John Dumelo


Government Name: John Kofi Setor Dumelo

Date of Birth: February 3, 1984

Nationality: Ghanaian

John Dumelo is a Ghanaian Actor and the last and only boy of three children born to Mr. John Dumelo and Mrs. Antoinette Dumelo.

John had his primary education at Christ the King International School in Accra, Ghana. He had his secondary education at Achimota School and further studied at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he read Civil Engineering. John Dumelo in 2018 married Gifty Mawunya Nkornu in a private ceremony.

John ha his first shot into acting when he was selected by GAMA Film Company to play the role as a pupil in the movie “Baby Thief”. He followed up by starring in the TV series “Sun City” (along with Van Vicker). He had his first major movie role in 2008 where he played lead role as a king in the movie “The King In Me”.

He won Joy FM’s Best Ghanaian Actor in 2009. John has been nominated for Africa’s Most Promising Actor by AMMA 2010 for his role in “Heart of Men,” and also, another nomination for Best Actor by Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in “The Maidens.” John has won Africa’s Most Outstanding Actor 2011 at the Afro Australian Movies and Music Awards in Dec 2011 in Australia. He also won the Best African Actor Award at the African Entertainment Awards in April 2012 in Malaysia. He recently starred in a Hollywood movie with Hollywood star Kimberly Ellis. On 1 April 2014, he became the first Ghanaian citizen to hit a million likes on Facebook.

Apart from his charity works, John has a construction company and is also a shareholder of an IT firm. In 2016 John Dumelo made his desire to become the president of Ghana and (thus) joined the campaign team of one of the big political parties in Ghana (National Democratic Congress).


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