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Mercy Johnson Biography: Net Worth, Age, Movies and Awards

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Mercy Johnson Biography

Princess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie (born 28 August 1984) is one of the Nollywood industry’s most versatile stars.

She is a well-known Nigerian actress, TV personality, and entrepreneur.

Since her debut in the film industry, every role she has played has made you believe she is still in her prime.

Mercy Johnson’s performances on local and international screens are unrivaled.

Mercy Johnson Biography
Mercy Johnson Biography: Net Worth, Age, Movies and Awards
Full Name: Princess Mercy Johnson Ozioma Okojie
Stage Name: Mercy Johnson
Born: 28 August 1984 (age 37 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Kogi State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.6 m
Parents: Elizabeth Johnson, Daniel Johnson
Siblings: 6
Husband • Spouse: Prince Odianosen Okojie (m. 2011)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Purity Ozioma Okojie, Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie, Henry Ozioma Okojie, Angel Onosetale Okojie
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$5.8 million

Early Life and Education

Mercy Johnson Okojie was born in Okene, Kogi State. Her people are the Okene of Kogi, Nigeria.

She was born on August 28, 1984, in Lagos State, to a former naval officer, Mr Daniel Johnson, and Mrs Elizabeth Johnson.

She is the fourth of seven children in a family of seven. Her primary education began in Calabar, Cross River State. Her father, who was a naval officer, was later transferred to Lagos State, where she continued her education at a Nigerian Navy Primary School.

Mercy Johnson attended a Rivers State Secondary School in addition to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


Mercy Johnson auditioned for a role in The Maid after finishing high school and has since appeared in films such as Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, and War in the Palace.

She won Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony for her performance in the film “Live to Remember” in 2009, and Best Actress at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the comedy film Dumebi the Dirty Girl in 2013.

She was named Google’s most searched Nigerian celebrity in December 2011, a position she held again in 2012.

She is the Kogi state governor’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) for entertainment, arts, and culture. This position became effective on April 1, 2017.

Mercy Johnson was once barred from acting because she was too expensive on November 3, 2013. Due to her high demands, Nollywood movie marketers threatened to ban her from the industry.

She and other Nollywood stars, including Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Richard Mofe Damijo, Emeka Ike, Ramsey Nouah, Nkem Owoh, Stella Damasus, and Jim Iyke, were barred from acting because they allegedly demanded exorbitant pay raises per movie.

However, following an apology from the actress, marketers/producers lifted the ban on March 9, 2014.

Her first film as a producer was The Legend of Inikpi.

Personal Life

On August 27, 2011, Mercy Johnson married Prince Odianosen Okojie.

Purity Ozioma Okojie, the firstborn, Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie, the second born, Henry Ozioma Okojie, the third born, and Angel Onosetale Okojie, the last born, are their four children.


Mercy Johnson signed an endorsement deal with Chi Limited’s Prime brand, Hollandia Evap Milk, in October 2019.

She also became a brand ambassador for Pennek Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based real estate investment firm.

The actress’s children have also signed a new brand ambassadorial deal with Zandas Kiddies and Fragrance, a skincare and cosmetic brand for children.

Awards and Nominations

  1. Best actress in a supporting role at the 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards 2009.
  2. Won best supporting actress at the “Best of Nollywood Awards” 2009.
  3. Ranked as Google’s most searched Nollywood celebrity 2011.
  4. Nollywood movies Awards recognised her as the “Best Actress in a Leading Role” 2012.
  5. Google’s most searched Nollywood celebrity 2012.
  6. Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) awarded her the “Best Actress in Comedy” 2013.
  7. Popular Choice Female at the Nollywood Movies Awards 2014.
  8. Actress of the year at the Eloy Awards 2018.


Mercy Johnson Okojie has appeared in over 100 films since her debut and continues to work as a producer, director, and actress.

  1. The maid
  2. Into Temptation
  3. House Party
  4. Into Temptation
  5. Lost to Lust
  6. Kill the bride
  7. Under the sky
  8. Under control
  9. Thanksgiving
  10. Sweet mama
  11. Dear mama
  12. Payday
  13. Painful world
  14. One bullet
  15. Oath of a priest
  16. Last kiss
  17. Married to the enemy
  18. Endless night
  19. Emotional blunder
  20. 19 Macaulay Street
  21. Wealth aside
  22. Twist of Fate
  23. The Scorpion God
  24. The Last Tradition
  25. Take Me Home
  26. Look Into My Eyes
  27. Sunny My Son
  28. My Beloved Son
  29. She is my sister
  30. Power of Justice
  31. Kolomental
  32. Keziah
  33. Genevieve
  34. Evil Agenda
  35. Desperate Agenda
  36. Crisis in Paradise
  37. Breathe of Anger
  38. Area Mama
  39. Tiger King
  40. The Gods are wise
  41. Temple of Justice
  42. Tell me why
  43. Soul Of A Maiden
  44. Strength to strength
  45. Sin no more
  46. Kiss my pain
  47. Live to remember
  48. Don’t Wanna Be a Player
  49. Forest of promises
  50. Don’t Wanna Be a Player
  51. Cooperate maid
  52. Act of Faith
  53. Tears of hope
  54. Royal tears
  55. Guilty Pleasure
  56. Sound of pain
  57. Sexy Girls
  58. Heat of the Moment
  59. Entanglement
  60. Clash of Twins
  61. A weeping soul
  62. Beyond desire
  63. A Cry for Justice
  64. White Chapel
  65. Where Money Sleep
  66. The seekers
  67. Weeping soul
  68. The code
  69. Secret code
  70. Thanks for Coming
  71. Gallant Babes
  72. Mirror of Life
  73. End of mirror life
  74. Jewels of the Sun
  75. Heart of a Tiger
  76. Heart of a Widow
  77. Painful Victory
  78. World of the mind
  79. My world
  80. Mercy the Bus Driver
  81. Sins of the past
  82. Heart of a saint
  83. Hand of Fate
  84. Brave mind
  85. Deep Water
  86. The enemy I see
  87. Power of a kiss
  88. Baby Oku in America
  89. HustlersBloody Ring
  90. Thy will be done
  91. Light Will Come
  92. 16th Anniversary
  93. Seven & A Half Dates
  94. Mmasi: The Arrogant Preacher
  95. A Naija Christmas

Net Worth

Mercy Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be $5.8 million US dollars. She is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest actresses.

Social Media

  1. Facebook: Mercy Johnson Okojie
  2. Twitter: @realmercy
  3. Instagram: @mercyjohnsonokojie
  4. IMDb: Mercy Johnson Okojie

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One thought on “Mercy Johnson Biography: Net Worth, Age, Movies and Awards

  1. Wow
    May God continue to bless her
    Please she should pray for us too oo to be successful like her in shaa Allah

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