This article is about Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson biography, Age, Education, Family networth and More. Find interesting things about the Nollywood star.
|TABLE OF CONTENT |
1. HER BACKGROUND
1.2. EARLY LIFE
2. ACTING CAREER
3. QUICK FACTS ABOUT MERCY
HER BACKGROUND, EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION.
Mercy Johnson was born on August 28, 1984 in Lagos, Nigeria. When she was 2 years old, her military father left her mother, and he took Mercy with to live with him.
The talented actress grew up in home that is could be best define "Poverty stricken". Sometimes she could skipped school to hawk drinking water amongst other wares in order to help support her family. Later in her teenage days she worked as a maid at one time. There were a time her family shared a home with lizards living in an incomplete building with holes in the roof and no plaster on the walls or floor.
She attended primary school in Calabar and Lagos, Secondary school in ‘Rivers State Secondary’ and ‘Nigerian Navy Secondary School’, both in Port Harcourt, River State. According to her She failed her ‘University Matriculation Examination’ (UMF), which led and pushher to embark on a career in acting.
Mercy Johnson asked a friend to help her get into the film industry after she failed her exams . She says it took more than a year for her to get a call back.
She began her career with the lead role in a film titled ‘The Maid’ in 2004. For this role, she played a possessed housemaid. Since then she has been featured in hundreds of movies.
In November of 2013, she was banned from acting in Nollywood after film directors decided that her demands had become too high, and she was too pricey. The ban was lifted in May, the following year.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT MERCY JOHNSON
|Name: Mercy Johnson Okojie|
Date of Birth: August 24th, 1984
Founder: Mercy Johnson Foundation
Occupation: Actress and entrepreneur
Marital status: Married
✅2009: ‘African Film Award for Best Supporting Actress’.
✅2013: Best Actress at the ‘Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards’ for her role in ‘Dumebi the Dirty Girl’.
Mercy Johnson was married to her husband Edo Prince husband, Prince Odianosen Okojie in her family home in a traditional Edo ceremony dressed in symbolic garments. The ceremony was performed at her family home in Oke Adan, Gospel Village, Iyano, Isashi, Okoko, Lagos State on August 27, 2011. And their Union is blessed with lovely and adorable children.
The networth of Mercy Johnson Okojie is not known however, naijamp3tv.com believes that she will worth $3.4 million dollars.
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