of the biggest recording deals of all time. However, her personal problems began to overshadow her career. Her 2002 studio album, Just Whitney, received mixed reviews.

Houston drug use and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown received widespread media coverage. After a six-year break from recording, Houston returned to the top of the Billboard 200 chart with her final studio album, I Look to You (2009). On February 11, 2012, Houston accidentally drowned in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, with heart disease and cocaine use as contributing factors. News of her death coincided with the 2012 Grammy Awards (which took place the day following her death), and was covered internationally.

An official biopic movie of Houston, titled I Wanna Dance with Somebody, was released in theaters on December 23, 2022.


Whitney Houston Biodata and Biography

Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Whitney Houston, Whitney, Nippy, The Prom Queen of Soul, The Princess of Pop, The Voice
Date of Birth
9 August 1963
48 Years (as in 2020)
Date of Death
11 February 2012
Profession / Occupation
Singer, Actress, Producer, Model
Mother Tongue
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5’6″ / 61 kg
First Movie
The Bodyguard (1992)
Film: The Bodyguard
Money Factor
$ 20 million (USD)


Whitney Houston Family and Relatives

John Russell Houston, Jr. (Army serviceman and entertainment executive)
Cissy Houston
Michael Houston
Gary Garland
Marital Status
Bobby Brown ​(m. 1992; div. 2007)
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Sons None
Boyfriends/ Affairs Alvin Love
Robert De Niro
Eddie Murphy (1980-1983)
Jermaine Jackson
Randall Cunningham (1985-1987)
Robyn Crawford
Kelly McGillis
Bobby Brown (1989-2007)
Michael Jackson (1991)
Tupac Shakur
Ray J (2007-2008 and 2009-2012)


Whitney Houston Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
Height in Meters
1.67 m
Height in Feet Inches
61 kg
Body Measurement
Chest Size
34 inches
Waist Size
23 inches
Hips Size
33 inches
Eye Colour
Dyed brown
Hair Colour
Dyed brown



Whitney Houston Favorites

Favorite Colour
Favorite Actor
Not Known
Favorite Actress
Jessica Lange
Favorite Food Chili Crab, Sushi, Tomato Soup, Fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Pie and ‘Pop-Tarts’
Hobbies Shopping, Cooking, Dance
Favorite Musician Not Known
Favorite Movie Sparkle
Favorite Pet Cats
Favorite Car Collection Not Known
Favorite Sport Not Known
Sexual Orientation Bisexual


Whitney Houston Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Not Known
Mount Saint Dominic Academy
College / University
Not Known
Not Known


Whitney Houston Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Home Town
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Death Place
Beverly Hills, California, United States
House Address
Not Known
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known



Whitney Houston Awards, Honours, Achievements

EWwy Award
Not Known
Golden Globe Award
Not Known
Screen Actors Guild Award
Not Known
Not Known


Whitney Houston Social Media

Not Known
Wikipedia Whitney_Houston

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