Born in Jos, Nigeria, on the 16th of March 1983, Kanayo is the third of three siblings. He had his education in Jos and graduated as a medical doctor in 2009. Kanayo worked as a medical doctor and medical liaison officer in Kano, Lagos and Abuja before relocating to the United Kingdom in 2015 to further his studies and forge a career in the UK. Kanayo is passionate about medical communications and plans to be a freelance medical writer while still practicing as a medical doctor. Kanayo is happily married with a son.