Whitney Houston (I) (1963–2012)


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Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston and cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick. She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, as a young child and by the age of 15 was singing backing vocals professionally ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 32 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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The Bodyguard Rachel Marron
(1992)
The Preacher's Wife Julia Biggs
(1996)
(1995)
The Prince of Egypt Soundtrack
(1998)

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 2012/I Sparkle
Emma
 2012 Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks: Celebrate (Music Video)
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 2009 Whitney Houston: Million Dollar Bill (Music Video)
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 2009 Whitney Houston: I Look to You (Music Video)
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 2003 Whitney Houston: Try It on My Own (Music Video)
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 2002 Whitney Houston: One of Those Days (Music Video)
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 2002 Whitney Houston: Whatchulookinat (Music Video)
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 2000 Whitney Houston: Fine (Music Video)
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 2000 Whitney Houston & George Michael: If I Told You That (Music Video)
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 1999 Whitney Houston: I Learned from the Best (Music Video)
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 1999 Whitney Houston: My Love Is Your Love (Music Video)
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 1999 Whitney Houston: It's Not Right But It's Okay (Music Video)
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 1998 Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey: When You Believe (Music Video)
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 1997 Whitney Houston: Step by Step (Music Video)
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 1997 Cinderella (TV Movie)
Fairy Godmother
 1997 Bobby Brown: Feelin' Inside (Music Video)
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 1996 Whitney Houston: I Believe in You and Me (Music Video)
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 1996 The Preacher's Wife
Julia Biggs
 1996 Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans: Count on Me (Music Video)
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 1995 Waiting to Exhale
Savannah
 1995 Whitney Houston: Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (Music Video)
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 1994 Whitney Houston: Queen of the Night (Music Video)
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 1993 Bobby Brown & Whitney Houston: Something in Common (Music Video)
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 1993 Whitney Houston: Run to You (Music Video)
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 1993 Whitney Houston: I Have Nothing (Music Video)
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 1993 Whitney Houston: I'm Every Woman (Music Video)
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 1992 Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You (Music Video)
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 1992 The Bodyguard
Rachel Marron
 1991 Whitney Houston: I Belong to You (Music Video)
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 1991 Whitney Houston: My Name Is Not Susan (Music Video)
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 1991 Whitney Houston: Miracle (Music Video)
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 1991 Whitney Houston: All the Man That I Need (Music Video)
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 1990 Whitney Houston: I'm Your Baby Tonight (Music Video)
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 1988 Whitney Houston: One Moment in Time (Music Video)
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 1988 Whitney Houston: Where Do Broken Hearts Go (Music Video)
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 1987 Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Music Video)
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 1987 Whitney Houston: So Emotional (Music Video)
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 1987 Whitney Houston: Didn't We Almost Have It All (Music Video)
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 1986 Whitney Houston: The Greatest Love of All (Music Video)
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 1986 Stop the Madness (Music Video)
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 1985 Whitney Houston: How Will I Know (Music Video)
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 1985 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
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- Head Over Heels (1985) ... Whitney Houston
 1985 Whitney Houston: Saving All My Love for You (Music Video)
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 1985 Whitney Houston: All at Once, Version 1 (Music Video)
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 1985 Whitney Houston: All at Once, Version 2 (Music Video)
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 1985 Whitney Houston: You Give Good Love (Music Video)
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 1984 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Concert Performer
- Cinderella Concert (1984) ... Concert Performer
 1984 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Rita
- Katie's College (1984) ... Rita
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "I Look to You" (Arista Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 5 Interviews | 22 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Bobby Brown  (divorced)  (1 child)



Relatives:

Michael Houston (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've got a good man. He takes care of me. I don't have to be scared of anything because I know he will kick every ass... disrespect him and you've got a problem. See more »

Trivia:

Sister of Gary Houston; aunt of Rayah Houston; sister-in-law of Patricia Houston, who was also her manager. See more »

Trademark:

Powerful mezzo-soprano vocals See more »

Nickname:

The Prom Queen of Soul See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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