Mercy Johnson Okojie Biography - 12 Facts You Never Knew About Her
The Nigerian movie industry has come a long way,and is rated as one of the largest in the world.
The Name Mercy Johnson Okojie is popular when it comes to Nigeria's movie industry that is popularly known as Nollywood.
Mercy Johnson Okojie is one of the talented Nollywood actresses and over the years she has been consistent in her rise to stardom.
--This article contains the biography of Mercy Johnson Okojie and some interesting facts that you never knew about the actress.
Mercy Johnson Okojie Biography - 12 Quick Facts
- 1. Mercy Johnson came from a low income family in Nigeria and she had to engage in menial jobs such as hawking and also being a house maid to different families before she became famous.
- 2. Mercy discovered that she was a great actress after trying several times to pass JAMB without luck,instead of staying idle,the young Mercy Johnson then ventured into the world of movies and acting.
- 3. Mercy Johnson was born into the family of Daniel Johnson and Elizabeth Johnson on 28 August 1984 in Lagos State Nigeria.
- 4. Mercy hails from Okene,Kogi State Nigeria.
- 5. She got married to Prince Odianosen Okojie in 2011 and has 3 Children.
- 6. Mercy's father is a former naval officer,she is the fourth child in a family of seven.
- 7. The young Mercy Johnson had her primary school education in Calabar,cross river state Nigeria,she also attended the Nigerian Navy Primary School,She later went ahead to attend the Rivers State Secondary School and the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State,all these was because her father being a Naval officer was always transferred to different locations.
- 8. After her role in 'The Maid' that captured the hearts of Nigerians,the seasoned actress then went ahead to feature in other Nigerian hit movies such as 'Hustlers' 'Baby Oku in America' Etc
- 9. In 2009, she won an award for "Best Supporting Actress" at the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony,and also the Best Actress award in 2013 at the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the comedy movie "Dumebi the Dirty Girl".
- 10. Mercy Johnson was listed as Google's most searched Nigerian celebrity in 2011, in 2012 she also repeated the same feat.
- 11. Mercy Johnson's official website is www.mercyjohnson.com.ng
- 12. Apart from her work as an actress,Mercy Johnson also holds a political post,she is the current SSA Ent,Arts & Culture To Kogi State Governor.