Over the years, there has been a prominent gospel evangelist Mike Bamiloye who has made significant contributions to the Nigerian Christian cinema industry; he has directed, produced, and acted in several Christian films with the goal of evangelization.
In this article, we will give you a full insight into the biography of the inspirational preacher Mike Bamiloye, his educational background, age, and net worth.
Profile Summary of Mike Bamiloye
|Born||13 April 1960
Ilesa, Osun, Nigeria
|Known for||Christian Drama|
Biography of Mike Bamiloye
Michael Abayomi Bamiloye is a Nigerian film writer, drama minister, producer, and director. He is the founder and president of Mount Zion Drama Ministry and Mount Zion Television.
He is a devout evangelist who devotes his life to reaching out to lost people and leading them to Christ.
Early Life and Education
Mike Bamiloye was born in Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria, on April 13, 1960. He lost his mother when he was four years old, in 1964. Pastor Mrs. Felicia Adepeju Adesiyan, his older sister, raised him.
Michael had his early schooling in Osun State, where he attended the College of Education in Ilesha. He then went on to Divisional Teachers Training College in Ipetumodu, Osun State, where he started his teaching career.
Mike Bamiloye Career
He began his profession after completing his education at Ipetumodu Teachers Training College in Osun State. On August 5, 1985, he created Mount Zion, which will be 35 years old on August 5, 2020.
In 1986, his stage drama “Hell in Conference” was performed at the National Christian Teachers’ Conference in Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria. Mount Zion TV was the first Christian cinema station in Nigeria.
Over the years, he has appeared in, produced, and directed numerous Nigerian films.
History of Mount Zion
Mount Zion Faith Ministries International is a full-time drama and film production ministry based in Ibadan, Nigeria, West Africa, with Mount Zion Television & Film Productions and Mount Zion Institute Of Christian Drama.
Mount Zion Faith Ministries was founded on August 5, 1985, under the name Mount Zion Christian Productions. Evangelist Mike and Gloria Bamiloye’s burden and desire to evangelize the globe via theatre and film productions inspired them to create it.
Mike Bamiloye and Gloria Obembe (now Gloria Bamiloye) joined the ministry on the day it was formed, as did another sister, Grace Adeyemi (now Grace Femi-Akintunde). The Sisters were students at Ilesha College of Education in Osun State, Nigeria, at the time. Evangelist Mike Bamiloye, the Ministry’s President, was also a student at the institution but had graduated two years earlier.
Mount Zion Faith Ministries International Nigeria is made up of Mount Zion Film Productions, Mount Zion Institute of Christian Drama, Mount Zion Television Productions, and Mount Zion Publications. Its mission is to evangelize the world and edify the church through the presentation of evangelical drama and the production of inspiring and anointed films.
Mike Bamiloye married Gloria Bamiloye, a Nigerian film actress and evangelist, on October 8, 1988. They have three children: Damilola Bamiloye, Joshua Bamiloye, and Gift Bamiloye.
Mike’s first son, Damilola Bamiloye, married his sweetheart Emmanuella on November 10th, 2018, in a beautiful ceremony at RCCG House on the Rock parish in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Mike Bamiloye Net Worth
Mike Bamiloye’s net worth is estimated to be $ 1.6 million, or 606 million Naira. He is one of Yoruba descent’s best actors. He has three children with Gloria Bamiloye, a Nigerian actress and evangelist (Damilola, Joshua, and Darasimi Mike-Bamiloye).
Here are the lists of some productions made by Evang. Mike Bamiloye
- Agbara nla
- The Haunting Shadows 1-3
- The Forgotten Ones 1-4
- Captive of the Mighty
- The Gods Are Dead
- Wounded Heart
- The Foundation
- Abejoye 1, 2 and 3
- One Careless Night 1-5
- The Ultimate Power 1-4
- Shackles 1 & 2
- Broken Pitchers
- Asise Nla
- The Train (The journey of life)
- Apoti Eri
Award & Recognition
Mike and Gloria Bamiloye had received a lot of awards and recognition for their impacts on the ministerial well being, the awards are as follows:
- Drama award at the 2015 Applause Achievers awards in Lagos
- Lifetime Achievement Award at the City People Movie Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017
- 2019, Award of excellence from The Chartered Institute of Public Resources Management and Politics, Ghana