How Much is Cissy Houston Worth?

Cissy Houston is an American soul singer most famous in the 60s who has a net worth of $7 Million. She initially got into music at the age of 5 years when she became a part of Christian chorus. As it turned out, she had an incredibly appealing voice, so together with her family’s members Dee Dee and Dionne Warwick she created remarkable gospel band The Drinkard Singers in 1957.

She became a part of the Sweet Inspirations R&B girl group known for such albums, as Songs of Faith & Inspiration (1968) and Sweets for My Sweet (1969). Participation in Sweet Inspirations led her to be a sought-after backing vocalist for such prominent stars, like Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, Dusty Springfield, Van Morrison and more.

Furthermore, Houston started a solo career in which she landed smaller hits like I’ll Be There and Be My Baby (1971). In the late 1970s, she disclosed a whole series of disco records produced by Michael Zager. After some quiet years, Houston had a small role of an angel next to her daughter in the movie Preacher’s Wife (1996). A year later, she was awarded the Grammy Award for the gospel album Face to Face (1996), and the follow-up He Leadeth (1997). How Sweet the Sound: My Life with God and Gospel is the autobiography that she published in 1998.

Cissy was the eighth child in her family that had owned a considerable amount of farmland in Blakely, Georgia. She grew up as an orphan, her parents died early. Today she is best recognized as Whitney Houston’s mother, one of the most prominent R&B soul singer.