- BBNaija Mercy has said that everything she owns was got through hard work
- The reality star listed the menial jobs she did in the past just to earn a living
- Mercy revealed that whenever she looks at how far she has come, she nods her head with pride
Reality star Mercy Eke has shared her story of humble beginnings at the eighth edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (#NECLive8) which was held on Sunday, April 25.
According to the BBNaija star, she sold corn, fuel, and did various businesses to survive.
The Pepper Dem star noted that she worked hard for all she has and nothing was handed to her on a platter of gold.
“Sometimes it gets me very emotional to see how far I’ve come from where I started. From selling corn to fuel, to a lot of other businesses I did before, I’m very proud of myself, and I know that there are a lot of people looking up to me."
Mercy noted that she looks back at her journey with pride, in spite of her rough childhood.
According to her, she grew up in a family of six and she managed to complete her university education despite the challenges.
The Pepper Dem star noted that she got to where she is by sheer hard work.
Watch her speak below:
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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that comedian Mr. Jollof said BBNaija Mercy is like the Kim Kardashian of Nigeria.
According to him, he does not know why some people are trying to drag the position with her.
Without mentioning a name, the comedian described the person trying to drag Mercy's beauty position with her as an old woman.
As expected, Nigerians reacted to Mr Jollof's video. While some people agreed with him, others argued otherwise.