Born on the 3rd of February, 1984 John Dumelo, a Ghanaian Actor, Farmer, Entrepreneur, Politician, Humanitarian and Philanthropist is a father one and adored by many.
He hails from Hohoe in the Volta Region of Ghana and is the third of three children born to the couple, Mr. John and Mrs. Antoinette Dumelo.
Basic Education – Christ The King International School
Senior High – Achimota Senior High School
Tertiary Education – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(Civil Engineering, 2007).
John Dumelo started his acting career while in primary school. He was selected by GAMA film company to play a role in the movie ‘Baby Thief’ in 1991 alongside his elder sister.
While in Achimota SHS, John joined the drama club.
He featured in Ghanaian television series ‘Sun City’ and ‘About to Wed’ before making his debut in the Ghallywood Movie ‘The King is Mine’ where he played the role of a King together with popular actress Jackie Appiah.
He has also starred in movies such as A Private Storm (2010), A Night with Her, After the Wedding, Black Men Rock (2018), Blackmoney (2012), Beautiful Ruins (2016), Baby Thief (1991), Blind Lust, Chelsea, Crime Suspect, Double Cross (2014) and many more
that has won him awards at several awards shows held.
John started his farm in the second quarter of 2017, where he began with cassava crops then moved on to maize and beans and the list goes on.
He also does a bit of animal farming, rearing grass cutters, cattle, snail and goats.
John Dumelo launched his clothing line J.Melo sometime in 2012 and it includes collections from jewelry, bags, hoodies, jeans and other clothing accessories. J.Melo goods can be bought via the website thejmeloshop.com
In 2019, he won the National Democratic Congress’ Primaries held at Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency and will be representing the NDC come 2020 general elections.
In 2014, John Dumelo became the first Ghanaian to gain a million likes on his Facebook page
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