John Dramani Mahama is known as a Ghanaian politician who served as President of Ghana from the 24th of July 2012 and signed out of office on the 7th of January 2017.

He formerly served as Ghana’s Vice President of John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills from January 2009 to July 2012 and came into office as president on the 24th of July 2012 after the demise of the President, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills.

John Dramani Mahama

John Mahama is a historian, communication expert, and writer by profession. Mahama is a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Mahama served as the Member of Parliament for Bole Bamboi from the year 1997 to 2009 and served as Deputy Minister for Communication between the years 1997 and 1998 before he evolved as the substantive Minister for Communications.

John Mahama is the first vice president to take over the presidency due to the demise of his predecessor, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills, and he is also the first head of state of Ghana to have been born after Ghana’s independence.

John Dramani Mahama Biography

John Dramani Mahama Biography: Full Name, Age, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Elections

John Mahama Full Name:

John Mahama is known by the Full Name John Dramani Mahama.

John Mahama Age:

John Mahama who was born on the 29th of November 1958 is 64 years old as of 2023.

John Mahama Net Worth:

John Mahama has an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion. He is one of the richest Ghanaian men in Ghana.

John Mahama Parents

John Mahama Parents:

John Mahama was born to (mother) Abiba Nnaba and (father) Emmanuel Adama Mahama.

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John Mahama’s father served as a senior presidential advisor during Ghana’s 3rd Republic under Hilla Limann who was eventually overthrown in the year 1981 by Jerry Rawlings.

John Mahama Wife

John Mahama Wife:

John Mahama is married to Lordina Mahama. The couple have been together for over 2 decades. John Mahama and Lordina Mahama married in 1992.

John Mahama children:

John Mahama has five children which consist of four sons and a daughter.

They are; Shafik, Sharaf, Shahid, Jesse, and Farida. Mahama’s family is multi-faith, comprising Christians and Muslims.

John Mahama Siblings

John Mahama Siblings:

John Mahama has four siblings 3 brothers and a sister named; Ibraham Mahama, Samuel Adam Mahama, Alfred Abdullai Mahama, and Hawa Mahama.

Ibrahim Mahama is the owner of Dzata Cement.

John Mahama Elections:

John Mahama was elected after December 2012 election from an acting President to serve as full-time President.

Mahama contested re-election for a second term in office in the 2016 election, but saw defeat to the now President and then New Patriotic Party candidate Nana Akufo-Addo, in the year 2012. This made John Mahama the first President in the history of Ghana to not have seen victory in his second term.


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