BirthdaySeptember 30, 1933
BirthplaceNewark, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Cissy Houston

    Full name: Cissy Houston
    Also known as: Cissy Houston, Houston, Cissy
    Professions: Soundtrack, Actress, Music Department
    Occupation: Singer

  2. Cissy Houston Known for

    Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013), A Time to Kill (1996), The Preacher's Wife (1996), BET Awards 2012 (2012)

  3. Cissy Houston Biography

    Emily "Cissy" Houston (née Drinkard; born September 30, 1933) 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 Houston, aunt of Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, and a cousin of opera singer Leontyne Price.

  4. Cissy Houston Family

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