Actress Gloria Anozie Young is a Nigerian popular actress, producer, director and a business woman. She hails from Umuahia, Abia State in south eastern Nigeria.
She was born on the 4th of February, 1967 in Umuhia, Abia State in south eastern Nigeria. She is famous with a movies ‘Back to Life’, and ‘The Soul that Sinneth’ in 1999.
Gloria had her primary and secondary education in Fountain School, Surulere, Lagos State where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively. She later went for a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from a university in Dallas, USA. The actress returned to Nigeria in 1987 and worked as an energy correspondent with the Daily Times before joining the Nigerian Movie Industry.
Her Acting Career
Gloria had a humble beginning in acting when she started off as an entertainer on the ‘Charly Boy Show’, a comedy skits. She, however, came to prominence after she featured in a movie “Glamour Girls”, directed by Nnebue Kenneth.
Gloria Anozie Young has been a part of the Nigerian movie industry for over twenty years since her journey into Nollywood in 1992.
She played the role as Doris in the movie in 1994 alongside talented actors like Dolly Unachuckwu, Babara Odoh, Liz Benson, Eucharia Anunobi, Zack Orji, Sola Fosudo, Tina Amuzian, late Jennifer Okere, Ernest Obi, Ngozi Ezeonu, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Pat Attah and Sandra Achums.
Gloria is one of the pillars of Nollywood, very talented, skillful and gifted in interpreting movie roles. She can as well fit into any character assigned her by movie directors and producers in the industry.
She has featured in over 150 movies including the very few below: Gloria Anozie Young has featured in movies and TV series including “The Soul that Sinneth,” “Royal Castle,” “Will Jesus Come,” “The gods are Still Not to Blame,” “Half of a Yellow Sun” among others.
Her Personal Life
Gloria got married to Nollywood veteran, a name she derived by virtue of being married to Nobert Young. The marriage is blessed with a beautiful daughter.
She marked her golden jubilee in 2017 and her silver jubilee in Nollywood with a novelty match played at the National Stadium between the Nollywood actresses and Nollywood actors.
Present at the ceremony was her husband, Nobert Young, Okey Bakassi among other celebrities.
Her Net Worth
Gloria Young is a renowned Nollywood actress, one of the highest paid, most talented and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.