Former American actress Robyn Crawford's relationship with late American singer Whitney Houston became a subject of gossip and speculation. She worked in Whitney's camp from 1984 to 1999, and they were intimately involved in becoming a best friend.
Robyn's relationship with the wife of late Bobby Brown designated Whitney to be a bisexual. Following the death of iconic pop singer, she wrote a tribute towards her best friend and married the woman whom she fell in love.
Robyn Crawford's Relationship With Late Whitney Houston!
Former actress Robyn Crawford is an openly lesbian who gathered spotlight for her relationship with late American singer and actress Whitney Houston. The duo met each other when Whitney was at the age of 16, and soon, they became the best friends. They used to work a summer job in East Orange, New Jersey.
In the exclusive clip from the documentary Whitney, the late American singer recalls her relationship with Robyn, and during an interview, she said:
I was 16 and we were working at summer jobs and I remember thinking, ‘Wow, this is really going to be a trip this summer — I don’t have any friends. And then here comes Robyn with this beautiful, beautiful afro. She was tall and very statuesque and I was like, ‘Wow man.’ She stood up for me. I remember thinking I’ve known this person seems like all my life.”
Whitney's longtime agent Nicole David affirmed that Robyn used to love Whitney and he believes that they also had a sexual relationship as well. But during the mid-’80s when the late singer's fame started to grow up, they became a close friend.
After Whitney married Bobby Brown in 1992, there was a tension between Bobby and Robyn. Her best friend Whitney ultimately chose her husband and decided to part away with Robyn in the late '90s. Following their break up, the late singer's career began to fall, and the duo did not talk to each other for years.
Eventually, I Will Always Love You singer began to rely on drugs, and the pop icon had a sad demise on 11 February 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. Whitney got discovered by her assistant in an unresponsive state at a water-filled bathtub with her face down. At the time of the One Moment in Time singer's death, toxicology reports showed the cause of death as 'acutely intoxicated from cocaine' and a 'repeated cocaine user.'
After her death in 2012, Esquire magazine published an article looking back on Whitney's life, which was authored by her best friend, Robyn. The former actress indicated that she loved the smile of Whitney and would miss it the most.
In a heartwarming tribute to her late great friend, Robyn released a memoir titled "A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Housten." In the book, she talks about her deep relationship with the late singer. The book covers all part of their bond with one another. From their first meet to tremendous concert performances, to fights with her ex-husband Bobby.
Having met each other as a teenager, Robyn and Whitney shared each others company for over 15 years before the stars fame started to take off. After Whitney got married and her connection with Robyn started to decline, her life started to spiral into an abyss. It is when her drug addiction began which would ultimately lead to her passing.
In the documentary Whitney, Robyn relationship with Whitney was also touched on, but through her memoir, Robyn has expressed the most profound moments between the two friends and lovers. A great tribute to cement a great friendship and love.
Robyn Now Married With Wife!
Now, Robyn is in an openly gay marriage with Lisa Hintelmann. Following her break up with Whitney, she met Lisa and the duo fell in love and got married to each other. She and her wife, Lisa, are leaving peacefully with their two adopted twins in New Jersey.
Robyn Crawford and her wife, Lisa Hintelmann, resides in New Jersey (Photo: empireboobookitty.com)
According to her wife Lisa's LinkedIn profile, she is the Head of Talent and Entertainment Partnerships at Audible, Inc at Newark, New Jersey. She is the Boston College graduate and previously served as an entertainment director of ELLE UK Magazine.
How Much Is Robyn Crawford's Net Worth?
Robyn, age 55, summoned the net worth from her career as an American actress and creative director. She worked as an executive assistant of her best friend Whitney Houston in 1992 film The Bodyguard and 1995 movie Waiting to Exhale. Her acting career was short-lived, and she has credit in The Wonderful World of Disney and Kevyn Aucoin Beauty & the Beast in Me.
As for her best friend Whitney Houston, she used to have a net worth of negative $20 million. The singer and actress who sold more than 200 million albums as a singer once signed a contract worth $100 million. However, during the time of her death in February 2012, she had nearly $20 million debt to her record label Sony. Today, her estate is estimated to be worth $40 million.
Short Bio And Wiki
Robyn Crawford, who was born in 1963, is a native of East Orange, New Jersey. She has remained low-key regarding her birthday. Robyn holds American nationality, and her ethnicity is African-American.
The former actress stands at the height of 5 feet 9.5 inches and weighs around 62 kg. As per wiki, during her early career, she started to work as a model.