John Dumelo Biography
John Dumelo as he is popularly known, is a Ghanaian actor who has become a household name due to his acting prowess. He began acting as a child in the early 90s in a movie called Baby Thief. He was nominated for categories Most Promising Actor and Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 6th and 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards respectively.
He attended the Christ the King School in Accra for his basic education. He then proceeded to Achimota Secondary School and holds a degree in civil engineering from Kwame Nkurumah University of Science.
John Dumelo Age
He was born on February 3, 1984. He is 34 years old as of 2018.
John Dumelo Family
The actor was born John Kofi Setor Dumelo to Antionette Dumelo and John Dumelo. He is the last and only boy of three children. He loves his family and is often seen spending some quality times with his parents, sisters and nieces.
John Dumelo Marriage | John Dumelo Wife | John Dumelo Wedding
The talented actor is married to Gifty Mawunya Nkornu, a Ghanaian lawyer based in the UK. Their wedding took place on the 12th of May 2018 year at Spintex in Accra. The ceremony was attended by several public figures like the former President of Ghana John Mahama and his colleagues like Ramsey Nouah, Nadia Buari, Yvonne Okoro, Majid Michel, Sandra Ankobiah, Jackie Appiah, Yvonne Nelson and Prince David Osei among others.
John Dumelo Acting Career
Although he had not been to any acting school, he had the passion and determination for acting. His passion for acting increased at the age of seven when the producers from the GAMA film company visited his school at Christ the king to find children who would be suitable for roles in the film ‘Baby thief’.
Luckily for him, he was selected and played one of the lead roles as SAKA. After high school, he went for small screen appearing on several Ghanaian television programs including Sun city and About to Wed. He came to the limelight when he was featured in a movie titled ‘The king is Mine’ where he played the role of a king in 2008. He has acted in over 80 movies with famous actors and actresses like Yvonne Nelson, Jackie Appiah, Majid Michel and so on.
Dumelo John Political and Business Life
Apart from his charity works, John is a business minded movie star who is very ambitious and has a construction company and is also a shareholder in an IT firm. In 2016 John Dumelo made his desire to become the president of Ghana. Due to this, he joined the campaign team of one of the big political parties in Ghana (NDC). Talking about what he craved to do rather than acting, he wanted to be a gynecologist since he had the passion for helping women.
John Dumelo Movies
- Letters to my Mother
- Northern Affair
- Ties That Bind
- Hunted House
- A private Storm
- One in a Milliom
- Adams Apple(film series)
- End of Brides War
- The Game
- The Prince Bride
- Holy Secret
- Mirror of Life
- The Supremo
- The King is Mine
- The Maidens
- Single Six
- Blind Lust
- Love Alone
- Final Innocent Sin
- Single Married and Complicated
- Men in Love
- Tales Of Nazir – The Movie
- Baby Thief
Dumelo John Net Worth
His estimated net worth is $650,000.
John Dumelo Awards
- Joy Fm Award for Best Ghanaian actor.
- Afro Australian Movies and Music Award for African Most outstanding Actor in 2011.
- Ghana Movie Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role in 2013.
- Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ougadougou (FESPACO) award for Best Actor West Africa