Joselyn Canfor-Dumas popularly known as Joselyn Dumas is a famous Ghanaian actress, television host, model and a television personality. She was born on 31st August 1980 in Accra, Ghana. She is currently 38 years old. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles.
She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Ghana and Nigeria. She acts mostly in Ghallywood and Nollywood movies.
Joselyn Dumas was born and raised in Accra, Ghana, where she spent her early childhood. She had her basic education at Morning Star School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate.
After completing her primary school education, Joselyn Dumas proceeded to Archbishop Porter Girls High School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. While in Archbishop Porter Girls High School, she was appointed as the Entertainment Prefect. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Joselyn Dumas proceeded to the United States of America, where she studied in a reputable university and earn a Degree in Administrative Law.
In 2009, Joselyn Dumas started her acting career. She made her debut on Television as the host of Charter House’s Rhythmz, an entertainment show, which saw her interview many celebrities. She was head hunted by one of Ghana’s biggest Television Networks to host their first own produced flagship Talk show “The One Show” which was aired from 2010 to 2014.
She is currently the host for a new TV talk show @ Home with Joselyn Dumas which is aired across Africa and parts of Europe. Her role in the movie “Perfect Picture” brought her to limelight and gave her a lot of advantages in Ghallywood and Nollywood. Her role in the movie made a lasting impression on the director of the movie which led to her receiving lead roles in other movies.
Her big break came two years later in the popular movie series “Adams Apples” which was produced by Shirley Frimpong-Manso. Her role as Jennifer Adams in the popular Ghanaian movie “Adams Apple” earned her a nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role alongside with Hollywood Actress Kimberly Elise at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards.
Joselyn Dumas has acted in more than 80 Ghanaian movies and Nollywood movies which include Love or Something Like That, A Sting in a Tale, Perfect Picture, A Northern Affair, Lekki Wives, etc. She acts mostly in romantic movies and always plays the role of house wife in several Ghallywood and Nollywood movies alongside with John Dumelo, Majid Michel, Van Vickers, OC Ukeje, Uti Nwachukwu, IK Ogbonna, Yvonne Nelson, Jackie Appiah and other top Ghanaian and Nollywood celebrities.
In 2008, Joselyn Dumas co-produced “Miss Malaika Ghana” one of the most prestigious beauty pageant in Ghana from 2008 to 2010. She is also the founder and CEO of Virgo Sun Company Limited, a production house which is under her directorship, and which has already co-produced its first movie titled “Love or Something Like that” a movie that was endorsed by the UNAIDS.
Joselyn Dumas has made a cameo appearance on Wizkid and Lynxx music video “Fine Lady” where she featured as the bride. She is currently the brand ambassador of Range Rover Evogue Ghana and Jobberman Ghana, a jobs advertisement company based in Ghana.
Joselyn Dumas aside from acting is also a philanthropist. She believes in giving back to society, especially children abandoned and the less privileged. Her passion for philanthropic work led to the establishment of “The Joselyn Canfor-Dumas Foundation” which is aimed to help address the needs of vulnerable children from all backgrounds and regions of Ghana. Her foundation is currently undertaking a project with focus on Autism.
In 2014, Joselyn Dumas starred in the movie “A Northern Affair” a movie that earned her a nomination for Best Actress at the Ghana Movie Awards and Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2011, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Ghana Movie Awards.
In 2012, she won the Best Entertainment Host of the Year at the Radio and Television Personality Awards. In 2013, she was nominated for Radio/TV Personality of the Year, Female Entertainment Host of the Year and Female Presenter of the Year at the Radio and Television Personality Awards. In 2013, she won Hottest Ghanaian Celebrity at the 4syte TV Awards.
In 2014, she won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. In 2014, she also won Outstanding Personality in Creative Entrepreneurship at the All Africa Media Networks.
In 2015, she won the Best Actress in a Drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actress at the GN Bank Awards. In 2016, she won Best Actress in a TV Series at the Golden Movie Awards. In 2016, she also won the Most Glamorous Celebrity at the Ghana Make-Up Awards.
Joselyn Dumas is currently one of the richest and most influential actress and television host in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $270,000.