Cissy Houston Net Worth

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Cissy Houston is a famous vocalist. Singing is also regarded among the primary sources of Cissy Houston net worth that now continues to be estimated to reach 5 million dollars. Cissy Houston is mainly called a soul singer, although she’s also involved into gospel music. Cissy Houston has functioned as a background vocalist for many famous musicians, like Aretha Franklin or Elvis Presley. Yet, now she’s mainly called a solo vocalist. For CissyHouston participation into music business, Cissy Houston has been granted with 2 Grammy awards.

Cissy Houston Net Worth $5 Million Dollars

Cissy Houston’s family is a well-known family in music business, at the same time. She’s a mom of a popular singer, Whitney Houston. Also, her cousin is a famous vocalist of opera music, Leontyne Price. So, her entire family is involved into music, which can be also a significant source of Cissy Houston net worth.

Besides the well knownsinger vocation as a musician, Cissy Houston’s private life can also be popular. The Singer was born in a fairly enormous family — she was the eighth one produced in her family. Cissy Houston’s parents were stressing the need for instruction for their children in addition to the relevance to attend church. Moreover, CissyHouston dad encouraged Cissy Houston to sing. When Cissy Houston was just 8 years old, her mom passed away. Ten years later, her dad perished, also.

Speaking more about Cissy Houston’s vocation as a musician, she started singing in 1938. In 1963, she created her own group called “Sweet Inspirations”. The group was mostly employed as a backing band for various musicians, including Wilson Pickett and The Drifters. Therefore, this participation has additionally added up sales to the absolute size of Cissy Houston net worth.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 30, 1933
Birth place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Profession:Singer, Actor, Television producer
Education:Mount Saint Dominic Academy
Nationality:American
Spouse:John Russell Houston (m. 1959–1990), Freddie Garland (m. 1955–1956)
Children:Whitney Houston, Gary Garland, Michael Houston
Parents:Delia Mae Drinkard, Nitcholas Drinkard
Siblings:Marie Houston, Nicky Houston, Hansom Houston, Larry Houston, William Houston, Lee Houston, Anne Houston
Awards:Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album
Movies:The Preacher's Wife, The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns Story
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Minister of music at New Hope Baptist Church on Sussex Avenue in Newark, New Jersey. [December 2010]
2Mother-in-law of Patricia Houston.
3Grandmother of Bobbi Kristina Brown and Rayah Houston.
4Godmother to her daughter Whitney Houston is Aretha Franklin.
5Was one time a background singer for Elvis Presley.
6Ex-mother-in-law of Bobby Brown.
7Grand-aunt of David Elliott and Damon Elliott.
8Aunt of Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick.
9Member of the gospel group "The Drinkard Singers". Formed the The Gospelaires, with Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick. Lead singer of The Sweet Inspirations from 1967-1970. Veteran session singer.
10Mother of Whitney Houston and Gary Houston.


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Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dreams of a Life2011Documentary performer: "Midnight Train To Georgia"
Daddy's Little Girls2007performer: "Family First"
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Preacher's Wife1996performer: "The Lord Is My Shepherd"
A Time to Kill1996"Take My Hand Precious Lord"
Hoodlums1980performer: "Stand Up", "Bluer Than Blue"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Preacher's Wife1996Mrs. Havergal
The Vernon Johns Story1994TV MovieRose
Taking My Turn1984TV MovieHelen
The Wiz1978The Wiz Singers Adult Choir (voice, uncredited)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angels1976arranger: vocals / performer: vocals

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whitney Houston: This is My Life1992TV Movie producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bang! The Bert Berns Story2016DocumentaryHerself
Killing Me Softly: The Roberta Flack Story2014TV MovieHerself
Daybreak2013TV SeriesHerself
Oprah's Next Chapter2013TV SeriesHerself
Twenty Feet from Stardom2013DocumentaryHerself
Whitney Houston & Her Family: Voices of Love2012DocumentaryHerself
The Houstons: On Our Own2012TV Series documentaryHerself
BET Awards 20122012TV SpecialHerself
This Time2008DocumentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHerself
Classic Whitney1997TV MovieHerself
26th NAACP Image Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Vicki!1993TV SeriesHerself
Whitney Houston: This is My Life1992TV MovieHerself
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation1988TV Special documentaryHerself
Cissy Houston: Sweet Inspiration1988DocumentaryHerself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Grammy Lifetime Achievment Award Show1987TV MovieHerself
Superstars and Their Moms1987TV MovieHerself
The 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards1987TV SpecialHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1986TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1985TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1983TV SpecialHerself
Hoodlums1980Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1970TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Dateline NBC2012TV Series documentaryHerself

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