Mercy Chinwo Biography, age, music and family
When it comes to the list of top gospel singers in the country, Mercy Chinwo will easily make the top 10. She has a list of songs circulated on churches and Christian homes across Nigeria and even beyond.
For many, Mercy Chinwo is a gospel singer; however, she has at some points tried her hands on acting. She came to the limelight after she won the Nigerian Idol in 2012, and ever since then, she has remained in the spotlight, drop hit upon hits.
There is no doubt that Mercy Chinwo is very talented; continue reading to find out more about her.
Birth name Mercy Chinwo
Born 5 September 1990 (age 31)
State of Origin Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Genres gospel, contemporary gospel, worship
Occupation singer, songwriter, actress
Years active 2012–present
Labels EeZee Conceptz
Mercy Chinwo’s Biography
The gospel singer was born on the 5th of September 1990 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state; she will clock 31 in September. There are, however, no details about who are parents are.
Mercy is the first daughter and fourth child of her parent. Her mother trained her as she lost her father at a very young age.
There are no details about her education history on the internet.
Like every gospel artiste and even some contemporary singers, Mercy Chinwo found her gift early as a child and was groomed in the church. She started singing at the age of 8 in the children church before she moved to adult church, where she continued to build on herself.
After equipping herself enough, she started lending her voice to gospel artists like Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan and Preye.
The gospel singer then started participating in singing competitions and made it to Nigerian Idol in 2012 and emerged winner. This brought her to the limelight.
She released her debut single Testimony (2015) three years after emerging winner at Nigeria Idol and subsequently Igwe (2016). Since then, she has continued to release more gospel songs.
In 2017, she signed to the Eezee concept record label, a leading label for gospel singers in Nigeria.
See some of her songs below;
Excess Love, 2018
My Responsibility, 2018
No More Pain, 2018
Regular ft Fiokee, 2018
Bor Ekom, 2019
Incredible God, 2019
Excess Love Rmx ft J.J Hairston, 2019
Power Belongs to Jesus, 2019
Oh Jesus, 2019
See some of them below
Nigerian Idols in 2012
In 2018 she won Best Gospel Artiste – CLIMAX Awards.
In 2019 she won Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
In 2019 also, she won Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year – Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST)
Apart from singing, Mercy Chinwo is an actress and made her debut in House of Gold, a Ghanaian Nigerian comedy film produced by Yvonne Nelson and directed by Pascal Amanfo.
She has acted alongside the likes of Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, Omawumi, Ice Prince, Eddie Watson, Francis Odega.
As far we know, Mercy Chinwo is not married.
The singer lives a comfortable lifestyle, but there is no value stated on her net worth.
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