John Dumelo Biography: Movies, Awards, Age, Politics, Wife, Net Worth 2022

This article covers John Dumelo Biography, Net Worth, Movies, Awards, Age, Date of Birth, Education, Politics, MP, Parents, Children, Wife, and everything about the actor.

John Dumelo Biography

John Dumelo is a Ghanaian actor, farmer and politician. On 1 April 2014 he emerged as the first Ghanaian to hit a million likes on Facebook. His parents are Mr. John Dumelo who was a Civil Engineer and Mrs. Antoinette Dumelo a Customs Officer.

He was born on February 3, 1984, in Ghana and had his basic education at Christ the King School in Accra. He attended Achimota School was part of the Drama Club and also won the Fliers Guy in Mo-TOWN prize and further studied Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Not only that, but he contested in “Mr University” won at KNUST. Later, he enrolled in GIMPA’s School of Public Service and Governance. He started acting in the early 1990s in a 1991 movie called Baby Thief while he was attending Christ the King School and was paid 20 thousand (currently 2 cedis) at age 7 years.

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John Dumelo
John Dumelo

John Dumelo is married to Gifty Mawunya Nkornu. He held a grand wedding at Royal Senchi Resort in Akosombo. The couple’s first child was born on 16 October 2018. He is named John Dumelo Jnr. after his father.

During the National Democratic Congress (Ghana) NDC Party’s Campaign In 2016, Dumelo was one of the most influential and outstanding celebrities who were seen campaigning for the NDC Government.

Rumours have spread that, as an appreciation for his engagement and patriotism to the Party, he was called and appointed by the former president of Ghana H.E John Dramani Mahama, to serve his Party as a Director of Operations for pro-NDC youth group for the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

John Dumelo on the 19th of July 2019, picked up a nomination form to contest in the NDC primaries as a parliamentary candidate. On August 24th 2019, he won the NDC parliamentary primaries to represent the NDC in Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency in the 2020 General Elections.

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He successfully launched his campaign manifesto for the 2020 Election on Sunday 18th October 2020 promising to commit half of his salary to youth development in the constituency if voted for. On December 7, 2020, John Dumelo lost the parliamentary elections to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent Lydia Alhassan for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency.

John Dumelo Movies

He has feathered in several movies, including; 4Play, A Northern Affair, Adams Apples film series, A Private Storm, A Night with Her, After the Wedding, Black Men Rock, Blackmoney, Beautiful Ruins, Baby Thief, Blind Lust, Chelsea, Suncity, Crime Suspect, Double Cross, End of Mirror of Life, End of Brides War, End of the Maidens, Final Innocent Sin, Ghetto Queen, Gold Not Silver, Hearts of men, Hero, Holy Secret, Humble Hero, Hunted House, If God Be for Us, Letters to my Mother, Love Alone, Love or Something, Like That, Marriage Planner, Mirror of Life, Men in Love, My Fantasy, Never Again, One Night in Vegas, One in a Million, Of Sentimental Value, Queens Pride, Single Six, ‘Single, Married and Complicated,’ Secret Shadows, Tales Of Nazir – The Movie,” The Game, The King is Mine, The Maidens, The Perfect Picture, The Perfect Picture – Ten Years Later, The Prince Bride, The Snake Boy, The Supremo, Ties that Bind, and To Love a Prince.

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He has won several awards, including;

  • African Most outstanding Actor at the Afro Australian Movies and Music Awards in 2011
  • Best Actor in a lead role at the Ghana Movie Awards in 2013
  • Best Actor West Africa at the 2017 Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ougadougou (FESPACO)

John Dumelo Net Worth

John Dumelo net worth is estimated at $2 million.