Meet Joselyn Dumas: a Ghanaian actress, producer, and television personality born on August 31, 1980, in Accra. Her real name is Joselyn Canfor Dumas. Despite her challenging upbringing as a single-parent child, Joselyn’s mother played a significant role in shaping her into the remarkable woman she is today.
Early Life and Education
Joselyn attended Morning Star School for her primary education, and later Arch Bishop Porters Girls High School for her secondary education. Her interest in entertainment began to grow during these years. After high school, she pursued higher education in the United States, where she studied Administrative Law for eight years and earned a degree. Although she worked as a paralegal for a while, her passion for media led her to return to Ghana.
In 2008, Joselyn’s journey into the media world began when she was introduced to Charterhouse by Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD), a family friend and radio presenter. This marked her television debut as the host of Charter House’s entertainment show, Rhythmz. Her charisma and interviewing skills quickly made her a favorite among celebrities. In the same year, she co-produced the Miss Malaika reality beauty pageant that ran until 2010.
Joselyn’s talents caught the attention of one of Ghana’s major television networks, leading to her role as the host of “The One Show.” This talk show, which aired from 2010 to 2014, covered a range of topics from health and beauty to social issues and interviews with notable personalities. She currently hosts two television talk shows, “@Home with Joselyn Dumas” and “Keeping It Real With Joselyn Dumas.”
Joselyn’s acting journey began while she was working in television. She believes that being a good actor contributes to being a good presenter. She has starred in numerous films, collaborating with talented actors from Ghana and Nigeria, such as John Dumelo, Majid Michel, and OC Ukeje. Some of her notable films include “Perfect Picture,” “Adams Apples,” “A Northern Affair,” and “Potato Potato.”
Entrepreneurship and Achievements
Beyond her acting and hosting roles, Joselyn is the founder and CEO of Virgo Sun Business Limited, a production company that co-produced the film “Love or Something Like That.” She has received several awards recognizing her contributions to the entertainment industry, including Best Entertainment Host of the Year, Best Actress in a Lead Role, and Best Actress at various award ceremonies.
Joselyn’s personal life includes a past marriage and subsequent divorce. Although her first marriage ended, she describes it as a valuable learning experience that has made her more patient and tolerant. She has also confirmed a past romantic involvement with fellow actor John Dumelo.
You can follow Joselyn Dumas on her social media platforms:
- Instagram: @joselyn_dumas
- Twitter: @Joselyn_Dumas
- Facebook: @JoselynDumas
Joselyn Dumas’ journey from a challenging childhood to becoming a celebrated actress, producer, and television personality is inspiring. Her dedication, versatility, and passion for her work have earned her a well-deserved place in the entertainment industry, and she continues to contribute to both television and film.