‘She Should be Remembered By Her Music… Not By Her Relationships’: Whitney Houston’s Sister-In-Law Pat Houston Explains Reasoning Behind Selling Singer’s Assets

A decade has passed since the tragic death of legendary singer Whitney Houston. By her untimely passing at 48, through drowning in a Los Angeles hotel, Houston had created a great legacy. 

It’s one her former manager wants to see become a lasting one. In an attempt to keep her estate alive, Houston’s sister-in-law Pat Houston decided to collaborate with Primary Wave marketer, putting that partnership in position to strengthen her assets

She Should be Remembered By Her Music... Not By Her Relationships': Whitney Houston's Sister-In-Law Pat Houston Explains Reasoning Behind Selling Singer's Assets
Whitney Houston in Concert at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, 5th November 1993. The Bodyguard World Tour 1993. (Photo by Chris Grieve/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)

According to Billboard both Houston and Primary Wave, “Announced a partnership giving the company a 50% stake in Whitney’s assets.” This includes, “Her publishing, master recording revenue, name, likeness and brand – in a deal that valued the estate at $14 million.”

This notion was formed in 2019, and has since “quadrupled the estate’s fortunes – a figure it hopes will only explode further after a series of projects that will begin to roll out this [2022] fall.”

In an interview with the magazine, Pat revealed what inspired her to sell her sister-in-law’s estate. “With everything going on right now, she’s still touching lives, and that’s what I want to do in a positive way.”

She continued, “She should be remembered by her music and the work that she’s done in the community, not by her relationships.” 


The “I Will Always Love You” singer’s vocal catalog isn’t the only thing that has been put up for sale; it was recently revealed by Realtor.com that she and ex-husband Bobby Brown’s former chateau was placed on the market. 

Their former home was purchased in 2003, and was even their featured home while they filmed Brown’s 2005 reality TV show “Being Bobby Brown” before they sold the mansion four years later to another family. 

Now that particular family has decided to auction the 7,734-square-foot mansion off for $1.9 million.

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