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17 Facts About Adrienne Bailon From Back Then To Now

Adrienne was actually discovered by Ricky Martin!

Adrienne Bailon is a singer, entrepreneur, TV host, and actor hailing from New York City — but you already know that!

Adrienne Bailon-Houghton is seen arriving to her 'Cafe New Breed' pop-up worship sessions tour on July 21, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Let's take a trip on only some of her highlights!

1. Adrienne Bailon was born in the Lower East Side and is Puerto Rican and Ecuadorian.

Adrienne Bailon attends the Revolve Gallery at Hudson Yards on September 09, 2021
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2. In 1999 Adrienne met Ricky Martin while singing for her church at Madison Square Garden.

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...Where he was looking for back up singers for an upcoming concert.

3. Adrienne was a part of the girl group 3LW, alongside Kiely Williams and Naturi Naughton, in the early 2000s.

3LW adresses the audience after winning Best R&B/Soul Album, Group, Band or Duo at the The 7th Annual Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards.
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4. Adrienne also stared along Raven-Symoné, Kiely Williams, and Sabrina Bryan in 2003 for Disney Channels Cheetah Girls.

Raven-Symone, Sabrina Bryan, Kiely Williams, Adrienne Bailon, 2006
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She also returned for the two sequels. 

5. Adrienne has also gone on to play roles in That's So Raven, All You've Got, Coach Carter, and more.

from left: Adrienne Bailon, Ashley Drane, Andrea Edwards, Raven (aka Raven-Symone)
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6. Fast-forward to 2013, when Adrienne signed on to host the daytime TV talk show The Real.

TV Personalities Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Adrienne Bailon attend the 2016 Daytime Emmy Awards at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel on May 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Adrienne is still hosting, and during the early years of the show, the hosts included Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, and Jeannie Mai.

7. And she made history too as being the first Latina to cohost a daytime talk show — on an English language channel!

In this image released on July 2, Adrienne Bailon attends the Beauty Carnival during the 2021 ESSENCE Festival Of Culture presented by Coca-Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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8. In 2016, she married her then-boyfriend Israel Houghton and the two tied the knot in Paris.

9. And while Adrienne is constantly expanding her portfolio in the entertainment industry with various other ventures, she's also the founder of two brands.

10. Adrienne, founded xixi in 2018, a jewelry line featuring staples such as hoops, necklaces...

...and New York City–inspired collections, paying homage to her NYC roots.

11. She has also dived into the handbag and loungewear department with her brand, La Voûte in late 2019.

While La Voûte started with handbags, the brand soon launched a clothing collection, featuring pieces you can wear comfortably, all day long at home or on the go.

12. In the midst of all of her work, she also started a YouTube channel called All Things Adrienne.

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Her earliest video was released in 2018.

All Things Adrienne includes videos featuring her beauty routine, Q&As, and her upbringing and overall lifestyle. Also you should check out her California house tour because it’s amazing.

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13. Along with her YouTube channel and cohosting The Real, Adrienne was also a contestant on Season 2 of Fox's The Masked Singer where she finished in third place.

Adrienne Bailon Houghton wearing a pink flamingo costume while on stage waving
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14. And in 2020 she joined a Season 1of I Can See Your Voice, where she was a judge.

panelists Arsenio Hall, Adrienne Bailon-Houghton,
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15. But above all else, Adrienne always makes it known that her pride for New York City is embedded in whatever she is working on.

16. So much that she decided to move back to NYC from Los Angeles and gave viewers a house tour of her forever home:

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In the video above she shows us her newest home and explains her plans on renovating it.

Adrienne bailon showing us her new house tour
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And it’s a project that she has had her viewers casually help out on.

17. But while she may be renovating her newest home, Adrienne, her husband Israel Houghton, and their family are currently on tour for their pop-up, Café New Breed.

Their tour features coffee served by Adrienne and her family.

And while she may be on tour, I can't wait to see what she has next up her sleeve.

So congrats to Adrienne on all her future accomplishments. I am sure it is well-deserved. :)

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