Who is Mariah Houghton?
Mariah Houghton is well known as the daughter of Christian music singer Israel Houghton and Meleasa Houghton. She is also a singer and collaborated with his father on the song; To Make You Feel My Love. Ever since she was young, she would sing in church and was part of the worship team at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.
Mariah Houghton Age
Mariah is 26 years old as of 2021. She was born on August 31, 1995, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Mariah Houghton Parents
Mariah is the daughter of Israel and Meleasa Houghton. Her parents were married from 1994 until 2015 when they separated. Their divorce was finalized on February 22, 2016. Her father Israel Houghton is now married to Adrienne Bailon. She was raised alongside her three siblings, Milan, Jordan, and Israel.
Mariah Houghton Husband
Mariah was married to her husband Byron Rideaux in September 2016. On her wedding day, her father shared a beautiful photo of her and her husband with the caption’
“What an extreme privilege to dance with my daughter @mariahhoughton last night. She is now married and off to her honeymoon. Happier than I’ve ever seen her. Thanks to @byronrideaux – a good young man. Cheers to the new happy couple! The world is Yours! #LaVieEnRideau”
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Mariah Houghton Divorce
Houghton and Byron got divorced in 2019 after three years of marriage. They got married when Mariah was 20 while Byron was 22 years old. That year, they both deleted their Instagram pages which had memories of their wedding and marriage.
During an interview, Byron said that he noticed things changing in their marriage which caused arguments. He was also young and was seriously pursuing being a youth pastor which meant he had less time with his young family.
Byron is now married to Jordan Rideau. They got married in February 2021 in a beautiful wedding. They have a son called Roman Rideaux.
Mariah Houghton Career
Mariah has been singing since she was young. She surely followed in her father’s footsteps who is an award-winning Christian musician. She led worship at her church Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. while she was a teenager.
Mariah has collaborated on a number of songs with her father and other musicians. Here is a list of some of Mariah’s songs.
- Risen (feat. Mariah Houghton). Israel and New Breed
- Medley: To Make You Feel My Love / Name Of Love
- Happily Ever
- How Awesome is Our God
Mariah Houghton’s Net Worth
Houghton has an estimated net worth of $100 k.
Who is Israel Houghton?
Israel Houghton, normally credited as Israel & New Breed, is an American Christian musician, singer, songwriter, worship leader, and producer. He has won numerous awards including six Grammys and 11 GMA Dove Awards.
Israel was born and raised in a mixed-ethnicity family. His mother is white while his father is African American. Israel was married to Meleasa Houghton for over 20 years from 1994 until they separated in 2015. They finalized their divorce on February 22, 2016.
It is known that Israel was unfaithful in their marriage. He fathered two sons with his mistress DeVawn Moreno. Soon after his divorce, Israel was in a serious relationship with tv host and singer Adrienne Bailon. They got married on November 11, 2016, at a huge wedding in Paris.
Israel Houghton Songs
2002: “Champions for Christ” – Hi5 (worship leader)
2004: “Where Are the Fathers?” from He-Motions (EMI Gospel)
2003: “Send Me to the Nations” from A Wing & A Prayer (EMI Gospel)
2002: We Speak to Nations (Lakewood Live; Integrity)
2003: Cover the Earth (Lakewood Live; Integrity)
2006: The Gift: A Christmas Presentation (Lakewood Live)
2007: Free to Worship (Lakewood Live)
2007: Moving Forward (Free Chapel Live)
2008: Hope For Today Worship (Lakewood Live)
2009: Free Chapel Live: Power of the Cross (Integrity)
2009: New Breed Live: Generation Love
2011: Echo: Forward Conference (Free Chapel Live)
2014: Covenant Worship: Kingdom
2014: Rey De Mi Universo (Lucía Parker)
2016: Eres Mi Todo (Job González)