Versatile actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie is arguably the most celebrated Nollywood personality in Nigeria. She was born August 28, 1984 and hails from Okene in Kogi State. Born to former naval officer, Mr Daniel & Mrs Elizabeth Johnson, she is the fourth child in a family of seven.
She came to the limelight in 2004 after starring in Nollywood movie The Maid. Mercy’s outstanding performance in that movie paved the way for her into getting more roles in movies such as Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, War in the Palace and many more – she is now one of the most sought after Nollywood actresses.
Mercy Johnson won the Best Actress award at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards 2013 which was held on the 9th March, 2013. She won the award with a movie titled 'Dumebi the Dirty Girl'. By December 2013, Mercy Johnson was listed as Google’s Most Searched Nollywood Celebrity – a position she also held in 2012.
MJ, as she is fondly called by fans, tied the knot on the 27th of August 2011 to Prince Odianosen Okojie and welcomed their baby girl, Purity Osebhajimente Okojie on December 30, 2012.