A devotional leader and songwriter, Israel Houghton has won four Grammy Awards in the Best Pop Gospel Album categories and the Best Traditional Gospel Album. He is also a composer and has created a canon of songs and has amassed gold-selling albums.
Since his childhood, he looked to overcome cultured and denominational barriers. In 1989, Israel involved full-time in worship ministry. Scroll down to know more about Israel’s bio, songs, albums, wedding, daughter, youtube and much more.
Israel Houghton was born on May 19, 1971, in Oceanside, California, U.S. There is no information about his childhood days, family and their occupation. Moving towards his educational achievements, there is no erudition related to his education in which he concentrated.
In 2003, Israel produced an album by Michael Gungor- Bigger Than My Imagination. The song was described as one of the best worship albums. Since the beginning of his career, he has amassed a legion of fans and has been fittingly graced with 2 Gold-selling album.
In 2012, Integrity published Decade, a two-disc, 26-track career overview. Israel and his group continued to document their travels with Covered: Alive in Asia, which was released in 2015.
He also has recorded some of the albums like Nueva Generation, New Season, Real, Life From Another Level, Alive in South Africa, A Timeless Christmas, A Deeper Level, and much more.
Israel was first married to Meleasa Houghton in 1944. They made their relationship public when they were spotted in Tulum, Mexico. They are the parents of three children Mariah, Israel, and Milan. However, after 20 years, the couple separated.
The couple made headlines when they ended their 20-year marriage relationship. Israel posted on his Facebook that their relationship ended because he cheated.
“Several years ago I failed and sinned in my marriage. … Although we tried, the challenges in our relationship have proven too much to overcome. We have always handled our family and ministry with grace and generosity toward others, discretion, and privacy,
The couple met each other at Houghton’s ministry in Pittsburgh and just after 4 months, they tied the knot. Moreover, on November 11, 2016, he married singer and TV personality, Adrienne Bailon.
Israel has accumulated a huge sum of money from his numerous albums. He is living a lavish life with his wife Adrienne. As per reports, his net worth is estimated to be $8 million. Till the date, he has won 6 Grammy Award, 3 Best Pop Contemporary Gospel Album and 1 Best Traditional Gospel Album.