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Mercy Aigbe Biography and Net Worth: Age, Height, husband, movie’s

Mercy Aigbe Biography and Net worth: Age, Height, husband 

Who is Mercy Aigbe?

Mercy Aigbe Bio: Mercy who is the second child was born on January 1, 1979, into a family of five. The actress who speaks fluent Yoruba is actually from Edo state. 

Mercy Aigbe Profile summary

  • Name: Mercy Aigbe
  • Birthdate: January 1st, 1978
  • Birthplace: Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Age: 43 years (as of 2021)
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Marital status: Married
  • Occupation: Actress, producer, director, fashion model, businessman
  • Net worth: $3 million

Mercy Aigbe Biography

Mercy Aigbe was born on the 1st of January 1978, in Edo State, Nigeria, to Pa Aigbe and Mrs Abisola Grace Owodunni, as the second child of three children. 

Mercy Aigbe Education

She had her primary education at Saint Francis primary school, and secondary education at Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School Ikeja, Lagos.

After secondary school, she went on to obtain an OND in Financial Studies from the Polytechnic of Ibadan, Oyo State. Mercy also has a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She was once married to Lanre Gentry, and they are blessed with two children and three stepdaughters.

 

Mercy Aigbe Career

Although Mercy always had a passion for acting, her father had wanted her to become an accountant for her good knowledge of Math and science subjects. Her father always insisted that none of his children should be actors, and was devastated when she decided to study Theatre Arts. Mercy Aigbe said she had to beg and appease him with a goat in order to get his approval on her acting career.

 

Still, in the need to be in the good books of her father, she got a marketing job at a bank after her graduation. However, her passion was still in acting. This led her to resign even though she had a good job that paid well. She started acting in soap operas before going into Yoruba movies.

Mercy Aigbe made her acting debut in 2006, in a film titled Ara. Her magnificent role in the movie earned the attention of many producers, ushering her into a whole new acting level.

Since her breakthrough movie, Mercy has become one of the most popular and sought-after Yoruba actresses, and has been featured in a lot of movies.

Asides acting, Mercy is also a businesswoman with diverse sources of income. She has a fashion store called Mag Diva Boutique which she launched in November 2014. Mercy also has a skincare line called Flawless by Mercy, and an asoebi store called Asoebi Mercy.

The MAG School of Drama

Mercy Aigbe founded the MAG School of Drama in the year 2016. The school offers a 4-month training in acting, script-writing, movie making, stage management, etc. Students are under the tutelage of well-trained, and experienced instructors who help them build a solid foundation and develop the skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive Nollywood industry.

Cars And Houses Of Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe recently bought a new mansion worth 200million naira. Meanwhile, she got herself a Toyota Prado in December 2018, the same year she purchased the mansion.

Mercy Aigbe husband

Sometime after her first marriage, which ended in a bad divorce, Mercy Aigbe met Lanre Gentry, a divorced Hotel Manager.

According to her, she was skeptical about their relationship leading to marriage, due to the failure of her first marriage and the failure of Lanre’s first marriage as well. According to her, she decided she would rather face her career due to the bad experiences she gained in her first marriage.

However, after dating for two years the couple got married. They have two children, Michelle and Gbolahan Gentry, as well as three stepdaughters.

The marriage between Mercy and Gentry headed to the rocks when her husband was accused of domestic violence. It all began when Mercy accused her husband of having extra-marital affairs. More allegations surfaced when Mercy revealed she was used as a punching bag by Gentry who aggressively pounced on her at home.

