Meleasa Houghton

Meleasa Houghton

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Updated On January 19, 2022
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Meleasa Houghton is an American Gospel Singer. Meleasa Houghton is best known for being the ex-wife of Israel Houghton, an American Songwriter, and Singer. Similarly, she is popular for winning the Grammy Award for her Best Gospel performance. Moreover, she is one of the most influential singers of the Israel and New Breed band.

Early Life

An American Singer, Meleasa Houghton was born on March 1, 1964. As of 2021, Houghton is 57 years old. This personality was born in America. Her father’s name is Gilbert H. Duncan III, and her mother’s name is Letricia E. Plummer. Her mother died on 7th October 2020, at the age of 78.

An American singer was grown up with three siblings, Terrence E. Duncan, Pastor Gilbert H. Duncan, and Ruby H. Likewise, she holds an American nationality with mixed ethnicity. Similarly, she follows the Christian religion and her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Regarding her educational background, she studied at Pen Hills High School to gain academic qualifications. The other information regarding her university is not available.


Meleasa Houghton started her music career in 1990. She met her ex-husband, Israel Houghton, and inaugurated her career with the band named Israel and Breed. Houghton has come up with various famous songs such as Our Presence is Heaven, Jesus at the Center, and many more.

Similarly, Alpha and Omega, Chasing Me Down, Rez Power, How awesome is Our God, It’s Not Over, are some of her hit songs. In addition, an American singer is counted among the rare Christian singers whose songs have been uplifting many audiences’ hearts and souls around the globe.

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Caption: Beautiful singer, Meleasa Houghton (Source: Instagram)

Personal Life

In 1994, Meleasa married Israel Houghton. They first met in Pittsburgh at Houghton’s ministry and they started dating each other. After 4 months of a relationship, the couple married. The couple is blessed with three children, Milan Lillie, Mariah, and Sonny. Likewise, Sonny is establishing himself as a singer and songwriter. Whereas, their daughter, Milan is a talented singer. Likewise, Marian is a model having artistic skills and an influencer on Instagram.

Meleasa with her children

Caption: Meleasa Houghton with her children (Source: Instagram)

Sadly, after 22 years of marriage, they got divorced in 2016. Her ex-husband confirmed that he was dating another woman Bailon, saying a lengthy Facebook post that concludes he cheated on her. Currently, the singer is focusing on making music and taking care of her family.

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Caption: Meleasa Houghton with her ex-husband (Source:

Achievements and Net worth

Meleasa Houghton was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance. Moreover, in 2015, she won the Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the year during the 52nd Annual GMA Dove Award.

Talking of the net worth of an American singer, she has made a huge amount of wealth. In addition, she has a net worth of $8 million. The source of her wealth is the amount she received after a divorce from her ex-husband, as well as she earned from her music career.

Body Measurement and Social Media

As a singer, she has a fit and well-built body. Meleasa has a broad smile and an alluring personality. Likewise, as for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 53kg. In addition, she has a pair of brown eyes and black hair.

Talking of social media availability, she is active on Instagram. Houghton is an influencer on Instagram with 13k followers. Likewise, she shares photos of her family members on her Instagram account.  She doesn’t have a Facebook, or Twitter account.

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