Mercy Eke

Mercy Eke is a Nigerian media personality, actress, video vixen and entrepreneur from Imo State. She won season 4 of Big Brother Naija in October 2019, becoming the first woman to win the reality show.[1][2] On March 14, 2020, Eke received the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Award for Best Dressed Female.[3] Media Sensation, Mercy Eke's estranged boo Ike Onyema reveals why her relationship with the star crashed all of a sudden.[4]

Mercy Eke
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Eke speaking with Wazobia Max TV in 2019
Born
EducationImo State University
Occupation
  • Media personality
  • actress
  • video vixen
  • businesswoman
Years active2019–present
TelevisionBig Brother Naija

Early lifeEdit

Eke is from Imo State, Nigeria. She attended Egbu Girls Secondary School in Owerri and graduated from Imo State University in 2014. Eke appeared as a vixen in the music video for Davido and Ichaba's single "Baby Mama".[5] She also appeared in the music video for Airboy's song "Nawo Nawo".[6] Eke auditioned for Big Brother Naija four times before becoming a contestant.[7]

CareerEdit

Eke entered the Big Brother Naija house on 30 June 2019. She was announced as the winner in October 2019, becoming the first woman to win the show.[8]

After winning season 4 of Big Brother Naija, Eke became an ambassador and influencer for various organizations. In 2020, she made her acting debut in the Nollywood film Fate of Alakada.[9] Eke has also appeared in short comedy skits alongside a few Nigerian comedians.[10][11]

Endorsement dealsEdit

Eke has signed endorsement deals and become a brand ambassador for numerous brands, including Ciroc and Mr.Taxi.[12][13]

FilmographyEdit

Television
Year Reality Show Role Notes
2019 Big Brother 4 Herself/contestant Reality show
2020 Fate of Alakada[14] Not known Film

Music videosEdit

Year Title Artist Ref.
2017 "Baby Mama" Ichaba featuring Davido [15]
2017 "Nawo Nawo Song" Airboy [16]
2019 "Ije Ego" MC Galaxy [17]
2020 "Take It" Rudeboy [18]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Category Result
2019 Scream Awards Celebrity Sensation of the year[19] Won
2020 AMVCA Best Dressed female[20] Won
2020 Net Honours Most Popular Couple[21] Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mercy breaks the jinx, wins BBNaija grand finale". Punch Newspapers. 19 September 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Mercy Eke Bbnaija Biography". BBN. 19 September 2019. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  3. ^ https://tribuneonlineng.com/bbnaija-pepper-dem-stars-mercy-eke-and-mike-edwards-win-best-dressed-award-at-7th-amvcas/
  4. ^ "why mercy and ike relationship crashed"". ghgossip. AZAGBA.
  5. ^ Odutuyo, Adeyinka (5 August 2019). "BBNaija's Mercy sighted as a video vixen alongside Davido and Ichaba". Legit.ng - Nigeria news.
  6. ^ "'Nawo nawo' [Video]". 6 April 2017.
  7. ^ "StackPath". leadership.ng. 20 October 2019.
  8. ^ "Mercy Eke Makes History, Emerges First Female to Win Big Brother Naija". 6 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Mercy Eke makes Nollywood debut in "Fate Of Alakada" - P.M. News". www.pmnewsnigeria.com. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  10. ^ "Find Out Why #BBNaija's Mercy Slapped Broda Shaggi in this Hilarious Video | Watch". 15 January 2020.
  11. ^ "BBNaija's Mercy Eke slapped Broda Shaggi in 'silent war'". 18 January 2020.
  12. ^ Oladimeji (1 November 2019). "BBNaija: Mercy signs new endorsement deal with Mr Taxi | 36NG". Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  13. ^ Yaakugh, Caroline (22 November 2019). "Just like Tacha, Mercy signs partnership deal with same popular liquor brand". www.legit.ng. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  14. ^ "BBNaija's Mercy Eke makes acting debut in Toyin Abraham's 'Fate of Alakada'". 24 January 2020.
  15. ^ "Ichaba ft Davido - Baby Mama [Official Video] | FreeMe TV" – via www.youtube.com.
  16. ^ "Airboy - Nawo Nawo (Official Video)" – via www.youtube.com.
  17. ^ "BBNaija's Mercy and Ike Star in MC Galaxy's 'Ije Ego' Video". 2 January 2020.
  18. ^ "Cryptic Messages Between Mercy Eke & Paul Okoye 'Rudeboy' On Instagram Sparks Secret Dating Rumors (Photos)". 6 February 2020.
  19. ^ "Scream Awards: Mercy Bags 'Celebrity Sensation of the year' Award". Women Africa. 15 November 2019. Retrieved 5 October 2020.
  20. ^ "#2020 AMVCA: Funke Akindele, Ramsey Nouah win big (FULL LIST OF WINNERS) | Premium Times Nigeria". 14 March 2020. Retrieved 5 October 2020.
  21. ^ Correspondent, Local (3 August 2020). "BBNaija 2020: Mercy and Ike win Most Popular Couple in the NET 2020 Award". ABTC. Retrieved 5 October 2020.


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