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Facts About Meleasa Houghton - Gospel Singer and Israel Houghton's Ex-Wife

Published Wed Jul 01 2020 By pratikshya
Facts About Meleasa Houghton - Gospel Singer and Israel Houghton's Ex-Wife

The American gospel singer, Meleasa Houghton is the GMA Award winner. She is the ex-wife of a former Gospel singer Israel Houghton. The couple successfully able to capture the heart of the audience with a beautiful song and entertained them for a long period.

The beautiful singer has made a contribution to various popular songs for the band such as Our Presence Is Heaven, Rez Power, Jesus at Center, and many more. She is one of the versatile singers in the world. 

Here are some facts about Houghton.

What's Her Net Worth?

Meleasa Houghton has earned a huge amount of money from her profession. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She has also collected some of the money from her ex-husband as child support and alimony.

Relationship to Divorce with Israel Houghton

Music brings two people together with amazing singers, Meleasa Houghton and Israel Houghton met for the first time in Houghton's Pittsburgh Church. After dating for several months the couple tied the knot in 1994. 

The couple's strong marriage was based on respect and devotion toward The Christian faith. Their marriage was ongoing with their three children.

Meleasa Hougton and her ex-husband Israel Houghton.
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Unfortunately, the marriage ended shortly after when rumors in air of Houghton's extra-martial affairs come to the front. Israel's unfaithfulness was only the reason for their separation. The couple decided to take divorce in 2016 after living more than 20 years of happy marriage which ended sadly. 

Children of Meleasa Houghton 

Houghton has blessed with the three children. She welcomed her first child's daughter named Mariah, the second child is a son named Israel II, similarly, third son Milan Houghton and daughter Lille Houghton. 

After divorce, Meleasa enjoys her single life and living a lavish life with her adorable children. 

Her four children.
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EX- Husband's Second Marriage

Meleasa and Israel divorced in 2016, but the reason behind is his husband starting dating with singer and TV personality Adrienne Bailon. After dating several months the couple decides to tied Knot November 11, 2016. 

Even though Adrienne and Israel Houghton don't have any children of their own. But Bailon shares a special bond with the four children of Houghton. 

Israel Houghton and his second wife Adrienne Bailon.
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Early life 

Meleasa Houghton was born on the 1st of March 1964, in the United State of American. She is very devoted to her Christian faith and dedicated her life to Jesus Christ. She is of American nationality. The singer is very popular among the American Gospel Society. Her birth sign is Pisces. Her ethnicity is African American. 

Journey of Her Career

Although Houghton was a successful gospel singer, marrying Israel Houghton made beautiful changes in her personal and professional career too. Shortly after meeting Israel, she joined the Israel and Breed band, where she has spent most of her professional career. 

Her contribution to some of the band's most famous songs like "How Awesome is Our God ", Alpha and Omega", " It's Not Over", " Chasing Me Down", didn't go unnoticed. She is an extremely talented gospel singer. The singer Houghton seems to be vocally blessed. 

Achievements for Best Gospel Performance / Song of Houghton

Amazing Traditional Gospel Singer Meleasa has won the GMA Dove Award for Gospel Recorded Song of the Year. Similarly, she got a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance / Song. 

Age & Body measurement

The beautiful singer is 56 years old. She stands at a height of 5'6 tall and weight 80 kg (176 lbs). Attractive personality has deep brown eyes color with black hair color.

Social Media Presence

The Gospel Singer Meleasa Houghton is active on social media where she can interact with her fans. She has 12.7k followers on her Instagram account. However, she not have a Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube account.

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