13 Interesting Facts About Famous American Singer and Actress "Whitney Houston"

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#1- Whitney was born on 9 Aug, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Her real name was "Whitney Elizabeth Houston."

#2- Whitney was also one of the bestselling music artists of all time, with more than 200 million records sold globally.

#3- Whitney was most renowned for her powerful and soulful voice. She was also nicknamed as "The Voice."

#4- Whitney began singing at a very young age. She used to sing in church as a young child.

#5- Whitney became a teen model in 1981, and she was the first black woman to appear on the cover of Seventeen magazine.

#6- Whitney's 1st studio album 'Whitney Houston' (1985) and 2nd studio album 'Whitney' (1987) both charted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

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#7- Whitney is the only female artist to have seven consecutive Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit singles.

#8- Whitney started her acting career with the romantic thriller movie "The Bodyguard," which released in 1992.

#9- Whitney also worked as a film producer. She produced films such as Cinderella (1997) & T.V series including the Princess Diaries and The Cheetah Girls.

#10- Whitney was also inducted into the Grammy, Rhythm and Blues Music, and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.

#11- Once in her career, Whitney renewed her singing contract with Arista for $100 million. Which became one of the most expensive recording deals of all time.

#12- On December 23, 2022, an official biographical film based on Whitney's life & career was also released. Whose name is "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody."

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#13- Whitney had received 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Grammy Awards, & 16 Billboard Music Awards during her career. She also had 28 Guinness World Records.

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