Mercy Johnson Okojie, also sometimes referred to as MJ, is a Nigerian actress, politician, and entrepreneur who is considered to be one of the most controversial actresses in Nigeria.
Her Nollywood debut came in 2003 when she took on the role of a possessed Nanny in the movie, The Maid.
As a result of her first role in the Maid movie, where she played a major role, she has managed to attract numerous movie producers and she has appeared in dozens of other movies since then.
Apart from the fact that she is a successful actress, she is married to Prince Odianosen Okojie, with whom she has four children: three daughters and a son.
Her accomplishments as an actress, comedian, entrepreneur, wife, and mother are presented in more detail below.
|Real name||Mercy Johnson Okojie|
|Date of birth||28 August 1984|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Endorsement and Businesses|
|Net worth||$5 million|
Date of Birth/ Place of Birth
The actress was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, on August 28, 1984
Her current age as of 2022 is 38 years.
Where Is Mercy Johnson Okojie From?
She is originally from Okene, a town in Kogi State, Nigeria
Her primary schooling took place in Calabar.
Her father was eventually posted to Lagos State as a Naval Officer, where she continued her schooling at a Nigerian Navy Primary School.
Her secondary education began at Rivers State Secondary School before she finished at Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Rivers State.
Financial reasons caused her to drop out of school several times.
She had difficulties paying her school fees, as well as failing the university entrance exam, which led her to begin acting.
She was unsuccessful in her first attempt at entering the university, but she attempted it again.
She was admitted to the Lagos State University to study English.
After studying for one year, she had to defer admission due to her acting career and financial issues
Mercy Johnson Okojie began her acting career after graduating from secondary school.
Unlike other Nollywood actors who had minor roles at the start of their careers, Mercy Johnson had major roles in her first movie “The Maid“.
With her excellent performance, she shot to stardom and was destined for success in Nollywood.
To date, she has over 200 films to her credit. Some of the other movies she has appeared in include Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, and War in the Palace.
As a result of her roles and contributions to the movie industry, she has become a household name and fortune.
Along the way, she has received a few awards as well.
She released her first self-produced film in January 2020 after starting a career in movie production in 2019.
Her first movie was an epic movie called The Legend of Inkpi.
Husband and Family
In 2011, Mercy Johnson tied the knot with Prince Odianosen Okojie.
Christ Embassy, Oregun, Ikeja, was the venue for the grand wedding ceremony.
Mercy Johnson and her husband, Prince Odianosen Okojie, are blessed with four kids.
List of Mercy Johnson’s children
|1||Purity Ozioma Okojie||Female||2012||9 years|
|2||Henry Ozioma Okojie||Male||2014||6 years|
|3||Angel Onosetale Okojie||Female||2015||6 years|
|4||Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie||Female||2020||1 year|
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At the age of 33, she was appointed to a political position.
Governor Yahaya Bello, the governor of the Kogi state, designated Mercy as his Special Assistant (SSA) for Entertainment, Arts, and Culture in 2017.
As well as her other activities, she juggles this position.
Based on her salary, endorsements, and other sources of income, Mercy Johnson is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.
|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)||With Rachel Oniga, Abayomi Alvin, Efa Iwara and Kunle Remi|