[People Profile] All We Know About Mercy Aigbe Biography, Endorsements, Career, Spouse, Net Worth, Controversy

All We Know About Mercy Aigbe Biography, Career, Spouse, Net Worth, Controversy

[People Profile] All We Know About Mercy Aigbe Biography, Career, Spouse, Net Worth, Controversy

Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress, director, fashionista, and businesswoman. She is best known for her Yoruba indigenous movies.

Profiling Mercy Aigbe

A Quick Glance At Mercy Aigbe
Full NamesMercy Aigbe Adeoti
Nationality Nigerian
Year Of Birth1, January 1978
State of OriginEdo State, Imo, Nigeria
OccupationActress • Filmmaker
Husband • SpouseLanre Gentry (m. 2013-2017), Kazim Adeoti (m. 2022)
Marital StatusMarried
Academics University of Lagos
Networth$1M
MoviesSwallow (2021)

Biography

Mercy Aigbe (born 1 January 1978) is a well-known Nigerian actor fashionista, director, and businesswoman.

Her most famous work is her Yoruba indigenous film and has been a part of many of them.

Veteran actresses have proved to be among the top actors to portray roles and are praised for their versatility.

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Early Life & Education

Mercy Aigbe was born on January 1st, 1978, in Edo State to Pa Aigbe and Mrs. Abisola Grace Owodunni. She is 44 years old and comes from Benin city which is the capital of Edo State. She has a sister called Joy Aigbe.

She is the second daughter in a household of 5. She completed her primary schooling at St. Francis Primary School. She also went to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos.

Mercy Aigbe is also a graduate of the Polytechnic College from Ibadan, Oyo State where she earned the OND she earned in financial studies. In 2001 she received her degree from the University of Lagos with an education in the field of Theater Arts.
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Career

Mercy Aigbe began her acting career when she starred in soap operas, like the well-known TV drama show ” Papa Ajasco“.

Professionally, she entered the Nollywood industry in 2006 and was a part of the film that put her in the spotlight ‘ Ara‘ A movie directed by Remi Olupo in Ibadan, Oyo State.

She established ” Mercy Aigbe Gentry School of Drama” in the year 2016.

Endorsements

The month of November was when Mercy Aigbe was named the Brand Ambassador for Elephant Gold Rice. She was signed on for a year agreement to be the ambassador brand for Prestige Cosmetic in June 2015.

In July 2016, she formally signed

In July of 2016, the actress signed an endorsement agreement in July 2016 with Edalaf Brother Limited, an IT solutions company. She was named one of the ambassadors for the fitness business known as “Shape You”, the company behind Slimming Coffee in October of 2016.

Mercy Aigbe In March 2017, Mercy Aigbe was named the ambassador brand for BK hair. In September of 2018, she was appointed as the ambassador brand for “Naija Taxi Services”, which is a company that handles the transportation of people.

Mercy AigbeBose Alao as well as Biodun Okeowo have signed an endorsement contract with the cosmetic massive “Mary Make”.

Personal Life

Spouse

Mercy Aigbe Ex Husband

The first marriage she had ended because of the interference by her mother-in-law.

Mercy Aigbe, 2014 was married in 2014 to a Nigerian hotelier named Lanre Gentry. They have two kids: Juwon Gentry and Michelle Gentry Aigbe and three step-daughters.

The year was 2017, and she posted photos of herself after being attacked by her spouse. She then broke up with her husband over allegations of domestic violence. She then launched an anti-violence campaign.

After the breakup of her marriage, after her initial husband died, she was blessed with an additional husband who is an acclaimed name in the field of filmmaking known as Kazim Adeoti.

Mercy Aigbe acquired a multi-million Nigerian naira house in the year 2018.

Her name is ascribed to her unique style and style of dress. Her outfit for the 2016 African Magic Viewers” Choice Awards received crowd-rousing applause. She continued to be a trending topic on Twitter days following the ceremony.

Many people praised the distinctive dress designed by Nigerian designer, Ceoluminee. The designer also claims that the dress has earned her a lot of fans on social networks.

Mercy Aigbe opened her first Mag Divas Boutique, a clothing store Mag Divas Boutique in November of 2014. The success of the store has earned her the title of ”Fashion Entrepreneur of The Year” named through Links and Glitz World Awards.

The entertainer Mercy Aigbe‘s new partner, Kazim Adeoti is a man who is in different way from everyone else.

