Mercy Aigbe Basic Information
|Date Of Birth/Age:
|1 January, 1978 58 Years Old)
|Place of Birth:
|Edo State, Nigeria
|Married (to Kazeem Adeoti)
|University of Lagos
Mercy Aigbe Biography
Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress and entrepreneur and easily one of the most visible faces in the movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. Although born in Benin, the Edo state capital. she spent most of her life in Lagos, where she ended up having her primary and secondary education.
After obtaining a WAEC certificate, she attend the Polytechnic Ibadan, where she obtained a national diploma in financial studies. Thereafter, she attended the University of Lagos.
That was in 2001 and also the year her acting career began, At the University of Lagos, she was enrolled in the theatre arts department. The decision was easy to make, having realized her calling was in acting. Her first flick was in the Yoruba movie industry, jocularly called Yoruwood.
In the intervening years, she had shown her versatility by appearing in English flicks as well. In the course of her career, she had featured in over 20 movies and counting. She has also won multiple awards for her creative contributions.
These days, she is more in the news for her family life and personal choices than for her movies.
Mercy Aigbe’s extended family comprises herself, her parent and her sister Mercy. Her immediate family comprises the two children she had from her previous marriage and her current husband Kazeem Adeot a.k.a. Adekaz.
Mercy Aigbe’s parents are no other than Abisola Grace Owodunni (mother ) and Pa Aigbe (father). Both are only occasionally mentioned in the stories involving their children.
Mercy Aigbe has a sibling in Joy Aigbe. Unlike her sister Mercy, Joy doesn’t pop in the news often.
Mercy Aigbe had two children from her previous relationship with Lanre Gentry: a son and a daughter. The celebrated actress often refers to her daughter Michelle as her bestie. As far as public scrutiny goes, her son Juwon is rarely in the picture.
Mercy Aigbe is currently married to a businessman called Kazeem Adeoti. he is her second known husband after Lanre Gentry, The two have proven to be a goofy, happy duo and many look up to them for relationship goals. Just recently, Adeoti shared a picture of a sleepy Mercy during Ramadan and she joked that she would have her revenge in a bit.
Mercy Aigbe loves it cool and glamorous and she has never hidden that love. She is one for letting the world know how she rolls. CFroms snaps on Instagram to other social media platforms, she happily documents her lifestyle for all to see. And yes, some young ladies consider her an inspiration.
The net worth of an ordinary citizen might not be of much interest to the public for obvious reasons. However, when a celebrity is in the picture, the interest of the public ignites almost immediately. For Mercy Aigbe, the focus has been on her job, but she isn’t doing badly by Nigerian standards. The actress is said to have a net worth of $1 million, which translates to over 100 million in naira.
Mercy Aigbe loves cars and has never hidden that love. Although it is unclear exactly how many cars she owns a Mercedes Benz CLA 250 and a Range Rover Sport HSE.
Mercy Aigbe’s house has been a subject of contention for a while. While she is said to have her own house, she lives with her new husband Kazeem Adeoti. The house was said to have been built by Mr Adeoti and his first wife and that Mercy Aigbe Mercy Aigbe flaunting the house and taking pictures in it has been a source of anger to the first wife.
Mercy Aigbe was previously married to Lanre Gentry. The two got married in a colourful ceremony in 2-13 and remained married until 2019 when the marriage collapsed. Before the eventual divorce, the couple had a wonderful relationship sporadically blemished by claims of assault.
The actress often complained of assault from Lanre. At some point, images of her bruised face surfaced online, but Lanre claimed that it was pictures taken from the set of one of her films and not real. Despite being divorced now, they sporadically lob grenades at each other on social media.
The number of movies an actor or actress has featured in is often used to determine their appeal to the population. For most, the more appearance a thespian has, the likely greater the appeal of the thespian because producers are mostly known to go for known faces that make their movies easy to sell.
Anyway. Mercy Aigbe has been featured in dozens of movies since she popped into Nigeria’s film universe. Her filmography encapsulates movies like Iró Funfun, Okanjua, Ìpèsè, Ihamo, Satanic, Afefe Ife, Atunida Leyi, Big Fat Lie, Omo Ghetto, Lagos real Fake, Reunion, Date Night, Little Drops of Happy, Swallow, Omoge Osas, Ile Oko Mii and Igberaga.