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6 Things You Should Know About Africa’s Number 1 Blogger, Linda Ikeji

One thing is sure for the popular blogger, she never rests until all that she dreams comes true. Linda Ikeji was born in the year, 1980. Before the fame, Linda Ikeji had always aimed to be an independent, successful woman. After the fame, she still has goals yet to be achieved. The 36-year-old woman is the highest paid blogger in Nigeria.

Check out the 6 facts about the renowned blogger

1. Young Ikeji

Linda Ikeji

Young Linda with her sister

Linda had humble beginnings. She was born into a catholic family and is the second child. She is from Imo state. The eastern beauty has grown from the little pin-and-white-flowery-dress-wearing girl into a thriving business woman.
2. She is single

Linda Ikeji

Single Linda

Linda Ikeji is single and searching. Despite breaking new grounds in the Nigeria media industry and achieving her dreams at a young age, there seems to be a lack in the life of the popular blogger. The dedicated, self-made woman desires to be a wife and a mother but that is another dream of hers that is yet to come true. She said:  “Just that I don’t go out much and I don’t get to meet people. Until two weeks ago, in the last 6 years, since 2010, I work from home. On weekends, I go to very specific places with very specific people. So, I don’t hang out where I can find guys. Now, I have told all my friends to start introducing me to single guys so that I can have some options. Hopefully very soon, I am going to find someone. I am going to come out more and hang out more.” Who will save the princess from her castle?


3. She was a model

Linda Ikeji

Linda posing as a model

When the hustle started for Linda, it started with her meddling into different areas to achieve success. One of the areas she ventured was modeling. As a model she worked with different agencies and even started her own company; black dove. Yes! she always had an entrepreneurial spirit.

4. Friends with Denrele

Linda Ikeji and Derenle

Before and after of Linda with bff, Denrele

Miss Ikeji got her English degree from University of Lagos, the same school attended by media personality, Denrele Edun. Surprisingly, they became friends back in uni and that friendship never ended.

5. Started blogging in 2006

Linda Ikeji

Linda during the “hustling” days

After graduation from university, Linda quickly picked up blogging. It was at a time when blogging and the internet weren’t as predominant as they are now. So naturally, she struggled before making it big and now is known as Africa’s number one blogger.

6. Queendom

Linda Ikeji

Linda sitting in one of the rooms in her banana island mansion

Everything is possible, if you believe. This statement holds true for Linda as she is now worth millions and even own her castle in one of the poshest areas in the city of Lagos.


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