Mercy Johnson is unarguably one of Nigeria’s most influential actresses and sought after too. News about her is constantly in the media. Fans are eager to learn the latest facts on the life of the favourite celebrity. In particular, attention is paid to the family of this delightful lady. It is discussed no less than her acting career and her fine fashion style. From this article, you will learn about Mercy Johnson brothers and sisters. Speaking of personal life, the most discussed topic is Mercy Johnson’s children. However, little is known about those people who were with her when she was a kid herself.
In fact, her childhood is full of interesting information!
Childhood and family history
Several things you should know about early years of the Nollywood diva:
- Her father was a serviceman so Mercy Johnson and family were forced to relocate to different parts of Nigeria very often.
- The girl’s parents were not rich. She achieved everything herself and was not capricious child bathing in luxury.
- Her father left the family when she was a little child. This circumstance only complicated the financial situation.
- Mercy, her sisters, and brothers had to work and contribute to the family budget from an early age to maintain the normal living conditions.
Today we see that all these obstacles have strengthened the character of the actress. She became famous and successful.
Brothers and sisters
You might be wondering: Is Mercy an only child? Not at all! In fact, she has three older sisters and three younger brothers. That makes her the middle child in a family of seven kids. Mercy told several interviewers about growing up in a big family. She mentioned that her relationship with her brothers was much closer than with the sisters. The actress used to be quite the tomboy, climbing trees and running around everywhere.
Her siblings helped her and their parents keep the family afloat during their most difficult times. One of Mercy’s brothers worked as a bricklayer, and another sibling used to sell moin moin and satchet water on the streets to earn a living. Unfortunately, we do not know how all of them are doing now. We could not find any information about any of them.