Mercy Aigbe’s Biography: New Husband, First Marriage, Age, Net Worth, Career, Education, Children


Yoruba movie star Mercy Aigbe and her new husband, Kazim Adeoti, have been in the news since their big announcement.

The actress, who has been keeping her relationship with Mr Adeoti a closely guarded secret, decided to reveal this on Sunday, despite the controversies trailing their relationship.

Since her messy divorce in 2017, this is the first time the 45-year-old actress, who has been romantically linked with several men in the past, would publicly flaunt a man.

The actress fondly calls him ‘boss’ and “di owner” and calls herself “Agbeke aya di owner” on her Instagram posts.

In the grand unveiling post on Sunday, she wrote: “Finally I said Yes to ‘D’ Owner Thank you, God, of many chances,” which suggests that Adeoti was the ‘owner’ all the while.

Profile Summary

Born: Mercy Aigbe

Date Of Birth: 1 January 1978 (age 44)

Hometown: Edo State, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigeria

Occupation: Actress, model, filmmaker, producer, director

Years active: 2001–present

Spouse(s): Lanre Gentry (Divorced 2019 (sep. 2017)

Children: (2) Olajuwon, Michelle

Parent(s): Pa Aigbe (father) Abisola Grace Owodunni (mother)

Mercy Aigbe’s Biography

Mercy Aigbe was born on 1st January 1978 in Benin City, Edo State of Nigeria. Mercy Aigbe is originally from Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria but grew up in Lagos State, Nigeria. She is best known for acting in Yoruba movies. She is the second child in a family of five children.

Mercy Aigbe Educational Background

Mercy Aigbe completed her primary school education in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate, After completing her primary school education, Mercy Aigbe proceeded to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.

After completing her secondary school education in Lagos, Mercy Aigbe proceeded to Ibadan Polytechnic in Oyo State, Nigeria and obtained her National Diploma (OND) in Financial Studies.

After obtaining her National Diploma in Financial Studies, Mercy Aigbe proceeded to University of Lagos LASU, in 2001 and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.

Mercy Aigbe’s Acting Career

In 2001, Mercy Aigbe joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and started attending movie auditions and acting as a minor character in movies. After her graduation from the university, Mercy Aigbe joins the industry full time and became a professional actress.

Mercy Aigbe has starred in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include Satanic, Afefe ife, Okanjua, Atunida leyi, Igberaga, Ihamo, Ìpèsè, Iró funfun, Mafisere, Oju ife, Ile Oko mii, etc. She acts mostly in Yoruba movies.

Asides acting, Mercy is also a businesswoman with diverse sources of income. She has a fashion store called Mag Diva Boutique which she launched in November 2014. Mercy also has a skincare line called Flawless by Mercy, and an asoebi store called Asoebi Mercy.

Mercy Aigbe founded the MAG School of Drama in the year 2016. The school offers a 4-month training in acting, script-writing, movie making, stage management, etc. Students are under the tutelage of well-trained, and experienced instructors who help them build a solid foundation and develop the skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive Nollywood industry.

Mercy Aigbe’s Age

Mercy is 43 years old as of 2021, she was born on 1 January 1978, Benin City, Nigeria. She celebrates her birthday on January 1 every year and her birth sign is Capricorn.

Mercy Aigbe’s First Marriage

Mercy who married her first husband Lanre Gentry popularly called Asiwaju Gentry with whom they tied the knot in 2013. Mercy met Lanre Gentry who was a divorced Hotel Manager before falling in love. 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.

The marriage between Mercy and Gentry headed to the rocks when her husband was accused of domestic violence. Sources claim that the couple separated after domestic violence allegations.

Mercy Aigbe’s New Husband:

In Janury 2022, Mercy Aigbe allegedly tied the knot with her new married lover, Adekaz despite online drags.

A clip from their wedding ceremony was shared by the contentious IG blogger, Gistlovers who had previously called out the thespian for being in an amorous relationship with a married man with four children.

Adekaz was also fingered to be the owner of Ibaka TV.

Mercy Aigbe Net Worth

Mercy Aigbe is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars. Mercy’s major source of wealth comes from her numerous Yoruba Movies, Multimillion naira Endorsement deals, and various Businesses.

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