He was born in Kano, but he is from Enugu-Ukwu in Anambra State. He attended Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano for his primary school education. He attended Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha for his secondary school education. He attended Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, where he studied Theatre Arts. The first movie in which he appeared was Holy Prostitute (2001). Some of his other movies are The Illiterate , The Bank Job , Evil Intention ,Silence of the Gods , and Royal Sin .