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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:||33 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|
|Marital Status:||Engaged (23rd June, 2022)|
|Boyfriend/Fiancee:||Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa (Husband to be)|
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, and actress|
|Net Worth:||$150 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
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 Chinwo has been single for a long time but she finally broke the news on 23rd June, 2022 on her husband to be. Her fiancee is known as Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa who is a resident pastor of The Waterbrook Church (TWB) in Lekki Lagos State and established in 2009.
Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa is a devout christian in which Mercy Chinwo has severally visited his church for ministration. This is an indicator that they have been together for several times and have known each other for long.
Pastor Uzochikwa on his social media handle indicated that; I’M THE MAN THE LORD SHOWED MERCY ! @mercychinwo thanks for saying YES! I LOVE YOU DEARLY Ecclesiastical 9:9 Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. The wife God gives you is your REWARD for all your earthly toil.
Kindly give them a word of congratulation in the comment section today as we celebrate these lovebirds.
The couple are expected to get married before the close of this year 2022 or latest in early 2023. We wish them a blessed marriage full of God’s Mercies.
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 2023
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
Mercy Chinwo is very active on social media and you can reach her on the following handles;
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.