Mercy Chinwo Biography: Age, Husband, Children & Net Worth

Mercy Chinwo – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Mercy Chinwo
Real Name: Mercy Nnenda Chinwo
Occupation: Gospel Artist 
Date Of Birth/Age: 5th September, 1991 (32 years old)
Place of Birth: Rivers State, Nigeria
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa (Husband)
Education: International Business Management Institute
Known for: Excess Love

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo, who is widely recognized as Mercy Chinwo, was born on September 5, 1991, in Rivers State, Nigeria. She is a multi-talented Nigerian artist known for her work in gospel music, singing, acting, comedy, and songwriting. Her notable single, “Excess Love,” was released in 2018.

Early Life and Education

Mercy Chinwo’s educational journey began at Goodwill International School, where she obtained her first school leaving certificate. She later completed her secondary education at Paradise International School. Her pursuit of higher education led her to the International Business Management Institute (IBMI), where she earned a degree in Human Resources Management. Her musical journey began at the young age of 6 when she started singing in her church’s children’s choir.

Career and Philanthropy

In 2018, Mercy Chinwo made waves with the release of her hit single “Excess Love.” Her musical career took off with her debut single, “Testimony,” in 2015, and “Igwe.” In 2017, she signed with the gospel record label EzeeTee.

Mercy Chinwo and Nathaniel Bassey
Mercy Chinwo and Nathaniel Bassey

Mercy Chinwo is a gospel music minister and has collaborated with various renowned gospel artists, including JJ Hairston, Nathaniel Bassey, Chioma Jesus, Banky W, Joe Praize, Samsong, Moses Bliss, Dunsin Oyekan, Preye Odede, and many others. In 2023, she and her husband established the MercyisBlessed Foundation, an NGO focused on assisting the less privileged and promoting youth development.

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Mercy Chinwo’s talent and dedication have earned her several awards and accolades over the years. Notable achievements include:

2019 Climax Awards as the Best Gospel Artiste. Multiple awards at the Africa Gospel Awards Festival (AGAFEST) in 2019, including Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year, and Africa Gospel Song of the Year for “Excess Love.” Also, Gospel Artiste of the Year at the AFRIMMA Awards in 2020.


Mercy Chinwo’s discography includes albums such as “The Cross My Gaze” (2018) and “Satisfied” (2020). She has also released an EP titled “Elevated” in 2023. Some of her popular singles include “Testimony,” “Igwe,” “Excess Love,” “Omekanaya,” “No More Pain,” “Chinedum,” “Power Belongs to Jesus,” “Akamdinelu,” “Oh Jesus!,”


Mercy Chinwo has a background in acting and appeared in the 2013 movie “House of Gold” in the role of Lucia.


Mercy has faced criticism from some social media users regarding her choice of clothing and the flaunting of her wedding ring. In 2020, an evangelist named Victor Edet expressed concerns about her fashion style and the use of rings and jewelry, citing biblical reasons.

Husband & Child 

Mercy Chinwo and Husband
Mercy Chinwo and Husband

On August 13, 2022, Mercy Chinwo tied the knot with Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa in a ceremony held in Port Harcourt and welcomed their first child on October 27th, 2023. They currently reside in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Net Worth

Mercy Chinwo net worth is currently at over 1,000,000 US Dollars as of 2023. You can connect with her on Instagram.