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Gary Garland

Birthplace: East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Freddie William Garland and Dr. Emily Houston
Husband of Private
Half brother of Whitney Elizabeth Houston and Private

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About Gary Garland

Gary J. Garland (born October 12, 1957), also known as Gary Houston, is a former professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season with the Nuggets (the 1979–80 season). Garland studied at DePaul University. He is the son of gospel singer Cissy Houston, and the half-brother of Whitney Houston. Garland himself has performed as a singer.

Work as a vocal singer

After a break from basketball, Garland joined his half-sister R&B/pop singer Whitney Houston, by participating in her Greatest Love Tour 1986 as a duet/background vocalist. This led to a continuous work relationship; he was featured in several of Whitney's tours throughout the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and her final tour, 2010's Nothing But Love Tour.

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Gary Garland's Timeline

October 12, 1957
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States