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

Mercy Johnson Biography, Career, Net Worth, Spouse, Controversy

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

Mercy Johnson Okojie (born 28 August 1984) is a Nigerian actress. She attended a Rivers State Secondary School for her secondary education, as well as to Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State .Right after finishing her secondary education she was a candidate for a part in the film The Maid and subsequently acted in other films such as Hustlers Babe Oku, War in the Palace and America,and  War in the Palace.

Profiling Mercy Johnson

A Quick Glance At Mercy Johnson
Full NamesPrincess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie
Nationality Nigerian
Year Of Birth28 August 1984
State of OriginKogi State, Nigeria
OccupationActress • TV Personality
Husband • Spouse:Prince Odianosen Okojie (married 2011)
Marital StatusMarried
Academics Rivers State Secondary School
NetworthUS$5.8 million
MovieA Naija Christmas (2021)

Biography

Princess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie (born 28 August 1984) is among the top names within the Nollywood industry in terms of the versatility of her work.

She is a well-known Nigerian actor, TV host,t and businessperson.

Since her entry into the film industry, each character she has played can make you feel that she’s at her best.

Mercy Johnson‘s appearances on international and local screens are unmatched.

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Early Life & Education

Mercy Johnson Okojie hails from Okene in Kogi State. Her tribe is from people from the Okene in Kogi, Nigeria.

On August 28, 1984, located in Lagos State, she was born to an ex-marine officer Mr. Daniel Johnson, and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson.

The fourth member in the household of 7. She began her education at Calabar, Cross River State. As a naval officer, her father was moved into Lagos State, where she completed her studies in a Nigerian Navy Primary School.

Mercy Johnson was sent to a Rivers State Secondary School for her secondary education, in alongside education in the Nigerian Navy Secondary School located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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Career

Following her secondary schooling, Mercy Johnson auditioned for the role of The Maid and subsequently acted in other films, including Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, and War in the Palace.

She was awarded an award for the Best Supporting Actress in the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony for her performance in the film ” Live to Remember” as well as the Best Actress Award at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her performance in the comedy film Dumebi the Dirty Girl.

In December of 2011, she was named Google’s top-searched Nigerian famous person, a position was also the case in 2012. Her title is that of senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi governor of the state for entertainment arts and culture. This position was effective as of April 1st, 2017.

Mercy Johnson was one time banned from acting for being too expensive on the 3rd November 2013. The film marketing department of Nollywood threatened to ban her from the business because of her excessive demands.

Co-Nollywood stars, like Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Richard Mofe Damijo, Emeka Ike, Ramsey Nouah, Nkem Owoh, Stella Damasus, and Jim Iyke were barred from performing because they reportedly demanded an extravagant pay raises per movie.

The prohibition was lifted by producers/marketers on March 9, 2014, after an apology by the actress.

She first made her mark as a film producer in the film The Legend of Inikpi.

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Personal Life

Spouse

Mercy Johnson married Prince Odianosen Okojie on the 27th of August, 2011.

They have four children: three daughters and a son. specifically Purity Ozioma Okojie the firstborn, Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie the second child, Henry Ozioma Okojie the third child, and the final birthed angel Onosetale Okojie.

Endorsements

In October of 2019, Mercy Johnson signed an endorsement contract for Chi Limited’s Prime brand, Hollandia Evap Milk.

She also was a spokesperson as a brand ambassador for Pennek Nigeria Limited, a real estate investment firm based in Lagos.

The kids of the actress also secured the brand ambassadorship agreement with the skincare and cosmetics for children, Zandas Kiddies and Fragrance.

Net Worth

Mercy Johnson‘s net worth is estimated to be US$5.8 million. She is among the most successful actresses in Nigeria.

