Linda Ikeji is one of the highest rated bloggers in Nigeria. She is famously known for her blog www.lindaikejisblog.com. As of 2022, Linda Ikeji has a net worth of approximately $40million which is about 16billion naira.
Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth
Linda Ifeoma Ikeji was born and raised in a Catholic family from Nkwerre in Orlu Zone, Imo State, Nigeria. She is the second child. Linda Ikeji began writing at the age of 10. She finished secondary school at the age of 17 and, at 18, enrolled at the University of Lagos, where she studied English language. To assist her family and support herself through school, she had part-time jobs as a waitress, model, and writer. Ikeji graduated from the University in 2004. In 2006, she started blogging as a hobby. At that time, the internet was not as prominent in Nigeria and she had to make her posts at a cybercafé.
After graduation, Linda Ikeji pursued a carrer in modelling and magazine publishing, sadly both businesses were unsuccessful. She then decided to ulilize her writing skills into blogging. Linda Ikeji started blogging using a popular free blogging platform called blogger which is owned by google. Her blog name at the time was lindaikeji.blogspot.com.
Linda Ikeji’s blog hit a major success in 2010 when she gained a huge amount of followers. Her content was unique and captivating and users just keep coming back for more. Major brands like GTB and Glo currently place direct adverts on her site for as high as 1million naira per month.
In 2016, Linda Ikeji began three new projects which she invested millions of naira in;
- An online TV network “Linda Ikeji Tv”
- A music platform “Linda Ikeji Music
- A Social networking platform “Lindaikejisocial.com”
Linda charges nothing less than N50,000 to N300,000 to promote a song, video, product, or service on her blog. She believes in self-employment than working for any organization.
Linda then ran an empowerment program for ladies tagged “I’d Rather Be Self Made; No Thanks”, encouraging them to be an entrepreneur than selling their bodies to make money.
It was a source of inspiration to many young and old Females in Nigeria.
It resurrected businesses and started so many new ones. Owing to her success, she purchased a billion naira mansion in 2015, something that a female may never own in Nigerian society.
Not just that, she owns an N556 million house in Banana Island, Lagos. No doubt, she is a celebrity blogger in Nigeria.
She became the most searched in the nation. So many companies place their ads and advertising deals on her blog site.
Currently, Linda Ikeji is a single mother, she gave birth to her son Janice in 2018. She owns a mansion in banana island worth over $4million dollars which is almost 2billion naira. She loves cars and owns a good number of luxurious cars. Linda Ikeji has a net worth of approximately $40million and she is one of the most influential bloggers in Africa.