Israel Houghton is a Grammy-winning singer who is known for his gospel and soul music. The singer, often credited as Israel & New Breed, has bagged many awards such as Grammy and GMA Dove Awards. Besides, he is also known for producing Michael Gungor’s popular album.
However, the singer comes from a rocky marriage of two decades and has not settled with a new wife. Learn more on Israel Houghton and get to know more on him including his married life, wife, children, net worth, and much more.
|Birth Name||Israel Houghton|
|Birthday||May 19, 1971|
|Height||5 feet and 6 inches|
|Profession||Singer, Producer, Songwriter|
|Married/Husband||Meleasa Houghton (m. 1994–2016)|
|Children||Mariah Houghton, Milan Houghton, Jordan Houghton, Israel Houghton Sonny|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Israel Houghton Is Married Twice
Israel shares his life with The Cheetah Girls singer, Adrienne Bailon. The duo first met in late 2013 in the set of I’m In Love With a Church Girl. Likewise, the couple started their relationship as good friends and started dating in 2016 after Israel divorced his then-wife. The singer made his relationship on social-media official on 23 March 2016 and the duo was engaged on August 2016 in Paris. Likewise, they tied the knot just months later in November 2016.
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Before, the Grammy-winning singer was married to Meleasa Houghton for a decade from 1994 to 2015. Moreover, the duo also shares three children, Mariah, Israel II, and Milan Lily. The duo divorced after cheating claims against Israel. The rumor proved to be true and the pair’s divorce finalized on February 22, 2016. Moreover, in the same year, it was revealed that the gospel singer had fathered two sons, Kingston and Khristian, with a woman, DeVawn Moreno. Although the singer publicly denied the two boys as his sons, he had been providing support money according to his representatives. For now, the singer lives happily with his second wife.
How Much is Israel Houghton Net Worth?
Israel released his debut studio album, Whisper It Loud, in 1997 with Warner Brothers records. Since then, the singer has won 11 GMA Dove Awards, six Grammy Awards, and two Stellar Awards. Moreover, he also produced Michael Gungor’s album, Bigger Than My Imagination.
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Likewise, his later popular albums include New Season, Real, Alive in South Africa, A Timeless Christmas, A Deeper Level, The Power of One, Love God, Decade, and Jesus at the Center: Live. As of 2020, the gospel singer, Israel Houghton holds a net worth of $8 million.
Israel Houghton Wiki-Bio
Israel Houghton was born in 1971 in Oceanside, California. He celebrates his birthday on May 19, which makes his age 49. While the singer has not shared much on his father, he was born to his mother, Margaret Houghton.
He holds an American nationality and comes from a mixed ethnicity. The gospel singer has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.