The name Linda ikeji is no strange name particularly when the subject of blogging is to be discussed.
Acclaimed, to be the most successful blogger in Nigeria, Linda Ikeji has carved a niche for herself in the Nigerian mainstream media as her online platform has become a haven for detailed and prompt news dissemination.
Also said to be the richest blogger in the country, Linda Ikeji’s blog is believed to be a gold mine that has continuously made more profit for the blogger.
Linda Ifeoma Ikeji hails from Nkwerre in Imo state of Nigeria and was born on the 19th of September 1980.
The success story of Linda Ikeji is indeed a compelling one. