John Dumelo born 3rd February 1984 is the son of Mr. John Dumelo and Mrs. Antionette Dumelo. He is the last and only boy of three children. John had his primary education at Christ the King International School in Accra, Ghana, where he was selected by GAMA Film Company to play the role as a pupil in the movie “Baby Thief”. 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.
He has since featured in television series such as, “Sun City” and “About To Wed”, he is fast becoming an household name in the film industry featuring in a first movie titled “The King is Mine”, where he played the role of a King in 2008. Since then, he has acted in over 80 movies with elites like Ramsey Noah, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Ini Edo, Jackie Appiah, Majid Michel and Nadia Buari. 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 did a Hollywood movie with Hollywood star Kimberly Ellis in Ghana In spite of his popularity, John remains humble and modest: “You know some people can get carried away when fame and fortune knocks on their door, making them lose focus of who they are and where they are coming from. I want to work hard to avoid that,” he said. He is a great philanthropist, giving back to the society through charity.