• Meleasa Houghton is an American gospel singer and the now ex-wife of Israel Houghton, a famous American Christian musician and worship leader
• Nominated for a Grammy Award and won a 2015 Gospel Music Association (GMA) Award for Traditional Gospel
• She is a family woman, has three children with Israel and is currently single
• Israel is an American Christian musician and worship leader, and has released 13 albums with his band Israel & New Breed
• He has won two Stellar and 11 Dove Awards and six Grammy Awards
Who is Meleasa Houghton?
Meleasa Houghton was born in the USA on March 1, 1964 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she is an American national. She is a gospel singerbut who is perhaps best known as the now ex-wife of Israel Houghton, a famous American Christian musician and worship leader.
Youth and education
Meleasa was raised in the US alongside her siblings by her parents, about whom she has not disclosed any details, but it is believed that both were devout Christians who worked in a church.
She attended a local high school where she became interested in singing, and was a member of the school’s gospel group, while also often singing with her church’s choir. Meleasa was not very physically active, as she mostly concentrated on reading books and getting good grades. After entrance examination in 1982she decided not to go to university but to work on her career.
Career as a gospel singer
Meleasa started her career as a gospel singer right after her matriculation exam and continues to perform to this day.
She has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song in 2015 won a Gospel Music Association (GMA) Award for traditional gospel.
She has also collaborated with her ex-husband’s band, Israel & New Breed, on several of their songs, such as “Our Presence”, “Jesus at The Center”, and “Rez Power”.
Love life and relationships
Meleasa met Israel in a ministry in early 1994, and they married after only four months together – it is believed they were in a hurry to get married because their religion does not allow them to sleep together before getting married.
They are now parents of three children: Mariah, Milan and Israel – while her ex-husband also has two sons with his mistress DeVawn Moreno, named Khristian and Kingston.
Israel admitted to cheating on Meleasa, and in 2015, the two separated with their divorce finalized on February 22, 2016. On November 11 of the same year, Israel married Adrienne Bailon, an American singer and actress, in a private ceremony in Paris. , France.
Meleasa has not spoken about any other men she has dated before or since her marriage, and as of December 2020 she is single, married once and has three children.
Hobbies and other interests
Meleasa is a family woman, who spends most of her free time with her children; her Instagram account is filled with pictures showing herall three of whom are musicians and mostly sing gospel.
She enjoys spending her free time in the kitchen preparing delicious food for her family – her children have claimed that the food their mother makes tastes better than in most restaurants.
She is an animal lover but does not have a pet because her children do not want one.
In her free time, she enjoys watching movies with her kids – her favorite actor and actress are Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, while some of her favorite movies are “Dear John”, “Letters to Juliette” and “A Good Year”.
Age, height and power
Meleasa is 56 years old. She has long black hair and brown eyes, is 1.68 m tall and weighs about 58 kg. As of December 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $400,000 while Israel’s ability is estimated at over $4 million.
Who is Israel Houghton?
Israel Houghton was born in Oceanside, California, USA, on May 19, 1971 – his zodiac sign is Taurus and he is an American national. He is perhaps best known for the songs he has written and performed with his band Israel & New Breed.
Israel prefers to keep his personal affairs to himself, but his mother’s name is known to be Margaret Houghton, but he never met his biological father and took the name of his stepfather (Henry) Houghton.
It was in 1989, right after his entrance exam, that Israel decided to become a full-time Christian singer, and he continued to sing solo until 1995, when he formed the band New Breed Ministry with Meleasa. They toured the US singing about Jesus and Christianity, and started recording their music in 1997, changed their name to Israel & New Breed and released their first album in 2001. titled “New Season”. Their second album “Real” followed in 2002, while their third album “Live from Another Level” was released in 2004. The band Israel & New Breed has released 13 albums, 11 of them through the Israeli music label Integrity.
Israel also produced the 2003 album “Bigger Than My Imagination” for Michael Gungor, and it is considered one of the best worship albums of 2003 even today. He launched his solo career with his 2009 album “The Power of One”, and more On August 31, 2010, his second album was released entitled “Love God, Love People”.
Israel has won two Stellar and 11 Dove Awards, while also winning six Grammy Awards, and has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program in 2019.