Nanami Inoue was born in Aichi, Japan. She started ballet when she was 5 years old at Ballet Studio Plier. In 2016, she attended Tanzolymp in Germany where she was accepted into the RWB summer intensive/full program, where she trained for the year. In 2018, Inoue participated in the Japan Grand Prix where she received an offer from Tulsa Ballet. She will be joining Tulsa Ballet II for the 2020-2021 season.