Tovino Thomas was born in Irinjalakuda as the younger son of Adv. Ellikkal Thomas and Sheela Thomas. His siblings Tingston and Dhanya are his source of inspiration. He completed his schooling in Don Bosco High School, Irinjalakuda and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering from Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He later worked in Cognizant Technology Solutions as a software engineer.
Tovino appeared as a model for the advertisements of Silverstorm and Indulekha Hair Care Oil. Tovino has also worked as an Assistant Director for Roopesh Peethambaran’s Theevram during its pre-production stages.
Tovino appeared alongside Mohanlal in the film Koothara. He will be starring in Pournami, a road film. He has said that he is open to work in projects from other film industries as well.