Mercy Aigbe is one of the Yoruba actresses you would always love to watch in a Yoruba film because of the unique way she takes her roles and acts in such ways that would always bring lots of excitement to her viewers.
Mercy Aigbe was born on the 1st of January 1978 to the family of Pa Aigbe and Abisola Grace Owodunni. Mercy's father hails from Edo State. She went to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School Ikeja, Lagos. After her secondary school education, she went to The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State where she studied Financial Studies and obtained Ordinary National Diploma (OND). After her Polytechnic education, she proceeded to the University of Lagos for her degree in Theatre Arts.
While in 2001 she started her acting career but became more active in 2006. This elegant woman has quite a number of things working for her which makes her stand tall among her colleagues in the film industry.
In the year 2013, Mercy Aigbe got married to her second husband who is named Lanre Gentry. Lanre Gentry is a Nigerian hotelier who has a very popular hotel in Lagos State, Nigeria. The hotel was often used back then by many Nollywood film producers to shoot their movies.
After the marriage of Mercy Aigbe with Lanre Gentry, there were issues in the marriage which range from domestic violence to infidelity. Both partners accused each other of varying sad issues that got the general public interested in the matter.
At a point, Mercy Aigbe posted photos of her battered face caused by the massive and merciless beating of her then-husband, Lanre Gentry. Some weeks after the beating by her husband she filed for divorce.
The accusations kept rolling in weeks after their separation from each other. Despite the separation, she has kept soaring high in her field of endeavors.
The actress has two lovely children who are Oluwajuwon Gentry and Michelle Aigbe. The mother of two is a fashion enthusiast who owns a fashion store named Mag Divas Boutiques in Lagos with another of its branch at Ibadan. The business was launched by this industrious woman in the year 2014, shortly after the launch of her fashion store she won an award as the Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year this was awarded by Links and Glitz World Award (2015).
Mercy Aigbe has acted in so many films in Nollywood. According to her, she took inspiration from the likes of Liz Benson and Shola Sobowale while growing up. Her effort has also paid off through the various awards she has gotten from her various movie roles.
Though the two couple Lanre and Mercy are separated they still connect with each other. Lanre celebrated her on his Instagram page during her birthday.
Check out other photos of Mercy Aigbe's family.
Mercy Aigbe and her brother Wale Owodunni.
The recent birthday celebration of her son Oluwajuwon Micheal Gentry.
Mercy's daughter, Michelle is a model.
Mercy Aigbe and her children.
Mercy crying in a video after she was brutally beaten by her ex-husband.
Mercy Aigbe's old and present look.
Won't it is nice for the two parties to come together? What’s your take on this?
Should a man beat his wife because of “promiscuous” lifestyles especially when she is adamant?
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