John Dumelo is a renown Ghanaian actor, a politician and a farmer. He was born on 3rd February, 1984 in Hohoe, Volta region in Ghana. He attended Christ the King International School in Accra Ghana then later went to Achimota School. He pursued Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He then began his acting career in 1991 when he acted in the movie, Baby Thief.
As an actor, his excellence in the industry is appreciated. He has been in some of the biggest African films to date. Fans will always be excited to know what he does best, his personal life and some of his achievements. This is exactly what this write-up offers, juicy details into the actor's life.
- Name: John Dumelo
- Date of birth: 3rd February, 1984
- Age: 35 years
- Home town: Hohoe, Volta Region
- Parents: Mr John Dumelo (father) and Mrs Antoinette Dumelo (Mother)
- Occupation: Actor
- Estimated net worth: $650, 000
- Spouse: Gifty Mawunya Nkomu
- Children: John Dumelo Junior
John Dumelo biography
He is the last and only boy of the three children of his parents Mr and Mrs John and Antionette Dumelo. He is a family lover and is frequently seen having quality moments with his parents and sisters. He is a charitable man and a philanthropist always looking forward to giving back to society.
John Dumelo age
Dumelo was born in 1984 February 3rd. He is 35 years old as of 2019.
John Dumelo hometown
The actor is from Hohoe, Volta region in Accra Ghana,where he has expressed political interest.
John Dumelo wife
He is married to a lawyer who is based in the United Kingdom. Even though she is a Ghanaian citizen, Gifty Mawunya Nkornu lives in the Unitd Kingdom. The two tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony back in May 12th 2018. The ceremony was held in Accra.
They were graced with celebrities from all divides including dignitaries and those who work in the film industry. These included John Mahama who is the former president of Ghana. John's friends were also in attendance. Stars such as Nadia Buhari, Ramsey Nouah, Yvonne Okoro, Sandra Ankobiah, Majid Michel, Jackie Appiah, Prince David Osei, and Yvonne Nelson were in attendance. The internet is filled with a lot of John Dumelo wedding pictures.
The couple have one son by the name John Dumelo Jnr.
Dumelo's passion for acting started when he was pretty young. He gain even more interest when a GAMA film producer paid a visit to his school – Christ the King. This marked his first attempt at it when he was cast in the movie “Baby Thief”.
After his high school education, he opted to become a common feature in the country’s television programs such as the Sun City and About to Wed. He became so popular that soon he was cast in the movie ‘The King is Mine’ where he acted as the King back in 2008.
He has since been a part of numerous other movies, acting alongside famous people in the industry including Jackie Appiah, Majid Michel, Yvonne Nelson among others.
John Dumelo movies
He has acted many movies since the beginning of his career and they include:
- Baby thief in 1991
- A night with her
- 4 play
- A private storm in 2010
- Adams apple series from 2011 – 2012
- Black Money of 2012
- A northern affair of 2014
- Beautiful ruins of 2016
- Black men rock of 2018
- Hunted house
- Blind Lust
- Crime suspect
- Double Cross of 2014
- End of Mirror Life of 2011
- End of Brides War
- End of the Maidens
- Final Innocent Sin
- Gold not Silver
- Hearts of men of 2009)
- If God be For Us of 2016
- Letters to my Mother
- Love Alone
- Love for Something like that of 2014
- Ghetto Queen
- Marriage planner
- Mirror of Life
- My Fantasy
- Men Love
- One in a Million
- Of Sentimental Values
- Queens Pride
- Single Six
- Ties that Bind
- The Supremo
- The King is mine
- The Maidens
- The Snake boy
- The Prince bride
- Secret Shadows
- Single, Married and Complicated
- Tales of Nazir
- To love a Prince
John Dumelo awards
He has earned himself several awards including:
- Afro Australian Movies and Music Award for African Most outstanding Actor in 2011
- Joy Fm Award for Best Ghanaian actor
- Ghana Movie Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role 2013
- Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ougadougou (FESPACO) award for Best
- Actor West Africa.
John Dumelo in African wear
Besides being seen in official outfits in most occasions, Dumelo derives joy in being in African wear as seen in most of his pictures. He is often seen wearing his traditional outfit just as was the case during his wedding ceremony where both he and his wife wore traditional outfit.
Apart from his look, there is the John Dumelo haircut. His haircut is unique. It appears his actor friend Majid Michel is behind this signature look.
John Dumelo Instagram
Just as it is the case with most celebrities, Dumelo also has an Instagram page. This is where he shares a lot about his life. You can find him on johndumelo1.
Yvonne Okoro and John Dumelo
Yvonne Okoro and Dumelo are colleagues in the acting industry. koro is often confused for Yvonne Nelson, Dumelo's ex-bestie. The two have always had a very strong connection with each other – the chemistry. They have been spotted hanging out a lot especially when were both single.
What stood out though was that Yvonne Nelson did not attend her best friend's wedding yet she was in the country. When asked by a fan, she said that she had to cancel because of a last minute family emergency.
John Dumelo has become so popular in the film industry. He has in fact become a household name in Ghana and beyond. He is loved for his brilliant acting. With a young family to take care of and business and political ambitions to nurse, we wish him well as he strives to become the best.