Style Icon Watch 17: Joselyn Dumas


Joselyn Canfor Dumas was born August 31, 1980. She is a Ghanaian television host, actress, producer, entrepreneur and humanitarian. Joselyn Dumas is the host for her TV talk show @ Home with Joselyn Dumas aired across Africa. Dumas made her debut on Television as the host of Charter House’s Rhythmz , an entertainment show, which saw her interview many celebrities. She was then later 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 2010-2014.


She starred in Perfect Picture and in Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s movie series Adams Apples. The role of “Jennifer Adams” in Adams Apples got her nominated for Best Actress in a in a lead role alongside Hollywood Actress Kimberly Elise at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards. Ever since Joselyn Dumas has become a household name. In 2014, she starred in the movie, A Northern Affair, a role that earned her a Ghana Movie Award and an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.She has played key roles in movies and series such as Love or Something Like That, A Sting in a Tale and Lekki Wives. She has starred alongside some of Africa’s finest Actors like John Dumelo, Majid Michel of Ghana and OC Ukeje of Nigeria.


Joselyn is famous for her hourglass figure and her love for African prints.

To address the needs of vulnerable children in Ghana, Joselyn established, The Joselyn Canfor-Dumas Foundation (JCDF). The JCD foundation is currently undertaking a project with focus on Autism.


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