Check out this latest ankara dress worn by Mercy Johnson Okojie and steal the style. The top Nollywood actress wore the African print gown in a recent photo shoot with her husband. The photos were taken by Debbin Photography.
For the photo shoot, the Nollywood actress and senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture to the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, wore a red/grey ankara print over the knee dress. The skirt part of the dress features a tulle layer that is longer than the ankara dress.
The popular Nigerian actress and mother of three completed the look with a pair of black high heels. Her long dark hair was styled with a bit of wave.
Mercy johnson is from Kogi State but was born. Because his father was a former Naval officer who was posted to different parts of Nigeria, Mercy Johnson spent part of her growing up and schooling in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Calabar. Unlike most actors and actresses who will play loads of minor roles before landing a major role, Mercy Johnson was lucky from the beginning. Her career as a Nigerian actress started in 2004 when she auditioned and acted a major role in The Maid. Since then, she has been playing the main character in most of the films she features in.
In one interview, the Nollywood actress who said Genevieve Nnaji is her role model talked about her admiration for her colleague saying: “I hid in a car boot the first time I met Genevieve.”
At the moment, Mercy Johnson is alleged to be one of the highest paid actresses in the Nigerian movie industry. The mother of three got married in August 2011 and gave birth to her first child, Purity, in December 2012. Her marriage to Odianose Okojie caused a lot of controversies then as she was tagged a husband snatcher.