Mercy Aigbe Biography

The biography of Mercy Aigbe, a Nigerian actress, producer, and businesswoman born on the 1st of January 1978 in Benin, Edo State.

Mercy Aigbe was known for acting in indigenous Yoruba movies and English movies as well. She does perform her role professionally.

NameMercy Aigbe
Date of Birth1st of January, 1978
Age44 (2022)
State of OriginEdo State
Place of BirthBenin City, Edo State
Marital StatusSeparated
OccupationActress, Businesswoman
Net Worth$1.1 million 

Mercy Agbe Biography

Mercy Aigbe is a Nollywood actress, director and businesswoman born on the 1st of January, 1978 in Benin City, Edo State Capital.

Mercy Aigbe Early Life

Mercy Aigbe was born on January 1, 1978, in Edo State to an Edo father, Pa Aigbe and a Yoruba mother, Mrs Abisola Grace Owodunni.

Mercy who is the second child in a family of five hails from Benin City which is the capital of Edo State, Niger Delta area of Nigeria.

Mercy Aigbe Education

She started her education at St. Francis Primary School and proceeded to attend Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Ikeja, Lagos.

She graduated from The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, and she received an OND in Financial Studies. She proceeded to the University of Lagos, Akoka and bagged a degree in Theater Arts.

Mercy Aigbe Career

Mercy Aigbe started her acting career in the popular TV drama series. In a professional capacity, Mercy joined the Nollywood industry fully in 2006.

She came into the limelight after acting in the movie titled ‘Ara’, a movie produced by Remi Olupo in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Mercy Agibe Marriage

Mercy was married twice, her first marriage crashed due to a reported interference from her mother-in-law because of their tribal difference.

Mercy Aigbe had her first marriage in 2013, she got married to a Nigerian hotelier, Lanre Gentry and the union was blessed with two children (Juwon Gentry and Michelle Aigbe).

The marriage crashed due to allegations of being assaulted by her husband.

Meanwhile, Mercy is presently married, she remarried after 4 years of separation from her former husband, Otunba Lanre Gentry. She got married to movie promoter, Kazeem Adeoti, Popularly known as Adekaz.

Mercy Aigbe and Lanre Gentry

Mercy Aigbe and Lanre Gentry

Lanre Gentry was the Husband of Mercy Aigbe. The duo got married in 2013 and they are currently separated due to marital violence.

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Mercy Aigbe and Kazim Adeoti

Mercy Aigbe’s new husband is Kazim Adeoti popularly known as Adekaz. He is a movie and music promoter who is well-known in the Yoruba entertainment industry.

The news about their marriage was revealed on Sunday, January 23, 2022, when Mercy celebrated the birthday of her new hubby.

It was alleged that Mercy got married to the husband of her friend, Oluwafunso Asiwaju and this has made the other wife of Adekaz always come after Mercy Aigbe.

Mercy Aigbe Children

Mercy Aigbe has two children; one from her previous relationship while the other one is from Lanre’s marriage. Michelle who is her first daughter was given birth in her first marriage and Juwon Gentry Gentry is the son of Lanre Gentry.

READ ALSO: Meet the two children of Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe (Photos)

Mercy Aigbe Father

Who is Mercy Aigbe’s father? Mercy Aigbe’s father is Pa Aigbe. He hails from Benin City, the Edo State Capital.

Mercy Aigbe Mother

Who is Mercy Aigbe’s mother? Mercy Aigbe’s Mother is Abisola Grace Owodunni. She is a Yoruba woman.

Mercy Aigbe Elder Sister

Who is the elder sister of Mercy Aigbe? The elder sister of Mercy Aigbe is Joy Aigbe. She lost her life to Sickle cell complications

Mercy Aigbe Instagram

She connects and interacts with her millions of fans on Instagram’s social media platform. She has 10.5 million followers as of March 2022. Her handle is @realmercyaigbe.

Mercy Aigbe Net Worth

Mercy Aigbe is reported to be the second richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria. Her net worth in 2021 is $1.1 million.


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