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Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
Photo: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

August 9, 1963


February 11, 2012


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 8 in | 173 cm

Body Measurements

34-23-34 in | 86.5-58-86.5 cm


61 kg | 134.5 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

9 US | 39.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States, on August 9, 1963, was an American singer and actress.

Young Whitney Houston first started performing for the church choir at The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark.

She made her big screen debut in romantic thriller film The Bodyguard (1992) in role as Rachel Marron.

She got her television debut in NBC sitcom Gimme a Break! (1984) in episode "Katie's College", in role as Rita Lammar.

Whitney's breakthrough came with a song "How Will I Know?" (1985).

She released her debut studio album "Whitney Houston" in 1985.

Whitney Houston Height and Weight

How tall was Whitney Houston and what was her weight? Whitney Houston's height was 5' 8" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 173 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 134.5 іn pоunds or 61 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Whitney Houston Body Measurements

Whitney Houston body measurements was bust-waist-hip 34-23-34 in inches or 86.5-58-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34C with cup size C.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture and two MTV Movie Awards for Best Female Performance and Best Breakthrough Performance for her role as Rachel Marron in romantic thriller film The Bodyguard (1992).

She played Savannah Jackson in romance movie Waiting to Exhale (1995).

She portrayed Julia Biggs in comedy drama film The Preacher's Wife (1996).

She produced and starred in role as Emma Anderson in musical film Sparkle (2012).

She appeared in documentary films:

The Last Days of Left Eye (2007)

Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (2011)

Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

Whitney (2018)

Best TV Shows

She appeared in Saturday Night Live in 1991 and 1996.

She played Fairy Godmother in musical fantasy television film Rodger's and Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997).


Attended Mount Saint Dominic Academy in Caldwell, New Jersey.

Had African American ancestry.

Had older brother, Michael and older half-brother, Gary Garland.

She was a fashion model before she started singing professionally.

She was also a back up singer for Chaka Khan, Lou Rawls and Jermaine Jackson.

She released studio albums:

Whitney Houston (1985)

Whitney (1987)

I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990)

My Love Is Your Love (1998)

Just Whitney (2002)

One Wish: The Holiday Album (2003)

I Look to You (2009)

She recorded six songs for the film The Bodyguard (1971) soundtrack, for which won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

She is The Most Awarded Female Artist of All Time.

She established the Whitney Houston Foundation for Children in 1989.

She was inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame in 2014 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2020.

Whitney died on February 11, 2012, Beverly Hills, California, United States, at the age of 48.


She was married to singer and rapper Bobby Brown (1992-2006) they had one daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.


Has been engaged to actor Eddie Murphy (1982-1983).

She dated Ray J (2007-2012), Robin Crawford (1987-1989), Randall Cunningham (1985-1987) and Jermaine Jackson (1983-1985).

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