Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer and actress.
Nicknamed “The Voice”, she is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with sales of over 200 million records worldwide.
Houston has influenced many singers in popular music and is known for her powerful, soulful vocals and vocal improvisation skills.
She is the only artist to have had seven consecutive number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, from “Saving All My Love for You” in 1985 to “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” in 1988.
Whitney Houston Ex-Husband: Who is Bobby Brown?
Who is Whitney Houston married to? Who is Whitney Houston’s ex-husband?
Whitney Houston was married to Bobby Brown.
Bobby is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Brown, alongside frequent collaborator Teddy Riley, is noted as one of the pioneers of new jack swing: a fusion of hip hop and R&B.
Brown first met Whitney Houston at the Soul Train Music Awards in 1989.
They began a close friendship after Houston invited Brown to her birthday party.
Their friendship developed into a romance. In 1991, Brown proposed marriage to Houston and the couple married at Houston’s estate on July 18, 1992. Their daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was born in 1993.
Houston and Brown later collaborated on the hit single “Something in Common”, which included their daughter at the end of the music video.
In 2005, the couple participated in the reality show Being Bobby Brown, which gave a picture of their lives behind the scenes.
In September 2006, Houston filed for legal separation and later divorce.
Their divorce was finalized on April 24, 2007, with Houston receiving custody of their 14-year-old daughter.
Following the death of Houston on February 11, 2012, six days after his 43rd birthday, Brown struggled to perform at a New Edition show, shouting “I love you, Whitney” in tears.