Segun Arinze hails from Badagry in Lagos State. He was born in Onitsha in Anambra State which happens to be his mother’s state of origin. He is the first in a family of seven.
Segun was introduced to theatre by his friend over two decades ago. They eventually formed a playgroup called Palm Players. He fell in love with acting so when the opportunity to further his dreams came up; he sized it and proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University to study Theatre Arts.
He hit the limelight after he featured in the popular TV Soap titled Ripples. His first album – Dreams was in 1992 under premier music.
Segun who won the best actor at the 2004 Reel Awards is an actor, singer, script writer, producer, director and does voice overs for TV and radio commercials.