Mercy Aigbe is an award-winning Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and producer, who is best known for acting in Yoruba movies. She is also an entrepreneur, a brand influencer, and founder of Mercy Aigbe Gentry School of Drama. Mercy also owns an asoebi store, skincare store, and a fashion store
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 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 asoebi store called Asoebi 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.
Cars And Houses Of Mercy Aigbe
Mercy Aigbe recently bought a new mansion worth 200million naira. Meanwhile, she got herself a Toyota Prado in December 2018, the same year she purchased the mansion.
Mercy Aigbe’s Movies
Ara – 2016
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
Flaky Ijaye – 2017
77 Bullets – 2017
200 Million – 2018
Second Acts – 2018
Heaven on my Mind – 2018
Lagos Real Fake Life – 2018
And many more
Quotes Of Mercy Aigbe
“Being yourself is the only way to stand out in today’s crowded market.”
“As a business owner, differentiate yourself, be consistent, and figure out what they wan
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
Mercy Aigbe is worth $600,000.
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