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Nigerian Celebrity Profile: Mercy Johnson

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Mercy Johnson Ozioma was born on August 28 1984. Presently, she is 32 years of age (in 2016). This charming Nollywood artiste hails from Okene in kogi state, and is the sixth of a family of seven children. Her father, Mr. Daniel and her mother were former naval officers based in Calabar. Mercy, in an interview, once narrated how she started acting. She resorted to acting when she failed her JAMB exams. Probably, she delved into something else when she could not afford to write another. She also mentioned how tough life was to her at the time. To survive, she did house help jobs. It evidently depicted her character in her first movie The Maid. Mercy Johnson rose to fame at the release of the movie, The Maid in 2004. Her performance was no doubt excellent. She played the role of a housemaid possessed by demons. Most people viewed her as an up comer who had more in store for them. This was the beginning of her success on her adventurous journey. She is married to Prince Odi Okojie from Uromi in Edo State. They got married in 2011. The husband is a business tycoon who deals in Oil. They are blessed with children.


She attended primary school in Calabar where she resides with her dad. Secondary education posed on her a big threat, as she had to leave Calabar for Port – Harcourt. There she attended the Naval Secondary School.

Popular roles:

Although without any form of training Mercy’s role as a maid in her first movie The Maid was performed with great excellence, it was indeed for her a way to relive her past life. She also gained prominence for playing emotional roles in a way that springs up attention. People love to watch her romance style too. She is indeed a rare personality while in action.

Breakout movies:

  • The Maid (2004)
  • Into Temptation (2004)
  • Lost to Lust (2005)
  • Kill the Bride (2005)

Popular movies:

  • Clash of Twins (2008)
  • Corporate Maid (2008)
  • Twist of Fate (2007)

Recent movies:

  • In the Name of Money 1 & 2 (2015)
  • My Last Enemy (2015)
  • Woman of Steel (2015)


  • 2013 Google Most Search Nollywood Celebrity
  • (Best Actress) 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
  • (Best Supporting Actress) 2009 African Film Awards


According to entertainment news and media, it was said that Mercy’s husband had got married before he married her. This brought up many controversies, as there were rumours that the wedding would not be held. Actually, the wedding came and went. Shortly after the wedding, the divorced wife who claimed to be divorced partially was asking her to take care of one of her kids. Can you imagine! In Mercy’s matrimonial home! This marks a big controversial moment for her.

Social profiles:

Mercy Johnson’s Twitter : @MercyOJohnson

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Mercy Johnson’s Instagram: @mercyjohnsonokojie

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