Mercy Chinwo Biography

Mercy Chinwo is a well known talented and inspiring gospel vocalist and songwriter, Who became active in the music industry when she wins the Nigerian Idol Season 2 in 2012.


She got signed to Eezee Concepts’ record label in 2017; She’s been known worldwide for her unique voice in the Gospel, contemporary gospel and worship genres of music.


Early Life & Education

Mercy Nnenda Chinwo was born on the 5th of September 1990 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, She is the first child of her parents with the other five follows.


She lost her father during her early stage of life, she was then left with her mother who brought her up;


She has been into music since her early age through her church choir, where she began as one of the church’s children choir then promoted to the adult choir



Mercy Chinwo has also been into acting before she majored music. She got into the limelight in 2012 after winning Season 2 of a popular acting talent show – Nigerian Idol. After which, in 2013, she landed her first film role in Yvonne Nelson’s film, “House of Gold” where other stars such as Yvonne Nelson, Majid Michel, and Omawumi featured.


Mercy started her musical career by voicing to musical projects by top Nigerian gospel music artistes such as Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye whom she featured in a single “Eze”.


In 2017 Mercy Chinwo’s big move came after EeZee Concepts, a gospel music label owned by Mr. Ezekiel ThankGod, endorsed her. EeZee.


Mercy Chinwo released her first single, “Testimony”, in 2015, and another single “Igwe” in 2016. Her first album was in 2018, “The cross my Gaze”. “The cross my Gaze” consists of lots of soul-uplifting gospel songs that are still trending in Nigerian Christian space.


Mercy Chinwo has collaborated with international artists. She did a remix of her most popular song, “Excess love” with JJ Hairston, Youthful Praise, and The Gratitude.


Marital Status

In June 2022, gospel singer Mercy Chinwo announced her engagement to Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa on her Instagram account.


Mercy Chinwo Songs

Mercy Chinwo has released so many singles, and presently has only one album released. She’s arguably got repositioned through her songs tagged “Excess Love” then “Chinedum” which were both released in June 2018.


Her nationwide recognition and spot as one of the best female vocalists in the Nigeria Gospel music industry was earned by her “Excess Love”


Others songs are;



Excess Love

No More Pain


Ome ka Nna ya


Power Belongs To Jesus


Incredible God



Love Expression


Receive it

With All My Heart

Power Belongs to Jesus

I Am



Oh Jesus!

Bor Ekom



Mercy Chinwo has noted various notable awards since the beginning of her career in 2012. She has rivaled top gospel artists such as Sinach, Prospa Ochimana and Tim Godfrey in the award-winning race. She was nominated for an award at Maranatha Awards USA Awards 2020.


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)


Net Worth

Mercy Chinwo et worth is currently estimated to be $150,000.


Social Media Handles

Instagram: @mercychinwo


Twitter: @mmercychinwo


FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) Related To Mercy Chinwo Biography

Q1). Is mercy chinwo married?


For now, the 30years old gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo, is not married.


Q2). Where is mercy chinwo from in Nigeria?


She hails from Port Harcourt, Rivers state

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