Rita Dominic was born on the 12th of July 1975 to the royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. Her full names are Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha, and she is the last of four children of her parents.
Rita’s late parents were both medical practitioners. Her father was a medical doctor while her mother was a nursing officer.
Rita Dominic attended the Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria for her secondary education. Afterwards, she had her undergraduate studies at the University of Port Harcourt, where she studied Theatre Arts and graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in 1999.