Whitney Houston Biography: Life and Career of the Singer and Actress
Born August 9th, 1963, Whitney Houston began performing as a teen alongside her mother. She was soon signed to Arista Records through which she released several number one albums and hit singles. She opened doors for her fellow female African-American artists and had her biggest success with "I Will Always Love You" from "The Bodyguard" movie. Despite continuing to work in music and film, personal problems including marriage trouble and drug abuse ultimately caused her tragic death in 2012. In this video, WatchMojo.com takes a look at the life and career of Whitney Houston.