Mercy Chinwo Biography & Net Worth

Net Worth $400,000
Name Mercy Chinwo
Real Name Mercy Nnenda Chinwo
Genre Gospel
Date of Birth September 5, 1991
Birthplace Port Harcourt
Country of Origin Nigeria
Source of Wealth Singer, Song Writer, Actress
Updated As of 2022

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo, popularly known as Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel singer, song writer, actress and worship leader who was born in Port Harcourt, on the 5th of September 1991. Mercy hails from Rivers State. She had all her education in the oil-rich city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. At the tertiary level, she bagged a degree in linguistics and communication studies from the University of Port Harcourt.

Mercy is the fourth of five children and the first daughter of her parents. She unfortunately lost her dad at a very tender age and her mum was tasked with fending for the family and feeding all six of her siblings.


Mercy started using her unique voice while she was 8 years old. Proceeding from the children’s choir to the adult choir, Mercy soon emerged as the overall music director at her local church; The Apostolic Church, Rumudara Assembly, Maritime field in Port Harcourt.

The likes of Joe Praize, Buchi, and Chris Morgan recognized her rare talent and they started lending her voice to their songs. Then Mercy started going to music competitions as a way of getting a platform and breaking through in her music pursuit.

One that created huge awareness for her is the Nigeria Idol in 2012. She didn’t only take part but became the winner of the season 2 edition. A year later, Yvonne Nelson, saw her as a good pick for her movie titled “House of Gold” and went on to cast her and acted as Lucia.

The movie won the Best Picture Award at the Ghana Movie Awards. Three years later, in 2015, Mercy decided to focus on music, and she released her first single “Testimony” and “Igwe” after.

In 2017, Eezee Conceptz,  a gospel music label recognized her voice and signed her. So far Mercy has released two albums in the music industry.

Achievements & Recognitions

Besides being one of the best female vocalists in Nigeria, Mercy Chinwo is the proud owner of several awards. They are.

  • Gospel Artiste of the year at the AFRIMMA Awards in 2020.
  • Award in the categories Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, and Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year. As well as Africa Gospel Song of the Year for “Excess Love”. This is at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST) in 2019.
  • Best Gospel Artiste at the CLIMAX Awards in 2018.
  • Season 2 Nigerian Idol winner in 2012.

Some of her most popular songs include but are not limited to:

  • Testimony.
  • Igwe.
  • Excess Love.
  • Omekanaya.
  • No More Pain.
  • Chinedum.
  • Power Belongs to Jesus.
  • Äkamdinelu.
  • Oh Jesus!
  • Obinasom
  • Kosi.
  • Tasted of your power.
  • Na you dey reign.
  • Yahweh.
  • yahweh.

Personal Life

Mercy left her fans in the dark for a long time as regards her love and relationship life. But on the 23rd of June 2022, she announced her engagement to Blessed Uzochikwa on all her social media platforms. Blessed Uzochikwa is a pastor in WaterBrook church, in Lekki.

Mercy did her traditional wedding rites at Port Harcourt on the 18th of July 2022. Her white wedding took place the following month, on August 13, 2022.

Mercy Chinwo Net Worth

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo, popularly known as Mercy Chinwo, is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, actress and worship minister with an estimated net worth of $400,000, as of 2022. In an industry that is not too profitable, Mercy Chinwo is one of the richest gospel musicians in Nigeria.

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