From Reality TV Royalty to Silver Screen Sensation: Mercy Eke’s Journey to Stardom


Early Life & Education

Mercy Eke Chinenyenwa, also known as Mercy Lambo, was born on September 29, 1993, in Imo State, Nigeria.

She attended Egbu Girls Secondary School in Owerri, Imo State, before pursuing her tertiary education at Imo State University.


Mercy Eke gained widespread recognition after winning season 4 of Big Brother Naija in October 2019, making history as the first woman to win the reality TV show.

Following her victory, she ventured into acting, starring in the Nollywood movie “Fate of Alakada” in 2020. Additionally, she has appeared in comedy skits alongside notable Nigerian comedians.

Awards & Nominations

Her win on Big Brother Naija garnered her several awards and nominations, including the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award for Best Dressed Female and the Scream Awards Celebrity Sensation of the year.

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Social Media

Mercy Eke has a significant presence on social media platforms, particularly Instagram, where she boasts over 3 million followers. She is renowned for her twerking skills and is considered one of the hottest personalities from the Big Brother Naija house.

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Personal Life

Standing at 5 feet 8 inches tall, Mercy Eke is admired for her curvaceous body and stunning looks. She was previously in a relationship with fellow Big Brother Naija contestant Ike Onyema, but the relationship ended amid controversy. In 2021, she tied the knot with a man known as Mr. H.


Throughout her career, Mercy Eke has faced various controversies, including backlash for comments made about the Big Brother Naija show and criticism for flaunting her wealth on social media.

Net Worth

With earnings from her Big Brother Naija win, endorsement deals, and ventures in acting and entrepreneurship, Mercy Eke’s net worth is estimated to be around N208 million naira, approximately US$500,000.



  • Big Brother 4 (2019) as Herself/contestant


  • Fate of Alakada (2020)

Music Videos

Mercy Eke has also appeared in several music videos, including:

  • “Baby Mama” by Ichaba featuring Davido (2017)
  • “Nawo Nawo” by Airboy (2017)
  • “Ije Ego” by MC Galaxy (2019)
  • “Take It” by Rudeboy (2020)
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