Facts of Marques Houston
|Full Name||Marques Barrett Houston|
|Birth Name||Marques Barrett Houston|
|Profession||Singer, Record producer, Actor|
|Birth City||Los Angeles, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Michael Houston|
|Mother Name||Carolyn Houston (died in 1997)|
|Spouse||Miya Houston (engaged since 2019)|
|Relation With||Marlena Campbell (2008- 2017)|
|Date of Birth||August 4,1981|
Marques Houston, an American R&B singer & record producer got a breakthrough in the music industry as a member of the group Immature/IMx (formed in 1990).
Turned professional since 1990, the Los Angeles-born has released 6 studio albums along with hit singles: That Girl, Because of You, Naked, and I Love Her.
Over the years, Houston made a handful of appearances in films like Good Burger (1997), You Got Served (2004), and Fat Albert (2004).
What Is Marques Houston's Net Worth In 2020?
With a career journey of over 2 decades, Houston grabbed fame along with money-shower. According to Celebrity Net Worth, 38-year-old Marques has a net worth of $5 million as of April 2020.
As a member of R&B & Soul trio, IMx (1990- 2001), the 5 ft. 10 inches tall music personality released 6 studio albums, until they disbanded in 2002.
In 2003, his solo career journey began with the release of debut album MH, on October 21, 2003. It sold 339,000 copies in the US only and charted #18 in Billboard 200 & #5 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
Over the years, Marques Houston has released 6 solo studio albums; the most recent being Famous (released on August 27, 2013).
Having worked in TV series: A Different World (1993) and Sister, Sister (1994- 1999), Houston got breakthrough film appearance through the film You Got Served (2004) starring Lil' Kim,
Steve Harvey, Dreux Frederic aka Lil Fizz and Omari Grandberry.
Meanwhile, Marques is yet to open up about the actual figure of his earnings; but he allegedly earns in the 6-digit figure.
Solo Career Albums & Earnings:
Marques started his career as a solo artist in 2003 & has released 6 studio albums so far. His 2nd album Naked (2005) is the most selling in the USA with 439,000 copies sold.
His songs That Girl and Clubbin from the debut album MH (2003) charted #63 & #39 respectively in Billboard Hot 100.
Other successful songs include All Because of You, Naked, Like This, Favorite Girl, and Circle.
Here is the list of albums & its sales:
|Albums||Charted Position on Billboard 200||Earnings (in US only)|
|MH (October 21, 2003)||#18||$339,000|
|Naked (May 24, 2005)||#13||$439,000|
|Veteran (March 27, 2007)||#5||$356,000|
|Mr. Houston (September 29, 2009)||#62||$76,000|
|Mattress Music (September 14, 2010)||#71||$30,000|
|Famous (August 27, 2013)||#180||-|
Furthermore, he released mix-tapes as well:
- Sex, Lies & MH (September 9, 2009)
- Battlefield America Soundtrack Mixtape Vol. 2 (June 1, 2012)
- Never Lead You On (October 9, 2012)
Was In Group Immature aka IMx Before Solo Career
Marques started his music venture in 1992 after joining the R&B group Immature aka IMx; subsequently, they released their debut album On Our Worst Behavior in 1992.
Throughout his journey with IMx, Houston released 6 studio albums until they disbanded in 2002.
Check out their albums & songs:
|On Our Worst Behavior (1992)||Tear It Up (On Our Worst Behavior)|
|Playtyme Is Over (1994)||Never Lie; Constantly|
|We Got It (1995)||We Go It; Please Don't Go; and Lover's Groove|
|The Journey (1997)||I’m Not a Fool; Give Up the Ghost|
|Introducing IMx (1999)||Stay the Night|
|IMx (2001)||First time; Beautiful (You Are)|
Potential Earnings From YouTube & Instagram
Marques has a self-titled YouTube channel created on July 6, 2008, & has over 99.2K subscribers and a total of 45.947 million views.
Reportedly, the channel can earn him tens of thousand dollars per year.
Moreover, an avid user of Instagram, the American singer can gather a considerable sum through online promotions, though, is yet to have one.
According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Marques' Instagram (@marqueshouston) with over 992K followers (as of April 2020) has the potential to earn him in the range of $1,988 - $3,313 per sponsored post.
Film Producing Credits: CEO Of Production Company
Currently, Marques Houston serves as the CEO of film production company Footage Films, launched by Chris Stokes in 2015.
Through the company, Houston got his stints in producing & served as producer of TV films such as Will to Love (2015), A Weekend with the Family (2016), and BET TV films: We Belong Together (2018) & Running Out of Time (2018).
Lives In Los Angeles With Fiancee
Meanwhile, Marques resides in his hometown Los Angeles, California, though, is low-key about the details of his house. On average, a house in LA costs $752,508.
Formerly, the R&B singer owned a house in Diamond Bar, California, from 2002 to 2005.
Houston lives with his fiancee Miya Houston; the duo started dating in October 2018 & announced their engagement via Instagram in mid-March 2019.
Prior to Miya, Marques was in a relationship with Marlena Campbell; they confirmed their relationship in 2010 after 2 years of dating.
However, the now-former duo broke up quietly in 2017.
Moreover, Houston briefly dated singer Jamila "Mila J" Chilombo and his You Got Served co-star Jennifer Freeman.
Marques Barrett Houston was born on August 4, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, the USA. His father's name is Michael & mother was Carolyn Houston, who died of lymphoma in 1997.
He is the 3rd of 4 children; he has an elder brother Brandon, elder sister Danielle & a younger sister named Brandye/BJ.
Did you know? Before his mother died, Marques wrote a song for her 'Please Don't Go' & after her death, he wrote 'Alone' with his group, IMx in his mother's memory.