Whitney Houston was born in Newark, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Cissy Houston. Whitney started singing with a gospel choir when she was 11. She was a gospel singer and performs backup for Rhythm & Blues singers Chaka Khan and Lou Rawls. Whitney is a professional singer and acted in two small roles on television. In 1985 she made her firstalbum, WhitneyHouston, it went to number one on the popular Billboard music charts. The song "Saving all my love for you" earned her her first Grammy award (1986). Her second album was in 1987, she won a second Grammy award (1988) for a song "I wanna dance with somebody" (who loves me). Whitney is married to famous Rap/R&B singer Bobbie Brown.
1999, by Jason, fourth grade