Mercy Aigbe Daughter

Mercy Aigbe and her daughter in the photo below

Mercy Aigbe’s Movies

  • Satanic
  • Ara – 2016
  • Afefe Ife – 2008
  • Okanjua – 2008
  • Atunida Leyi – 2009
  • Igberaga – 2009
  • Ihamo – 2009
  • Ìpèsè – 2009
  • Iró funfun – 2009
  • Mafisere – 2009
  • Oju ife – 2009
  • Omoge Osas – 2012
  • Ile Oko Mii – 2014
  • Victims – 2015
  • The Screenplay – 2017
  • Little Drops of Happy – 2017
  • Flaky Ijaye – 2017
  • 77 Bullets – 2017
  • 200 Million – 2018
  • Second Acts – 2018
  • Heaven on my Mind – 2018
  • Lagos Real Fake Life – 2018
  • That Which Binds Us – 2018
  • The Big Fat Lie – 2019
  • The Reunion – 2019
  • Ete – 2021

Mercy Aigbe Fashion, Best Ankara Styles

Mercy Aigbe is known for her great dress sense in every faction of Nollywood. For every occasion, always trust the beautiful actress to show up in an exquisite and sophisticated look that will get you gazing and staring endlessly.

Her outfit at the 2016 African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards sent many talking about how gorgeous she looked for days.

She also owns the MagDivas boutique situated in Lagos, which she launched in 2014.

 

Awards And Nominations Of Mercy Aigbe

  • City People Awards honoured her as the Best Actress in Yoruba.
  • Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year at Links and Glitz World Awards
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) – 2010
  • Nominated as the Best Actress in an Indigenous Movie (non-English speaking language) – 2012
  • Award of Excellence at the Global Leadership Awards for Excellence (GLADE) – 2012
  • Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) – 2014
  • 2013 Woman of Style at the MoreKlue All Youths Awards – 2014
  • Yoruba Movies Academy Awards (YMAA) nominated Mercy Aigbe for Best Actress in a Lead Role – 2014
  • City People Entertainment Yoruba Movie Personality of the year – 2015
  • Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year Awarded by Links and Glitz World Awards – 2015
  • City People Movie Award nominee for Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba) – 2016
  • Role Model Awards at the All Youths Tush Awards – 2017
  • Greenview Awards nominates Mercy Aigbe for Best Supporting Actress – 2018
  • Nominee for Most Searched Actress at the NET Honours – 2018
  • Most Popular Actress nominee at the NET Honours – 2018
  • Nominated for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) at the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) – 2018
  • Mercy Aigbe Wins Award for Most Popular Actress at the NET Honours – 2019

 

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How much is Mercy Aigbe Net Worth

Net worth of Mercy Aigbe: According to Aschoolz.com, Mercy Aigbe is worth in 2021 is close to $3million.

 

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FAQ!

How old is Mercy Aigbe now?

Mercy Aigbe age as of 2021 is 43 years. He was born on 1st of January 1978.

What is Mercy Aigbe height?

Mercy Aigbe height 1.6m

Where is Mercy Aigbe from?

Mercy Aigbe is from Edo State born and raised in Lagos State, Nigeria. 

Is Mercy Aigbe a Yoruba woman?

Mercy Aigbe is an Edo woman born in Lagos State and she can speak Yoruba language fluently. 

Quotes Of Mercy Aigbe

“Being yourself is the only way to stand out in today’s crowded market.”

“As a business owner, differentiate yourself, be consistent, and figure out what they want.”

“Mind the people you let into your circle.”

“You’re stronger than you think, you’re more capable than you realize.”

“An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down, unless you allow it to get inside you.”

“What you allow is what will continue, you attract the energy you want…”

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.”

Mercy Aigbe Instagram Account

You can connect to Instagram and follow Mercy Aigbe @realmercyaigbe

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Mercy Aigbe Twitter’s Account

You can connect to Twitter’s and follow Mercy Aigbe @realmercyaigbe

 

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OMINI ABIODUN MICHAEL [a.k.a] BANKEY MILL (BM) is a blogger and the CEO of Aschoolz.com. We Share Education School News of Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges for both Nigeria Schools, Ghana Schools and American Etc like JAMB, Waec, Scholarship, Job opportunity, Learning, Story books and Blog etc

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