Whitney Houston net worth is minus $20 million dollars (because of debts).
Date of Birth: 9 August, 1963
Date of Death: 11 February, 2012 (Aged: 48)
Place of birth: Newark, NJ
Source of wealth: Music, Movies
Whitney Houston Salary
Per year: $30 million (at her career peak)
Per month: $2, 5 million
Per week: $625, 000
Per day: $89, 285
Even if you are not the fan of Whitney Houston, no doubt, you have heard her songs. She was incredibly popular and that’s why she easily earned $30 million per year and more.
But when the star tragically died in a bathroom at Beverly Hills hotel, her net worth was estimated as minus $20 million as she had debts.
Nevertheless Whitney’s popularity increased after her death and even being dead, she earned enough to pay her debts and leave $1, 5 million net worth to her daughter, who tragically died soon too.
Whitney Houston was a daughter of a singer. Her mother performed on the stage and even was touring around USA. Whitney started her career, singing in duo with her mom. Later she earned her first money as a back vocalist.
But the talented musician became really popular in 1985, when she released her first album. Its name was “Whitney Houston” and it got diamond status. In general the star released 7 albums during her career. She sold more than 200 million copies of her albums.
She became successful not just as a singer, but as an actress too. Houston took part in several movies, including “The Bodyguard”, which helped her to earn some extra millions. Many young people all over the world tied the knot, listening to her single “I Will Always Love You”.
Whitney Houston Salary per Movie
The star earned about $200 million, selling copies of her albums. But she made the big bulk of her net worth as an actress too. Here’s the salary per her movies:
- The Bodyguard – $350, 000
- Waiting to Exhale- $280, 000
- The Preacher’s Wife – $10 million
Whitney Houston Houses
- New Jersey home – $5 million
- East Orange home – $1, 2 million
Whitney Houston owned two properties to the moment of her death. Mostly she lived in New Jersey home together with her daughter.
Whitney Houston Cars
1. Porsche – $200, 000
After the star’s death her Porsche was put on sale.
Whitney Houston earned about $40 million after her death as people got crazy, buying everything, connected with the late singer. Her albums, personal things and T shirts with her face were sold like hot pies in winter. Unfortunately, Whitney’s daughter passed away too fast and couldn’t spend her mother’s money.