John Dumelo (born 3 February 1984) 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.
Dumelo was born 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. 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 old Ghana Cedis (currently 2 Ghana Cedis) at age 7 years.
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.
John Dumelo’s net worth is estimated to be $1.3 million, according to the list of richest Nigerian celebrities.