Mercy Chinwo Biography, Age, Career, Songs, Net Worth, Marriage, Husband, and More

Mercy Chinwo is a popular gospel music artist from Nigeria who has been in the Nigerian entertainment industry for over 10 years. She has proved herself as one of the most talented gospel artists in Nigeria through her music projects and she has received a lot of awards and recognitions for her hard work and the creativity put into her music projects. 


In this article, I’m going to explain all the important information about popular gospel music activities. Who was born in Port Harcourt, River State Nigeria. 


Make sure you read to the end so that you will be able to know Mercy Chinwo’s biography, early life, education, career, marriage, awards, and other important information about her. 




Birth Name: Mercy Nnenda Chinwo

Date of Birth: 5 September 1990

Place of Birth: Port Harcourt 

State of Origin:Rivers State

Genres: Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, Worship

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress 

Instruments: Vocals

Years active 2012–present

Record Label: EeZee Conceptz




Mercy Nnenda Chinwo is the full name of Mercy Chinwo, she was born on September 5, 1990, in a family of five in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


According to the available information, she lost her father at a young age and had to fend for herself and other siblings.


Mercy Chinwo took her music ministry seriously from the beginning from a young age. 




According to the available information, Mercy Chinwo attended Godswill International School before she proceeded to Victory Comprehensive College, and later completed her education in Paradise International School.


When it comes to Mercy Chinwo’s tertiary education she attended the University of Port Harcourt where she earned a degree in Linguistics and communication studies.




Mercy Chinwo started her career at the age of 8 while she was in the children’s choir at age 8. 


As she grew, she moved into the adult choir and became the music director of her church during the time.


Mercy Chinwo lent her voice to gospel music ministers like Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye.


She began to participate in musical competitions, Mercy Chinwo appeared on the Nigerian Idol and emerged winner in season 2 of the Nigerian talent show, immediately after the competition she came into the limelight in the Nigerian entertainment industry. 


In 2015, Mercy Chinwo dropped her first single titled Testimony (2015) and Igwe (2016).


On February 20, 2018, Mercy dropped her debut studio album The Cross: My Gaze. The 16-track contemporary gospel songs were released by EeZee Conceptz under Dixtrit Media.


The music album, Mercy Chinwo featured Shady B, Fiokee, Chris Morgan, and Olaitan Odoko. Over the years, she has been dropping several gospel and worship songs.




Mercy Chinwo is also a Nollywood actress, she made her debut in a movie titled House of Gold.

House of Gold is a popular Ghanaian Nigerian comedy film that is produced by Yvonne Nelson, and directed by Pascal Amanfo.

Mercy Chinwo appeared as Lucia and acted alongside Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, Omawumi, Ice Prince, Eddie Watson, Francis Odega, and others. 


EeZee Concept

Mercy Chinwo is one of the artists signed to EeZee Concept. The popular music recording label is owned and managed by Mr. Ezekiel (Eezee Tee).


Mercy Chinwo is not the only gospel music artist on this record label because Mr. Timothy also manages music ministers like Frank Edwards, Preye Odede, Hilda Dokubo, and others.




These are some of the notable songs of Mercy Chinwo 




Over the years, Mercy Chinwo has won several awards and nominations.


In 2020, Mercy Chinwo was nominated for an award at the Maranatha Awards USA Awards.  


These are some of the notable awards presented to Mercy Chinwo since you began a career as a gospel music artist.


  • Nigerian Idols – 2012
  • Best Gospel Artiste – 2018 – CLIMAX Awards.
  • Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year – 2019 – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
  • Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year – 2019 – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
  • Africa Gospel Song of the Year “Excess Love” – 2019 – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
  • 2015 saw the debut of Mercy Chinwo’s first single, “Testimony,” and 2016 saw the release of her second single, “Igwe.” 


In 2018, Mercy Chinwo dropped her debut album, “The Cross My Gaze.” 


Net Worth 


At the moment of writing this article, 

Mercy Chinwo’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. Her major source of income is from the success of her career as a gospel music artist. 




Currently, Mercy Chinwo is married to a popular Nigerian pastor, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa of Water Brooks Church Lekki, Lagos.


They tied the knot in a glamorous church ceremony in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on August 13, 2022, one day after their traditional marriage ceremony also took place in Port Harcourt.


Mercy Chinwo’s wedding attracted a lot of celebrities to Garden City. Obi Cubana, Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Waje, Chigurl, Joe Praize, Pita Sings, and some of the big names at the event.


On 28th October 2023, Mercy Chinwo and her husband welcomed a baby boy. 


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