Since the news came out after his wife put him in the spotlight during the celebration of his birthday, a lot of people are eager to learn more about the wealthy Yoruba director, filmmaker promoter, and director of Adekaz Productions.

The tranquil amusement business visionary needs no formal presentation within the Yoruba film industry because he has been behind the best motion pictures in the region.

Although Kazim Adeoti was the director of a few of Mercy Aigbe‘s films and attended events, he also made a small portion of the films she and her friends made.

There’s not a single film he makes that she doesn’t have in it. In addition, she often plays leading roles in his movies. A couple of recent films made by Mercy Aigbe in which Aigbe was the lead character include the prima Donna’ (2021), Raboni (2021) and “Traffic” (2020), Ayomi (2018).

Mercy Aigbe composed his critically acclaimed creations particularly ‘ Epe‘ and ‘ Iwalesin.’

Similar to that, Mercy Aigbe‘s latest feature film J.B.O A joint project between the two of the two, premiered on Monday.

Mercy Aigbe New Husband

Before he began filmmaking, Kazim Adeoti first set out to pursue business Studies at Kwara State Polytechnic to gain admission to the University of Jos in order to study Business Management around the same time.

He opted for the final option, and following his exams, he traveled to the U.S. in 2001, which was when he became a mortgage lender for the past ten years. In the year following He got married to his partner and wife of the four children, Oluwafunsho Asiwaju.

Before his introduction to the Yoruba film industry, Kazim Adeoti was a fan of filmmaking and diversion. He mainly focused on the action plans of two prominent Yoruba film marketers, Wasiu Afolayan the Chairman of Wasai Film, and Kazeem Afolayan of Epsalum Production.

Two of them were his best friends, and, in this way helped him meet important actors in the Yoruba film industry.

In 2005, he joined his own outfit, Adekaz Production Limited, and produced his most memorable film, ‘ Ona Laafin‘ which was directed to us by Jaiye Kuti in the year following.

Net Worth

Mercy Aigbe has achieved great success in her screen-based businesses as well as entrepreneurial ventures. According to her estimates, her net worth is around $1 million.

Awards & Nomination

  • The Best Actress in Yoruba Award at City People Awards held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
  • Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) (2014)
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) (2010)
  • Best Actress in an Indigenous Movie Nomination (non-English speaking language) (2012)
  • City People Entertainment Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (2015)
  • Fashion Entrepreneur of The Year Awarded by Links and Glitz World Awards (2015)

Filmography

  • Satanic
  • Afefe Ife (2008)
  • Okanjua (2008)
  • Atunida Leyi (2009)
  • Igberaga (2009)
  • Ihamo (2009)
  • Ipese (2009)
  • Iro funfun (2009)
  • Mafisere (2009)
  • Oju ife (2009)
  • Omoge Osas (2012)
  • Ile Oko Mii (2014)
  • Victims (2015)
  • The Screenplay (2017)
  • Little Drops of Happy (2017)
  • 200 Million (2018)
  • Second Acts (2018)
  • Lagos Real Fake Life (2018)
  • Swallow (2021)

Controversy

As Prince Kpokpogri, Tonto Dikeh’s exiled love interest, Kazim Adeoti, an up until now, unassuming finance manager, has been thrust to the forefront.

He’d have to determine how to cope with the newly noticed attention he’d receive from his partner’s admirers and their busybodies. He isn’t one to be awed by the spotlight, however in a rare encounter with TheCityCeleb and his wife, he discussed the hurdles he had to overcome when attempting to find his equilibrium in Nigeria.

After diving into the land of America and a few other countries, he had two houses through an investment loan, and also gathered leases for month-to-month to provide an alternative strategy.

After returning to Nigeria the Nigerian man was faced with particular problems that led to him being broke.

Kazim Adeoti said: “I was forced to return to the market to sell one of my houses. The turning point was that the money worked for me. This would normally take years. I received it fast due to the fact that I wanted to do the most effectively. I put aside a large amount of money. However, I broke again due to the wide-ranging influence.

“Yet, when I quickly returned, I realized the business way better than the underlying stage, and accordingly, I was improving.”

All of that has to be done before.

The savvy financial expert has constructed zones of strength and has been awarded the foundation of possibly the biggest continuation that has ever been seen in the Yoruba production industry.

Social Media

  • Instagram @realmercyaigbe
  • Twitter @realmercyaigbe

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