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Mercy Chinwo Biography, Age, Awards, Songs, Net Worth, Husband and more


Mercy Nnenda Chinwo is a popular Nigerian Gospel singer, songwriter, actress and performer. She rose to fame after winning the 2012 edition of the Nigerian Idol TV competition. Her song Essence Love brought her works into a more wider audience. More post content below.



     Mercy Chinwo was born on the 5th of September, 1991, in Port Harcourt, Rivers state Nigeria. She is the fourth child of five children. According to info, Mercy lost her father at a young age.

    She had her primary school education at Goodwill International School. Had her secondary school education at Victory Comprehensive College and Paradise International School respectively, for her secondary school education.

    She attended prestigious university of Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria, where she studied linguistics and communication and also got a degree studying the course. This is all we know concerning her early life and education. We now go to her music career.

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    Mercy first started out as an actress. She became popular after winning the season 2 of the Nigerian Idol competition in 2012. She had her first role in acting as Lucia in the movie "House Of Gold" which was directed by Yvonne Nelson and starred other celebs like Omawumi, Majid Michael and Yvonne Nelson (Director herself). The movie won Best Picture at the Ghana movie awards and also Best Ghananian movie at the 2013 City People Awards.

     She later left acting to pursue her music career. She first started as a backup singer to popular artiste such as the late Sammie Okposo, Joe Praise, Buchi, Chris Morgan and Preye Odede.

     She was discovered in 2017 by record label Boss, Mr Ezekiel ThankGod who got her signed into EeZee Concepts record label. Mercy Chinwo did some couple of works before getting signed into EeZee record label. Like her first single "Testimony" which was released in 2015 and "Igwe" in 2016. However, she released her debut studio album in 2018 titled "The Cross My Gaze".

     Her debut studio album, The Cross My Gaze, contained lots of worship songs and the particular track "Essence Love" brought her to a more wider audience of Gospel songs lovers as the song was a Gospel phenomenon at the time of release. The Album was released by EeZee concepts under Dixtrit Media and had 16 tracks. Popular artiste were also featured on the album like Fiokee, Shady B, Olaitan Odoko and others.

    After that success, Mercy Chinwo went on to release other projects which were popular among Gospel music lovers. Mercy Chinwo is one of the so many blessings the Nigerian Gospel music industry has to offer and she is not backing down anytime soon.


    Mercy Chinwo has two albums which are:

– The Cross My Gaze (2018)

– Satisfied (2020)

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     Mercy Chinwo has won some couple of awards which will be listed below. I recommend you Check other sources to get full list of awards.

– She won the 2012 edition of the Nigerian idol which brought her to limelight.

– She won the best Gospel artiste at the CLIMAX awards in 2018.

– In 2019, at the maiden edition of the African Gospel awards festival (AGAFEST 2019), mercy chinwo won multiple awards in multiple categories which are: African Gospel new artiste of the year and African Gospel female artiste of the year and African gospel song of the year for her song "Excess Love".

– She also won the Gospel artiste of the year category at the 2020 AAFRIMA.


    Mercy Chinwo is said to have a net worth of $1million-$5million dollars according to sources. I have no info however on her cars and houses.


     Mercy Chinwo got married to Pastor Blessed Uzochukwu of Water Brooks Church lekki, Lagos Nigeria. The marriage was held in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on August 13, 2022. Both traditional and white wedding took place in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria.

    Pastor Blessed is a Microsoft certified IT professional with Stanford University in London. He also works with Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals.

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     Mercy Chinwo stared in the 2013 movie, House of Gold. She acted the character, Lucia. The film narrates the story if a business mogul and a socialite, Dan Ansah Williams who is dying of cancer and has six weeks left to live. He makes a decision and call all hso children with the help of his lawyer to come home, most of whom were born out of wedlock and various illicit affairs. The reunion brings about a lot of surprises as each child returns with an agenda.

    The movie received some award nominations and won Best Picture At The Ghana Movie Awards and also Best Ghana Movie at the 2013 City People Awards.


Testimony – 2015

Igwe– 2016

Excess love– 2018

Omekanaya– 2018

No more pain– 2018

Chinedum– 2018

Power belongs to Jesus – 2019

Akamdinelu– 2019

Oh Jesus!– 2019

Obinasom– 2020

Kosi– 2020

Testes of your power– 2020

Na you dey reign – 2020

Onemema– 2020

Yahweh– 2021

Yahweh– 2022


    Mercy Chinwo is currently signed to EeZee concepts music record label, in which she has released so many works.


    You can follow Mercy Chinwo on her Instagram handle which is mercychinwo.


     Mercy Chinwo is one of the so many Gospel ministers we have in Nigeria giving us the gospel vibe. We hope she keeps on giving us hits back to back. Thanks for reading my blog, make your comment in the comment section and drop your thoughts.





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