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Who Is Adrienne Bailon's Husband? Everything To Know About Israel Hougton

Fox just announced that their new game show series, I Can Hear Your Voice, will premiere on September 24 after the Season 4 premiere of The Masked Singer. Adrienne Bailon-Houghton will be one of the hosts of the new show, alongside Ken Jeong and two-time Emmy nominee Cheryl Hines

While I Can Hear Your Voice is set to be one of the hottest and most popular new shows this fall, Adrienne is no stranger to having all eyes on her.

After the host of The Real shared her struggles with trying to conceive on her TV show in 2019, some audience members weren’t buying it. The haters jumped into her comments and started insinuating that the former Cheetah Girl was making the story up to get attention.

Bailon’s husband, musician Israel Houghton, was quick to defend his wife. He replied to one commenter by saying, “Don’t you have better things to do than assume something about people you don’t know? Please go somewhere.”

Houghton and Bailon have been married since 2016 and he’s clearly her biggest fan, there's no doubt he'll be supportive of Adrienne's latest hosting gig.

Who is Adrienne Bailon's husband, Israel Houghton?

What does Israel Houghton do for a living?

Houghton is a well-known presence in Christian music circles. His music is famous for his blend of jazz, gospel, rock and reggae elements. He’s collaborated with mainstream artists like Aretha Franklin and Alicia Keyes for performances at the Grammy Awards and VMAs and he’s won major awards for his own work, including Gosepl Song and Album of the Year.

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Who is Israel Houghton's ex-wife?

Houghton and ex-wife Meleasa were together for almost two decades and had three children together. The pair officially split up in 2016 after rumors of a long separation prior to the final divorce. They have three children together.


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Why did Israel Houghton's first marriage end?

Houghton admits to having cheated in his first marriage. At the time they divorced, he confessed to infidelity five years previously. The details remain private and Houghton doesn’t name any names in his confession.

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Did Israel Houghton cheat on his first wife with Adrienne Bailon?

Houghton’s divorce was finalized in early 2016 and he and Bailon became a public item right around the same time. There had been rumors that Bailon had been part of the reason for the divorce, with Chris Brown having accused the talk show host of of fooling around “wit married men.”  Houghton addressed those rumors by saying, “My marriage had been over for quite some time before going public with my divorce announcement. It seems to be simple math that I had not even met Adrienne during the time my marriage was falling apart. Adrienne is a woman of integrity & character. Most of all she is a true friend, and she should not be blamed for my past indiscretions.”

How did Adrienne Bailon and Israel Houghton meet?

Bailon actually met Houghton well before they started dating, when he produced the movie I’m In Love With A Church Girl in 2013. Bailon was with her ex-fiance Lenny Santiago at the time and Houghton was still married. The couple says they were not romantically involved at all back then.


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When did Adrienne Bailon and Israel Houghton get married?

Houghton and Bailon went from friends to dating to married in only nine months in 2016. The pair tied the knot in Paris. Bailon wore a dress with a train so long that she had to rehearse walking down the aisle for her special day.

Do Adrienne Bailon and Israel Houghton have kids?

On an episode of her show The Real, Bailon, talked about wanting to have a baby and trying to schedule pregnancy around her career. She admitted that getting pregnant wasn’t as simple as she hoped it would be and she’s still waiting for her bundle of joy. Critics on her social media pages accuse her of making the story up for attention. Houghton isn’t standing for that, telling commenters to back off and saying things like, “And how long have you known her? Please don’t do that. Thanks. Figure out who you are. God bless you as you go.”

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The pair have not commented further on when they think they might finally have that baby they seem to want so much.

Rebekah Kuschmider has been writing about celebrities, pop culture, entertainment, and politics since 2010. Her work has been seen at Ravishly, Babble, Scary Mommy, The Mid, Redbook online, and The Broad Side. She is the creator of the blog Stay at Home Pundit and she is a cohost of the weekly podcast The More Perfect Union.