Bobbi Kristina Brown

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Bobbi Kristina Brown
Flickr Whitney Houston performing on GMA 2009 5.jpg
Brown (left) performing with mother Whitney Houston in New York City, 2009
Born(1993-03-04)March 4, 1993
DiedJuly 26, 2015(2015-07-26) (aged 22)
Other namesKrissy;[1] Bobbi Kris[2]
Alma materEdison High School[3]
Known forHeiress to the Houston estate
Partner(s)Nick Gordon[4]
Parent(s)Bobby Brown
Whitney Houston (dead)
RelativesCissy Houston (grandmother)
Gary Houston (uncle)
Dee Dee Warwick (first cousin once removed)
Dionne Warwick (first cousin once removed)
Damon Elliott (second cousin)

Bobbi Kristina Brown (March 4, 1993 – July 26, 2015) was an American television personality, heiress and singer. She was the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.[5] Brown was born in Livingston, New Jersey.

Adult life[change | change source]

On February 11, 2012, Brown's mother, Whitney Houston, accidentally drowned in a hotel bathtub.[6]

Brown was found face down in her bath on 31 January 2015 having taken a mixture of drugs including marijuana, alcohol, benzoylecgonine (made from cocaine), benzodiazepine (a sedative) and morphine.[7] She was placed into an induced coma, but did not recover. She died on 26 July 2015 of pneumonia caused by the overdose.

References[change | change source]

  1. Botelho, Greg; Newsome, John (January 31, 2015). "Whitney Houston's Daughter 'Still Alive and Breathing' in Hospital, Police Say". CNN. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  2. Arceneau, Michael (July 18, 2013). "Bobby Brown Blasts Bobbi Kris's Engagement". Ebony. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  3. "Bobbi Kristina Was Already A 'Problem Child' At 14, Says Source". Hollywood Life. February 24, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  4. McShane, Larry (February 3, 2015). "Wait, What? Nick Gordon and Bobbi ..." Daily News. New York City. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  5. "Who is Bobbi Kristina Brown". Radar Online. Retrieved Feb 3, 2015.
  6. Alan Duke (5 April 2012). "Whitney Houston drowned in a foot of hot water, autopsy says". CNN. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  7. Karimi, Faith and Hanna, Jason (4 March 2016). "Drugs, near-drowning led to Bobbi Kristina Brown's death". CNN. Retrieved 6 March 2016.