Meleasa Houghton is a prominent personality from America. She is a Grammy Award-Winning Gospel singer. Furthermore, Meleasa has also produced many songs for the Band Israel and the Breed. Jesus at The Center and Our Presence are some of the hit songs by the group.

The celebrity singer is also known for her romantic links with Grammy Award WinnerSinger-Songwriter. She is the former wife of a fellow Gospel singer from America, Israel Houghton. ‘The power of one‘, and ‘Love God, Love People‘ are some of his musical credits.

Early Life

Meleasa was born on the 1st of March, 1964. She was raised in a city in the United States Of America. The singer is pretty secretive about her personal life and has not revealed much about her early days.

Meleasa Hughton in a white outfit
Meleasa Houghton in a white outfit
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However, it is known that Meleasa holds American citizenship as her national identity. Talking about her religious beliefs, she has said nothing about them. According to modern astrologers, the personality was born under the Zodiac sign Pisces.

Academic Life

Meleasa is a well-versed personality. She has acquired knowledge through her education and experiences as well as age. Talking about her academic life, this celebrity has not disclosed proper information about it.

It is known that she is a graduate, but the course pursued by her and the educational institutions are in the shade. She must have attended a local school in her hometown to receive her primary education.

Meleasa’s Physical Appearance

Meleasa belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and therefore carries some traits and features similar to the ethnic group. She has a fair complexion and is appreciated for her black hair along with her pair of brown eyes. She has maintained her appearance and health despite the fact she is old. Her body is built regularly and has not put on excessive weight.

Beautiful Meleasa Houghton with her pretty smile
Beautiful Meleasa Houghton with her pretty smile
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She stands tall with a height of 5 ft 6 inches (167 cm) and weighs around 60 kg. Besides this, she has not disclosed any figures of her physical measurements like her dress size, shoe size, waist, etc. Maybe the personality is not comfortable sharing it in public. She is also not known to have tattoos or piercings.

Family Background

The Gospel singer Meleasa, being a secretive person does not reveal about her personal life. When the topic of her family arises, she is known to have her lips locked. Therefore, no information is known about her family background. The singer also has not said anything that helps to determine if she has siblings or not.

However, her parents gave her all the necessary love, care and support that shaped her future. They gave her a good upbringing.

Relationship Status

Meleasa Houghton is presumably single right now and is just focusing on her career rather than being in a relationship. Before this, she was married to American Gospel singer Israel Houghton. The couple exchanged wedding vows in 1994. The couple together shared their love for singing.

The love birds lived together as a family for over two decades. However, they could not continue their relationship together and divorced in 2016 after 22 years of marriage.

Besides this, the singer is not romantically linked with any other person. However, her ex-husband is married to another woman. In addition to this, her sexual orientation is straight.

Cause Of Divorce

Israel confessed to Melease that he has made Sin. The sin was cheating her with another woman. Israel was having an extramarital affair with his mistress DeVawn Moreno.

From their relationship, they have two children, Kingston and Khristian. He also has another son named Jordan Houghton, but there is no information about the mother. The Texas Attorney General had an open case against him for child support.

Blessed With Children

Meleasa is a proud mother of four children. From her relationship with Israel, she has been a mother of two sons and two daughters named Mariah, Jordan, Israel and Milan Houghton. She seems very close to her son and raises him as a single mother.

Children of Meleasa Houghton
Children of Meleasa Houghton
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Besides this, there is no other information about her children. They are all grown up now and are pursuing careers of their own. Her son and her youngest daughter have thus already entered the field of music. Her daughter Mariah is an influencer on Instagram.

About Meleasa’s Ex-Husband – Israel Houghton

Israel is a Gospel singer like Meleasa. He is a well-known personality in America and has won six Grammy Awards. He is known for Israel & New Breed. In a 2003 Christianity Today review, the album Bigger Than My Imagination by Michael Gungor was praised as “one of the year’s outstanding worship CDs.”

Talking about his personal life, Israel was born on May 19, 1971, to an American mother and an African-American father. After divorcing Meleasa, the musician married singer and TV personality Adrienne Bailon in Paris, after several months of dating.

Career Highlights

Meleasa Houghton is renowned in the Gospel world. She began her career outset as a musician in 1990. However, she was not recognized until she joined the band of fellow Gospel Singer Israel a New Breed.

As a member of the band, she grew and rose to prominence. Likewise, she was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Gospel performance/song as she worked on many projects while she was in the band. 

Others by Israel and Maleasa Houghton

The GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year was given to Meleasa. ‘Alpha and Omega‘ is one of her megahits. “Chasing me Down” and “It’s Not Over.”

Despite having amazing skills, Meleasa has stayed out of the public eye since her divorce. It appears that her children have inherited her talent. Her son and her youngest daughter have thus already entered the field of music.

Net Worth

Meleasa Houghton is estimated to have a networth of approximately $1 Million. She has accumulated this huge sum through her hardship and struggle in her professional career. Her net worth includes all her income, properties, and asset. However, net worth is a dynamic thing and it keeps on changing.

Her primary source of income is her musical career. She is famous in the world of the Gospel. The singer has been part of many hit projects that have increased the amount in her bank account.

In addition to this, her ex-spouse is estimated to have a net worth of $8 Million. She is living a lavish and comfortable life with her children.

Social Media Presence

Meleasa is quite active on social media. She has accounts on major social media platforms and is very popular with them. This singer uses social media to reach out to her loved and dear ones and as well as give updates about her.

Her Instagram account is @meleasahoughton. She has collected more than 13k followers. Her Instagram is filled with pictures of the moments of her personal life and professional life that she shares with her loved and dear ones.

Similarly, she tweets her opinions and thoughts as well as shares about her work with the username @meliss_houghton where she has more than 1k followers, which is comparably fewer than other social media platforms. She does not seem to be active on Facebook. However, she has a Facebook account where she has collected more than 1k followers

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