Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian-born Gospel Musician, Songwriter, and Actress who is also a devout Christian who worships at the Christ Embassy Church in Nigeria.
|Full Name||Mercy Nnenda Chinwo|
|Date of Birth||September 5, 1990|
|Occupation||Nigerian Gospel Musician, Singer, Actress, Comedian, and Songwriter|
|Husband||Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa|
|Net Worth||$150 million|
Who Is Mercy Chinwo?
Mercy Nnenda Chinwo is a Nigerian Gospel Musician, Singer, Actress, Comedian, and Songwriter. She started singing at age 8 in her church children’s choir, she won the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012.
Early Life of Mercy Chinwo
Mercy Nnenda Chinwo was born on September 5, 1990, in Portharcourt, Rivers State. She is the fourth of five children in her family (first daughter). She lost her father at a very young age. She is married to Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa who is from Delta State, Nigeria. To help support herself and her brothers, she took her music more seriously because she was the first daughter.
Chinwo was born and raised in Port Harcourt, where she attended both primary and secondary school. The University of Port Harcourt in River State later accepted her application. Before transferring to Port Harcourt, she briefly attended Ultimate Victory Academy.
Mercy Chinwo’s Career Path
Mercy began singing as part of a church choir at 8 years old. Yes, she used to be a member of the choir singing at the Christian community where she was a member. Later, she moved on to the adult choir before embarking on a full-time musical career of her own.
Her debut song, “Testimony,” was released in 2015, and her second single, “Igwe,” was released in 2016. In 2017, she acquired a recording contract with the Eezee Conceptz Gospel Music Label. She has published two albums, the first of which was “The Cross My Gaze” in 2018 and the second of which was “Satisfied” in 2020.
In 2018, she released the single “Excess Love,” which quickly became one of her most successful tracks. Not only was the song popular in her state, but it was also popular throughout the world. Her beautiful voice added to the beauty of the song, and many people liked singing along with her. “Omekanaya,” “No More Pain,” and Chinedu,” which was also a hit, were among the three further songs she published that year. It was in the year 2019 that she published three more successful singles, including “Power Belongs to Jesus, “Akamdinelu” and “Oh Jesus,” which is another popular song from her discography. Among the songs she released in 2020 were Obinasom, Kosi, Tasted of Your Power, and Na You dey rule, all of which are available on Spotify.
Mercy didn’t just contest in the Nigerian Idols; they crowned her the champion of the Nigerian Idols competition. That’s freaking amazing. An opportunity to feature in the film “House of Gold,” directed by Yvonne Nelson, who also happened to be one of the film’s stars, presented itself to her a year later. Majid Michael, Omawumi, and several other actors appeared in the film as supporting characters.
A year after winning Nigerian Idol, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson’s film, House of Gold where she acted as Lucia, starring alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, and Omawumi among others The film House of Gold won Best Picture at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Ghanaian Movie at the 2013 City People.
- In 2012, Mercy Chinwo won Nigerian Idol.
- In 2018, Mercy Chinwo was awarded the Best Gospel Artist at the CLIMAX Awards 2018.
- In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST 2019) Mercy Chinwo was named winner in the categories Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year, and Africa Gospel Song of the Year (Excess Love).
- In 2020, Mercy Chinwo emerges as the Gospel Artiste of the year at the AFRIMMA Awards.
Marital Life of Mercy Chinwo
She got married in Port Harcourt to Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa of Water Brooks Church Lekki on the 13th of August 2022.
Mercy Chinwo Net Worth
Mercy Chinwo is one of Nigeria’s most successful gospel performers, making millions of dollars each year. She is reported to have a net worth of more than $150 million. She has amassed a substantial fortune through her work as a gospel music as well as an actor. She also goes to a variety of shows, where she is compensated with money.
Mercy Chinwo is one of the most well-known music performers in Nigeria, and her popularity has spread throughout the world. She is a god-fearing woman who is driven by a strong desire to serve God and to share the gospel via the medium of music. Being renowned can provide its own set of difficulties, but Mercy has surmounted all of her obstacles to date. Because she is a devout Christian, she is a very happy lady who takes pleasure in every aspect of her life. She maintains a presence on several social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
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