Whitney Houston Decoded: The Diva’s Lasting Legacy

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POP STAR TURNED MOVIE STAR

In 1992 Houston made her big screen debut as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard, which grossed $16.6 million in its opening weekend. The film’s total domestic haul was $121.9 million and grossed $410.9 million worldwide. Three years later Houston starred in the adaptation of Terry McMillan’s Waiting to Exhale, which opened at No. 1 at the box office, grossing $14.1 million in its first week. The film grossed $81.5 million worldwide. In 1996 Houston went back to her church roots in The Preacher’s Wife, which earned her three NAACP Image Awards.

POP STAR TURNED MOVIE STAR

In 1992 Houston made her big screen debut as Rachel Marron…

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