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Know more about Mercy Aigbe Gentry, PublicFaces Personality of the week

  • She developed her passion for acting right from childhood and back then she saw it as a hobby but not until she joined a drama group at The Polytechnic of Ibadan.
  • The fashionista cum Nollywood actress started acting professionally in 2006.
  • Mercy Aigbe Gentry went further to study Theatre Arts at the University of Lagos instead of pursuing HND in financial studies.
  • She learnt how to speak Yoruba language fluently in movie location when she started acting Yoruba movies.
  • Prior the starting of her professional career, she has been practicing as a student in school with stage plays and soap operas with PEFTI in Baba Ajasco.

    Mercy Aigbe Gentry
    Mercy Aigbe Gentry
  • Sola Sobowale, Patience Ozokwo and Omotola Jolade are Mercy’s role model. She divulged to PublicFaces that she chooses Sola Sobowale and Patience Ozokwo because of their vibrancy and firebrand acting role, while she chooses OmoSexy because of the way she keeps her marriage and carrier.
  • Mercy Aigbe would have been a businesswoman if she had not gone into acting but still, despite her active acting roles, she is still a businesswoman because she now runs her own fashion store called Mag Divas Boutique.
  • Her favourite food is fried yam with pepper sauce and chicken wings while her only favourite Nigerian artiste is Innocent Idibia popularly referred to as 2Baba.
  • Mercy is happily married to a Nigerian Hotelier with two children and three step daughters and has since added GENTRY to her name, the acronyms of these name M from MERCY, A from AIGBE and G from GENTRY are what she used to form MAG DIVA that she now uses at brand name.
  • Her outfit to AMVCA 2016 earned her great applause as she continues to trend on twitter days after the event and she earned more followers on social media because of the second to none dress.
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