Mercy Johnson Biography

Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Nigerian actress, film director and film producer born on the 28th of August 1984 in Lagos State, Southwestern part of Nigeria.

She married Prince Odianosen Okojie on the 27th of August 2011 and their union is blessed with four children. The duo are hailly married.

Mercy Johnson Biography
NameMercy Johnson Okojie
Date of birth28 August 1984
Age38 (2022)
Place of BirthLagos State
State of OriginKogi State
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Martial StatusMarried
HusbandPrince Odianosen Okojie
Source of WealthEndorsement and Businesses
Net Worth$5 million

Mercy Johnson Biography

Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Nigerian actress, film director and film producer born on the 28th of August 1984 in Lagos State, Southwestern part of Nigeria

Mercy Johnson Biography

Mercy Johnson Early Life

She started her primary education in Calabar, Cross River State. Her father, being a naval officer, was later transferred to Lagos State, where she continued her education at the Nigerian Navy Primary School.

She went to Rivers State Secondary School for her secondary education, in addition to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Mercy Johnson Education

Mercy did her primary educatio, in Calabar and then moved to Lagos for her secondary education in education in Port Harcourt where she attended Nigerian Navy School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State before proceeding to Rivers State University.


Mercy Johnson Career

Mercy started her professional acting career in 2002. She was a teenager at the time and had just completed her secondary school education. Mercy got her big break when she starred in The Maid. She played the lead role in the film and became an instant star.

Mercy has starred in dozens of movies since making her film debut in The Maid. She got to work with her favourite actress, Genevieve Nnaji, in Into Temptation

Mercy has also starred alongside Olu Jacobs, Monalisa Chinda, Rita Dominic and Chioma Chukwuka. While many celebrities have heaped praise on Mercy, one actress is not a big fan of the star.


Mercy Johnson Age

Mercy Johnson was born on August 28, 1984. She celebrated her 35th birthday in 2019 with a special photo shoot. Mercy shared the new pictures of herself on Instagram.

Mercy Johnson Political Career

She started working as a senior special assistant (SSA) to the Kogi State governor on entertainment, arts and culture in 2017.

Mercy Johnson Movies

Mercy Johnson has starred in 80-plus movies since 2002.  Here’s a look at some of her top films. 

  • Dumebi the Dirty Girl
  • Heart of a Fighter 
  • Married to the Enemy 
  • Mirror of Life
  • Royal Tears
  • Live to Remember 
  • The Maidens 
  • Heart of a Widow
  • 16th Anniversary 
  • Seven & a Half Dates 

Mercy Johnson Awards

Mercy has won several awards including, ‘Actress Of The Year at the 2018 Eloy Awards.

Mercy Johnson Husband

Mercy Johnson Husband

Mercy Johnson’s husband is Prince Odianosen ‘Odi’ Okojie. Odi is a politician and philanthropist. The couple met in 2008. Prince proposed to Mercy with a square-shaped diamond engagement ring. They tied the knot in a lavish wedding ceremony in 2011. 

The couple were rumoured to be having marital problems in 2018 but they remain stronger than ever. Mercy has described Odianosen as her “strength and pillar”. She uses the name Mercy Johnson-Okojie on social media.


Mercy Johnson Children

Mercy Johnson Children

Mercy Johnson has three children with her husband Prince Odianosen Okojie. Their eldest daughter Purity Ozioma Okojie was born on December 30, 2012.

Henry Okojie, who is their only son, came into the world on October 15, 2014. Angel Okojie was born on December 11, 2016. Mercy has described her children as her “entire essence”. 

“When they are home, I get tired and once they leave, I start to miss them…..May God keep all our kids safe for us at all times,” she wrote on Instagram in September 2019.


Mercy Johnson Family 

Mercy Johnson Family 

Mercy Johnson’s parents are Daniel Johnson and Elizabeth Johnson. She has six siblings. Her father is a former naval officer. Mercy’s mother died in 2018. 

Mercy Johnson Hairstyles 

Mercy Johnson is known for her changing hairstyles. She has worn her hair short, and long and tried several different colours including red and blonde. She uses weaves, wigs and braids to create stylish hairdos.

Mercy Johnson dead

In 2011, a rumour was started that Mercy Johnson was dead. A gruesome picture showed the actress with a badly injured eye. Many believed that the injury occurred on a movie set and led to her death.


But it turned out the image was part of a publicity stunt for one of Mercy’s movies. The stunt got out of hand when several bloggers claimed she was dead, when in fact she was alive and well.

Mercy Johnson Instagram

Mercy is an active user of Instagram where she connects with her teaming followers. She has 13 million followers with the handle @mercyjohnsonokojie.

Mercy Johnson Net worth

Mercy Johnson’s exact net worth is unknown, but several reports have placed her wealth at around 5 million dollars.



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