Mercy Johnson Biography, Career, Net Worth, Spouse, Controversy
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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 JohnsonA Quick Glance At Mercy Johnson
|Full Names||Princess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie|
|Year Of Birth||28 August 1984|
|State of Origin||Kogi State, Nigeria|
|Occupation||Actress • TV Personality|
|Husband • Spouse:||Prince Odianosen Okojie (married 2011)|
|Academics||Rivers State Secondary School|
|Movie||A Naija Christmas (2021)|
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mercy Johnson‘s net worth is estimated to be US$5.8 million. She is among the most successful actresses in Nigeria.
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|2004||The Maid||Jane||I & II With Clem Ohameze, and Eucharia Anunobi|
|Into Temptation||With Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey 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 Jacobs, Liz 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 Diobi, Yul 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 Elliot, Chioma Chukwuka, Ashley 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 Ike, Ini Edo, Ejike Asiegbu, and Florence Onuma|
|Endless Night||with Ashley Nwosu, Benedict Johnson, and Robert Peters|
|Emotional Blunder||Yvone||I & II With Clem Ohameze, Eucharia 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 Ekeinde, Nonso Diobi, Queen Nwokoye|
|Kolomental||Anna||With Moses Armstrong|
|Keziah||Keziah||I & IV With John Okafor, John Dumelo, MC Smith Ochendo, Eve Esin, and Adaora Ukoh|
|Evil Agenda||Diane||I & II With Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, Dauda Ogbonna, JohnPaul Nwadike|
|Desperate Ladies||Annabel||I & II With Chioma Chukwuka, Oge Okoye, Nonso Diobi, Solomon Akiyesi, and Fred Aseroma|
|Crisis in Paradise||Kella||I & II With Kalu Ikeagwu, Ini Edo, Mike 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 Umez, Ngozi Ezeonu, and Benedict Johnson|
|Soul Of A Maiden||Nuria||with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye|
|Strength to Strength||Jane||I & II with Patience Ozokwor, Mike Ezuruonye and Tonto Dikeh|
|Sin No More||Bridget||I & II with Kanayo O. Kanayo, Patience 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 Edo, Jim Iyke and Mike Ezuruonye|
|Corporate Maid||Rose||I & II With Oge Okoye, Van Vicker, Ngozi Ezeonu|
|Act of Faith||Uche||I & II with Patience Ozokwor and Mike Ezuruonye|
|2009||Tears of Hope||Olamma||I & II with Olu Jacobs, Van Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu|
|Royal Tears||Olamma||I & II with Olu Jacobs, Van Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu|
|Sound of Pain||Amarachi||I & II With Van Vicker, Olu Jacobs, and Clarion Chukwura,|
|Guilty Pleasure||Boma||I & II With Desmond Elliot, Ramsey Nouah, Nse Ikpe‑Etim, Majid Michel, and Omoni Oboli|
|Sexy Girls||Zita||with Nonso Diobi, Onny Michaels, Uche Ogbodo|
|Heat of the Moment||Anna||with Emeka Ike, Kofi Adjorlolo, and Vitalis Ndubuisi|
|Entanglement||Chidera||I – IV with Uche Jombo, Desmond 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 Ezuruonye, Jackie Appiah, Chacha Eke|
|2011||White Chapel||Judith||With Van Vicker and Nkem Owoh|
|Where Money Sleep||Egede||With Frank Artus, Rita Dominic, and Nuella Njubigbo|
|Weeping Soul||Grace||I & II With Kenneth Okonkwo, Mike Godson, and Vitalis Ndubuisi|
|The Seekers||Judith||I & II With Olu Jacobs, Chika Ike, Annie Idibia, Halima Abubakar, Rukky 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 Dumelo, Queen Nwokoye|
|End of Mirror of Life||Nneka||I & II With John Dumelo, Queen Nwokoye|
|Jewels of the Sun||Nneka||I & II With Mike Ezuruonye, Emeka Ike, Browny Igboegwu|
|Heart of a Widow||June||I & II With Frank Artus, Kenneth Okonkwo, and Angela Okorie|
|Heart of a Fighter||Dubem||I &II With Ruth Kadiri, Ramsey Nouah, Enebeli Elebuwa|
|Painful Victory||Chinenye||I & II With Ken Erics, Ngozi 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 Kadiri, Prince Eke, Oge 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 Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, and Eve Esin|
|The Enemy I See||Erica||I & II With Yul Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, and Eve Esin|
|2012||Power Of A Kiss||Sherry||I & II With Jim Iyke, Olu Jacobs, John Dumelo|
|2013||Baby Oku In America||Baby Oku||I & II With Chet Anekwe, and Uche Ebere|
|2015||Thy Will Be Done||Lucy||With Ramsey Nouah and Mary Remmy Njoku|
|2016||Light Will Come||With Majid Michel, Shaffy Bello, and Afeez Oyetoro|
|2017||16th Anniversary||With Tony Umez, Eucharia Anunobi, and Jemima Osunde|
|2018||Seven & A Half Dates||Bisola||With Toyin Aimakhu, Ali Nuhu, Ken Erics, Jim Iyke, Sola Sobawale, and Akin Lewis|
|2019||Mmasi: The Arrogant Preacher||With Chiwetalu Agu|
|2021||A Naija Christmas||Mrs. Bliss (Sammy)|
Awards and Nominations
|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|
|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|
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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