Dometi Pongo is an award-winning journalist and a host of MTV’s ‘True Life Crime’ but he is yet to have a Wikipedia page. Here is everything to know about the aspiring journalist’s personal and work life.

Dometi’s inspirational work involves covering the stories of marginalized communities. Currently, he is MTV news host/correspondent and host of MTV’s True Life Crime.

Dometi Pongo’s profile is not present on Wikipedia yet despite being a wide-known media personality. 

Talking about Dometi’s bio, he was born in Chicago, United States. Although he was born in America with American nationality, he belongs to different ethnicity. 

He was born to Ghanaian immigrants. 

Dometi’s mother’s name is Yaa Boadjo Pongo. He has not disclosed details about his father.

Despite being born to an immigrant family, he has been a successful and popular personality in the United States.

Dometi does not hide that he is originally from Ghana. He mentions that he is proud to be the son of immigrants from Ghana.

Talking about Pongo’s educational background, he graduated from the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a city in Madison County, Illinois, the United States, in 2011.

There he completed his four years of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration specializing in Economics.

He achieved a University degree in a different field, but later he studied Radio and Television Broadcasting at Illinois Center for Broadcasting Campus in Chicago.


It sounds a little shocking to say that he took the career advice from a Pastor. Pongo listened to his Pastor Charles Antwi at Faith Victory International and pursued a career in media.

Dometi Pongo Age

There is no detail about Dometi Pongo’s age.

We assume the MTV correspondent and host is in his early thirties.

The media personality, Pongo, was wished for his birthday on social media on June 19. 

Dometi Pongo: Who Is MTV True Life Crime Star?

Dometi Pong is the host of MTV True Life Crime, an American true-crime documentary television series.

The show got premiered on January 8, 2020. In 2020, the show aired its first season, which consisted of a total of eight episodes.

Before entering the world of media, he worked as a Merchandise Planning Business Analyst. Afterward, he worked as a program director at Illinois Media School for a year.

Then, Dometi became a Morning News Anchor Chicago urban talk radio station WVON 1690AM. He worked there for around three years. 

Before working for MTV, he also worked as a reporter at WGN Radio AM 720.

Currently, Dometi works enthusiastically in highlighting stories of the black community. He has also written and produced multiple awards nominated, and award-winning news series.



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