Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia was born in Udi, Enugu State. He had primary and secondary education in Nsukka, Enugu State. He studied both at the University of Ilorin and Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu. He is a graduate of Electrical Engineering. He started acting when he was in primary school.He is a graduate of University of Nigeria Theatre Group for a performance while in secondary school.