Adesua was born in Owerri, a town in Imo State of South Eastern Nigeria to a soldier father and an engineer mother. Etomi is the youngest of three siblings. She is a native of Esan in Edo State, South-South Nigeria and her mother is Yoruba.Her Primary School and Secondary School education was in Lagos, Nigeria .She moved to the United Kingdom at age 13 and continued her education at the Harris Girls Academy before moving on to City College, Coventry.
Adesua has added significant value in the Nigeria entertainment industry. She has inspired people both in the industry and outside the industry.These great values as seen in her works cannot be over emphasised.
Her awards includes;
1. 2009 she won the Foresight theater Awards “Best Performance in a devisedpiece of work.
2. In 2014 she won Nollywood Reinvented Awards “Best New Actress”
3. In 2015 she won” Golden Movie Awards Discovery of the Year”
In 2015 she won” The Eloy Awards Actress of the year”
In 2016 she won the ” Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress in a Drama (movie/TV).
For Adesuwa Etomi the sky is the starting point.