|Full Name||Whitney Elizabeth Houston|
|Net Worth||US $20 Million|
|Birthday||August 9, 1963|
|Occupation||Actress / Singer / Model|
|Death||February 11, 2012|
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American Model, Actor, Singer and Producer. According to Guinness World Records, she was the most awarded female artist. She released seven studio albums as well as two soundtrack albums.
Her albums have been certified multi-platinum, diamond, platinum, and gold. Whitney Elizabeth Houston started singing in church from her childhood. She even became a background vocalist during her high school.
Her first two albums Whitney in 1987 and Whitney Houston in 1985 ranked top on the Billboard 200 in the U.S. Now the question is, How Whitney Houston Net Worth reached the US $20 Million.
Life and Career
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born to an Army serviceman and entertainer John Russell Houston, Jr. and gospel singer Cissy Houston .
Her one brother Michael is a singer another elder half-brother, Gary Garland is a former basketball player.
At the age of 4, due to the 1967 Newark riots, her family shifted to a middle-class area in East Orange, New Jersey. At the age of 11, she began performing as a soloist at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, where she learned to play the piano.
“Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” was her first solo performance in the church.
She married to an American Rapper, Singer, and Songwriter Bobby Brown in July 18, 1992. The couple welcomed their daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown on March 4, 1993
Whitney Houston Net Worth
She was considered among the biggest female pop stars. Her work as a hitmaker was mind-blowing. Houston became the first star to have 7 consecutive singles hit number one and had an estimated net worth of $20 million before death.
Before moving into secular music, she got training in the gospel. After that, Houston developed virtuosic singing styles. In 2009, she cited as a most-awarded female artist according to the Guinness World Records.
In her career, she sold more than 170 million albums as well as 6 Grammies, 2 Emmy awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards and 22 AMA’s.
Whitney Houston Net Worth had declined in her last years. She signed a contract of $100 million in 2001 with Arista. At that time, she was able to make $30 million a year touring.
Whitney Houston Albums & Singles
I Look to You in 2009
One Wish: The Holiday Album in 2003
My Love Is Your Love in 1998
I’m Your Baby Tonight in 1990
Whitney in 1987
Whitney Houston in 1985
Whitney Houston Songs
Whitney Houston Death
On February 9, 2012, she visited singers Brandy and Monica (singers) with Clive Davis at The Beverly Hilton for Davis’ pre-Grammy Awards party. That day, Houston made her last public performance with Kelly Price.
After two days, on February 11, 2012, she was found in Suite 434 unconscious at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s bathtub. At that time the cause of death was unknown, and according to the local police there were “no obvious signs of criminal intent”.
Later, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office reported that the cause of her death was drowning and effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use. Moreover, the officer stated that the amount of cocaine found in Houston’s body which indicated that she used it shortly before her death.
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She was an American singer, model, actress and wife of Bobby Brown.
She was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Her father John Russell Houston, Jr. was an Army serviceman and entertainment executive, whereas mother Emily “Cissy” (Drinkard) Houston was a gospel singer.
She died due to drowning and effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use.
Her net worth estimated $20 million before death.
She was born on 9 August 1963 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. She died at the age of 48.