July 13, 2024

Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo (born April 7, 2009), known as Adaeze, is a multi-talented Nollywood comedian, Actress, singer, fashion model, and social media influencer.

Mercy became famous for her excellent child roles in Nollywood movies like “Daddy’s Daughter” and “Princess is Mine.”

She is also popular for her funny skits and jokes she uploads online.

Early Life

Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo, popularly known as Adaeze, was born on April 7, 2009, in Lagos State, Nigeria. As of the year 2023, she is currently 14 years old. She hails from Imo State, located in the southeastern part of Nigeria, and belongs to the Igbo tribe.

Mercy comes from the family of Pastor and Mrs. Kenneth Okonkwo. She has four siblings: Onyedika, Celeb, Goodnews, and Dalinson. Growing up, Mercy displayed her talent as a child actress in the Nigerian film industry. Despite her young age, she gained recognition for her exceptional ability to portray emotional scenes and cry convincingly in her roles.

Mercy’s upbringing took place in Lagos, where she resides with her parents, who are pastors. The city of Lagos provided her with a vibrant environment for her budding career, and she continued to thrive as a young actress in the Nigerian entertainment industry.


Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo attended her primary school in Lagos, where she received her first school leaving certificate, and she is presently in secondary school at Hannah teck international College Ojoo Lagos.


Mercy Kenneth is an up-and-coming talented teenage actress in the Nigerian film industry, known for her remarkable ability to portray emotional scenes and cry convincingly in her roles. Despite starting her acting career as a child, she has swiftly matured into a smart and talented young woman. Her filmography includes notable movies such as “The Battle Cry,” “Princess Is Mine,” “Peacemaker,” “Chetanna My Love,” and “Just for Nothing.” 

In these films, she has had the opportunity to share the screen with renowned Nollywood stars like Mercy Johnson, Regina Daniel, Ken Eric, Queen Nwokoye, Zubby Michael, Destiny Etiko, and other notable celebrities.

In addition to her acting endeavors, Mercy has ventured into the world of endorsements, securing deals with brands such as HP Mac and various stores specializing in children’s wear. This demonstrates her rising popularity and marketability in the industry. Furthermore, Mercy showcases her versatility as an entertainer by pursuing singing and comedy. She has released songs including “Original Mama,” “Let People Go,” “Wake Up from Sleep,” “There,” and “God and I Must Go to School,” further expanding her creative repertoire.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2021 Next Rated Actress of the Year (National Royal Arts Award)
  • 2022 Teen Actor of the Year (Nigerian Women Achievers Award) – Nomination
  • 2022 Talented Fast-rising Actress of the Year (Mainland TV Fashion Show and Awards) – Nomination

Social Media

  • Instagram@mercykenneth_
  • Twitter@mercykenneth mercy Kenneth TV
  • Facebook@MERCY Kenneth TV

Personal Life

Mercy Kenneth Okonkwo, being at a young age, is currently not involved in a romantic relationship. She has expressed that her focus remains on her career and personal growth. 

On her birthday, she playfully announced that her father is her only boyfriend, emphasizing the close bond she shares with him. As a young and aspiring talent in the entertainment industry, Mercy is dedicated to honing her skills and pursuing her dreams, leaving room for personal relationships to develop later in her life.


  • A Day with an Angel
  • Child Molester
  • Just For Nothing
  • Rain of Tears
  • Two Lives
  • Prince of My Heart
  • Trials of Faith
  • Daddy’s Daughter
  • Obiageri, the Only Child of Father
  • My Father’s Wife is a Fool.
  • My House Rent
  • Battle Cry
  • The Rejected Stone
  • Madam Kids
  • Peacemaker
  • Diary of an Orphan
  • My Guardian Angel
  • The Problem Twins
  • Prevailing Desire
  • My Life’s Mystery
  • Time of Ignorance
  • Little Lioness
  • The Pride of a Good Mother
  • Discography
  • Mummy, I Love You
  • There is God oo
  • I Will Give You My Best
  • What Is School For
  • Nne Oma ( Good Mother)
  • Teacher daze
  • The school bus is waiting
  • Daddy, I Love You

Some of her Comedies include:

  • Pour me water.
  • She knows how to lie.
  • Natural HIV Package
  • Incomprehension
  • Tell Jesus Not To Come Like Thief
  • Anointed Armed Robbers

Net Worth

Mercy Kenneth is among one of the most influential teen actresses in Nigeria, and she has an estimated net worth of 75000 dollars.

She earns from acting and has other sources of income from her comedies, songs, and endorsement deals.

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