How old is Mercy Aigbe Gentry? is one of the most common questions posed by ardent fans of the Nigerian award-winning actress, filmmaker, director, and businesswoman. Want to know her age? Well, you have come to the right place.
Mercy Aigbe is a household name in Nigeria, especially in the Yoruba sector of Nollywood. Born in Edo State, Nigeria on January 1, 1979, Mercy Aigbe is the second child in a family of five. She attended the Polytechnic, Ibadan where she received her OND in Financial Studies.
Afterward, she went to the University of Lagos in 20001, where she bagged a degree in Theatre Arts. Her sojourn into the Nigerian movie industry wasn’t welcomed by her father who felt nothing substantial could come out of acting.
Not one to be deterred, she began acting by starring in soap operas before foraying into Yoruba movies. Although of Edo descent, Mercy is a fluent Yoruba speaker. Featuring in Yoruba movies paved way for her and she began to get more scripts from Yoruba movie producers.
She is now one of Nigeria’s A-list actresses. Mercy Aigbe is married to a Nigerian hotelier, Lanre Gentry, and has two children and three step-daughters. Her unique style and dressing has made her one of Nigeria’s most notable fashion influencer.
Her dress to the 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards garnered a lot of applause and she trended on Twitter days after the award. Mercy also claims the dress earned her more followers on social media.
In November 2014, she launched her clothing store, Mag Divas Boutique. Its success earned her the ″Fashion Entrepreneur of The Year″ awarded by Links and Glitz World Awards. She also runs an NGO known as Mercy Aigbe Foundation.
To calculate her age, simply deduct 1979 from the current year, and you have your answer.
Question: How old is Mercy Aigbe Gentry?
Answer: She is 38 years old (2107 estimate).