Marques Houston Net Worth and Wealth over 3 Decades of Career

The multitalented L.A.-born artist, Marques Houston, had begun acting and singing at an early age. It is no wonder why Marques Houston net worth has now reached a considerably extraordinary amount.

Do you know how much Marques Houston net worth is as of this year? This article will further mention his works and other creative endeavors that supported his lavish lifestyle as a Hollywood figure.

Summary table
Stage Name Marques Houston
Legal Name Marques Barrett Houston
Date of Birth August 4, 1981
Gender Male
Height 5′ 10″ (1.78)
Net worth $6 million
Income per year $800,000
Profession Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor.
Nationality American

Who is Marques Houston?

Before we find out about Marques Houston net worth, here is some basic profile information that you might want to know.

  • Marques Houston was born as Marques Barret Houston. He is also credited for his work under his birth name, although for a period in his career he used the nickname ‘Batman’.
  • The Los Angeles, California-born artist’s date of birth is August 4, 1981. He is now 40 years old.
  • Marques Houston is a 5’10” (1.78 m) male.
  • Coming from an African and Mexican family line, Marques Houston is an American.

Marques Houston’s golden period is probably between the 1990s to 2000s. He was known as one of the most distinguished R&B artists at that time. He also starred in a popular sitcom in the 90s, Sister Sister. Marques Houston net worth started to skyrocket following his great works in the industry during his early career.

Recently, Marque Houston became the talk of the internet after he got engaged and married a 20 years younger woman.


Early life of Marques Houston

The son of Michael and Carolyn Houston had been fond of music and acting at an early age. He grew up in Los Angeles along with his older brother (Brandon), older sister (Danielle), and later a younger sister (Brandye/BJ). Despite his love of the spotlight, he considered himself a shy person. His free time activities since he was a child are including playing basketball, reading books, and racing cars.

Marques Houston went to Montebello High School. During his time as a high schooler, he joined the school theater team and appeared in several school plays.

Personal life

At the age of 17, he lost his beloved mother, Carolyn, to lymphoma.

In the 2000s, Marques had dated singer Mila J and his co-star Jennifer Freeman, respectively. He also dated Marlena Campbell for almost 10 years, starting from 2008 to 2016.

Currently, he is married to the 20 years old Miya Dickey. They tied the knot on August 24, 2020, and in the late 2021, they welcomed their first daughter, Zara Houston.



Marques Houston’s Career

His productive career in the entertainment world significantly contributes to Marques Houston net worth. Here are some of his work both in the music, film, and TV industry.

Marques Houston’s music career started when he was around 12 years old. He initiated the R&B group known as IMx (read: Immature). After almost 10 years of making music together with 2 of his group members, he decided to pursue a solo career.

During the glorious era of his music career, Marques Houston net worth was spiking. His song got it into Billboard’s Top R&B charts repeatedly at that time. He also collaborated with a few prominent R&B singers.

Marques Houston Albums

A few studio albums both with IMx and as solo singer:

  • On Our Worst Behaviour (1992)
  • Playtime is Over (1994)
  • We Got It (1995)
  • Mr. Houston (2009)
  • Mattress Music (2010)
  • Famous (2013)

Acting Career

Some portions of Marques Houston net worth are also largely generated from the movie industry. Not only acting, he also got a few producing and writing credits under his belt.

His acting career began around the same time he started his group band, IMx. He took small roles as a kid actor and voice actor, before later landing his big break in a television comedy show, Sister Sister.

Marques Houston Movies

Some of his television credits are including:

  • A Different World (1993)
  • Sister, Sister (1994-1999)
  • American Dreams (2003)
  • Will to Love (2015)
  • Howard High (2020-present)

Films (as actor):

  • Bébé’s Kids (1992)
  • House Party 3 (1994)
  • Good Burger (1997)
  • Somebody Help Me (2007)
  • Battlefield America (2012)

Films (as producer/writer)

  • Boy Bye (2016)
  • ‘Til Death Do Us Part (2017)
  • We Belong Together (2018)
  • Running Out of Time (2018)
  • Howard High (2020)

Marques Houston Net worth

Compared to another singer-songwriter artist, Marques Houston net worth is considered higher than average. As of early this year, the total amount of Marques Houston net worth reaches around $6 Million. His wealth and income are generated from various sources.


In the last decade, Marques Houston net worth is also generated from his endeavor in movie making. Currently, he is the CEO of Footage Films, a film production company based in California. Together with his fellow IMx group member Young Rome and his cousin Jarell Houston a.k.a J-Boog. They acted as president and vice president.

With his company, Marques Houston acts both as executive producer and also a writer. Over ten films have been produced and written by Marques Houston under his own company.

  • The average amount of Marques Houston annual salary is $800,000.
  • In short, Marques Houston net worth is generated from his previous contract with music, tv, and film companies, and also his own production company.

In late 2021, he welcomed his first daughter and has been occupied with his new role as a father recently. He is also still actively involved in many of his creative endeavors in the entertainment industry.


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