Mercy Chinwo is a Nigerian gospel singer and definitely one of the successful ones around. While can’t deny that Mercy captured our heart with her very sonorous voice and spiritual lyrics, many may not be aware of how she started her musical and acting career.
A brief check into the life of Mercy Chinwo shows the delectable gospel singer did not become a star overnight. Mercy won the season two of Nigerian Idol, featured in a Nollywood Movie and had to wait and put in much hard work before she became the Mercy Chinwo we all know and love.
Here are some exciting things to know about Mercy Chinwo.
1.. She was born on the 5th of September 1990. That means She will be celebrating her pearl birthday this year 2020.
2. She won the season 2 of the Nigerian Idol in 2012. It will be safe to say Mercy started ger professional music career as a secular artist in 2012
3. Like many popular musicians, Mercy also started singing in the coir in her local church. She started at the junior choir and later transitioned to the adult choir.
4. Her First Single titled Testimony was released in 2015. The single was not a hit but Mercy did not rest on her oars.
5. Apart from winning the Nigerian Idol in 2012, Mercy featured in a Nollywood movie titled ‘House of Gold’ where she acted alongside Maji Micheal, Yvonne Nelson, Omawumi and many others. She acted the role of a house girl, Lucia.
6. She is the first child of her parents. She lost her dad during her early years so she was raised by her mother.