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Mercy Johnson is a Nigerian actress who has become a household name in Nollywood, the Nigerian movie industry. She is known for her outstanding acting skills and her ability to play various roles. Mercy has starred in numerous award-winning movies and has won several awards among them. She has also been nominated for several awards both nationally and internationally.
Early Life and Education of Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson was born on August 28, 1984, in Lagos, Nigeria. She hails from Okene in Kogi State, Nigeria. She had her primary education in Calabar and secondary education in Lagos before proceeding to study in Rivers State Polytechnic where she studied for a diploma degree in acting. Shortly after her graduation, she started pursuing a career in acting and made her debut appearance in the movie “The Maid” which was released in 2004.
Career of Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson’s acting career started after she featured in the movie “The Maid” which was released in 2004. She rose to prominence after starring in the movie “Dumebi Goes to School” which was well received by Nigerians. Following this success, Mercy featured in several other movies and became a household name in Nollywood. Some of her notable movies include “Warrior Savitri,” “Thy Will Be Done,” “The Legend of Inikpi,” “Baby Oku in America,” and “In My Dreams.”
Music Filmography of Mercy Johnson
Aside from her acting skills, Mercy Johnson has also ventured into music. She released her first single “Baby Oku” in 2012 which was well received. She also featured in the music video of “Ukwu” by Timaya, a popular Nigerian musician.
Below is a list of some of the movies Mercy Johnson has featured in:
|Movie Title||Year Released|
|Dumebi Goes to School||2013|
|In My Dreams||2014|
|Thy Will Be Done||2015|
|The Legend of Inikpi||2020|
You can watch some of Mercy Johnson’s movies and music videos on YouTube
Personal Life and Net Worth of Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson is married to Prince Odianosen Okojie and they have four children together. She has a mansion in Ajah, Lagos, and also owns several cars among them are Toyota SUVs and Lexus SUVs.
Mercy Johnson is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria with a net worth estimated at over $15 million. In Nigerian currency, her net worth is estimated at over N6 billion, while in Canadian dollars it is estimated to be over CAD 20 million. In Ghana cedi, her net worth is estimated to be over GHC 90 million, and in South African rand, it is estimated to be over ZAR 220 million. In Ugandan shillings, her net worth is estimated to be over UGX 54 billion, and in Indian rupee, it is estimated to be over INR 1 billion.
Below is an overview of Mercy Johnson’s net worth in different currencies:
|US Dollar||$15 million|
|Nigerian Naira||N6 billion|
|Canadian Dollar||CAD 20 million|
|Ghana Cedi||GHC 90 million|
|South African Rand||ZAR 220 million|
|Ugandan Shilling||UGX 54 billion|
|Indian Rupee||INR 1 billion|
Awards and Nominations
Mercy Johnson has won several awards and has been nominated for many. Some of the awards she has won include:
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2009
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) in 2013
- Best Actress at the African Film Awards in 2014
- Best Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2015 and 2017
Mercy Johnson has also been nominated for several awards both in Nigeria and internationally.
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With her talent, hard work, and dedication, Mercy Johnson has become one of the most successful actresses in Nigeria. She continues to inspire and entertain her fans through her movies and music.