Cissy Houston Net Worth

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Cissy Houston Net Worth
Net Worth:
$5 Million
Date of Birth
1933-09-30
Place of Birth
Newark
Profession
Singer, Actor, Television Producer

What Cissy Houston's net worth? Cissy Houston is an American soul and gospel singer she has a net worth of $5 million. Cissy Houston has earned her net worth as a Grammy Award-winning singer, with a successful career as a backup singer. Houston worked with such well-known acts as Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson, Wishbone ash and Aretha Franklin. She has also had a very successful solo career; her daughter was the late singer and actress Whitney Houston. Some of her other well-known family members include her nieces Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick. She was born on September 30, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey her father Nitcholas is part Dutch and part African-American. Cissy has been married twice and has two sons and had one daughter singer and actress Whitney Houston who died on February 11, 2012, she has six grandchildren. In 1938 she started her singing career by joining her brothers and sister in a gospel singing group known as the Drinkard Four; they performed at New Hope Baptist Church and recorded a live album called A Joyful Noise recorded for RCA. Later in 1963 she formed the group the Sweet Inspirations along with Doris Troy and her niece Dee Dee Warwick. She has also had a very successful solo career. Her cross genre singing style has been featured with many well-known artists such as Bette Midler, Linda Ronstadt, Burt Bacharach and Herbie Mann.

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Cissy Houston

Emily "Cissy" Houston is an American soul, gospel singer. She led a successful career as a backup singer for such artists as Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, and is now primarily a solo artist, and has won two Grammy Awards for her work. She is the mother of Whitney Housto...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • 1933-09-30
Nicknames
  • Sissie Houston
  • Emily Drinkard
  • Houston, Cissy
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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