MERCY AIGBE: ACTRESS TURN ENTREPRENEUR.


Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress, director and businesswoman, born January 1, 1979. She is best known for her Yoruba language movies. She is a native of Edo State and she is the second child in a family of five. She attended the polytechnic in Ibadan where she received her OND in financial Studies. She then went to the University of Lagos for a degree in Theatre Art. Mercy Aigbe is unarguably one of the best dressed actresses both in the English and Yoruba speaking movie industry. She has been featured on many best dressed lists, a source of style inspiration to many Nigerian women and she is known to be a lover of gorgeous Asoebi styles and denim outfits.
Mercy Aigbe launched her clothing store, Mag Divas Boutique in November 2014. The boutique has turned out to be one of the most successful fashion stores in Lagos. Its success earned her the ″Fashion Entrepreneur of The Year″ awarded by Links and Glitz World Awards. This is a proof that there is more to the famous actress that goes beyond acting and being on screen. She has been able to fashion her career into a brand that has grown home and abroad.

As part of her humanitarian goals, she was made an ambassador to an initiative called Dubai Afrika Sickle Cell Project, which caters for patients of Sickle Cell. The popular actress who is also a mother of two has been able to seize the opportunity of the television fame and her talent to venture into other lucrative businesses that has made her more successful. She has grown from being an actress to become a stylist and an entrepreneur who is a role model to many youths out there.
In 2015, she bagged an endorsement deal as the brand ambassador for prestige cosmetics. This awarded her many opportunities like travelling out of the country to represent the brand. It’s no lame saying that Mercy Aigbe is one of the most successful celebrity entrepreneurs in Nigeria who has been able to make so much out of her career and other business ventures.