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|Real Name/Full Name||Mercy Nnenda Chinwo|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Mercy Chinwo|
|Birth Place:||Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||5 September 1990|
|Age/How Old:||31 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 155 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 60 Kg|
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Unknown |
Mother – Unknown
|College:||University of Port Harcourt|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, and actress|
|Net Worth:||$150 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Mercy Chinwo is a well-known Nigerian gospel artist, songwriter, and actress. She was the winner of the Nigerian Idol season 2 in the year 2012. She started singing when she was very young in the children’s choir in their church, and the passion has never faded till today. She is recognized for her sweet voice, and many people enjoy listening to her songs.
Biography and Early Life
Mercy Chinwo was born Mercy Nnenda Chinwo on 5 September 1990 in Port Harcourt, River State, in Nigeria. She has not disclosed much information concerning her family, but she is the fourth born and the first daughter in her family. She has not disclosed the names of her parents, only that her father died while she was still young. As the first daughter, she had responsibilities to fend for herself and other siblings, and this made her take her music seriously.
Chinwo grew up in Port Harcourt, and this is the same place she completed her primary and secondary education. She later enrolled at the University of Port Harcourt in River State. She had earlier attended Ultimate Victory Academy briefly before transferring to Port Harcourt. She has not shared the course she studied at the university.
Personal Life: Husband, Boyfriend, Kids, Children, etc.
Mercy is currently single and not dating anyone at the moment. She has also not been married before and has no children yet. It is her decision to be single till now to take her time to grow her career.
Mercy is said to own a house, although the details of the house are not yet confirmed. She received a Lexus as a birthday gift two years ago when she celebrated it from Eezee Conceptz, from the record label she is signed.
Is Mercy Chinwo Lesbian/Gay?
No. Chinwo is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor gay and has no such rumors. As a matter of fact, she is a staunch Christian, and her religion does not allow such acts. Although she is very secretive about her personal and love life, she is still single.
Mercy started singing when she was as young as eight years old. She used to sing in the children’s choir in the church she was attending. Later, she transitioned to the adult choir before venturing into her musical career fully.
She released her first single, “Testimony,” in 2015 and then “Igwe” in 2016. She signed with Eezee Conceptz Gospel Music Label in 2017. She has released two albums, the first one in 2018 called “The Cross My Gaze” and then “Satisfied” in 2020.
One of her most popular songs is “Excess Love,” which she released in 2018. The song was hot only in her country but worldwide. Her great voice made the song lovely, and many people enjoyed singing the song. That year, she released three more songs, “Omekanaya,” “No More Pain,” and Chinedu,” which also was a hit. In 2019, she released three more hit singles, “Power Belongs to Jesus,” “Akamdinelu,” and “Oh Jesus,” another popular song in her list. In 2020, she released four more songs, including Obinasom, Kosi, Tasted of Your Power, and Na You dey reign.
Mercy became the winner of the Nigerian Idol. One year later, she landed a role to appear in the film “House of Gold,” which was directed by Yvonne Nelson, who was also a star in the film. Other stars in the film are Majid Michael and Omawumi, among several others.
Awards and Achievements
Mercy has achieved a lot in her career for the years she has been active. She was the winner of Best Gospel Artist during the CLIMAX Awards in 2018. During the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST) in 2019, she was the winner of the Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year. Also, that same year, her song, “Excess Love,” earned her Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year and also Africa Gospel Song of the Year Award. She was the Gospel Artist of the Year during the AFRIMMA Awards in 2020.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mercy Chinwo in 2021
Mercy Chinwo is one of the best-earning gospel artists in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of over $150 million. She has earned her wealth from her career as a gospel musician and also an actress. She also attends various concerts where she also gets some money.
Mercy Chinwo Social Media Platforms
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Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She is a god-fearing woman and attends Christ Embassy church in Nigeria.
- She is active in various social media handles, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Mercy Chinwo is one of the most popular music artists in Nigeria, whose fame has grown worldwide. She is a god-fearing woman who has a great passion for serving God and spreading the gospel with her songs. Being famous at times comes along with some challenges, but mercy has overcome them all. She is a very happy lady and enjoys her life to the fullest as a committed Christian.