Cissy Houston

Cissy Houston

American singer
An important but underappreciated figure in the history of R&B, Cissy Houston founded the legendary Sweet Inspirations and is the mother of superstar Whitney Houston.
BornSeptember 30, 1933
HometownNewark, New Jersey, United States of America
Net worth$6 million
SpouseJohn Houston Jr. (m 1964 - 1991) , Freddie Garland (m 1955 - 1957)
ChildrenWhitney Houston
ParentsNitcholas Drinkard , Delia Mae Drinkard
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Elvis Presley: The Gospel Sessions - Where No One Stands Alone
Elvis Presley: The Gospel Sessions - Where No One Stands Alone
2018
Whitney
Whitney
R
2h
2018
Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly
Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly
2015
The Vernon Johns Story
The Vernon Johns Story
PG
1h 40min
1994

Albums

Studio 102 Essentials
Studio 102 Essentials
2008
Cissy Houston Collection
Cissy Houston Collection
2005
Love Is Holding You
Love Is Holding You
2001
He Leadeth Me
He Leadeth Me
1997
I'll Take Care of You
I'll Take Care of You
1992
Step Aside for a Lady
Step Aside for a Lady
1980
Think It Over
Think It Over
1978
Cissy Houston
Cissy Houston
1977
Presenting Cissy Houston
Presenting Cissy Houston
1970

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