Social Media

  • Facebook: Mercy Johnson Okojie
  • Twitter: @realmercy
  • Instagram: @mercyjohnsonokojie
  • IMDb: Mercy Johnson Okojie

Filmography

Year Film Character Notes
2004 The Maid Jane I & II With Clem Ohameze, and Eucharia Anunobi
Into Temptation With Genevieve NnajiRamsey Nouah, and J.T. Tom West
House Party With Olu Jacobs, Jim Lawson, Zack Orji, and Emeka Rollas…
2005 Women in Power Julia I & II With Olu JacobsLiz Benson and Patience Ozokwor
Lost to Lust Esther I & II with Monalisa Chinda and Yemi Blaq
Kill the Bride Love I & II with Rita Dominic and Mike Ezuruonye
2006 Under the Sky Supriya I & II with Ramsey Nouah and Mike Ezuruonye
Under Control Eve I & II With Nonso DiobiYul Edochie, Chinenye Nnebe, and Gentle Jack
Thanksgiving Gift I & II with Clem Ohameze and Eucharia Anunobi
Sweet Mama Viola I & II With John Okafor and Patience Ozokwor
Dear Mama Viola I & II With John Okafor and Patience Ozokwor
Pay Day With Mike Ezuruonye
Painful World Anny I & II With Desmond ElliotChioma ChukwukaAshley Nwosu, Benedict Johnson
One-Bullet Juliet I & II With Bob-Manuel Udokwu, Justice Esiri, and Kelvin Ikeduba
Oath of a Priest Kate With Benedict Johnson and Jim Lawson
Married to the Enemy Vera With Desmond Elliot And Ini Edo
Last Kiss With Emeka IkeIni EdoEjike Asiegbu, and Florence Onuma
Endless Night with Ashley Nwosu, Benedict Johnson, and Robert Peters
Emotional Blunder Yvone I & II With Clem OhamezeEucharia Anunobi, and Fred Aserome
19 Macaulay Street With Tony Umez and Eucharia Anunobi
2007 Wealth Aside With Nonso Diobi, Jim Lawson, and Yvonne Jegede
Twist of Fate Buchi With Desmond Elliot and Eucharia Anunobi
The Scorpion God Ihuoma With Sam Dede, and Ikem Chude
The Last Tradition With Kenneth Okonkwo, and Chiwetalu Agu
Take Me Home Loveth With Desmond Elliot and Chiege Alisigwe
Look Into My Eyes Loveth With Desmond Elliot and Chiege Alisigwe
Sunny My Son Juliet With Nonso Diobi, Benedict Johnson, Yul Edochie and Pete Edochie
My Beloved Son Juliet With Nonso Diobi, Benedict Johnson, Yul Edochie, and Pete Edochie
She is My Sister Nancy I & II With Steven Kanumba and Nkiru Sylvanus
Power of Justice Nkechi With Omotola Jalade EkeindeNonso DiobiQueen Nwokoye
Kolomental Anna With Moses Armstrong
Keziah Keziah I & IV With John OkaforJohn Dumelo, MC Smith Ochendo, Eve Esin, and Adaora Ukoh
Genevieve Example
Evil Agenda Diane I & II With Pete EdochiePatience Ozokwor, Dauda Ogbonna, JohnPaul Nwadike
Desperate Ladies Annabel I & II With Chioma ChukwukaOge OkoyeNonso Diobi, Solomon Akiyesi, and Fred Aseroma
Crisis in Paradise Kella I & II With Kalu IkeagwuIni EdoMike Ezuruonye, and Tonto Dikeh
Breath of Anger Chiaku with Mike Ezuruonye, and Tchidi Chikere
Area Mama Adanne With Patience Ozokwor and Eucharia Anunobi
Tiger King Akwaugo with Nonso Diobi, Chinwe Owoh and Pete Edochie
2008 The Gods Are Wise Adaugo with Nonso Diobi
Temple of Justice Nkechi with Nonso Diobi and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Tell Me Why Jovita With Tony UmezNgozi Ezeonu, and Benedict Johnson
Soul Of A Maiden Nuria with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye
Strength to Strength Jane I & II with Patience OzokworMike Ezuruonye and Tonto Dikeh
Sin No More Bridget I & II with Kanayo O. KanayoPatience Ozokwor and Halima Abubakar
