Mercy Aigbe Biography | All To Know About The Yoruba Star
Mercy Aigbe is one of the most popular actresses in Nollywood today and also remains one of the most beautiful actresses in Nigeria. She was born on the 1st of January 1978.
Aside from being an actress, she is also a fashionista and movie director. She runs some other commercial enterprises outside acting.
Mercy Aigbe Biography | How she started
Mercy Aigbe was born on the 1st of January 1978 in Edo State, Nigeria.
The names of her parents are Pa Aigbe and Mrs. Abisola Grace Owoduuni. She is a native of Benin City, the capital of Edo state.
Mercy Aigbe is the second born of a family of 5 children and later shifted base to Lagos State, where she attended primary school at St Francis Primary School.
She later proceeded to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School, Ikeja Lagos.
Mercy Aigbe later got admitted into The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, to study Financial Studies. She left the institution after completing her OND.
Afterward, she proceeded to the University of Lagos to study Theatre Arts, where she graduated in 2001.
Mercy Aigbe started her acting career in soap operas, one of which is papa Ajasco, which is a top-rated T.V. drama series. She did not join Nollywood professionally until 2006.
Upon entering Nollywood, she starred in a movie titled Ara, and her role in the film made her very popular. Remi Olupo produced the said movie in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Then in 2016, she established Mercy Aigbe Gentry School of Drama. Some of the movies she has acted in are:
- Second Act released in 2018
- Afefe Ife released in 2008
- 200 Million released in 2018
- Okanjua released in 2008
- Little Drops of Happy released in 2017
- Atunida Leyi released in 2009
- The Screenplay released in 2017
- Igberaga released in 2009
- Victims released in 2015
- Ihamo released in 2009
- Ike Oko Mii released in 2014
- Ipese released in 2009
- Omoge Osas released in 2012
- Iro fun released in 2009
- Oju Ife released in 2009
- Mafisere released in 2009
Mercy Aigbe Biography | Endorsement
Mercy Aigbe became the brand ambassador for Elephant Gold Rice in 2014.
That same year, she became a brand ambassador for Shape You, which is the same company that produced Slimming Coffee.
She later signed a year deal with Prestige Cosmetic in 2015 and another agreement with Edalaf Brother Limited in 2016.
She was also made the brand ambassador for B.K. Hair in 2017.
Mercy Aigbe was also the brand ambassador for Naija Taxi Services in 2018.
She was also once a brand ambassador for Mary Make, along with Biodun Okeowo and Bose Alao.
Mercy Aigbe Biography | Awards
Some of the awards to her name are:
Best Actress in Yoruba award at the City People Awards
Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) in 2014
Fashion Entrepreneur of The Year Awarded by Links and Glitz World Awards in 2015.
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) in 2010.
What is Mercy Aigbe Net Worth
Her net worth is $1 million. So, she is one of the richest Nollywood actresses.