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Mercy Kenneth Biography: Age, family, career, boyfriend

Young, beautiful, and talented Nigerian actress, Mercy Kenneth a is a lot of things to talk about, from her confidence, vigour, and good acting skills.

Mercy Kenneth Adeaze is a fast-rising Nigerian actress, social media influencer, model, comedian, dancer, and brand ambassador.

Although measuring only 5 feet 5 inches, the actress who refers to herself as God’s favourite is a public figure with more than 400,000 followers on Instagram and over 1.5 million followers on Facebook.

Here are seven other things you probably do not know about Mercy Kenneth.

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Profile Summary

Full NameMercy Kenneth Okonkwo
Stage NameMercy Kenneth
Date of Birth9 April, 2009
Age14 Yrs Old( as of 2023)
Place of BirthLagos, Nigeria
State of OriginImo State
ParentsKenneth Okonkwo
Height in feet5′ 5”
Zodiac signAries
OccupationActress, Comedian, Musician and Fashion Model


Mercy Kenneth was born on 7 April 2009. She was brought up in Lagos state, southwestern Nigeria.

The young star is the only female child of Mr. Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo (Father), a pastor, producer, marketer, and CEO of Global Update Movies LTD, and Mrs. Ifeoma Blessing Okonkwo (Mother), a businesswoman who refuses to be in the limelight like the rest of the family.

She has been rated as one of the fastest-rising Nollywood child actresses, having been nominated for several awards.

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How Old is Mercy Kenneth

As of 2023, Mercy Kenneth is 14 years old.

Mercy Kenneth Parents

Mercy Kenneth is the only female child of Mr. Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo, a pastor, producer, marketer, and CEO of Global Update Movies LTD, and Mrs. Ifeoma Blessing Okonkwo, a businesswoman.

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Movies Mercy Kenneth Starred in

Mercy Kenneth has starred in several movies, here is a list of some of the movies she starred in:

  • Just For Nothing
  • Trials of faith
  • The Rejected Stone
  • Madam Kids
  • Two lives
  • Prince of my heart
  • Rain of Tears
  • Peacemaker
  • My House Rent
  • War Room
  • Battle Cry
  • Diary of an Orphan
  • My Guardian Angel
  • Little Lioness
  • My father’s wife is a fool
  • The pride of a good mother
  • Father’s daughter
  • Child Molester
  • Prevailing desire
  • Time of ignorance


Mercy Keneth Adaeze on her graduations day

The social media influencer has attended several schools in Lagos with different certificates to prove it. However, the primary school Mercy Keneth graduated from remains unknown.

Then, in July 2021, she claimed to have graduated from her secondary school, Henna-Teck International school, where she obtained her O-level results.

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Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo

Mercy Kenneth started her acting career when she was way younger and grew in the industry into a beautiful young woman.

She kicked off as a child musician when she sang songs like; I Must Go to School, Original Mama, I Will Give You My Best and so many others, but later the young lady decided to venture into acting.

Mercy is well known in the industry as a child actress and is acknowledged for her capability to weep profusely in movies.

She has starred with many prominent and veteran actors, including Regina Daniels, Zubby Micheal, Ruth Kadiri, Queen Nwokoye, Jim Iyke, and other top Nollywood celebrities.

The young woman has played several roles in over 100 movies, some of the movies she has acted in are; Daddy’s Daughter, College of Tears, Madam Children, Peacemaker, Battle Cry, Family Grave, Hunger Race, and many others.

She has made a name for herself in and outside the movie industry with large followers on social media.

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Mercy siblings

Mercy Kenneth’s brothers and father

The young celebrity is a twin and has four other brothers. According to a post on Facebook, her twin was a boy whose name may have been Goodness, but he later died of undisclosed reasons.

The young actress is surrounded by four brothers named Onyedika Kenneth, Goodnews Kenneth, Dalinson Chukwudu Kenneth, and Kenneth Caleb.

The whole family may seem to have a flair for the film industry aside from her mother because her brothers are actors or producers.

Onyedike and Dalinson are producers and editors who work at Global Update Movies; Onyedike is also the founder of Shutte Studios.

Caleb Keneth is also an actor like his sister and attends Nnamdi Azikiwe University(UNIZIK), while the youngest brother Goodnews is a young editor in Global update movies.

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Awards and Nominations

The talented actress has featured in many movies and has won several awards, nomination some of which are;

  • National Royal Awards in the category of next-rated actress of the year in 2021
  • Nomination for Nigeria Women Achievers Awards in the category of Teen Act of the year in 2022
  • Nomination for The Fastest Rising Actor of the Year by Mainland TV Fashion Show and Awards in 2022

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Mercy Kenneth on social media

Kenneth Okonkwo

The celebrity is on several social media; hence, there are several ways to connect with Mercy Kenneth; some of her accounts are;

Instagram account @mercykenneth_; Facebook: Mercy Keneth TV; Youtube: Global Update TV or Mercy Kenneth TV

Mercy Kenneth’s Boyfriend

The young actress is currently single. She’s just 13 years old who’s too young for a romantic relationship.

Net worth

Mercy Kenneth is likely one of the richest young and fast-rising actresses; her net worth is an estimated $75,000 as of 2023.

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