Monday, June 5, 2023

Mercy Aigbe Finds Love Again…Biography, Net Worth, Age, Children

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The popular Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has been in the news a lot lately since after the announcement of her marriage to the wealthy movie producer and marketer Kazim Adeoti. The announcement has come as a rude shock with many even assuming if maybe Mercy Aigbe’s first son Juwon was Adekaz’ son due to the striking resemblance between the pair. Mercy Aigbe
As such we’ve decided to do some digging and find out more about Mercy Aigbe, beyond just what is easily available online about her. Read on to find out more about the beautiful Edo State actress and little known truth about her.
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Mercy Aigbe Background
Mercy Aigbe was born on the 1st of January 1978, in Edo State, Nigeria, to Pa Aigbe and Mrs Abisola Grace Owodunni, as the second child of three children. She had her primary education at Saint Francis primary school, and secondary education at Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School Ikeja, Lagos.
After secondary school, she went on to obtain an OND in Financial Studies from the Polytechnic of Ibadan, Oyo State. Mercy also has a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She was once married to Lanre Gentry, and they are blessed with two children and three stepdaughters.
Mercy Aigbe Career

She became known in Nollywood in 2006, with the movie Ara. Before then, she had always wanted to act, but she didn’t know she would take it professionally until her OND days when it became a big deal to her. As a result, in 2001, she went to study Theatre Arts at the University of Lagos, so that she could become a professional actor.

Asides from acting, Mercy is also a businesswoman with diverse sources of income. She has a fashion store called Mag Diva Boutique which she launched in November 2014. Mercy also has a skincare line called Flawless by Mercy, and an Aso Ebi store called Aso Ebi Mercy.
The MAG School of Drama

Mercy Aigbe founded the MAG School of Drama in the year 2016. The school offers a 4-month training in acting, script-writing, movie making, stage management, etc. Students are under the tutelage of well-trained, and experienced instructors who help them build a solid foundation and develop the skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive Nollywood industry.

Mercy Aigbe’s 2ND Marriage
Mercy Aigbe in January 2022, finally announced that she was remarrying to her secret lover, Kazim Adeoti aka Adekaz. This is coming nearly 12-months after her divorce from her first husband Lanre Gentry was finalized and 9-months after Lanre Gentry himself remarried and publicly announced it.
Mercy Aigbe on January 24th announced that she had remarried while celebrating her new husband’s birthday sharing photos after photos of him online.
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Cars And Houses Of Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe recently bought a new mansion worth a 200million naira. Meanwhile, she got herself a Toyota Prado in December 2018, the same year she purchased the mansion.

Awards And Nominations Of Mercy Aigbe
·     City People Awards honoured her as the Best Actress in Yoruba.
·     Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year at Links and Glitz World Awards
·     Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) – 2010
·     Nominated as the Best Actress in an Indigenous Movie (non-English speaking language) – 2012
·     Award of Excellence at the Global Leadership Awards for Excellence (GLADE) – 2012
·    Best Indigenous Language (Yoruba) – 2014
·    2013 Woman of Style at the MoreKlue All Youths Awards – 2014
·    Yoruba Movies Academy Awards (YMAA) nominated Mercy Aigbe for Best Actress in a Lead Role – 2014
·    City People Entertainment Yoruba Movie Personality of the year – 2015
·    Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year Awarded by Links and Glitz World Awards – 2015
·    City People Movie Award nominee for Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba) – 2016
·    Role Model Awards at the All Youths Tush Awards – 2017
·    Greenview Awards nominates Mercy Aigbe for Best Supporting Actress – 2018
·    Nominee for Most Searched Actress at the NET Honours – 2018
·    Most Popular Actress nominee at the NET Honours – 2018
·    Nominated for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) at the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) – 2018
·   Mercy Aigbe Wins Award for Most Popular Actress at the NET Honours – 2019
Mercy Aigbe’s Net Worth
Based on some unverified online summation Mercy Aigbe is believed to be worth just over $600,000.
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