He was born on 17th July in Enugu. He is the last born of five children. He started his own mini business of selling clothes at a tender age in his high school. At 15, his parents exposed him to explore his God given talents by doing stage plays at his local church. He later became one of the best in his church drama group.
In 2001, he joined Nollywood and his first movie was "Border Line". Not quite long after "Border Line", he featured in "Hatred"-the movie that brought him to limelight. Nonso has featured in over 60 movies.