Live to Remember Buchi I & II with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye
Kiss My Pain Mai With Mike Ezuruonye And Yul Edochie
2008 Forest of Promises Police Inspector Bisi I & II with Mike Ezuruonye, and Charles Okafor
Don’t Wanna Be a Player Monalisa I & II with Ini EdoJim Iyke and Mike Ezuruonye
Corporate Maid Rose I & II With Oge OkoyeVan VickerNgozi Ezeonu
Act of Faith Uche I & II with Patience Ozokwor and Mike Ezuruonye
2009 Tears of Hope Olamma I & II with Olu JacobsVan Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu
Royal Tears Olamma I & II with Olu JacobsVan Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu
Sound of Pain Amarachi I & II With Van VickerOlu Jacobs, and Clarion Chukwura,
Guilty Pleasure Boma I & II With Desmond ElliotRamsey NouahNse Ikpe‑EtimMajid Michel, and Omoni Oboli
Sexy Girls Zita with Nonso Diobi, Onny Michaels, Uche Ogbodo
Heat of the Moment Anna with Emeka IkeKofi Adjorlolo, and Vitalis Ndubuisi
Entanglement Chidera I – IV with Uche JomboDesmond Elliot and Yemi Blaq
Clash of Twins Mildred / Melisa I & II With Mike Ezuruonye and Rama Brew
Beyond Desire Anne with Nonso Diobi
A Weeping Soul
2010 A Cry for Justice Ella I & II With Mike EzuruonyeJackie AppiahChacha Eke
2011 White Chapel Judith With Van Vicker and Nkem Owoh
Where Money Sleep Egede With Frank ArtusRita Dominic, and Nuella Njubigbo
Weeping Soul Grace I & II With Kenneth OkonkwoMike Godson, and Vitalis Ndubuisi
The Seekers Judith I & II With Olu JacobsChika Ike, Annie Idibia, Halima AbubakarRukky Sanda
The Code Susan With Muna Obiekwe, and Angela Okorie
Secret Code Susan With Muna Obiekwe and Angela Okorie
Thanks for Coming Frieda With Yul Edochie and Angela Okorie
Gallant Babes Frieda With Yul Edochie and Angela Okorie
Mirror of Life Nneka I & II With John DumeloQueen Nwokoye
End of Mirror of Life Nneka I & II With John DumeloQueen Nwokoye
Jewels of the Sun Nneka I & II With Mike EzuruonyeEmeka IkeBrowny Igboegwu
Heart of a Widow June I & II With Frank ArtusKenneth Okonkwo, and Angela Okorie
Heart of a Fighter Dubem I &II With Ruth KadiriRamsey NouahEnebeli Elebuwa
Painful Victory Chinenye I & II With Ken EricsNgozi Ezeonu, Vitalis Ndubusi, and Chinwe Owoh
2012 World of the Mind Example With Yul Edochie and Patience Ozokwor
My World Nancy With Yul Edochie and Patience Ozokwor
Mercy the Bus Driver Ada With Ruth KadiriPrince EkeOge Okoye
Heart of a Saint Chidi I &II With Kenneth Okonkwo
Sins of the Past Wendy I & II With Frank Artus, and Mary Remmy Njoku
Hand of Fate Wendy I & II With Frank Artus and Mary Remmy Njoku
Brave Mind Wendy I & II With Frank Artus and Mary Remmy Njoku
Deep Water Erica I & II With Yul EdochiePatience Ozokwor, and Eve Esin
The Enemy I See Erica I & II With Yul EdochiePatience Ozokwor, and Eve Esin
2012 Power Of A Kiss Sherry I & II With Jim IykeOlu JacobsJohn Dumelo
2013 Baby Oku In America Baby Oku I & II With Chet Anekwe, and Uche Ebere
2014 Hustlers Vicky
Bloody Ring
2015 Thy Will Be Done Lucy With Ramsey Nouah and Mary Remmy Njoku
2016 Light Will Come With Majid MichelShaffy Bello, and Afeez Oyetoro
2017 16th Anniversary With Tony UmezEucharia Anunobi, and Jemima Osunde
2018 Seven & A Half Dates Bisola With Toyin AimakhuAli NuhuKen EricsJim IykeSola Sobawale, and Akin Lewis
2019 Mmasi: The Arrogant Preacher With Chiwetalu Agu
2021 A Naija Christmas Mrs. Bliss (Sammy)

