Whitney Houston net worth: Throwback to iconic singer life and career

Whitney Houston net worth: Throwback to iconic singer life and career

Whitney Houston is one of the most beloved, talented and greatest singers to ever live.

On what would have been her 59th birthday, a look at the life and career of Whitney Houston.

Whitney began her career as backup singer for the Michael Zager Band at age 14.

Years later, her self-titled debut album with singles 'You Give Good Love' and 'How Will I Know' received worldwide acclaim.

She won a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Performance in 1986 for 'Saving All My Love for You'.

Her strong voice and personality made her a magnet to everyone who knew her and listened to her music.

Whitney Houston was a singer with a net worth of negative $20 million at the time of her death in February 2012.

Houston signed a $100 million contract and sold over 200 million albums, yet poor  financial mismanagement cost her.