Meleasa Houghton Biography

Updated On Nov 02, 2018 Published On Oct 25, 2018
Facts of Meleasa Houghton
Date of Birth: 1964 , March-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Meleasa Houghton
Nick Name Meleasa
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Gospel Singer
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 60 kgs
Famous for Being the ex-wife of Israel Houghton
Married Yes
Married to Israel Houghton
Children 3
Divorce Israel Houghton
Awards GMA Dove Award
Music Group Israel and Breed
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Meleasa Houghton is an American gospel singer and the winner of the GMA Dove Award in 2015, in the category of Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year. She is also well recognized as the former wife of singer Israel Houghton.

Meleasa Houghton was born on the 1st of March in 1964 and is currently 54 years old. She was born in the United States. There is no detail information about her parents, childhood, early life, education, and siblings. Meleasa is of American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity.  

Though her educational background is also unknown, she might have received a proper education while she was young. Meleasa started her career as a gospel singer and soon became the member of the Christian band Israel and Breed. Houghton has contributed to many popular songs with the band including Your Presence Is Heaven, Jesus at the Center, Rez Pour, and many others.

Meleasa Houghton is the winner of the GMA Dove Award in 2015 in the category of Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year. She has also been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song which she didn't win though. Some of Meleasa's popular songs are titled Chasing Me Down; It's Not Over, Alpha and Omega, How Awesome Is Our God, and many others.

Likewise, very little is known about her biography and Meleasa is mostly known for her marriage with Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Israel Houghton. He is known for his contribution to Gospel Music.

The couple first met in a church in Pittsburgh. After dating for a couple of years, the pair decided to take their relationship to the next level and eventually got married in 1994. Together they have three children named Israel, Mariah and Milan.

Their relationship hit a bump after twenty-two years, and the pair separated in the year 2016. Israel later confessed that he was unfaithful towards his wife which created quite a controversy.

Many questions were raised against Israel's infidelity and about how people dedicated to God can also turn out be unfaithful. Their divorce also eventually resulted in the media thwarting the Christian ministries. 

After divorcing the ex-husband, Meleasa Houghton continues to remain single and her ex-spouses remains to be a good friend at least for the wellness of their children. But, her ex-husband does not have the same taste.

Well, Israel is currently married to Adrienne Bailon. Adrienne Bailon is the co-host of the show titled The Real

Moving on to Meleasa Houghton's net worth, her net worth has still not been calculated, but it can be assumed that it might be over a million. But her ex-husband Israel has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Meleasa Houghton

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Born in United States

March 1 , 1964

Meleasa Houghton was born in the United States on the 1st of March, 1964. She is of American nationality while ethnicity is mixed.

Married Israel Houghton

1994

Meleasa Houghton married Grammy Award-winning Gospel singer Israel Houghton in 1994. The duo had met in a ministry in Pittsburgh and soon decided to get married.

Divorced Israel Houghton

2016

Meleasa Houghton divorced Israel Houghton in 2016 after staying together for 22 years. The couple together shares three children. 

Net worth is Unknown

2018

Meleasa Houghton's net worth has still not been calculated and might be under review, while her ex-husband, Israel has an estimated net worth of $8 million.