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Linda Ikeji: Biography, family and net worth

Talk about the most famous blogger in Nigeria and the name “Linda Ikeji” is mentioned. Linda Ikeji has carved a niche for herself as a successful and prolific blogger. She is one of the highly grossed bloggers in Nigeria due to her numerous achievements.

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You cannot help but be curious about this blogger and how she has been able to climb the ladder of success without falling off. Linda Ikeji started blogging in 2006 as a hobby when the internet wasn’t really acquainted with Nigeria and she made people realize that money could actually be made from blogging which has recently seen many interested people venturing into blogging.

In this article, we will get to know more about Linda Ikeji’s family, biography, and net worth. Linda Ikeji is by far the biggest blogger in Nigeria and we are going to know what makes her thick.

Personal Information about Linda Ikeji

Name: Linda Ifeoma Ikeji

Age: 39 years

Occupation: Blogger, Entrepreneur, and Writer.

Birth Place: Nkwerre, Imo State, Nigeria.

Birth Date: September 19, 1980.

Education: University of Lagos.

Net worth: $41 million

Religion: Christianity

Linda Ikeji’s Biography

Linda Ikeji (Linda Ifeoma Ikeji) was born on the 19th of September 1980 in Nkwerre, Imo State, Nigeria. She is well known in Nigeria as a blogger but she is also an entrepreneur as well as a writer. She attended the University of Lagos where she studied the English language and graduated in 2004. She is the 2nd child of a family of 9. Linda started writing at the tender age of 10 and took to blogging in 2006 which she started off as a hobby but later became a career. She made her weekly posts at a cybercafé as she didn’t have a laptop. Linda became active as a blogger in 2007 but had her major break in 2010 after amassing a huge online following.

It would interest you to know that Linda worked part-time as a waitress and a model to support her family financially as well as sponsor herself through school. Linda Ikeji’s blog was formerly lindaikeji.blogspot.com but later changed to www.lindaikejisblog.com when she obtained her own domain.

Apart from blogging, Linda has her own online TV network and social networking platform. She also runs a non-profit organization which is dedicated to helping young women who want to venture into entrepreneurship and have a great business idea and it was reported that she gave the whopping sum of N10,000,000 in the 1st phase of the project.

Linda Ikeji was recognized among Africa’s 20 most prominent women put together by Forbes in August 2012 and she is said to be the most searched celebrity by users of Google in Nigeria. Linda was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate degree from Trinity International University in Georgia on August 8, 2018, for her impeccable job performance in Business and Media Africa.

Linda was not born with a silver spoon but all her achievements and success are a result of her hard work and dedication which is a worthy example for emulation. Her blog is well recognized for its original and engaging content which has attracted a lot of readers both in Nigeria and Africa thereby increasing traffic on the site and attracting big brands to advertise their products on her blog.

Linda’s blog is ranked 25 in Nigeria and 3738 in the world by Alexa and it is not uncommon to say that her blog is the most popular blog in Nigeria. When talking about the most influential women in Nigeria, Linda Ikeji is such to make the list as she has proven in all aspects of her excessive drive for success.

Linda Ikeji’s Family

Linda Ikeji was raised in a catholic family and she is the second child in a family of nine. She has six siblings  – five girls and a boy. Linda while in the university supported her family financially by working part-time. It is reported that her family has really benefited from her success.

Talking more about family, Linda has a son whose father’s name is Sholaye Jeremi. It generated a huge controversy when Linda got pregnant in 2018 as she announced in an interview that she wasn’t ready to tie the knot anytime soon. She gave birth to her son on September 17th, 2018, and named him Jayce.

Linda Ikeji’s Net Worth

This article would not be complete without talking about Linda Ikeji’s net worth. I know a lot are curious to know how much Linda Ikeji is worth. The report has it that Linda Ikeji’s net worth as of 2019 is $40 million. She has a fleet of expensive cars and also a Multimillion naira mansion in Banana Island. She is also reported to have numerous investments in real estate.

Linda’s blog is said to generate $200,000 monthly which is from the combination of local ad placements and ad sense.


When talking about the most influential bloggers in Nigeria, Linda Ikeji is such to make the list as she has carved a niche for herself as a successful and prolific blogger. She is not only a blogger but also an entrepreneur that has numerous investments and she has contributed greatly to helping others.

Cynthia Victor

The article was written by Cynthia Victor. Cynthia Victor, a Nigerian Writer shares her passion for fashion, food and music through colourful stories on NaijaDazz.