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Linda Ikeji Biography, Social Network, Blog, House, Net Worth, Married, Husband
Linda Ikeji happens to be one of the most popular bloggers that based in Nigeria. She is a writer, blogger, entrepreneur and a onetime model. As of today, Linda is the highest paid blogger in Nigeria. Linda Ikeji has been an inspiration to the youth of Africa.
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Linda Ikeji Biography
Linda Ikeji real name is Linda Ifeoma Ikeji was born on September 19, 1980, to Roman Catholic and from Nkwerre, Imo State. She is the second born of seven children from her parents.
Right from when she was ten years of age, she had already begun writing short fictional stories as a hobby. She loved reporting on news and was fascinated by interviews. So this led her to pursue a degree in mass communication at the University of Lagos. But unfortunately for her, she was offered an admission to study the English Language.
She began university at the age of 19, and support herself financially due to her family’s struggles. She worked in different places as a bar-tending, a waitress, usher at occasions, and as a model. However, modeling job has not been paying at that time in Nigeria, Linda saw it as a kind of job she could do while in school rather than engaging in jobs that will “take her dignity.”
After She graduated in 2004, she launched her modeling agency, Named Black dove Communications, a name coined and inspired by Silverbird. The work wasn’t earning her much as she had expected, so as started blogging as a hobby two years later.
Today, Linda ikeja is a self-made multi-millionaire that makes her living online without any form of dishonesty, corruption or deception.
Success Journey (Blog, Social Network)
She started blogging in November 2006, at the time Nigerians were not as conversant with the internet as they are now. One could tell how she started how she normally borrow money to go to cybercafes to blog. By doing that, the journey of Linda Ikeji Blog started.
Linda was featured on Forbes ‘Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women’ in 2012, which make her the biggest Google search trend in Nigeria in the year 2014 and BBC has also interviewed her.
She first started it as a gossip blog “LIB” as it is famously called, has grown to become the centerpiece of entertainment, Posting news and events ceremonies in and around Africa and even beyond. It also covers lifestyle and fashion stories.
Following the success of her LIB blog, Linda Ikeji launched a social network named Linda Ikeji Social. When she was interviewed, she stated the idea came in when she met fans who told her that they only visited two sites; LIB and Facebook.
That prompted her to create something that incorporated what both sites offer. The networking platform uses the domain name LindaIkejiSocial.com.
Linda Ikeji Net Worth (House, Cars)
Linda Ikeji’s total net worth is estimated to be around ($10 million) N3.2 billion. She also bought two mansion, for her parent in surulere, a 5-bedroom duplex and a seven-bedroom villa on the Island for herself that worth N300 million.
On 8th October 2014, her blog was shut down by Google but later restored on 10th October 2014 for reasons that were not explicitly stated.
Linda Ikeji has really engaged herself in many philanthropic activities. Through her project themed; “I’d rather be self-made, No, thanks” she gave out a sum of N10,000,000 to different girls as capital to start up their projects.
She also helps her siblings in entrepreneurship. In fact, Laura, one of her siblings, now has a fashion blog known as heylauraikeji.blogspot.com.
Family (Married, Husband)
Linda has five sisters and a brother. They are Vera, Sandra, Laura, Peks, Benita, and Edna.
The multi-millionaire blogger is yet to be married; We even think she’s not dating anybody currently. There was a rumor that trends that she dating Dan Foster, a CoolFM presenter and then Aquilla Njamah, popular movie director, and producer.
Accolades: Nigeria Blog Awards NBA 2013
Best Entertainment Blog.