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To date, Houston has earned six Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards (the most of any female recording artist), 15 Billboard Music Awards, 12 NAACP Image Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, 6 Soul Train Awards and countless other accolades. Whitney has been introduced in to the Nickelodeon Kid's Hall of Fame, the Soul Train Hall of Fame and the BET (Black Entertainment Television) Walk of Fame. In March 2000, the Soul Train Awards named her Artist of the Decade.
Houston's philanthropic and charitable activities include The Whitney Houston Foundation for Children, Inc., which helps children struggling with homelessness, cancer and AIDS. Houston also supports The United Negro College Fund, The Children's Diabetes Fund, St. Jude's Children Hospital and several AIDS-related organizations.
Whitney Houston Facts
|Birth Name||Whitney Elizabeth Houston|
|Birthday||August 9, 1963|
|Birthplace||East Orange, New Jersey, USA|
|Date of death||February 11, 2012 (Beverly Hills, California, USA, age 48)|
|Height||5' 8" (1m73) How tall is Whitney Houston compared to you?|