Meleasa Houghton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Aug, 2021
Facts of Meleasa Houghton
Date of Birth: 1964 , March-1
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Meleasa Houghton
Birth Name Meleasa Houghton
Nick Name Meleasa
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity Mix
Profession Gospel singer
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 60 kgs
Famous for Israel Houghton's ex-wife
Married Yes
Married to Israel Houghton (m. 19942016)
Children Mariah, Israel, and Milan
Divorce Yes
Awards Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song
Albums Covered: Alive in Asia
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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.

Who Is Meleasa Houghton?

Born on March 1, 1964, Meleasa Houghton is a well-known American Gospel singer. She was born in the United States on March 1, 1964, and grew up along with her two siblings. She is of American nationality, mixed ethnicity, and is best known for her gospel songs.

Houghton is involved in the Christian musical group Israel and Breed. The band including Meleasa, has 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.

Houghton 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 remain unknown.

Meleasa Houghton's Net Worth And Properties

Meleasa Houghton’s net worth is over millions at present. Her ex-husband, Israel Houghton has an $8 million net worth. According to 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.


Unsuccessful Marital Relationship With Israel Houghton

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.

Houghton 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.

Houghton 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 the 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.