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Whitney Houston Loves and Hookups

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Do you know everyone in Whitney Houston's dating history? Many famous men have dated the late Whitney Houston, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes. Including Whitney Houston’s most recent boyfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Whitney Houston’s love life. 

This list features Whitney Houston’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These boys come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Whitney Houston has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these men that Whitney Houston has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

From 1992 to 2007, Whitney Houston was married to Bobby Brown. Their daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, passed away in 2015 at the age of 22. Houston herself passed in 2012.

This list of Whitney Houston’s boyfriends and rumored exes includes Ray J, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine Jackson, Eddie Murphy, and Michael Jackson.

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    Ray J and Whitney Houston were rumored to be more than friends as they became very close during the last years of her life until her death in February 2012. 

    William Raymond Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), known professionally as Ray J, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, and entrepreneur. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Carson, California, he is the brother of recording artist and actress Brandy Norwood and the first cousin of rapper Snoop Dogg. In January 2017, he competed in the nineteenth season of the UK reality television programme Celebrity Big Brother....  more
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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    In his memoir Every Little Step, ex-husband Bobby Brown claimed Whitney Houston had an affair with Tupac Shakur in 1994. 

    Tupac Amaru Shakur ( TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Much of Shakur's work has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality.Shakur was born in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City but relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988. He later moved to Los Angeles in 1993 to further pursue his music career. By the time he released his debut album 2Pacalypse Now in 1991, he had...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 25 (1971-1996)
    • Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Close friends Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston were rumored to be dating in 1991. 

    Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest entertainers. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, Michael made his professional debut in 1964 with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5. He began his solo career in 1971 while at Motown Records, and in the early 1980s, became a dominant figure in...  more
    • Age: Dec. at 50 (1958-2009)
    • Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

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    After meeting at the Soul Train Awards, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown started dating in 1989. They married on July 18, 1992. After years of drug abuse, domestic abuse, and relationship troubles, they separated in September 2006 and divorced on April 24, 2007. 

    The couple had daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown on March 4, 1993. In 2015, Brown died at the age of 22 after being in a coma for six months.

    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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