Biography of Mercy Johnson & Net Worth

Biography of Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson Okojie, professionally known as Mercy Johnson, is a popular Nigerian actress.

Mercy Johnson Okojie is from the Kogi State town of Okene. She is the fourth child of a family of seven children, born in Lagos to Mr. Daniel Johnson and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, a retired navy officer, 

She got married to Prince Odianosen Okojie on August 27, 2011, and they have four children, three daughters and a son.

Mercy Johnson Profile

  • Full Name Mercy Johnson Okojie
  • Age 36 years old 
  • Occupation Actress, Entrepreneur and Politician
  • Children 4
  • Nationality Nigerian
  • Tribe
  • Place of Origin Okene, Kogi State
  • Marital status Married
  • Instagram @mercyjohnson
  • Twitter @mercyjohnson
  • Facebook @mercyjohnson

Mercy Johnson Biography – Age

How old is Mercy Johnson? Mercy Johnson was born on 28th August 1984 in Lagos, but she hails from Okene in Kogi State in the North Central of Nigeria, and she’s currently 36 years old.

 Mercy Johnson Career

Mercy Johnson Okojie received her primary education in Calabar before her father was sent to Lagos State, where she finished her education at a Nigerian Navy Primary School.

She attended a Rivers State Secondary School in addition to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for her secondary education.

Mercy Johnson auditioned for a job in The Maid shortly after finishing high school and went on to appear in films such as Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, and War in the Palace.

She received Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 African Movie Award event for her work in the film “Live to Remember” and Best Actress at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the comedy film Dumebi the Dirty Girl.

She was named Google’s most searched Nigerian celebrity in December 2011, a position she held again in 2012, and she is also the senior special assistant (SSA) to the Kogi state governor on entertainment, arts, and culture, a job she has held since April 1, 2017.

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Mercy Johnson Filmography

Mercy Johnson has been a mainstay in the Nollywood industry, and she played so many roles in countless movies. Here are some of the movies;

  • The Maid
  • Into Temptation
  • House Party
  • Women in Power
  • Lost to Lust
  • Kill the Bride
  • Under the Sky
  • Under Control
  • Thanksgiving
  • Sweet Mama
  • Genevieve
  • Dumebi, the dirty girl
  • Soul of a maiden

Mercy Johnson Award and Nominations

Mercy Johnson has scooped numerous awards in her career and has also been nominated for so many awards. Here are some of her awards;

  • She won two awards in 2009: the 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Live To Remember). 
  • In 2012, she won the Nollywood Movies Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Weeping Soul) 
  • the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Actress in Comedy (Dumebi The Dirty Girl)
  • Actress of the Year at the 2018 Eloy Awards (Seven & A Half Dates).

Mercy Johnson Net Worth

Mercy Johnson is one of the highest-earning actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $1.93 million.