Israel Houghton Lawyers Confirm He Had Two Children During Extramarital Affair While Married to First Wife, But Say He Has Been Supporting Them

Israel Houghton and Adrienne Bailon
Israel Houghton and Adrienne Bailon

Just as the gospel singer was celebrating his engagement to “The Real” co-host Adrienne Bailon, records leaked confirming longstanding rumors that Israel Houghton fathered two outside children during his 20-year-marriage.

When urban celebrity news site Bossip referred to a recent child support case opened against him in Texas, Houghton’s attorneys responded.

“Mr. Houghton has been financially supporting the two children since they were born but hasn’t been served with the suit because he is on tour,” lawyers for Houghton told

SOURCE: The St. Louis American