Whitney Houston was an American recording artist, actress, producer and model. Read these top ten interesting facts about Whitney’s life.

  1. Whitney Houston was born on 9th August 1963, and lived to the age of 48.
  2. Her full name is Whitney Elizabeth Houston, her middle name was also the name of her grandmother.
  3. Whitney died on 11th February 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
  4. She was pronounced dead at 3:55PM (PST).
  5. In 1984 Whitney Houston appeared on the soap As The World Turns.
  6. Whitney’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, was born on 4th March 1993.
  7. According to Guinness World Records, Whitney is the most awarded female act of all time. Her awards include two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, thirty Billboard Music Awards, twenty-two American Music Awards, among a total of 415 career awards as of 2010!
  8. Houston is the only artist to chart seven consecutive No.1 Billboard Hot 100 hits.
  9. Whitney’s first acting role was as the star of the film The Bodyguard, which was released in 1992.
  10. Whitney Houston was one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 200 million albums and singles worldwide!


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Luke Ward is the founder of The Fact Site. He is professional blogger, with over five years experience. He enjoys writing about celebrities, film & TV. His latest achievement was graduating for BA (Hons) in Motion Graphics.