Linda Ikeji is one of the biggest entrepreneurs in Nigeria. She is a success in blogging. If you aspire to be a blogger, Linda Ikeji should be one of your role models.
Linda Ifeoma Ikeji was born on the 19th of September 1980. She is indigent of Nkwerre local government, Imo state. She is the second of seven children and she was brought up in a roman catholic home. After completing her secondary education at the age of 17, she gained admission into the University of Lagos the following year to study. She added business to her studies to support herself and her family and only just got by.
Linda graduated from the University in 2004 and started blogging two years later. Blogging was however not popular in Nigeria at then as it was difficult to get the internet, people had to go to the cafes to use the internet. It started as a hobby to her but she took it more seriously a year after. As with any business, it was not easy but after five years of hard work and dedication, her blog became the most popular in the country. People visited her blog in thousands for gossips, news, entertainment, etc.
Linda has had her own share of backlash from celebrities and non-celebrities alike. She once had a fight with Wizkid and Davido over one of her posts. Another famous controversial post was the “Save Mayowa” campaign. This led to her blog being temporarily shut down on the 8th of October for undisclosed reasons. It was later restored on the 10th of October.
Linda Ikeji deserves a lot for accolades for her success. She featured on Forbes Africa`s 20 most prominent Women in 2012. Also, she was the biggest search trend in Nigeria in 2014. In addition, she was awarded the “Best entertainment blog” in the Nigeria blog awards 2013. Lastly, she was awarded the Nigerian broadcasters merit award 2013.
Linda Ikeji is believed to be worth over 12 million dollars. Her mansion which she bought around 600 million naira in 2015 is now valued at 750 million Naira. Some of her cars include:
- Infinity FX 35
- Toyota Camry
- Toyota Sequoia
- Honda Accord
- Honda Civic 2010
- Range Rover sport 2014
light sleeper, heavy dreamer.