Mercy Johnson-Okojie, popularly known as Mercy Johnson is a Nigerian actress. As a matter of fact, she is one of Nollywood’s finest.
You are going to discover interesting facts about her, such as her birthday (age), career, net worth, awards, and several other facts right here.
Mercy Johnson’s State of origin & Place of birth
Mercy Johnson is from Kogi state, Okene Local Government Area. But she was born in Lagos state, into the family of Mr. Daniel Johnson and late Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson. She is the fourth child out of seven children.
Her father was a naval officer, this resulted in the family being transferred from one state to another.
Mercy Johnson’s Birthday & Age
Mercy Johnson Okojie was born on 28th August 1984. That is, she is currently 35. So if you are one of her loyal fans, do well to celebrate with her on that day.
Early life and education
And in Lagos, she attended Nigerian Navy Primary School where she completed her primary education.
And immediately after her secondary education, she was auditioned for a role in a movie, which means she didn’t further her education. That is quite astonishing given her fluency in speaking English as we have seen from the numerous movies she’s featured in.
That role in the auditioned movie marked the beginning of her career in the movie industry.
Marital status: Is Mercy Johnson married?
The beautiful actress got married in 2011 to Prince Odianosen Okojie and they are both proud parent of three beautiful children
Read also: Mercy Johnson’s Parent, siblings, husband, and children.
Mercy Johnson’s Career: Journey so far
As we mentioned earlier, Mercy began her acting career in 2004 when she auditioned for a role in a movie titled “The Maid”.
Due to the infallible way she delivered in that movie, it didn’t take long before she became a popular figure in Nollywood and since then, she has featured in over 150 movies and still counting.
Her life outside acting
As at 2017, Mercy Johnson was appointed by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello as the senior special assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Entertainment, arts, and culture.
Mercy Johnson is currently the brand ambassador of Mr. Chef iodized salt. She has made deals with companies including Virony Nigeria and Gracia Planta.
In addition, the movie star has some stake in the highly lucrative business of health and fitness. She has a flat tummy tea brand called MercyMagic, which she promotes using her official social accounts.
Mercy Johnson’s Net worth
There’s no doubt this beautiful actress has a way of leaving an indelible mark in the hearts of her fans and viewers generally. Hence, this has raised her level financially.
Due to this raise, she is rated among the richest actresses in Nigeria, something that would have been impossible without talent and determination, given her poor background.
According to various reports, this actress is worth around $600,000.
Meanwhile, She has a good number of cars, two of which were gifts to her by her husband.
Here’s a summary of Mercy Johnson’s profile:
- Full name: Mercy Johnson-Okojie
- Date of birth: 28th August 1984
- Age: 35
- State of Origin: Kogi state
- Net worth: Roughly $600,000
- Marital status: Married
- Years active: 2004 till present
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Political appointment: Senior Special Assistant to the governor of Kogi State on Entertainment, art, and culture.