Whitney Houston’s height is 5 feet and 8 inches. She was born on August 6, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey. Whitney followed mother Cissy and cousin Dionne Warwick’s footsteps and pursued a career in music. In 1985, she released her debut album, which was a huge success and earned Whitney her first Grammy. Throughout her career, she would release 5 more albums, win a slew of awards, and make the transition to acting by starring in The Bodyguard. In 1992, she married Bobby Brown and they had one daughter. The couple had a turbulent relationship, which consisted of drug use and Bobby’s run-ins with the law, they eventually divorced. On February 11, 2012 Whitney died at the age of 49.