Marques Houston

Marques Houston

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Marques Houston is an R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor from the United States. Marques Houston is most known for playing Roger Evans in the television comedy sitcom “Sister, Sister”. He is also well-known for his 2005 album “Naked.”

Early life

Marques Barrett Houston best known as Marques Houston was born on 4th August 1981, in Los Angeles, Califonia, the United States of America.  As of now, this singer is 40 years old and holds an American nationality. Moreover, he belongs to the African-American ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Leo. Talking about his parents, he is the older son of Michael(father) and Carolyn Houston(mother). He has three siblings, two sisters whose names are Brandye and Danielle, and a younger brother whose name is Brandon. Furthermore, he is also the older cousin of B2K’s J-Boog. Sadly, in 1997, his mother died of lymphoma.

Talking about his education, he studied at Montebello High School. He has always been interested in acting and began performing at a young age. Moreover, he was a member of the school theatre team in high school and served in numerous plays. He was also passionate about singing and wanted to make it his career.

Professional career

Musical career

Marques Houston started his professional career as a founding member of the R&B group “Immature(IMx)” in 1992. Jerome Jones, Chris Strokes, and Don Santos were the other members. He was nicknamed “Batman” while with the group. “Intoducing IMx(1999)” and “IMx(2001)” were the group’s two albums. After producing soundtracks for the films “House Party 3” and “House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute,” the band split in 2002. He released his first solo album “MH” in 2003 after the group disbanded. On the Billboard 200, his album “MH” reached number 20.

He released his second solo album “Naked” on May 24, 2005, with the single “Naked” charting at number 13 on Billboard. On March 20, 2007, he released his third album, “Veteran.” Mr. Houston, his fourth album, was published on September 29, 2009, and Mastress Music, his fifth album, was released in 2010. He rejoined with Imx in 2014 and went on tour to promote his new track “Let Me Find Out.” On August 27, 2013, his sixth album, “Famous,” was released.

Acting career

Besides music, Marques is a well-known actor. In 1993, he made his acting debut in the American sitcom “A Different World.”  He first appeared in the American television sitcom “Sister, Sister” in 1994, as Roger Evans. He received a lot of appreciation for his role, and he remained in the series until 1999.

He’s also featured in a couple of Television movies. Some of them include “Bebe’s Kids,” “Somebody Help Me,” “Fat Albert,” “Battlefield America,” and “A Weekend with the Family.” In addition, he played Michael Kirsh in the series “Howard High.” Marques has also been a part of the Love and Hip Hop franchise “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” since 2019.

Awards and Net Worth

In 1995, he received the Young Artist Award for Best Youth Comedian in a Television Show for “Sister, Sister.” He was nominated for MTV Movie Awards for Best Dance Sequence in an American dance drama film ‘You Got Served’ in 2004. Moreover, in 2005, he was nominated for Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor-Comedy in the American sitcom ‘Cuts’.

As a singer and actor, working for a long-time in the entertainment industry, he has collected a decent sum of money. As of now, his net worth estimates at more than $6.5 million and he has not disclosed his income and salary in public yet.

Relationship Status

On 24th August 2020, Marques Houston married Miyana Dickey. But, in past, he dated singer Mila J. Recently, and he has posted his photo with his wife and his newborn baby.

There were rumors that he was dating and engaged to actress Jennifer Freeman. He later denied being engaged to everyone. In 2008, he began dating Marlena Campbell, with whom he remained until June 2015, when they separated.

Marques Houston

Caption: Marques Houston with his wife Miyana Dickey and a baby (Source: Instagram)

Body measurements and Social media

This actor is handsome with black hair and a pair of brown eyes color. Moreover, Marques is 5 feet 8 inches tall with weighs around 75 kg and there is no more information regarding his other body measurements.

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Caption: Marques Houston body measurements (Source: Fandango)

On Marques’s Instagram, there are more than 1.4 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 313.2k followers on Twitter and more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook.

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