Mercy Aigbe Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth


Mercy Aigbe (born 1 January 1978) is a renowned Nigerian actress, director, fashionista and businesswoman.


Mercy Aigbe also graduated from the Polytechnic of Ibadan, Oyo State, with an OND in Financial Studies. She earned a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Lagos in 2001.

Mercy Aigbe Gentry Career

Although Mercy always had a passion for acting, her father had wanted her to become an accountant for her good knowledge of Math and the sciences. Her father always insisted that none of his children should be actors, and was devastated when she decided to study Theatre Arts. According to her, she had to beg and appease him with a goat in order to get his approval on her acting career. Still in the need to be in the good books with her father, she got a marketing job at a bank after her graduation. However, her passion was still in acting. This led her to resign even though she had a good job that paid well.
She made her acting debut in 2006, in a film titled Ara . Since then, Mercy has become one of the most popular and sought-after Yoruba actresses, and has been featured in a lot of movies including Satanic, Afefe Ife, Okanjua, Atunida leyi, Ara, Igberaga, Osas, Ihamo, Ipese, Iro funfun, Mafisere, Gucci Girls, Oju ife, Ile Oko mii among others.

Mercy Aigbe Gentry Age

Mercy Aigbe Gentry is 45 years old.

Net worth 

Mercy Aigbe has been successful in both her on-screen work and her entrepreneurial endeavors, Mercy Aigbe has been successful. Her estimated net worth, as a result, is $1 million.


When Mercy Aigbe entered the Nigerian film business in 2001, she first played a supporting role. She has since appeared in more over 150 Nollywood films, such as:


Afefe Ife.






Iro Funfun.


Ojo Ife.

Omoge Osas.

Ile Oko Mii.


The Screenplay.

Little Drops of Happy.

200 Million.

Second Acts.

Lagos Real Fake Life.


Crazy Grannies.



She was once married to Lanre Gentry popularly called Asiwaju Gentry – a divorced Hotel Manager. According to her, she was skeptical about their relationship leading to marriage, due to the failure of her first marriage and the failure of Lanre’s first marriage as well. According to her, she decided she would rather face her career due to the bad experiences she gained in her first marriage.

However, after dating for two years the couple got married. They have two children, Michelle, and Gbolahan Gentry, as well as three stepdaughters.

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