Photos of Whitney Houston
Whitney was born under the official name Houston, Whitney Elizabeth on August 9th, 1963. She died on February 11th, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California, USA (accidental drowning caused by heart disease and cocaine use). Known to her close friends as Nippy, she has been a credited actor since the 1992 film The Bodyguard.
To date, Whitney has only starred in the 1995 comedy movie Waiting to Exhale. Whitney Houston has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.
Whitney was a dependable supporting cast member. She has appeared in three films including: the 2012 drama film Sparkle as the character Emma, the 1996 comedy movie The Preacher's Wife playing Julia Biggs and the 1992 action release The Bodyguard cast as Rachel Marron.
Whitney Houston has earned salaries up to $10,000,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 1992 action film The Bodyguard, which brought in $122,000,000 at the box office.
In 2001 Whitney Houston produced her first movie, the comedy film The Princess Diaries. Since then she went on to produce three movies including: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) and Sparkle (2012) .
Whitney is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least fifteen magazines, captured in more than nine pictorials, interviewed in over five publications and featured in nineteen magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least two books. She has been the subject of at least one biographical film.