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Mercy Johnson Biography: Movies, Children, Net Worth, Husband, Age, House, Tribe, Family, Wedding Pictures, Twin Sister, Wikipedia

Princess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie (born 28 August 1984) is one of the names in the Nollywood industry when you talk of versatility.

She is a renowned Nigerian actress, TV personality and businesswoman.

Since her debut in the movies industry, every role taken by her makes you feel like she is still in her prime.

Mercy Johnson‘s performances on both local and international screens are second to none.

Mercy Johnson Biography

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Princess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie
Stage Name: Mercy Johnson
Born: 28 August 1984 (age 37 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Kogi State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.6 m
Parents: Elizabeth Johnson, Daniel Johnson
Siblings: 6
Husband • Spouse: Prince Odianosen Okojie (m. 2011)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Purity Ozioma Okojie, Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie, Henry Ozioma Okojie, Angel Onosetale Okojie
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$5.8 million

Early Life & Education

Mercy Johnson Okojie hails from Okene in Kogi State. Her tribe is od the Okene of Kogi, Nigeria.

On the 28th of August 1984, in Lagos State, she was born to a former naval officer, Mr Daniel Johnson and Mrs Elizabeth Johnson.

She is the fourth child in a family of seven. She started her primary education in Calabar, Cross River State. Being a naval officer, her father was later transferred to Lagos State, where she continued her education at a Nigerian Navy Primary School.

Mercy Johnson went to a Rivers State Secondary School for her secondary education in addition to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Career

After her secondary education, Mercy Johnson auditioned for a role in The Maid and subsequently acted in other movies such as HustlersBaby Oku in AmericaWar in the Palace.

In 2009, she won an award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony for her performance in the movie “Live to Remember” and Best Actress award at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the comedy movie Dumebi the Dirty Girl.

In December 2011, she was listed as Google’s most searched Nigerian celebrity, which she also held in 2012. She is the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi state governor on entertainment, arts and culture. This post took effect from 1 April 2017.

Mercy Johnson was once banned from acting for being too expensive on 3 November 2013. The movie marketers of Nollywood threatened to prohibit her from the industry due to her high demands.

She and co-Nollywood stars such as Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Richard Mofe Damijo, Emeka Ike, Ramsey Nouah, Nkem Owoh, Stella Damasus, and Jim Iyke, were prohibited from acting for reportedly demanding outrageous pay raise per movie.

However, the ban was lifted by marketers/producers on 9 March 2014, following an apology from the actress.

She made her debut as a film producer with The Legend of Inikpi.

Personal Life

Mercy Johnson married Prince Odianosen Okojie on 27 August 2011.

They have four children, three daughters and a son, namely Purity Ozioma Okojie the firstborn, Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie the second born, Henry Ozioma Okojie the third born and the last born Angel Onosetale Okojie.

Endorsements

In October 2019, Mercy Johnson signed an endorsement deal with Chi Limited’s Prime brand, Hollandia Evap Milk.

She also became a brand ambassador for Pennek Nigeria Limited, a real estate investment company based in Lagos.

The actress’s kids also bagged a new brand ambassadorial deal with skincare and cosmetic brand for children, Zandas Kiddies and Fragrance.

Awards & Nominations

  • Best actress in a supporting role at the 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards 2009.
  • Won best supporting actress at the “Best of Nollywood Awards” 2009.
  • Ranked as Google’s most searched Nollywood celebrity 2011.
  • Nollywood movies Awards recognised her as the “Best Actress in a Leading Role” 2012.
  • Google’s most searched Nollywood celebrity 2012.
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) awarded her the “Best Actress in Comedy” 2013.
  • Popular Choice Female at the Nollywood Movies Awards 2014.
  • Actress of the year at the Eloy Awards 2018.

Filmography

Mercy Johnson Okojie has acted in more than 100 movies since joining the industry and continues to work as a producer, director and actress.

  • The maid
  • Into Temptation
  • House Party
  • Into Temptation
  • Lost to Lust
  • Kill the bride
  • Under the sky
  • Under control
  • Thanksgiving
  • Sweet mama
  • Dear mama
  • Payday
  • Painful world
  • One bullet
  • Oath of a priest
  • Last kiss
  • Married to the enemy
  • Endless night
  • Emotional blunder
  • 19 Macaulay Street
  • Wealth aside
  • Twist of Fate
  • The Scorpion God
  • The Last Tradition
  • Take Me Home
  • Look Into My Eyes
  • Sunny My Son
  • My Beloved Son
  • She is my sister
  • Power of Justice
  • Kolomental
  • Keziah
  • Genevieve
  • Evil Agenda
  • Desperate Agenda
  • Crisis in Paradise
  • Breathe of Anger
  • Area Mama
  • Tiger King
  • The Gods are wise
  • Temple of Justice
  • Tell me why
  • Soul Of A Maiden
  • Strength to strength
  • Sin no more
  • Kiss my pain
  • Live to remember
  • Don’t Wanna Be a Player
  • Forest of promises
  • Don’t Wanna Be a Player
  • Cooperate maid
  • Act of Faith
  • Tears of hope
  • Royal tears
  • Guilty Pleasure
  • Sound of pain
  • Sexy Girls
  • Heat of the Moment
  • Entanglement
  • Clash of Twins
  • A weeping soul
  • Beyond desire
  • A Cry for Justice
  • White Chapel
  • Where Money Sleep
  • The seekers
  • Weeping soul
  • The code
  • Secret code
  • Thanks for Coming
  • Gallant Babes
  • Mirror of Life
  • End of mirror life
  • Jewels of the Sun
  • Heart of a Tiger
  • Heart of a Widow
  • Painful Victory
  • World of the mind
  • My world
  • Mercy the Bus Driver
  • Sins of the past
  • Heart of a saint
  • Hand of Fate
  • Brave mind
  • Deep Water
  • The enemy I see
  • Power of a kiss
  • Baby Oku in America
  • HustlersBloody Ring
  • Thy will be done
  • Light Will Come
  • 16th Anniversary
  • Seven & A Half Dates
  • Mmasi: The Arrogant Preacher
  • A Naija Christmas

Net Worth

Mercy Johnson‘s net worth is estimated at US$5.8 million. She is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria.

Social Media

  • Facebook: Mercy Johnson Okojie
  • Twitter: @realmercy
  • Instagram: @mercyjohnsonokojie
  • IMDb: Mercy Johnson Okojie