Whitney Houston's career and life was marked by soaring highs and painful lows.
The singer was once married to Bobby Brown, and the two had an infamously turbulent relationship. Did you know that these famous men were also linked to Whitney?
The Extra List: Whitney Houston's Exes
Whitney was once romantically linked to actor/comedian Eddie Murphy in the '80s. Houston dated Murphy before marrying Bobby Brown.
Former football quarterback Randall Cunningham shared a two-year relationship with Houston, before calling it quits in 1987.
It was rumored that Houston once dated the Jackson 5 star, Jermaine Jackson.
In 1989, Whitney met Bobby Brown at a music awards show, and they married in 1992. Daughter Bobbi Kristina was born a year later.Bobby and Whitney famously had a tumultuous 15-year relationship. They once appeared on their own reality show, in which many of their marital problems were brought to light.Brown was accused of domestic violence in 1993 after Houston claimed he slapped her during a jealous argument.The two divorced in 2007.
Whitney's most recent romantic partner was 31-year-old rapper Ray J -- who was infamously linked to Kim Kardashian in their 2003 sex tape. Ray J is also singer Brandy's younger brother.The two dated on-and-off for four years, after Houston divorced Bobby in 2007.Whitney and Ray J were spotted together weeks before Houston's death, which sparked rumors of a reconciliation.The rapper stopped by "Extra" at The Grove one day before Houston's death, and addressed whether their relationship was back on.video platform [https://corp.kaltura.com][https://cdnbakmi.kaltura.com/p/594231/sp/59423100/thumbnail/entry_id/0_rtrj3uzi/width/120/height/90/bgcolor/000000/type/2]