Net Worth: $5 Million
- Age 79 years old
- Birth Place Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
- Full Name Cissy Houston
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth September 30, 1933
- Occupation Singer
- Children 3
About Cissy Houston
are her nieces. Ask the old-timers and they will tell you that Cissy Houston was one of the best disco, soul and gospel singers. Cissy had a great solo career as well. She is active even today, and keeps giving us some great winners from time to time. The estimated net worth of Cissy Houston as of March 2012 is $5 Million.
Anybody who works with Mahalia Jackson, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin and Wishbone Ash has got to be good. In a long career that started in 1938, she has worked with several amazing performers. She was often seen performing as a backup singer for some of the greatest singers we have seen. Cissy has accumulated wealth for all these years. But it’s not just about money – she has thrilled audiences across several generations. Cissy has tried many styles – gospel, soul, disco, solo, duets, and has excelled in all of them. Though her singing is not mainstream today, but there are still people who love to hear Cissy and would pay anything to see her perform.
Cissy has indeed come a long way from 1938, when she used to perform at the New Hope Baptist Church with the Drinkard Four. She has married twice. Houston married Freddie Garland in 1955. They had a son, Gary Garland, who plays NBA basketball. The couple divorced, and Cissy then married John Russell Houston, Jr. in 1959. They had two children – the songwriter Michael Houston, and Whitney Houston.