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Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel musician, singer, actress, comedian and songwriter. She started singing at age 6 in her church children’s choir. In 2018, she released the hit single “Excess Love”. Since breaking into the gospel scene she has been featured on a number of gospel music projects, working with the likes of JJ Hairson,Nathaniel Bassey, Chioma Jesus, Banky W, Joe Praize, Samsong, Moses Bliss, Dunsin Oyekan, Preye Odede and a host of others. The gospel artist has bagged various awards, including In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST 2019) Chinwo was named winner in the categories Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year, and Africa Gospel Song of the Year (Excess Love). In 2020, Chinwo emerges as the Gospel Artiste of the year at the AFRIMMA Awards.

Birth Name

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo

Nickname

Mercy

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Genre

Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Worship

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

GNTNATION UNIVERSAL MUSIC

Nationality

Nigerian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mercy Chinwo was born on the 5th of September 1991, in Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria.

Age

She’s currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

Black

She has Nigerian ancestry.

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Religion

Christianity

Education

Mercy got her first school leaving certificate at the Goodwill international school and her secondary school education at Paradise international school. She is an alumna of the International Business Management Institute (IBMI) where she bagged a degree in Human Resources Management.

Family Details.

  • Father – Peter Chinwo
  • Mother – Eno Jerry
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mercy Chinwo has dated –

  • Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa  The gospel artiste’s partner is Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa. On 13 August 2022, the couple tied the knot in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Mercy Chinwo’s husband is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional. He also works with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 172 cm
  • In meters – 1.72 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-28-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Mercy became known for her achievement in the gospel singing world. She has not only worked as a singer but has performed in one movie and also runs her own YouTube channel. The gospel artist has bagged various awards, including the 2019 Africa’s Gospel Female Artiste of the Year in Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST).

Singing Debut

In 2015, Chinwo released her first single, Testimony, and Igwe . A year later in 2017, she was signed to a gospel record label.

Film Debut

In 2013, Mercy had her first film onscreen role in the movie House of Gold as Lucia.

Mercy Chinwo Net worth

Mercy Chinwo has an estimated net worth of $850K dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mercy Chinwo

  • Mercy hails from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She was raised alongside five siblings in Port Harcourt.
  • Chinwo started her music career at a very tender age when she was almost 8 years old. She became a member of the children’s choir in church.
  • She has lent her voice to musical ministries like Chris Morgan, Preye, Buchi, Joe Praiz, Okposo, and Sammie.
  • In 2012, she then became active in participating in different music competitions until she joined Nigerian Idol. Mercy participated in the Nigerian Idol Season 2 and came out as the winner.
  • After winning Nigerian Idol Chinwo also got an offer to work in one movie. In 2013, she acted in the movie House of Gold and portrayed the character of Lucia in this. Now, these days she posts her songs on YouTube and Spotify.
  • In 2015, she came in front of an audience by releasing her first song Testimony and then released another song Igwe.
  • In 2017, she got signed by Gospel Music Label Called Eezee Conceptz and is still working with them. Working with them she released 16-track gospel songs.
  • Chinwo is a gospel music minister. Chinwo’s also other pursuits include acting, entreupreneurism; and humanitarian work.
  • She won Africa Gospel Music of the year, CLIMA Africa Award (2022). In the same year she also won Africa Gospel artist of the year, CLIMA Africa Award.
  • In 2023, Mercy alongside her husband began the MercyisBlessed Foundation, an NGO focused on donations to the less privileged as well as youth development amongst others.
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