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Mercy Johnson Okojie, who is she and how old is she? Here are some facts about her

Mercy Johnson Okojie
Mercy Johnson Okojie

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

Age

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

Eudcation

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

Career

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

Mercy Johnson Okojie With Her Husband and Family
Mercy Johnson Okojie With Her 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

Name Gender Born Age
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

Political Appointment

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.

Net Worth

Based on her salary, endorsements, and other sources of income, Mercy Johnson is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million.

Movies

Year Film Character Notes
2004 The Maid Jane I & II With Clem Ohameze, and Eucharia Anunobi
Into Temptation With Genevieve NnajiRamsey 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 JacobsLiz 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 DiobiYul 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 ElliotChioma ChukwukaAshley 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 IkeIni EdoEjike Asiegbu, and Florence Onuma
Endless Night with Ashley Nwosu, Benedict Johnson, and Robert Peters
Emotional Blunder Yvone I & II With Clem OhamezeEucharia 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 EkeindeNonso DiobiQueen Nwokoye
Kolomental Anna With Moses Armstrong
Keziah Keziah I & IV With John OkaforJohn Dumelo, MC Smith Ochendo, Eve Esin, and Adaora Ukoh
Genevieve Example
Evil Agenda Diane I & II With Pete EdochiePatience Ozokwor, Dauda Ogbonna, JohnPaul Nwadike
Desperate Ladies Annabel I & II With Chioma ChukwukaOge OkoyeNonso Diobi, Solomon Akiyesi, and Fred Aseroma
Crisis in Paradise Kella I & II With Kalu IkeagwuIni EdoMike 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 UmezNgozi Ezeonu, and Benedict Johnson
Soul Of A Maiden Nuria with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye
Strength to Strength Jane I & II with Patience OzokworMike Ezuruonye and Tonto Dikeh
Sin No More Bridget I & II with Kanayo O. KanayoPatience 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 EdoJim Iyke and Mike Ezuruonye
Corporate Maid Rose I & II With Oge OkoyeVan VickerNgozi Ezeonu
Act of Faith Uche I & II with Patience Ozokwor and Mike Ezuruonye
2009 Tears of Hope Olamma I & II with Olu JacobsVan Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu
Royal Tears Olamma I & II with Olu JacobsVan Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu
Sound of Pain Amarachi I & II With Van VickerOlu Jacobs, and Clarion Chukwura,
Guilty Pleasure Boma I & II With Desmond ElliotRamsey NouahNse Ikpe‑EtimMajid Michel, and Omoni Oboli
Sexy Girls Zita with Nonso Diobi, Onny Michaels, Uche Ogbodo
Heat of the Moment Anna with Emeka IkeKofi Adjorlolo, and Vitalis Ndubuisi
Entanglement Chidera I – IV with Uche JomboDesmond 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 EzuruonyeJackie AppiahChacha Eke
2011 White Chapel Judith With Van Vicker and Nkem Owoh
Where Money Sleep Egede With Frank ArtusRita Dominic, and Nuella Njubigbo
Weeping Soul Grace I & II With Kenneth OkonkwoMike Godson, and Vitalis Ndubuisi
The Seekers Judith I & II With Olu JacobsChika Ike, Annie Idibia, Halima AbubakarRukky 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 DumeloQueen Nwokoye
End of Mirror of Life Nneka I & II With John DumeloQueen Nwokoye
Jewels of the Sun Nneka I & II With Mike EzuruonyeEmeka IkeBrowny Igboegwu
Heart of a Widow June I & II With Frank ArtusKenneth Okonkwo, and Angela Okorie
Heart of a Fighter Dubem I &II With Ruth KadiriRamsey NouahEnebeli Elebuwa
Painful Victory Chinenye I & II With Ken EricsNgozi 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 KadiriPrince EkeOge 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 EdochiePatience Ozokwor, and Eve Esin
The Enemy I See Erica I & II With Yul EdochiePatience Ozokwor, and Eve Esin
2012 Power Of A Kiss Sherry I & II With Jim IykeOlu JacobsJohn Dumelo
2013 Baby Oku In America Baby Oku I & II With Chet Anekwe, and Uche Ebere
2014 Hustlers Vicky
Bloody Ring
2015 Thy Will Be Done Lucy With Ramsey Nouah and Mary Remmy Njoku
2016 Light Will Come With Majid MichelShaffy Bello, and Afeez Oyetoro
2017 16th Anniversary With Tony UmezEucharia Anunobi, and Jemima Osunde
2018 Seven & A Half Dates Bisola With Toyin AimakhuAli NuhuKen EricsJim IykeSola 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

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