Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Kourtney "NuNu" Thurman is a PK (Preacher's Kid) who was raised with strong Christian values and beliefs which becomes very evident the moment you speak to her and witness her charming smile! NuNuattended the Detroit High School for the Performing Arts (DSA) and that's where her love for the Arts began. NuNustudied hard to becomeone of the top students thereand to maximize her God given talents. After high school shejoined a singing group called"BOI" formed by Brandon Smith of Star Factory. The group performed around the Detroit Metropolitan area and eventually NuNu made a solo CD titled "Come Back Girl."
Soon after NuNu got a taste of the acting bug and landed her first movie role as Roslyn in "I Am My Sister'sKeeper" a faith based production written by Shawntae Damon and Produced by Janaya Black. NuNu's second filmwas "Loud Pack" written and Directed by Kamal Smith, then onto the stage to add to her credits she starred in "Idol" by Janaya Black, "Diamond Girls" and "She's the Boss" where she landed the lead role, both productions written by Joe Smith."She's the Boss" directed by Tirrell McCoy got the attention of National Playwright, Angela Burrow Dunlap and NuNu was castas "The Lady in Red" in Mrs. Dunlap's production of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" alongside Robin Givens, Kelly Price and Angie Stone at the Detroit Music Hall for the Performing Arts, where NuNu got RAVE reviews night after night!!
Recently NuNu has been casted in Sherry Henderson's Jazz Musical Thriller "One Harlem Night" as Veronica where she not only is acting but returning back to her first love singing with her unique voice at the Fisher Theater. NuNu Thurman is deemedin the industryaswhat is known as a Triple Threat so Remember her Name!