Mercy Johnson

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Mercy Johnson
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Johnson in Light Will Come (2015)
Born (1984-08-28) 28 August 1984 (age 32)
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Other names Mercy Johnson Ozioma, Princess Mercy Johnson-Okojie
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004 - present
Known for The Maid
Notable work Thy Will Be Done, Sound Of Sorrow, Baby Oku
Spouse(s) Prince Odianosen Okojie (m. 2011)
Children 3
Parent(s)
  • Daniel Johnson
  • Elizabeth Johnson
Website www.mercyjohnson.com.ng

Mercy Johnson Okojie (born 28 August 1984) is a Nigerian actress.[1][2] who has been described as one who possesses great talent & versatility [3]

Early life[edit]

Mercy Johnson Okojie (born August 28, 1984) hails from Okene in Kogi State. Born in Lagos to a former naval officer, Mr Daniel Johnson and Mrs Elizabeth Johnson, she is the fourth child in a family of seven. She started her primary education in Calabar. 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.

Career[edit]

Right after her secondary education, she auditioned for a role in The Maid, a movie that was to launch her into stardom. Her outstanding[peacock term] performance in that movie paved the way for her into getting more roles in movies such as Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, War in the Palace, and many more. She is now one of the most sought-after[peacock term] Nollywood actresses. Mercy Johnson won the Best Actress award at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for role in comedy movie "Dumebi the dirty girl" By December 2013, Mercy Johnson was listed as Google's Most Searched Nollywood Celebrity,[citation needed] a position she also held in 2012.[citation needed] Mercy Johnson earlier on In 2009 had also won an award for best supporting actress at the African Movie Award show.[4] [5]

Personal life[edit]

Mercy Johnson married Prince Odianosen Okojie in 2011 and they have 3 children.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2004 The Maid Jane Drama, Supernatural
2004 Into Temptation
2004 House Party Drama, Romance
2005 Women in Power Julia I & II With Olu Jacobs, Liz Benson and Patience Ozokwor
2005 Lost to Lust Esther I & II with Monalisa Chinda and Yemi Blaq
2005 Kill the Bride Love I & II
2006 Under the Sky Supriya I & II
2006 Under Control Eve I & II
2006 Thanksgiving Gift
2006 Sweet Mama
2006 Pay Day Example
2006 Painful World Anny
2006 One-Bullet Juliet
2006 Oath of a Priest Kate
2006 Married to the Enemy Vera
2006 Last Kiss
2006 Endless Night
2006 Emotional Blunder Yvone
2006 Dear Mama Viola
2006 19 Macaulay Street
2007 Wealth Aside
2007 Twist of Fate Buchi
2007 The Scorpion God Ihuoma
2007 The Last Tradition
2007 Take Me Home Loveth
2007 Sunny My Son Julier
2007 She is My Sister
2007 Power of Justice Nkechi
2007 My Beloved Son Juliet
2007 Look Into My Eyes Loveth
2007 Kolomental Anna
2007 Keziah Keziah
2007 Genevieve Example
2007 Evil Agenda Diane
2007 Desperate Ladies Annabel
2007 Crisis in Paradise Kella With Ini Edo, Mike Ezuruonye and Tonto Dikeh
2007 Breath of Anger Chiaku with Mike Ezuruonye
2007 Area Mama Adanne With Patience Ozokwor and Euchuria Anunobi
2008 Tiger King Akwaugo with Nonso Diobi and Pete Edochie
2008 The Gods Are Wise Adaugo with Nonso Diobi
2008 Temple of Justice Nkechi with Nonso Diobi and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
2008 Tell Me Why Jovita
2008 Soul Of A Maiden Nuria with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye
2008 Strength to Strength Jane I & II with Nonso Diobi, Patience Ozokwor, Mike Ezuruonye and Tonto Dikeh
2008 Sin No More Bridget I & II with Kanayo O. Kanayo, Patience Ozokwor and Halima Abubakar
2008 Live to Remember Buchi I & II with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye
2008 Kiss My Pain
2008 Forest of Promises Police Inspector Bisi I & II with Mike Ezuruonye
2008 Don't Wanna Be a Player Monalisa I & II with Ini Edo, Jim Lyke and Mike Ezuruonye
2008 Corporate Maid Rose I & II
2008 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
2009 Royal Tears Olamma I & II with Olu Jacobs, Van Vicker and Ngozi Ezeonu
2009 Sound of Pain
2009 Sexy Girls Zita with Nonso Diobi
2009 Heat of the Moment Anna
2009 Entanglement Chidera I - IV with Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliot and Yemi Blaq
2009 Clash of Twins Mildred / Melisa I & II
2009 Beyond Desire Anne with Nonso Diobi
2009 A Weeping Soul
2010 A Cry for Justice Ella
2011 White Chapel Judith
2011 Where Money Sleep Egede
2011 Weeping Soul Grace
2011 The Seekers Judith
2011 The Code Susan
2011 Secret Code Susan
2011 Thanks for Coming Frieda
2011 Gallant Babes Frieda
2011 Mirror of Life Nneka
2011 End of Mirror of Life Nneka
2011 Jewels of the Sun Nneka
2011 Heart of a Widow June
2011 Heart of a Fighter Dubem with Ruth Kadiri
2012 World of the Mind Example
2012 My World Nancy with Yul Edochie and Patience Ezokwor
2012 Mercy the Bus Driver Ada
2012 Heart of a Saint Chidi
2012 Sins of the Past Wendy
2012 Hand of Fate Wendy
2012 Brave Mind Wendy
2012 Deep Water Erica
2012 The Enemy I See Erica
2012 Power Of A Kiss Sherry
2013 Baby Oku In America Baby Oku Comedy
2014 Hustlers Vicky
2014 Bloody Ring
2015 Thy Will Be Done Lucy

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2009 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Live To Remember Won
2009 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
2009 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Herself Nominated
2010 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress The Maidens Nominated
2010 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress -West Collaboration Shakira Nominated
2011 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Heart of a Widow Nominated
2011 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Africa Collaboration My Husband's Funeral Nominated
2012 2012 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress In Leading Role Weeping Soul Won
2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Facebook Babes Nominated
2012 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Africa Collaboration Wild Target Nominated
2012 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress- Viewers Choice Herself Nominated
2013 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress In Leading Role Dumebi Nominated
2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress in Comedy Dumebi The Dirty Girl Won
2014 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Hustlers Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Comedic Act Hustlers Nominated
Best Actress -Viewers Choice Herself Nominated
2014 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Lead Actress Hustlers Nominated
Popular Choice-Female Herself Won
2015 2015 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress -Africa Collaboration 30 Days in Atlanta Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "After 3 kids in 3 years, I needed a break - Mercy Johnson-Okojie". vanguardngr.com. 20 August 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Get busy with your life, I will have baby number 4 - Mercy Johnson blasts critics". Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Izuzu, Chidumga. "Mercy Johnson: 10 things you probably don't know about actress - Movies - Pulse". Retrieved 2017-02-03. 
  4. ^ People, Famous. "Mercy Johnson Biography". Famous People. Famous People. 
  5. ^ Naija, Famous. "Otelo Burning". bellanaija.com. Bella Naija. 

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