Nigerian Celebrities Biography: Nonso Diobi

Nonso Diobi’s Biography



Nonso Diobi, the young Nollywood actor was born on 17th of July, 1976. His birth took place in Enugu, but he was raised in Anambra state. Nonso was the last of three boys and two boys. As the last child, he never allowed the pampering he received from his parents, gets into his head. He had started out making money in his high school by selling clothes to his mates. Nonso’s adventure as an actor started when he mingled with the church drama club his parents attended. He took his acting to the next level by joining the Nollywood in 2001. Since then Nonso has acted in several popular Nollywood of the English genre.


He attended WTC School for his primary education. He had secondary education at the College of the Immaculate Conception, Enugu. He later studied Theatre Arts at the Nnamdi Azikwe University, Akwa.

Popular roles: Nonso Diobi is known for his romantic prowess in movies. Also, he plays foul boy and action roles.

Breakout movies:

  • Border Line (2001)
  • Hatred (2001)
  • The Richest Man (2003)
  • World of a Prince (2005)

Popular movies:

  • Next Door Neighbor 1 & 2 (2007)
  • My Last Ambition (2009)
  • Palace Slave (2010)

Recent movies:

  • Wedding Night (2015)
  • Be Mine Again (2016)

Awards: (Best Supporting Actor) 2008 and 2009 Movie Academy Awards


Nonso Diobi has been rumored to be gay. This trended on the social media for a long time. But what is surprising is that the popular actor did not come out to debunk the rumour. People thought that he seemed to enjoy the fame it brought him.

Social profiles:

Nonso Diobi on Facebook page: Real Nonso Diobi

Nonso Diobi on Twitter: @iam_nonsodiobi

Nonso Diobi on Instagram: @nonsidiobi1

Nonso Diobi on YouTube profile: Nonso Diobi’s Channel


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