Whitney Houston Net Worth,Wiki: Find her total net worth,career, reason behind her death

Whitney Houston Net Worth,Wiki: Find her total net worth,career, reason behind her death

Facts of Whitney Houston Net Worth,Wiki: Find her total net worth,career, reason behind her death

Net worth$150
Date of Birth:1963 August 9
First NameWhitney
Last Name Houston
NationalityAmerican
Age:56 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

The American singer who had been praised as the most awarded singer of all time by the Guinness World Records, Whitney Houston had a total net worth of $150 million dollars throughout her lifespan.

Sources of Whitney Houston's income and net worth:

The American singer collected a huge amount of money from her singing and acting career. So let’s know about her sources of earnings and how she used that money.

The 5.6 feet tall, singer collected a total of $150 million net worth throughout her life but at the time of her death, her total net worth was only $20 million dollars.

Houston with a gift of extraordinary voice sold 200 million albums and singles, due to which she became the most successful singers of all time.

Houston’s all 7 studio album and 2 soundtrack holds diamond, multi-platinum, platinum, or gold certificates. She also recorded 3 movies soundtracks and produced a collection of holiday songs.

 The millionaire, Houston has taken part in several movies which include "The Bodyguard", " preacher's wife exiting to Exhale", "sparkle" and many more. These all movies added a great sum of money to her total net worth.

The American singer and actress during her heydays lived a lavish lifestyle. She owned 18k gold champagne, “Yellow Gold Rolex”, which is famous among all the rich celebrities. She also had a 10-carat diamond ring in her fingers having a total price of $250,000 dollars.

She was also an avid collector of houses. Her mansion in New Jersey with a worth value of $5million dollars sits on five acres of land. later in the year 2009, she sold the house for $2.5 million.

She was also the owner of 3,600 square feet home in Atlanta.

Her other homes in Alpharetta, Georgia (6,633 square feet) and beautiful penthouse house Aventura, Florida (4500sq feet), was sold for $1.1million dollars each.

Even though she became successful in her career, she still remembered her home where she was born and grown up. She modified her previous East Orange home and made it matchable to her lifestyle.

Among her car collection, she had owned a 1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur Limousine, which was powered by a 5400cc engine and featured with 24-carat gold trim interior designs. The car has an estimated price of $100,000 dollars.

She was also the owner of Porsche 911 which she bought for $100,000 dollars.

The iconic, Houston performed for Nelson’s Mandela’s 70th birthday, which brought the attention of worldwide peoples which pressured on the government to ease its restrictions and release Mandela.

The #1 single singer, not only collected money for her own self but she also raised a total of $300,000 for Children's Defense Fund.

She also formed an organization as Whitney Houston Foundation for Children, an organization to care for homeless and children with cancer and AIDS.

Later in 2011, she partnered with her sister-in-law to launch a line of secreted candles to benefit charity.

Whitney Houston: Know about her early life and career:

Being the second offspring of her parents, John Russell Houston and Cissy Houston had Dionne and Dee Dee as her cousins.

The August 9 born, Whitney Elizabeth  Houston became influenced towards singing from her mother and began singing at a young age in Gospel Music at church.

Later in 1983, she was signed by Arista Records and her career towards singing began and go on rising each and every day.

This American singer released her first ever album featured with number-one single, “Whitney Houston” in 1985.

Then after in 1987, she brought her second album, “Whitney” in the market, which contained the number of hits like, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and "So Emotional".

The late, Houston got highly praised after she sang the national anthem, Super Bowl in the year 19991.

She began her career as an actress from the movie “The Bodyguard” in the year “1992. After that, she appeared in many hit movies such as “waiting to exhale”, “waiting to exhale”, “Cinderella”, “sparkle” and many others.

Whitney Houston sold 200 million records worldwide due to which she became the best-selling music artist of all time.

Winning more than 400 career awards with two Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy awards, 22 American music awards and 30 billboard music awards, the pretty American singer was cited by Guinness World records as the most awarded female of all time in the year 2009.

In 1992, the American singer married to an American singer and songwriter, Bobby Brown and both shared a daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. But later in 2007, the couple divorced each other, because of drug use and Brown’s professional jealousy, psychological abuse, and physical confrontations. The custody of their daughter remained with Houston.

The splendid singer, Houston drug abuse, and rehabilitation center:

The supreme singer, Houston even though was highly successful in her life, she was also troubled by the law. She was one caught with marijuana in her bag at Keahole-Kona Airport in January 2000.

She was for the first time admitted to a drug rehabilitation center in the year 2011. After that in 2005, she was again taken to the rehab. Even though the singer was kept in the rehab, she still battling with the drug and alcohol use, enrolled her in an outpatient rehabilitation program.

Reasons behind the death of the iconic singer, Whitney Houston:

The pop Diva, Houston at her age of 48, in a hotel in Los Angeles, on February 11, 2012, was found dead. The initial survey showed that she died because of coronary-artery disease but later in-depth surveys reported that even though heart disease was the major cause of her death, effects of alcohol and drug use were also highly responsible for her death.

The total net worth of Houston during her death was in negative, i.e. $20 million dollars, which might have been decreased because of her continuous use of drugs and her participation in rehabilitation centers.

According to sources and records, after her death in 2012, it was found that sales of her albums skyrocketed.

The legendary singer, Houston left behind a number of songs. Lets all of us hope for her rest in the heaven.


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