Great sadness prevailed on February 11, 2012, when the most awarded artist in the history of the Guinness World Record, Whitney Houston, was reported dead. Since then, Robyn Crawford – who was long considered Whitney’s best friend during her lifetime – has kept herself completely out of public life, both online and offline.
That was until it came to light that Crawford wanted to publish a book about her life and her time with the great singer Whitney. While the world awaits the much talked about the book, many people are asking for more about the author. So if you’re one of those who wants to know, here are all the facts you need to know.
Robyn Crawford Bio
The former actress/model is characteristic of a mysterious person, so only a few details about her early life are available. Although her exact birthday is not known, several sources testify that Robyn Crawford was born in 1963 and that her birthplace is East Orange, New Jersey. Details about her family and educational background are missing. But she is known as American by nationality, while her ethnicity is African-American.
Crawford is a former model and actress who has starred in such films as The Bodyguard (1992), Waiting To Exhale (1995) and The Wonderful World of Disney (1995). However, she became best known as the lifelong best friend of cult singer Whitney Houston. According to Houston, the duo met as teenagers at work in summer jobs and fell in love. This was long before Houston himself came to the fore.
Eventually, as Whitney Houston’s fame grew, her relationship with Robyn Crawford became the subject of so much media speculation. In summary, although the two were just friends, many people who knew their relationship thought they were lesbian partners. Neither of them confirmed or denied the rumors, but many people soon began to doubt the truth of these rumors when Whitney married singer Bobby Brown in 1992 and publicly broke up with Crawford in 2000.
However, many commentators who are familiar with Houston’s career testify that her career went downhill from the time she separated from Crawford. When Houston and Brown divorced in 2007, Brown again accused her of being bisexual all the time and of having affairs with Crawford underground. After Houston’s death in 2012, Crawford then wrote a tribute to her deceased girlfriend that was widely published by Esquire Magazine. In the tribute, Crawford told about the missing girl in Houston and smiled the most.
It is often suggested that Houston’s decline and the resulting downfall are related to her separation from Robyn Crawford. How is that so? After Houston’s death in 2012, toxicological reports showed that the singer’s cause of death was acute cocaine poisoning that left her drowning in the bathtub. Only after her relationship with Crawford ended publicly was it known that Houston began to rely on drugs that were most likely to stabilize emotionally.
Bobby Brown testified that his 15-year-old wife Whitney Houston was bisexual, but he was afraid to admit this publicly because he feared being judged negatively by her mother. Further speculation is that her drug addiction was intended to help her cope with the emotional tension that arose from this scenario while living in a heterosexual marriage with Brown.
Robyn Crawford’s Wife and Relationship With Whitney Houston
After such a long time the puzzle seems to be solving itself. The rumors that Whitney Houston was in a lesbian relationship with Robyn Crawford may have been confirmed because Crawford has finally openly declared that she is lesbian. And she is currently in an open lesbian marriage with her wife Lisa Hintelmann.
According to LinkedIn, Crawford’s wife Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communications from Boston College. She currently works as the head of talent and entertainment partnerships at Audible Inc. based in Newark, New Jersey. We have found that Lisa may have influenced the release of Crawford’s post-mortem tribute to Houston in 2012, as her profile shows that she served as Editorial Projects Director for Esquire magazine between May 1997 and November 2016. Her profile also shows that she worked as US Entertainment Director for ELLE UK Magazine between June 2012 and January 2017 and as Special Projects Editor for GQ between June 1993 and May 1997.
Other Facts About Robyn Crawford
Robyn Crawford is working on a biography of Whitney Houston entitled A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston. The book is expected to be unveiled on November 12, 2019.
Crawford has two adopted children – a pair of twins – with her wife Lisa. They form a family.
She lives with her wife and children in New Jersey and is not present in social media.
Robyn Crawford is 178cm (178cm or 1.78m) tall and weighs 136 lbs (62kg) according to the list. With a bra size of 33B, her bosom to waist and hips ratio is 34-29-37, and her eyes are dark brown while her hair is pitch black. Her shoe size is 9 (US).
Crawford’s religion is Christianity.