John Dumelo Biography; Early Life, Is He Married?

Who is John Dumelo?
Who is John Dumelo?

John Dumelo is an award-winning Ghanaian actor, television personality, politician, philanthropist, farmer, and United Nations (UN) ambassador.

In this post, I will share with you John Dumelo biography, early life, career, achievements, and some other things you probably didn’t know about him. To start, let’s take a look at his early life.

John Dumelo Early Life

The renowned Ghanaian actor and farmer, John Dumelo was born in the early ’80s to the family of Mr. John Dumelo and Mrs. Antoinette Dumelo.

Born on 3rd February 1984, John was born in Volta Region, Ghana and the only boy and last child of his parents’ grown-up children.

For his education, John attended Christ the King International School, Accra and Achimota School for his elementary and secondary school education respectively.

Later, he studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Is John Dumelo Married?

Yes, kindly, John is married to Gifty Mawunya Nkornu, and they are blessed with a son.


One Night in Vegas – 2013

A Northern Affair – 2014

Double Cross – 2014

Final Innocent Sin – 2014

Ghetto Queen – 2014

Love or Something Like That – 2014

Single, Married and Complicated – 2014

Tales Of Nazir – The Movie – 2015

Beautiful Ruins – 2016

Baby Thief – 1991

Hearts of Men – 2009

The Prince Bride – 2009

To Love a Prince – 2009

4Play – 2010

A Private Storm – 2010

Chelsea – 2010

Gold Not Silver – 2010

End of Mirror of Life – 2011

Humble Hero – 2011

Single Six – 2011

Ties that Bind – 2011

2012 – 2018

Blackmoney – 2012

End of Brides War – 2012

Black Men Rock – 2018

Hero – 2018

The Supremo – 2012

A Night with Her – 2013

Blind Lust – 2013

Queen’s Pride – 2010

Secret Shadows – 2010

The Game – 2010

The King is Mine – 2010

The Maidens – 2010

Adams Apples film series – 2011 – 2012

Crime Suspect – 2013

Letters to my Mother – 2013

Never Again – 2013

If God Be for Us – 2016

Of Sentimental Value – 2016

Love Alone – 2017


° “I’ve always said agriculture is the new gold. Together we can make the change we seek.”

° “I love it when people say I can’t do it, or it can’t be done. Those words inspire me to get it done!”

° “We need a technological approach to achieve the agricultural revolution. We can’t compete with the West with our cutlass and hoe lifestyle.”

° “Everyone in this world works based on their time zone. Everyone is running in their own time. Life is about waiting for the right moment to act. Your time will come…”

° “Women empowerment is a great catalyst for any nation’s development. Women should encourage women to empower themselves, tell their story, chase their dreams and make the world a better place.”

Awards And Nominations Of John Dumelo

Since he started acting, John Dumelo has won many hearts and awards and these are some among others:

° Afro Australian Movies and Music Awards named him the African Most Outstanding Actor – 2011

° Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for the Best Actor in a supporting role – 2011

° City People Movie Award nominee for Best Actor of the Year (Ghana) – 2016

° Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) Award for the Best Actor West Africa – 2017.

° Nominated at the Ghana Movie Awards for the Best Actor in a lead role – 2012

° Joy FM named him the Best Ghanaian Actor – 2009

° Best of Nollywood Awards nominee for the Best Actor in a Leading Role – 2010

° Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for the Most Promising Actor – 2010

° Ghana Movie Awards for the Best Actor in a lead role – 2013

° City People Movie Award nominee for Best Actor of the Year (Ghana) – 2014

° Nominated at the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Ghana) – 2016

Net Worth

Altogether, Dumelo’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is one of the most popular and influential actors in Ghana.

We are here. What else do you want to know about John Dumelo? Tell me about it with a comment box.


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