Mercy Johnson – Mercy Johnson Ozioma, popularly known as Mercy Johnson, Mercy Johnson is a Nigerian actress who made her acting debut in the movie, “The Maid” in which Johnson played the role of a possessed house help.
Johnson performance in the movie shot Mercy Johnson into the limelight and has acted in other major movies ever since. Johnson who is a native of Okene in Kogi state is from a family of seven children.
She reveals she got into the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood because she failed her Jamb exam. She has appeared in over 60 movies. Johnson has revealed that growing up was tough and had difficulties paying her school fees most times.
She also reveals that she worked as a house maid to survive. Johnson won the 2009 African Film Award for best supporting actress.
Mercy Johnson Short Biography
She was given birth to in Lagos on August 28, 1984, even though she started out her primary school education in Calabar where she resides with her biological father. Mercy afterwards relocated to Lagos State when her daddy was transferred, where she continued her schooling at the Nigerian Navy Primary school.The celebrity went to Rivers State Secondary School for her secondary education in addition to Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, River State. Right after her secondary education, she auditioned for a role in ‘the Maid’ a movie that’s to launch her into stardom.The sexy actress continues to be one of Nigeria’s best rising female movie star. Mercy Johnson elevated to popularity in her role in ‘The Maid’, she acted as a house help to excellence. The gifted actress is however fast to indicate that this wasn’t her 1st film to stardom though it may be one which made her a household name
In the course of acting in ‘The Maid’ movie, she’d never obtained any sort of expert training in the Nigerian movie industry and had just finished her secondary school education.The talented actress has been mostly connected with emotionally charged roles. As witnessed in many of her films, she’s an extremely actress who is able to fit any role ranging from action to romance. She also admits being her very best in emotional roles.A few of Mercy Johnson’s movies include Beyond Desire, My Beloved Son, Look Into My Eyes, Kill the Bride, Painful World, Under Control, Lost to Lust, Sweet Mama, Wealth Aside, Royal Tears, Genevieve, Strength to Strength, Last Kiss, Forest of Promises and Women in Power.She hails from a family of 7 children and she is the 6th child. She talks very lovingly of her father, a former naval officer, with whom she loves playing games. The attractive actress talks very little about the role her biological mother played in her life. She recently got married to an Edo based businessman, Prince Odianosen Okojie.