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Mercy Asiedu

Mercy Asiedu

A Multifaceted Talent in the Ghanaian Entertainment Industry

1971

Early Life
09 May 1971

Early Life

Mercy Asiedu, a renowned Ghanaian actress, was born on May 9, 1971, in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. Her father, a retired police officer, played a significant role in shaping her upbringing. Growing up in the Ashanti Region, Mercy lived with her father, stepmother, and stepsisters.


1980

Education 
25 June 1980

Education 

Mercy's educational journey began in Kumasi, where she completed Form 4. From an early age, she displayed a deep devotion to Christianity and actively participated in church activities as a singer in the Christo Asafo old Tafo Branch located in the Ashanti Region.

2023

Acting Career
27 June 2023

Acting Career

Mercy’s acting career took off after joining the Christo Asafo Concert Party Group at the National Theatre, where she was introduced to acting by Kwadwo Sarfo Kantanka, the leader of the Kristo Asafo Mission. It was through her involvement in the concert party that Mercy's talent was discovered, leading her to land her first major role as Asabea in the film "Asoreba." This breakthrough marked the beginning of a successful acting career for her.

2023

Films and Productions
28 June 2023

Films and Productions

Over the years, Mercy Asiedu has delighted audiences with her impressive performances in various movies. Some notable films she has starred in include "Abro Ne Bayie," "I Know My Right," and "Old Soldier." As her career progressed, Mercy also ventured into filmmaking, establishing her own production house called Mesdua Productions. Under this banner, she has produced several local series and movies, showcasing her talent not only in front of the camera but also behind it.

2023

Personal Life
29 June 2023

Personal Life

Mercy Asiedu's personal life has also been filled with joy. In 2017, she tied the knot with her husband, Nana Agyemang Badu Duah I, known as Kusuhene. Their relationship, which began in 2008, has been blessed with a daughter. Prior to her current marriage, Mercy had two sons from previous relationships with different men.

2023

Awards and Recognitions
29 June 2023

Awards and Recognitions

Recognizing her remarkable contributions to the Ghanaian entertainment industry, Mercy Asiedu has received numerous accolades throughout her career. In 2020, she was honored with a Special Award at the Ghana Arts and Culture Awards (GACA). Adding to her list of achievements, Mercy and her husband, Nana Agyemang Badu Duah I, were bestowed with Doctorate degrees on August 6, 2022. The Divine Key Believers Network International, in collaboration with Petrus Fedei Seminary from the USA, recognized their outstanding accomplishments and impact in the Ashanti Region and Ghana as a whole.

2023

Beyond Acting
29 June 2023

Beyond Acting

Beyond acting and filmmaking, Mercy Asiedu is a versatile artist. She began her artistic journey as a singer in the church and later joined gospel bands such as Mo Maria, Asomdwe gospel band, and Nana Kofi Sika Band. Moreover, she possesses sewing skills and briefly worked as a seamstress. Her artistic talents extend to the realm of music, where she has released songs like "Pressure," "Adwenkyere," "Nyame Adwuma," "Daben Koraa," and "Noah Nna."

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