Meleasa Houghton is an American Gospel singer, well known as the winner of GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year in 2015. Houghton is also known for her credits to different hit songs for the rock band Israel and Breed.
Melissa was born on 1st March 1964, in the United States. Raised by her American parents, Houghton is of White ethnicity and holds American nationality.
After completing her studies, Melissa enrolled in building up her career. She is collaborating with the musical band Israel and Breed.
She along with the band published various songs including, Rez Power, Your Presence Is Heaven and Jesus at the Center.
Houghton became more famous after her marriage with an American Christian singer, producer, songwriter, and worship leader Israel Houghton.
Melissa is the ex-wife of Israel Houghton. The couple stayed together as husband and wife for twenty-one years. However, the couple ultimately divorced due to some reason.
Since their marriage, Melissa and Israel share three children together. After the separation, her ex-husband dated Adrienne Bailon, according to some resources.
Israel also said that they are still good friends.
Meleasa Houghton earns a decent amount of money from her career as a gospel singer. However, her net worth is yet to be disclosed.
In addition, Melissa and her husband lived in a luxury mansion worth $8 million, which according to U.S law will be divided after the divorce. We can assume that she has received half of the amount as a divorce annulment.
Houghton stands 1.67 meters / 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 127lbs / 58 kg. She has black hair and brown eyes.