Primetime Emmy Awards winner Whitney Houston was the renowned singer from the United States. She was also known as an actress and model. She is still popular in the world from her own single, How Will I Know which also earned her several prestigious awards.
Whitney Houston's early life
Whitney Houston was from the upper-middle-class family born as Whitney Elizabeth Houston in Newark, New Jersey, the United States of America to John Russell Houston, Jr. and Emily "Cissy" (Drinkard) Houston. She was an American and was of black ethnicity.
Whitney Houston had an interest in music since her childhood days. When she was eleven years old, she played piano for the first time and she also performed on the stage that year.
Whitney Houston's career
Before she began her professional career, she used to sing in the nightclubs. She released her first album titled Whitney Houston in 1985.
Whitney Houston's personal life
With the start of the 1980s, she was found with Randall Cunningham. He is the retired American football player and he used to play from NFL. She also had romantic love affairs with actor and comedian, Eddie Murphy.
Finally, in 1989, she found the love of her life and it was an R&B singer, Bobby Brown. They fell in love from the first day and they decided to get married some years later. She finally got married to him on 18 July 1992.
The next year she also gave birth to a sweet little daughter. She was happy to be his loving spouse but he died an unfortunate death in 2007. She was not divorced. A tribute concert was held in the loving memory of Whitney Houston, where performed artists like Christina Aguilera and Pink.
Whitney Houston's net worth
She portrayed her role in The Preacher's Wife and for that role she earned the salary of $10,000,000. Before her death, her net worth was $20 million. She died on 11th of February, 2012.
Whitney Houston had a six-year record deal with Arista Records, where she was offered $100 million. She earned most of her wealth from the sales of her record albums.
She bought her house in Florida at the price of $1.35 million in the year 2005. The estimated value of her two real estates was $1.85 million in the year 2006. Whitney Houston sold her property in Atlanta at a price of $1.19 million.
The value of her house located in New Jersey was $6.5 million in the year 2012.