Mercy Aigbe Biography; Age, Height, Career, Marriage, Net Worth. Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian Actress, Director, Businesswoman and Fashionista. She was born January 1st, 1978. She is popular for her Yoruba indigenous movies.
Mercy Aigbe Biography, Life and Education
Mercy Aigbe was born to Mrs. Abisola Grace Owodunni and Pa Aigbe in Edo State. She is a native of Benin City, the administrative center of Edo State. In a five-person family, she is the second child. She completed her elementary schooling at St. Francis Primary School before enrolling at Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Ikeja, Lagos. She also graduated with an OND in Financial Studies from The Polytechnic in Ibadan, Oyo State. Mercy Aigbe earned a theater arts degree from the University of Lagos in 2001.
Mercy Aigbe: Profile Summary
Full Name: Mercy Aigbe
Date of Birth: January 1st, 1978
Place of Birth: Edo State, Nigeria
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Profession: Actress, Model, Filmmaker, Director and Producer
Active Years: 2001-present
Height: 5feet 7inches (170cm)
Parents: Pa Aigbe (father), Abisola Grace Owodunni (mother)
Spouse(s): Lanre Gentry (m. 2013, div. 2019), Kazim Adeoti (m. 2022)
Children: 2 (Michelle Aigbe, Juwon Gentry)
Net Worth: $1 Million
Mercy Aigbe’s Career
Mercy Aigbe began her acting career by playing leading roles in several soap operas, including the well-known television drama series “Papa Ajasco.” Mercy officially entered the Nollywood profession in 2006 and made her acting debut in the film “Ara,” which was directed by Remi Olupo and shot in Ibadan, Oyo State. This role launched Mercy to fame. In 2016, she established the “Mercy Aigbe Gentry School of Drama.”
Some movies Mercy Aigbe has acted in includes: Afefe Ife (2008), Okanjua (2008), Atunida Leyi (2009), Igberaga (2009), Ihamo (2009), Ìpèsè (2009), Iró funfun (2009), Mafisere (2009), Oju ife (2009), Omoge Osas (2012), Ile Oko Mii (2014), Victims (2015), The Screenplay (2017), Little Drops of Happy (2017), 200 Million (2018), Second Acts (2018), Lagos Real Fake Life (2018), Swallow (2021), Crazy Grannies Obsessions (2022 film)
Mercy Aigbe’s Marriages
Her mother-in-law meddling in her first marriage caused it to fail. Aigbe married Lanre Gentry, a hotelier from Nigeria, in 2013, and the couple had two children. She posted pictures of herself in 2017 following what she claimed was an attack by her spouse. As a result of the allegations of domestic violence, she divorced her husband and launched a crusade to end it. In 2018, Mercy Aigbe bought a brand-new mansion for several million naira.
She married Kazim Adeoti, also referred to as Adekaz, in 2022.