Who is Mercy Johnson?
Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Nigerian actress, film director, and film producer. She was born on August 28, 1984, in Lagos State, Nigeria. She has starred in many movies, such as The Maid, Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, and War in the Palace.
She is also the Senior Special Assistant to the Kogi state governor on entertainment, arts, and culture. She is married to Prince Odianosen Okojie and they have four children.
Now, let’s go into Mercy Johnson Biography in details.
Mercy Johnson Early Life, Parents and Siblings
Mercy Johnson was born on August 28, 1984 in Lagos, Nigeria. Her father, Daniel Johnson, was a former naval officer and her mother, Elizabeth Johnson, was a trader. She is the fourth child in a family of seven. She has three older sisters and three younger brothers. She grew up in a humble and poor background, and sometimes had to hawk water and work as a maid to support her family.
Mercy Johnson Education
Mercy Johnson had her primary school education in Calabar and Lagos, and her secondary school education in Rivers State. She attended the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, where she obtained her West African senior school certificate. She did not complete her university education, as she failed her University Matriculation Examination and decided to pursue a career in acting.
Mercy Johnson Career Journey
Mercy Johnson is a renowned Nigerian actress who started her career in 2004 with the lead role in the movie ‘The Maid’. She impressed the audience with her performance and went on to star in many other films, such as ‘War in the Palace’, ‘Baby Oku in America’, and ‘Hustlers’. She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony¹ and became one of the most searched Nigerian celebrities on Google in 2011 and 2012. She has featured in over 200 movies and is one of the most successful and popular actresses in Nollywood.
In addition to acting, Mercy Johnson has also ventured into other fields, such as politics and business. She was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts, and Culture to the Kogi State governor in 2017. She has also endorsed several brands, such as Hollandia Evaporated Milk and Pennek Nigeria Limited.
Mercy Johnson Personal Life, Husband and Children
Mercy Johnson is married to Prince Okojie, a successful businessman and politician. He comes from a royal family in Edo State, Nigeria. They met in 2008 and married in 2011.
Mercy Johnson and Prince Okojie has Four kids together: Purity (born 2012), Henry (born 2014), Angel Onosetale (born 2015), and Divine-Mercy Ehinomen (born 2020).
Mercy Johnson Net Worth
Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Nigerian actress, politician, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of approximately $2 million as of 2023.