John Dumelo’s Biography: Age, Marriage, Wife, Net Worth, Acting & Political career, Facts


John Dumelo’s Profile

This actor is such a super amazing personality in his acting career. We are about enlightening you about one of your favorite screen Kings: super talented John Dumelo.

John dumelo is a well known Ghanaian actor recognized for his amazing talent and ability to interprete characters perfectly.

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He started acting from a very tender age back in the early 90s. He made his first appearance in the movie Baby Thief.

He has been nominated several times and honoured by movie critics as one of the top Nollywood stars. He won the following awards: The Best Actor and The Most


John Dumelo was born on the 3rd of February, 1984 which makes him 35 years as at 2019.


He attended Christ the King school in Accra for his basic education,after which he proceeded to Achimota Secondary School and finally, he also earned an engineering degree from the Kwame Nkurumah University of Science.

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Career and Political Ambitions

It is really surprising to know that John Dumelo did not attend any formal school neither did he do any course in acting,but acting was his passion and at the tender age of 7 he was given a role in the movie titled “baby thief” but it was until he played the role of a king in the film titled “the King is mine” that he really came into limelight.

Thrilled by his performance in the movie “the king is mine” directors began seeking to work with him and several other actors also desired to work with him on set.


Asides acting he is also into some charity work, he’s a shareholder in an IT organization,he has a construction campaign. In addition to all that has been listed,he is also into politics.

In 2016,he greatly desired to be the president of Ghana,in working towards achieving his desire, he decided to join the famous political party NDC. He skillfully displayed his aim and refused to fold his arms watching.

Awards Received

Recognizing John’s great talent and skill, he has been awarded by different corporate bodies.

He won Joy Fm Award for the category of Best Ghanaian actor In 2011, He won Afro Australian Movies and Music Award for the category of African Most outstanding Actor.

In 2013, He won Ghana Movie Award for the category of the Best Actor in a Lead Role.
He won the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) award for the category of Best Actor West Africa.

John’s movies

Below lies a list of John Dumelo’s 10 recent movies that you are advised to watch so you can fully appreciate the amazing talents and potentials of the award winning actor.
1. 4play
2. One in a million
3. Hunted House
4. End of Brides War
5. Ties that Bind
6. Chelsea
7. Letters to my Mother
8. The Game
9. The Prince Bride
And the movie which marked the starting point of his acting career: 10. Baby Thief.

John Dumelo’s net worth

John Dumelo has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million – $5 Million in 2019.


John Dumelo is happily married to his UK love: Gifty Mawunya Nkornu. The wedding which took place on the 12th of May 2018 in Accra was well attended by celebrities and friends, some Celebrities that graced the occasion are Ramsey Nouah, Yvonne Nelson, Jackie Appiah, and others.

Few months after the wedding, the marriage became blessed with a son.


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