pop singer, actress
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
Grammy Award-winning pop singer and actress known for her remarkable vocal range and powerful, gospel-inspired ballads. Her recordings include Whitney Houston (1985), Whitney (1987), I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990), and My Love Is Your Love (1998). Her films include The Bodyguard (1992) and Waiting to Exhale (1995). She married R&B bad-boy Bobby Brown in 1992 but they filed for divorce in 2006..