Linda Ikeji has become a popular figure in Nigeria for the right and wrong reasons. She is know by many as a blogger but she is also a model. She owns one of the most visited blog in Nigeria, lindaikeji.blogspot.com which focuses on breaking News, Events, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Fashion, Beauty, Inspiration and most importantly Gossip.
Linda, a native of Nkwere, Imo state was born on September 19, 1980. Linda was born into the typical average Nigerian struggling family and is the second child of seven children. According to her she started writing fiction stories at a very young age of 10years.
Linda Ikeji’s Schooling And Blogging Career
She was admitted into the university of Lagos at the age of 17years to study English and during her time in school Linda began to support herself doing minor jobs like ushering, waitress and modelling.
In 2004 Linda Ikeji completed her university education and broke into journalism and also launched her own media, modelling agency and events management company, Black Dove Communications.
In 2006 Linda started blogging and in that same year, Bella Naija, another popular Nigerian blog, carried a story about Linda and for the first time, Linda began to see a new possibility to take her writing to the world and started blogging fully in 2007 to share information on things she loved with her readers.
Years gone by Linda’s blog, http://lindaikejisblog.com has come to be one of the most visited and known blog site in Nigeria with advertisers literately queuing up just to advertise their products and services on her blog.
She is living a life many bloggers have dreamt of, acquiring an SUV worth about N8million to her collection of cars and she claims all her hard work on her blog started paying her 4 years after she started. Reports say her blog rakes in more than 5 million naira every month.
Linka Ikeji is also a motivational writer and has written a couple of books. She has also been in muddy waters after publishing “unconfirmed” reports on her blog about some prominent personalities.
The story of Linda Ikeji, Nigeria’s most popular blogger, shows from whatever you’re
ardent about, which you can create a business, and so value
and influence; and even when controversy abounds, there
are many opportunities to do great. Whether you agree
with her strategies and content or not, we need to
hand it to Linda, Nigerians have entertained, engaged, inspired and provoked for 7 years doing what she loves best.
She’s turned blogging into a successful business and shows
no sign of quitting.