Mercy Johnson born Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie in Lagos State is a popular Nigerian actress originally from Kogi State. Mercy on a normal level is a chef, model, producer, philanthropist and a television personality. She rose to fame featuring in movies where she depicted the role of maids, chef, etc of all she did with a creative ingenuity in her interpretation of movie roles.
Who is Mercy Johnson
Lagos born actress Mercy Johnson is a Nollywood famous actress born in 1984. Mercy johnson is currently 37 years. Mercy Johnson is the sixth child in her family where they are seven children. Mercy Johnson’s father whose name is Mr. Daniel Johnson was a former Naval Officer while her mother Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson was a civil servant.
Mercy Johnson Educational background
Mercy Johnson had her primary school education in Calabar, and her secondary school education in Port Harcourt. At this time she was participating in school drama. She later left after she got her WAEC in Portharcourt in Streams State Secondary School and Nigerian Navy Secondary School Port Harcourt.
Mercy Johnson’s Career Journey into the Nollywood industry
After Secondary School, Mercy Johnson failed JAMB twice. This gave birth to her decision to relocate to lagos where she met a friend who introduced her into Nollywood.
Mercy Johnson continue and later featured in a movie title “The Maid”. This was the turning point in her life as starring in the Nollywood Movie was a significant push to her growth in Nollywood film Industry. In the movie the Maid, Mercy Johnson played the role of a house help, a role she continues to play till date with proficiency.
In 2005, Mercy Johnson got an award from the The movie “The Maid” as the Most Promising Actress in Nigeria in Africa Movie Academy Awards. Mercy Johnson currently has starred in more than 300 movies and still counting.
Mercy Johnson is known to be charging over 1 million naira for a feature in any movie. This made the movie marketers of Nollywood place a ban on her from acting on the 3rd of November, 2013 for being too expensive.
Mercy Johnson’s Family
Mercy Johnson husband is Prince Odianosen Okojie and they got married in 2011 with 3 kids namely Henry, Angel and Purity Okojie.
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What is Mercy Johnson’s Net worth?
Mercy Johnson is estimated to worth $2 million or more all she acrued from her acting an entrepreneurialism. Mercy Johnson has over 3 million followers on her official Instagram handle.
Is Mercy Johnson a politician?
Yes, Mercy Johnson was on 1st April 2017 appointed as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi State Governor on Entertainment, Arts and Culture.
Is Mercy Johnson an Igbo or Yoruba?
No, Mercy Johnson is from Okene in Kogi State although she speaks Yoruba and Igbo. This is why in many of her movies you see her speak Igbo and in some she speaks Youruba thus bringing the confusion of whether she is Igbo or Yoruba.
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