Israel Houghton Biography, Music, Family, Spouse and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Israel Houghton. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Houghton do for a living?
  2. Who are Houghton’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Houghton’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Houghton married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Houghton have any children?
  6. Where is Houghton now?
  7. How tall is Houghton?
  8. How much money does Houghton earn?
  9. What is Houghton’s net worth?

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 Who is Israel Houghton?

Israel Houghton is a famous American contemporary Christian music singer, songwriter, producer, and worship leader. Houghton is mainly credited as Israel & New Breed.

Israel Houghton Career

Houghton produced an album by Michael Gungor, Bigger Than My Imagination. The album was described as ”one of the year’s best worship albums” in a 2003 Christianity Today Review.

Israel & New Breed

New Breed is the backing band of Israel. Numerous of his album launches are credited to Israel & New Breed.

How old is Israel Houghton?

Houghton is aged 51 as of 2022, having been born on May 19, 1971, in Oceanside, California, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Jojo Siwa, Sam Smith, Grace Jones, Kevin Garnett, Natalia Oreiro, Nicole Brown Simpson, Archie Manning, Kyle Eastwood, Sophie Davant, and Kim Zolciak-Biermann, among others.

A photo of Israel Houghton

A photo of Israel Houghton

Israel Houghton Family

Who are Israel Houghton’s parents?

Houghton was born to mixed parentage, to a white mother, Margaret Houghton, and an Afro-Jamaican father. He has not shared much information about his family and parents with the media.

Does Israel Houghton have siblings?

Houghton has six half-siblings, three from his mother’s second marriage, two brothers, and one sister. He also has 3 half-sisters from his father’s second marriage.

Israel Houghton Education

Houghton has not shared any information about his academic background and qualifications with the media.

Israel Houghton Spouse

From 1994 to 2015, Houghton was married to Meleasa Houghton until they separated and their divorce was finalized on February 22, 2016. He also had a secret relationship with mistress DeVawn Moreno, and had two sons, while still married to Meleasa. Houghton then married singer and TV personality Adrienne Bailon on November 11, 2016, in Paris, following dating for several months.

Israel Houghton Children

Houghton has four children altogether. He has one daughter with his ex-wife, Meleasa, and two children, both sons from his relationship with mistress DeVawn. Houghton recently welcomed his fourth son, and first with Bailon, through a surrogate in 2022. All his children are Mariah Houghton, Jordan Houghton, Milan Houghton, and Israel Houghton Sonny.

Israel Houghton Height

Houghton has a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body adding up to an impressive height of 5 ft 5 in (1.67 m) and a weight of 80 kg (176 lbs).

Israel Houghton Net Worth

American contemporary Christian music, gospel, praise & worship, and soul, singer, songwriter, producer, and arranger, Houghton has been active from 1997 to the present. He also plays guitar and keyboards and is under the labels Integrity, RCA Inspiration, and District 11. Houghton has been able to garn an accumulative net worth of approximately $8 million as of 2022.

Year Album details Peak chart positions
1997 Whisper It Loud

  • Released: January 28
  • Label: Warner Brothers
  • Format: CD
2001 New Season

  • Released: July 31
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD
2001 Nueva Generación (Spanish version of New Season)

  • Released: August
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD
2002 Real

  • Released: October 29
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD
  • No. 33 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 13 on Top Gospel Albums
2004 Live From Another Level

  • Released: May 4
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD/DVD
  • No. 146 on Billboard 200
  • No. 5 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums
  • No. 3 on Heatseekers Albums
2005 Alive in South Africa

  • Released: October 25
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD/DVD
  • No. 62 on Billboard 200
  • No. 3 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 2 on Top Gospel Albums
2006 A Timeless Christmas

  • Released: September 26
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD
  • No. 40 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 11 on Top Gospel Albums
  • No. 32 on Top Holiday Albums
2007 A Deeper Level

  • Released: September 4
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD/DVD
  • No. 48 on Billboard 200
  • No. 3 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums
2009 The Power of One

  • Released: March 24
  • Label: Integrity/Columbia
  • Format: CD/Digital download
  • No. 34 on Billboard 200
  • No. 1 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums
  • No. 19 on Digital Albums
2010 Love God, Love People

  • Released: August 31
  • Label: Integrity/Columbia
  • Format: CD/Digital download
  • No. 27 on Billboard 200
  • No. 1 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums
  • No. 18 on Digital Albums
2012 Decade (compilation)

  • Released: March 5
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD/Digital download
  • No. 10 on Top Gospel Albums
2012 Jesus at the Center: Live

  • Released: August 14
  • Label: Integrity/Columbia
  • Format: CD/DVD
  • No. 32 on Billboard 200
  • No. 1 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 2 on Top Gospel Albums
  • No. 16 on Digital Albums
2013 Jesús En El Centro: En Vivo (Spanish version of Jesus at the Center: Live)

  • Released: August 14
  • Label: Integrity/Columbia
  • Format: CD/DVD
  • No. 23 on Top Latin Albums
  • No. 11 on Latin Pop Albums
  • No. 48 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 16 on Top Gospel Albums
2014 The Very Best of Israel & New Breed (compilation)

  • Released: January 19
  • Label: Integrity
  • Format: CD/Digital download
  • No. 34 on Top Gospel Albums
2015 Covered: Alive in Asia

  • Released: July 24
  • Label: RCA Inspiration
  • Format: CD/Digital download
  • No. 48 on Billboard 200
  • No. 1 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 1 on Top Gospel Albums
  • No. 11 on Digital Albums
2018 The Road To DeMaskUs

  • Released: September 28
  • Label: Provident Label Group/RCA
  • Format: CD/Digital download
  • No. 15 on Top Christian Albums
  • No. 2 on Top Gospel Albums
2021 Feels Like Home

  • Released: February 26
  • Label: District 11 Entertainment
  • Format: Digital download, vinyl
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