Meleasa Houghton Biography
|Date of Birth:||1964 , March-1|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Meleasa Houghton|
|Birth Place/City||United States of America|
|Weight in KG||60 kgs|
|Famous for||Israel Houghton's ex-wife|
|Married to||Israel Houghton (m. 1994–2016)|
|Children||Mariah, Israel, and Milan|
|Awards||Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song|
|Albums||Covered: Alive in Asia|
The Grammy Award nominee artist Meleasa Houghton is an American Gospel singer. She has won GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year in 2015. She is the ex-wife of singer Israel Houghton. She has contributed to various popular songs for the band Israel and Breed including Rez Power, Jesus at the Center and Our Presence. Her ex-husband is a Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter who has composed several songs.
Early Life and Career of Meleasa Houghton
Born on March 1, 1964, Meleasa Houghton is a well known American Gospel singer. She was born in the United States. She is of American nationality, mixed ethnicity and is best known for her gospel songs.
She is involved in the Christian musical group Israel and Breed. The band including Meleasa have recorded several songs including Jesus at the Center, Your Presence Is Heaven and Rez Power.
Her ex-husband is one of the inspirational figures in the US. He has contributed to the contemporary and Gospel music genre.
She is more famous not just because she is a gospel singer but also because she is the ex-wife of Israel Houghton who is a famous American Christian music singer, songwriter, producer, and worship leader. There are a lot of people who follow Meleasa and want to find out more about her. Her birth sign is Pisces.
Though Meleasa Houghton made quite of a big name in the field of Gospel singing, details about her Education and career remains unknown.
Meleasa Houghton's Net Worth And Properties
Melease Houghton’s net worth is over millions at present. Her ex-husband, Israel Houghton has $8 million net worth. According to the US Law, any partner gets half of their spouse’s property during their divorce.
So, they did not disclose their financial statement, it seems that she received half of his property. She may also have $8 million net worth since she got half of Israel’s assets.
Before divorcing him, she used to share the same house together in a suburb of Houghton worth $797K.
Meleasa Houghton is of mixed ethnicity and has an attractive personality as well. Meleasa Houghton was nominated once for the Grammy award for her best Gospel song performance.
Meleasa Houghton's Personal Life
Melissa Houghton is the former wife of a musician, producer, songwriter, and singer Israel Houghton. The pair has been married for more than 21 years.
The couple first met at Houghton's ministry in Pittsburgh and they finally tied the knot after spending several months together.
She is the mother of three children, together with Israel; Mariah, Israel, and Milan. After their divorce, she has not been married or involved in any relationship yet. Her ex-husband Israel married Adrienne Bailon in 2016, after their divorce.
Israel has the image if a man who believes in God in the public eye bu reports of his infidelity has somewhat plagued his image.
She was dragged into controversy because of her marriage. According to some reports, her ex-husband Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Israel Houghton confessed that he had sinned in their marriage. This incident drew attention at that time.
After they separated her former husband is said to be in a relationship with Adrienne Bailon but if reports are to be believed, then Israel's infidelity is one of the major causes for breaking up of their relationship.
When the couple split, a lot of debate sparked on how men who claim to be devoted to God don't turn out faithful in their relationships.
The media also reported on how Christians, especially in the ministry, are not able to handle success and marriage together. Though they are said to be separated now, Israel claimed in the media that they continue to be good friends.
Meleasa Houghton's Body Measurements
- Height: She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm.
- Hair Color: Houghton has black hair.
- Eye Color: Her eyes are brown.