Awards and Nominations

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2009 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Live To Remember Won
2009 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
2009 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Herself Nominated
2010 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress The Maidens Nominated
2010 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress -West Collaboration Shakira Nominated
2011 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Heart of a Widow Nominated
2011 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Africa Collaboration My Husband’s Funeral Nominated
2012 2012 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress In Leading Role Weeping Soul Won
2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Facebook Babes Nominated
2012 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Africa Collaboration Wild Target Nominated
2012 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress- Viewers Choice Herself Nominated
2013 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress In Leading Role Dumebi Nominated
2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress in Comedy Dumebi The Dirty Girl Won
2014 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Hustlers Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Comedic Act Hustlers Nominated
Best Actress -Viewers Choice Herself Nominated
2014 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Lead Actress Hustlers Nominated
Popular Choice-Female Herself Won
2015 2015 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress -Africa Collaboration 30 Days in Atlanta Nominated
2018 2018 Eloy Awards Actress Of The Year Seven & A Half Dates Won
2022 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards Best Supporting Actress The New Normal Pending

Controversy

MERCY JOHNSON FINALLY OPENS UP ABOUT THE HUSBAND SNATCHING SCANDAL

The talented actress Mercy Johnson has finally broken the silence regarding the controversy surrounding her and Prince Odianose Okogie, her fiance, by her agent Big Sam Media. In spite of the obstacles she’s faced, Mercy still remains focused and determined about what she believes in. Mercy published a news release via her PR firm Big Sam Media. Read the full report here. The report that was first released. This declaration is required because of the fact that reports have been circulated concerning the cancellation of Mercy Johnson’s wedding. We want to assure you the ceremony will proceed according to plan and Mercy is aware of the current situation. We are aware that some are striving to ensure that the wedding can’t be held We wish them success and pray for them that God is with us. We will not make any further statements regarding this issue. Thank you for your time. Bigsam Media The second section in the story As we all are aware that we’re only three weeks away from the wedding of Mercy Johnson the plans are being put in place and wedding invitations have begun to be distributed however, as the countdown gets underway towards the wedding date a woman who goes by the name of Lovely Okojie has been spotted and has revealed that she was married, and is currently married with two children to Prince Odianose Ojoye, the husband of Mercy Johnson. Likely, this story has generated a number of reactions, however, here are some key details about the situation. There is a relationship that exists between the prince Odianose Okojie, and Lovely Okojie has been a secret for five years ago and Mercy Johnson’s wedding plans with Odi is in the public eye for a time. Odianose is indeed in fact the mother of this girl seen in the images being shared all on the internet, but there are some doubts as to whether the boy’s father is actually the boy. Odianose has the status of a Prince and is able to marry more than one bride according to the customary law. In an attempt to stop the wedding, Lovely Okogie has visited Christ Embassy to demand that the wedding should be stopped however, the Church has demanded that she provide an official marriage certificate to prove her claims, however this writing, this article, Lovely is yet to find a valid certificate. We are still left to decide who’s correct and who isn’t, Mercy Johnson and Odi’s plans for their wedding remain unchanged. It is a four-day affair that runs between August 25 and 28 the 28th of August, the date of the wedding. The wedding in court will take place on the 25th of August. Engagement will take place on 26. The church wedding and reception will take place on 27 and then a wedding reception/Thanksgiving Service on 27. celebration on 28.

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