Kingsley Oguejiofor grew up in Lagos, Nigeria in a family of four. He started doing theatre while in high school but never really considered acting as a career. He always thought he had a career in sports because he was very active in high school, playing soccer and participating in Track & Field. He later moved to Canada at the age of 17 where he completed high school and attended university. It was in Canada where he discovered his passion for acting and decided to pursue his dreams as an actor. He’s an avid soccer fan and supports Arsenal football club.