Susan Peters was born into a military family of Idoma extraction on May 30, 1980 in Ado Local Government Area, Benue State in central Nigeria. Her family moved around Nigeria extensively and, as a result, she speaks several Nigerian languages.
Susan was sent to Airforce nursery and primary schools and FGG College in Wuse, Abuja. She went on to study Computer Science at Asman English School, graduating in 1998. Later, she studied TV and Film at Video Waves and Camera Film School and graduated in 2002. She started acting in Nollywood movies in 2002. The following year she began modelling and appeared on billboards, TV commercials, press ads and handbills for companies.
Although Susan Peters regularly mentions her family in interviews, she is discrete about romance and has rarely been linked with any men in the popular press. She is now married.
Susan has received several awards which includes; Nigerian Oscars for Best Actress in Supporting Role 2011, Afro-Hollywood Awards, Best of Nollywood Awards 2011 for Best Supporting Actress (Bursting Out) to mention a few.