Adrienne Bailon Houghton
Emmy® Winning Co-Host of The Real, Acclaimed Vocalist, Producer & Entrepreneur
Adrienne Bailon-Houghton is a Daytime Emmy® award-winning television host, acclaimed pop-vocalist, lifestyle personality, producer and founder of the faith-based jewelry brand, XIXI.
Adrienne Bailon Houghton co-hosts the The Real, a one-hour, daily talk show on Fox Television Stations which premiered in 2013 and made Houghton the first Latina daytime talk show host on English language television. Throughout its five seasons, Houghton has offered the show’s engaged audience fresh points of view, youthful energy and passion. Along with her bold, diverse and outspoken co-hosts, Houghton won a 2018 Daytime Emmy® Award as “Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host” and a 2018 NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Talk Series”.
Houghton launched her weekly YouTube series “All Things Adrienne” in April 2018, serving as executive producer and fearlessly bringing viewers into her daily life through real conversations centered around her core values and relatable, everyday topics — from fashion and beauty to cooking and home decor to family and faith. Since its launch, the channel has grown to 850K subscribers and has generated more than 50 million total views. Building on her success in the digital space, Adrienne launched Wear It Well on Facebook Watch in October 2019 — the series challenges Adrienne to style and dress a group of friends with diverse body types with the goal of empower women of all shapes and sizes to embrace their bodies and find confidence in fashion.
In November 2018, Houghton released XIXI, an affordable luxury jewelry brand inspired by signature pieces from her personal jewelry collection that have been passed down through generations of her family. Rooted in heritage and faith, XIXI has launched and sold-out seven collections. The company maintains steady growth, averaging 120% in revenue increase month over month since its launch.
Born in the heart of New York City’s Lower East Side, Houghton was a household name by the time she was just 14 years old. She first stepped into the spotlight in 1999, when she rose to fame as the lead singer of multi-platinum R&B girl group, 3LW. The group released a total of three studio albums, and toured globally with Destiny’s Child and NSYNC. In 2003, Houghton became a founding member of the pop-group The Cheetah Girls and released the Disney Channel movie of the same name, which drew 84 million viewers worldwide. With the colossal success of their first film and multiple lucrative merchandising deals, the group would go on to release two sequel films, The Cheetah Girls 2 and The Cheetah Girls: One World. In 2009, Houghton served as the face of the MTV network and hosted the afternoon block of their programming, in addition to hosting specials and celebrity interviews.
As an actress, Houghton’s credits include roles in several television hits, including the Disney Channel series’ That’s So Raven (2003) and Buffalo Dreams (2005), the MTV television movie All You’ve Got (2006), the feature film Coach Carter (2005), the ABC Family television movie Lovestruck (2013) and the independent motion picture I’m in Love with a Church Girl (2013), among others.
In addition to hosting the red carpet at the 2013 BET Awards, Houghton was frequently featured as a BET co-host on the popular countdown show 106 and Park, as well as on VH1’s Morning Buzz. In 2012, Houghton debuted her Style Network show, Empire Girls, with model and television personality Julissa Bermudez. Houghton also hosted the Oxygen network series Nail’d It!, a reality show that focuses on nail- art competition and also launched her own “Fingertip Fetish” nail polish line.
As a Latina woman with multiple platforms, Houghton has always focused on giving back and has strived to empower and inspire through her work. She founded the nonprofit foundation Besos Care Packages to provide people in need with basic living essentials and specialty items. Through the foundation, Houghton has partnered with non-profit organizations including the Salvation Army and Minnies Food Pantry to expand its reach and diversify the way in which they support the community. She continues to be an advocate for girls, and an active volunteer for a number of major causes and charities, including the Girls Scouts of America, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Make-A-Wish, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day and City of Hope.
Adrienne currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband, Grammy Award-winning musician Israel Houghton.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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