Whitney Houston Estates and Homes ( 2 )
New Jersey home
Whitney owned a lavish home in New Jersey, which the eminent artist bought for a sum of $5 million, but later sold it for half the price in 2009. The 12,561-sq.-ft. mansion was the site where the pop diva married Bobby Brown. The plush home was also used for the filming of Bobby Brown’s 2005 reality series featuring the couple’s life.
Location: The luxurious home is located in Mendham, New Jersey, USA.
Accommodation: Situated on five acres of land, the glorious home features a circular architecture and houses five-bedrooms and five-bathrooms. The long hallways feature floor-to-ceiling windows. The house features a properly ventilated living room incorporating world class furniture, a separate dining room and large sized glass doors offering brilliant outside view. The sprawling mansion also features manicured lawns and ample vegetation in the surroundings offering a divine atmosphere.
East Orange home
The eminent entertainer Whitney grew up in her childhood home located in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. Whitney’s middle class home is positioned a few blocks away from her previously attended elementary school and is near to the “New Hope Baptist church” from where she started her singing career. Guarded by ample fencing, the tragic singer’s upbringing home features a simple yet pretty construction in the form of medium sized windows and an undersized entrance.
Whitney Houston Cause ( 5 )
Celebrity Fight Night Foundation
Whitney has been a significant contributor to the Jimmy Walker established foundation “Celebrity Fight Night”, which raises charity funds through a star-studded evening filled with live musical performances and items auction organized as tribute to Muhammad Ali. Considered as one of the nations’s privileged annual charity events, Celebrity Fight Night contributes significant dollars for charities for the people in need, by the active involvement of celebrities and qualified athletes from all over the country.
Children's Defense Fund
The pop diva has been a supporter of the “Children's Defense Fund”, a non-profit child advocacy organization aimed at providing every child with a fair start in life and a thriving passage to adulthood without facing any problems, by the help of considerate families. The organization runs several programs and campaigns to provide a tough and efficient voice for all the young children of America along with special attention to poor and minority children and those suffering with disabilities and family breakdown.
Whitney has been a liberal contributor for the “Red Cross” foundation, aimed at offering relief to the victims of disasters. The foundation works on the noble universal humanitarian principles and enables the people to prevent any disaster by effective planning and counter emergencies in an efficient manner. The charity also performs various activities to safeguard the lives and dignity of the war victims and counter domestic aggression.
United Service Organization
The versatile artist Whitney has been an ally for the cause “United Service Organization”, a nonprofit organization providing self-belief, maturity and recreation-type services to the military forces. Backed by the mutual efforts of thousands of USO volunteers, the organization runs a broad range of programs which include multiple entertainment events taking place at more than 160 sites in 14 countries, to serve the injured military warriors and their family by keeping them well connected.
United Negro College Fund
The African-American singer has been a generous donor for the “United Negro College Fund”, which is an American philanthropic organization, headquartered in Virginia, accumulating funds for 39 private “historically black colleges and universities”. Incorporated in 1944 by Frederick D. Patterson, the organization has accumulated more than $2 billion over 63 years to enable more than 350,000 students attend college along with providing them with prestigious scholarships and internships for added support.