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Mercy Eke Biography: Early life, Reason behind nickname, Net Worth, and Untold Facts

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Naijmobile presents the biography of a Nigerian celebrity who is best known by the Nickname “Lambo”. Our Mercy Eke biography brings you a full account of notable events from her childhood time to date. Our analysis involves Mercy life story before fame, her Brother Naija Journey, Relationship life and many off and on-screen interesting facts about her.

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Yes, everyone knows her as the Queen of Highlights and the first female winner in Big Brother Naija. However, only a hand few fans know much about Mercy Eke Biography which is quite inspiring. Now, without further ado, let’s begin.

Mercy  Eke Biography: Early life and Family Background

Mercy Eke was born on the 29th day of September 1996 at Imo State, Nigeria. She is the youngest of 6 children born to her parents. Although she came from a poor family, Mercy grew up as a happy and optimistic kid alongside her siblings.

I have suffred in life, and my prayer is that my unborn kids live a life of abundance she revealed to her housemates in the Big Brother House

While Mercy was a kid, she loved dancing and acting and she always wished to become a star in the Nigeria entertainment industry. Although she grew up in a village in Imo state, she was upright and intelligent. Young mercy was always the lead dancer in her school cultural dance group.

Mercy Eke Biography: Education

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Mercy attended Egbu Girls Secondary School, Owerri. She thereafter progressed to Imo State University, Owerri for her university education. During her years in the university, she faced several obstacles that almost made her dropped out. At a certain point in her 2nd year at Imo State University, she sold roasted corns and oranges to pay her tuition fees and put food on her table.

Despite the hard times she faced at the university, she was able to graduate with flying colors. She is the only graduate in her family. Regardless of the difficulties, Mercy dependably lifts herself and puts forth a valiant effort. She said :

“I’m thankful for every single day. Being alive today is as of now the most astounding purpose of my life”.

Mercy Eke Biography: Road to Fame

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After graduating from the University, Mercy relocated to Lagos for greener pasture. While in Lagos, she developed a passion for fashion and dreamt of having a famous clothing brand.  Realizing starting a cloth brand requires a lot of finance, she opted to become a Video Vixen, Her charming eyes, beautiful face, and sexy looks have made her worked with top-notch artists like Davido and Ichaba.

Mercy Eke Biography: Rise to Fame

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During the opening show of the popular tv show, Big Brother Naija, Mercy was revealed as one of the 26 housemates in the 4th seasons tagged ‘Pepper dem’.Mercy instantly made headlines on the opening day of the show after she wore a see-through gown to the event. Her loving character made to be one of the most loved housemates in the  Big Brother House.

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From day 1 of the tv show, Mercy Eke was always in the spotlight, no wonder she nicknamed herself the “Queen of Highlights”.

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During the final weeks of the show, she had a quarrel with Tacha, who was arguably her biggest competitor. Tacha unable to control her anger went physical thus earning an automatic disqualification.

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On the 6th of October 2019, Mercy Eke was announced as the winner of the Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem edition. This made her the first female contestant to win the popular reality TV show. The rest, as they say, is history.

Mercy Eke Biography: Relationship Life

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Mercy entered the Big Brother House as a single lady with an eye for the grand prize of N60, million. However, things went lovey-dovey as she went head over heels for fellow housemate, Ike. The relationship had its ups and downs but alas love triumphed.

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In an interview with Ebuka on the final day, mercy admitted that she loved Ike and their relationship will continue outside the Big Brother House. The pair (Mercy and Ike) were regarded as one of the sweetest and most talked about couple ever in Big Brother Naija.

Mercy Eke Biography: Personal Life

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What makes Mercy Eke tick?. Sit back as we bring you makings of her personality to help you get a clear picture of her

To begin with, Mercy persona is a blend of Libra zodiac traits, she is friendly,  creative Intelligent, full-of-life, great with expressions and a go-getter.

Regina Daniels Biography: Lifestyle and Networth

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Mercy Eke as an estimated net worth of $950,000, making her one of the richest and most influential BBNaija housemates. According to reports, Mercy already as a long list of artists in Nigeria and Ghana wanting her to appear in their music videos.

Mercy is a humble girl who never fails to help those around her, at the time of writing, the only car she as is an Innoson SUV, worth N25 million. According to Mercy, she would use the cash prize she won from Big Brother Naija to expand her a fashion brand.


Mercy Eke Biography: Reason Behind Nickname

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Mercy nicknamed herself “Lamborghini’ or ‘Lambo’ because she believes she is not the everyday girl you see. Just as a Lamborghini is different from other regular cars and grabs attention Mercy believes she is a different kind of girl and always in the spotlight wherever she finds herself.

Mercy Eke Biography: Untold facts

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To wrap up our Mercy Eke biography, here are some facts that are rarely included in her bio.

Do you know?

  • Mercy Eke has audition for Big Brother Naija Four times before winning it.
  • Mercy Eke grew up in  a village
  • Mercy loves cooking. She is a very good cook
  • According to Google, Mercy was the most searched BBNaija Pepper them housemates


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