He was born on July 17, 1976 in Enugu. He hails from Nawfia in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. He had his up-bringing in Enugu. He is the last born in a family of five children.
Nonso is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
His Acting Career
Nonso Diobi began acting at a tender age as a drama and plays presenter in his local Church.
He started his career professionally when he joined Nollywood in 2001. Nonso acted his first movie, “Border Line”, a movie that shot him to fame and recognition in Nollywood and gave him roles in subsequent movies.
He has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which include:
• Palace Slave
• Makers of Justice
• The Last 3 Digits
• Across the Bridge among others.
Nonso has also featured in a number of Hollywood movies like Caught in the Act, Palace Slave and many others.
Nonso is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He can fit into any character assigned him and he gives acting real life situation.
Nonso Diobi has so far in the movie industry received several awards notably as:
• 2008 and 2009 Best Supporting actor at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• 2014 Best actor of the year at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards.
• 2015 Best actor in a Comedy at the 3rd edition of the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Nonso Diobi is currently a GLO Ambassador.
His Personal Life
Nonso is working very hard to marry soonest.
His Net Worth
Nonso Diobi is one of the rare talents in the Nigerian movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.