Whitney Houston 1963-2012

Whitney Houston: Her Life in Pictures

From her record-breaking music career to her ongoing personal struggles, look back at the superstar's defining moments


Despite being busy with performing and touring, Houston managed to find time for romance, mainly with Eddie Murphy. "Because of my career and his career – I'm here and he's there; I'm there and he's here – it's hard to establish a relationship," admitted Houston, who would go on to fall for singer Bobby Brown after meeting him at the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards.