Mercy Chinwo Net Worth, Biography, Career, Personal Life, Awards & Nominations

Mercy Chinwo is an award-winning Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, former actress, and 2012 Nigerian Idol winner who is well-known for her soul-lifting songs such as Excess Love, Chinedum, Omekenaya, Akamdinelu, and many more.

Mercy Chinwo Net Worth

Mercy Chinwo has made a lot of money as a singer. She was awarded the sum of 7.5 Million naira in 2012 when she was announced the Winner of the reality TV show Nigerian Idol.

Also, her estimated earnings from YouTube fall between $8K and $10K monthly. Overall, the Nigerian gospel artist is said to have an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Profile Summary

Net Worth $1 Million
Full NameMercy Nnenda Chinwo
Age33 years old
Date of birthSeptember 5, 1990
Place of Birth Port Harcourt
172 cm
1.72 m
123 lbs
HusbandPastor Blessed Uzochikwa
ChildrenOne (Charis Nduka Blessed)

Mercy Chinwo Biography

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, on September 5, 1990. She is the daughter of Eno Jerry and Peter Chinwo.

Mercy is the first child and daughter of six children born to her parents. For now, we don’t know the names of her siblings.

In terms of Mercy’s educational background, she completed her elementary education at Victory Comprehensive College and Paradise International School.

Afterward, she completed her tertiary education at the University of Port Harcourt, graduating with a Linguistics and Communication Studies degree.

Also, Mercy has a degree in human resources management from the International Business Management Institute (IBMI).

Mercy Chinwo Professional Career

Mercy Chinwo, who started singing when she was young, had always wanted to share her music with the world. In order to pursue this dream of hers, she contested and entered into the Nigerian music reality show in 2012 called Nigerian Idol.

Fortunately for Mercy, she made it into the finals and came out victorious as the winner of the 2012 edition. After that, Mercy decided to try acting and appeared as Lucia in the Ghanaian Nigerian comedy film “House of Gold,” released in 2013.

After her experience with acting, Mercy decided to stick and fully commit herself to making music. But, before she started making her music, she provided backup for Nigerian gospel artists such as Joe Praize, Buchi, Preye, Chris Morgan, and many more.

Mercy released her first single, Testimony, in 2015, and Igwe in 2016. However, everything changed in 2017 when he signed with the record label EeZee Concepts, which led to the release of her song Excess Love, which went viral in 2018.

Since then, the gospel artist has been hitting it and drawing people closer to God with her music. As of the time of writing, Mercy has released four music albums, which are “The Cross: My Gaze,” “SATISFIED,” “Elevated,” and “Overwhelming Victory.”

Below is a list of some of Mercy’s songs:

  • Excess Love
  • Testimony
  • Wonder
  • Na You Dey Reign
  • Obinasom
  • Hollow
  • Chinedum
  • Amazing God
  • You Do This One
  • Oh Jesus
  • Bor Ekom
  • Udeme and many more.

Mercy is no longer with EeZee Concepts as she left the record label in 2022 to join GNT Nation a record label owned by her husband.

Personal Life

Mercy tied the knot with her husband, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa, on August 13, 2022, in Port Harcourt. The couple had their first child, Charis Nduka Blessed, in October 2023.

Mercy and her husband, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa, run an NGO called “MercyisBlessed Foundation,” which focuses on helping the youth and less privileged.

Awards and Nominations

Mercy Chinwo, who has had a successful career in music, has received many award nominations. Here is a list of her achievements:

  • 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)
  • Africa Gospel Music of the Year, CLIMA Africa Award 2022
  • Africa Gospel Artist of the Year, CLIMA Africa Award 2022

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