Gloria Olusola Bamiloye is a Nigerian dramatist, film actress, producer and director. She is a co-founder of Mount Zion Drama Minister and the wife of the popular gospel filmmaker, Mike Bamiloye.
She was born into a Muslim family on the 4th of February 1960, in Ilesha, Osun State. Gloria later became a Christian after the conversion of her elder brother into Christianity. She lost her dad at an early age and was raised by her mother.
Gloria Bamiloye had her primary and secondary education in Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria. She went further to Oyo State College of Education, Ilesha, where she studied English Language and Religious studies.
Gloria Bamiloye also attended the Divisional Teachers Training College, Ipetumodu where she was trained as a school teacher.
Her Acting Career
Gloria Bamiloye’s interest in acting grew while in her tertiary institution and she joined her fellowship drama ministry and started acting stage plays.
She has since acted several movies professionally, some of which are:
• The Perilious Times – 1992
• Agbara Nla (Part 1 – 4) – 1993
• The Great Mistake (Part 1 – 3) – 1993
• Ultimate Power (Part 1 – 4) – 1994
• The Stormy Seas (Part 1 – 4) – 2008
• The Costly Game – 2009
• Secret of the Moment – 2012
• The Spell – 2013
• The Strategies – 2013
• Ona Eburu – 2013
• Igbekun – 2013
• The Stranger – 2014
• Ajoji Emi – 2014
• House on Fire (Part 1 – 6) – 2016
• Planting – 2016
• A Phase in Time – 2017
• Blank Card – 2017
• Ewa Inu – 2018
• Inner Beauty – 2018
She co-founded Zion Drama Ministry on August 5, 1985 with her husband and popular gospel filmmaker, Mike Bamiloye. She has featured and directed several Nigerian films and drama. Today, Mount Zion Drama Ministry is widely known to be the pioneer of Christian movies in Nigeria.
In year 2002, she authored her first book titled “The Anxiety of Single Sisters “. Her other publications include:
• A Successful Ministerial Life in Drama Ministry – 2001
• The Minister and His Wife – 2008
• Questions of Life for the Singles – 2018
• Striking a Balance Between Marriage and Ministry – 2018
• Questions of Life for the Married – 2018
• Singles with a Difference – 2018
Gloria’s brilliant work in acting and moral building is not without recognition. She earned an award at the City People Movie Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Her Personal Life
She has been happily married to Mike Bamiloye, the President of the Mount Zion Drama Ministry and they are blessed with three children named Damilola, Joshua and Gift Bamiloye.
Her Net Worth
Gloria Bamiloye can be rightly described as a role model especially for the women folk, rated one of the richest and most influential in the entertainment scene with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.