Whitney Houston Celebrity

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The top pop diva of the 1980s and '90s, Houston later became plagued by career-hampering problems. After working as a model in her teens, this sexy hit-maker burst onto the music scene in 1985 with her eponymous debut album, which spawned a slew of No. 1 s… (more)

Birth Name: Whitney Elizabeth Houston

Birth Place: Newark, NJ

Birthday: August 9, 1963, Leo

Profession: Singer, Actor, Model

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  • Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston arrives to the The love of R&B Grammy Party at Tru Hollywood on February 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California.
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  • Whitney Houston - arrives at the 2011 Pre-GrammyGala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
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  • Whitney Houston - Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
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  • Whitney Houston - performs at the Celebration of Gospel on December 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Whitney Houston - performs at Mediolanum forum on May 3, 2010 in Milan, Italy.
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  • Jennifer Hudson and Whitney Houston - backstage at the 51st Annual Grammy awards at the Staples Center, February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Whitney Houston - performs at the 2009 GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - the Winner of International - Favorite Artist Award backstage at the 2009 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
    Photo By: Charley Gallay/AMA2009/Getty Images for DCP
  • Whitney Houston performs during day 3 of the 4th Annual Plymouth Jazz Festival on April 27, 2008 on the Plymouth Recreational Grounds in Tobago, West Indies.
    Photo By: Arnold Turner/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XIV at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on April 5, 2008 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston and Muhammad Ali onstage at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XIV at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on April 5, 2008 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Photo By: Jordan Strauss/WireImage
  • Alicia Keys and Whitney Houston attend the 2008 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston - Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party - February 10, 2007 - Los Angeles, CA
    Photo By: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic
  • Whitney Houston - October 26, 2006
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  • Whitney Houston, Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds and Clive Davis - 17th Carousel of Hope Ball - October 28, 2006 - Beverly Hills, CA
    Photo By: L. Cohen/WireImage
  • Dionne Warwick and Whitney Houston - The Society of Singers Presents the 15th Annual Ella Award to Johnny Mathis - September 12, 2006
    Photo By: Mark Sullivan/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown - BET's 25th Anniversary, October 26, 2005
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - BET's 25th Anniversary Show, October 26, 2005
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - The 2004 World Music Awards in Las Vegas, September 16, 2004
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston and Lisa Marie Presley - The VH1 Divas Duets: A Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation after party, May 23, 2003
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown - at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada for VH1 Divas Duets, May 22, 2003
    Photo By: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - VH1 Divas Duets: A Concert to Benefit the VH1 Save the Music Foundation in Las Vegas, May 22, 2003
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - VH-1 Divas Show, May 23, 2002
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Whitney Houston - The 1st Annual BET Awards, June 19, 2001
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • Elton John and Whitney Houston - The 73rd Annual Academy Awards 9th Annual Oscar party to benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation, March 25, 2001
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - The 73rd Annual Academy Awards Elton John 9th Annual Oscar Party to benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation in Los Angeles, March 25, 2001
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown are sighted after Bobby's release from jail on July 7, 2000 at the Fort Lauderdale Jail, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    Photo By: Larry Marano/Getty Images
  • Sean Combs, Clive Davis, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown - Arista 25th Anniversary Celebration after party, April 10, 2000
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston at The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards, February 23, 2000
    Photo By: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston with her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown onstage during a concert on July 16, 1999 in New York City.
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/Wireimage
  • Spike Lee, Jermaine Jackson, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston - The United Negro College Fund in New York City, January 1, 1999
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston performs during an AmFar Benefit Concert in New York City in December 1998
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown and their daughter Bobbi Kristina, arrive October 11, 1998 at the International Achievement in Arts Awards in Beverly Hills.
    Photo By: Lucy Nicholson/AFP/Getty Images
  • Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston - 12th Annual Soul Train music awards, February 27, 1998
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston - the 40th Annual Grammy Awards Arista Records Pre-Grammy Party, February 23, 1998
    Photo By: Mychal Watts/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, October 30, 1997
    Photo By: Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images
  • Whitney Houston - sings at the ceremony dedicating the new Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA National Tennis Center at the US Open 25 August, in Flushing Meadows, NY, August 25, 1997
    Photo By: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty Images
  • Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston - 1995 MTV Video Awards Show at Radio City Music Hall, NYC, September 9, 1995
    Photo By: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.com
  • Whitney Houston - The 36th Annual GRAMMY Awards - March 1, 1994
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown - 1993 Billboard Music Awards - December 8,1993
    Photo By: Chris Walter/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown Engagement File Photo - October 15, 1992
    Photo By: L. Cohen/WireImage
  • Whitney Houston - 16th American Music Awards - Jan. 28, 1989
    Photo By: Chris Walter/WireImage
  • Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minelli, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and guest - 44th Annual United Negro College Fund Awards, New York City, March 10, 1988
    Photo By: Ron Galella/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 30th Annual Grammy Awards March 2, 1987 in New York City.
    Photo By: John Chiasson/Liaison
  • Whitney Houston and Cissy Houston - on set at MTV, December 10, 1986
    Photo By: Larry Busacca/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - attends the 13th Annual American Music Awards on January 27, 1986 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
    Photo By: Ron Galella/WireImage.com
  • Whitney Houston - performing in concert on July 1, 1984 at The Limelight in New York City.
    Photo By: Ron Galella/WireImage.com

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