Name: Whitney Houston
Birth Name: 
Whitney Elizabeth Houston
Birth Date: 
August 9, 1963
Birth Place: 
East Orange, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Singer / Actress / Performer
Relationship Status: 
Passed away on February 11, 2011
Celebrity Ranking # 585

Whitney Houston's Funeral Date and Location Announced

Posted Tuesday February 14, 2012 12:28 PM GMT

As the reality of the singer's passing begins to set in, funeral arrangements for music icon Whitney Houston have been finalized.

Scheduled to take place at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey on noon this Saturday (February 18), the memorial service will be "invitation only" and will not include a wake.


Whitney Houston’s Body Arrives in New Jersey

Posted Tuesday February 14, 2012 10:43 AM GMT

As the entertainment world continues to mourn her loss, the body of Whitney Houston arrived in New Jersey last night (February 13).

The “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” songstress’ remains were driven to the Whigham Funeral Home in a golden hearse ahead of her funeral this week.


Whitney Houston: Photos from Inside the Room Released

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 6:00 PM GMT

It may take up to eight weeks to find out what really caused Whitney Houston's early demise, but from the looks of it, her last night alive involved a fatal mix of alcohol and prescription drugs.


Whitney Houston Funeral Planned for New Jersey

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 3:54 PM GMT

She was born in New Jersey, and that’s where Whitney Houston will be laid to rest later this week.

According to an insider, the late “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” songstress’ body was released by the LA County Coroner today and will be flown back to Newark, New Jersey in the days ahead.


Coroner Releases Whitney Houston’s Body

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 2:23 PM GMT

Now that her weekend autopsy is complete, Whitney Houston's body has been released to her family by the coroner.

According to a report, the late “Greatest Love of All” songstress’ family is making funeral preparations for later this week, and will be picking up the body in the next day or so.


Celine Dion Weighs in on Whitney Houston's Death

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 1:20 PM GMT

Weighing in on the tragic death of Whitney Houston, Celine Dion called into “Good Morning America” to chat about the music icon and her troubled life.

The “My Heart Will Go On” songstress referred to the “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” singer as “an amazing inspiration” but added that drugs and show business is what led to her early demise.


Whitney Houston: Multiple Dr. Visits Before Death

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 11:42 AM GMT

As details surrounding her death continue to emerge, Whitney Houston was found to have visited her Beverly Hills doctor twice this month alone.

The “I Will Always Love You” singer was spotted at an appointment on North Bedford Drive on February 7th, and at a nearby office just five days earlier.


Report: Whitney Houston Died from Pills

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 10:14 AM GMT

Contrary to earlier reports that she drowned, it seems Whitney Houston actually died of a prescription drug overdose.

According to TMZ, the “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” songstress was found to have a combination of Xanax and other prescriptions in her system along with alcohol.