George was born in September 1955 in Ghana as Yaw Nyarko – Yaw meaning a Thursday-born son, and Nyarko meaning winner of battles. He became the third son born to Mr TM Darko and Alice A Akoranmaa. He also has a sister who is younger than him. His siblings are Nathaniel K Darko, Bill Samuels K Asante, and Esther Afua Owusua.
After successfully completing middle school education in the Mountainous regions of Kwahu in the Eastern Region of Ghana, he moved to Accra the capital city of Ghana. In Accra he furthered his education by doing an electrical engineering course at the Accra Polytechnic. He gained a merit in City and Guilds certificate after completing the Electrical Engineering Power and sitting the final exams conducted under the auspices of City & Guilds of London UK. Armed with this certificate he was offered a job by Ghaip Company Limited as a Power Station Engineer. George worked for about eight years and then left for England to enrich his educational life. George arrived in England in the mid- eighties. George enrolled as student and studied Business & Information technology. After completion he gained admission to Middlesex University to read Electronics and Business Management. Whilst at University George fell in love and got married to June Annette Wilma Myers. Their wedding of November 1987 took place in Reading attended by over three hundred guests from all walks of life, including some of his own family members from Africa.
Mr and Mrs Nyarko had their first child just a little over one year after the marriage and called him Samuel Nyarko (April 1989). Joel Nyarko (December 1994) was born next, followed by Timothy K Nyarko (August 1998) and finally Miriam A Afua Nyarko (June 2002) their only daughter was also born. The Nyarko family lives in Edgware of the borough of Barnet, London England.