Mercy Chinwo Biography, Awards & Networth
Mercy Chinwo Biography, Albums, Awards & Networth
Mercy Nnenda Chinwo, professionally known as Mercy Chinwo is a singer-songwriter signed to EeZee Conceptz and a part-time actress. She was born on 6th September 1990 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She is the fourth child in a family of five (first daughter).
Mercy Chinwo was brought up by her mother after she lost her dad during her early stages of life. Mercy Chinwo got involved in music at age 8, being a member of the children’s choir in her Church and transitioning to the adult choir prior to launching her musical career, she has also worked as a backup vocalist to gospel ministers like: Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan and Preye. Her hunger and love for music made her to start performing in musical competitions and in 2012, she came to the spotlight after winning in the popular talent show ‘Nigerian Idols’.
In 2015, she released her debut single “Testimony” and subsequently “Igwe” in 2016. These Mercy Chinwo’s songs slowly introduced her to the gospel music scene and in 2017 Mercy Chinwo signed for EeZee Conceptz which some time in February 2018, she released her debut studio album “The Cross: My Gaze”, the 16-track contemporary gospel songs were released by EeZee Conceptz under Dixtrit Media and ever since, she was awarded the Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards the same year.
Mercy Chinwo is widely known for her hit single “Excess Love” (released, 2018). the song earned her national and international recognition and sealed her status as one of the best vocalists in the Nigerian Gospel music ministry.
She released her second album “Satisfied”, a 13-track album, on 3rd July 2020. She went on to win Gospel Artiste of the year at the AFRIMMA Awards and also doubles as an actress in 2013. She featured in the movie “House of Gold”. House of Gold is a Ghanaian-Nigerian comedy film produced by Yvonne Nelson and directed by Pascal Amanfo and she starred as Lucia and featured alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, Omawumi, Ice Prince, Eddie Watson and Francis Odega.
Mercy Chinwo in 2022 got married to Pastor Blessed (who always referred to her as his sister until he finally proposed and married her).
Mercy Chinwo Albums
- The Cross: My Gaze
Mercy Chinwo Top Songs
- Excess Love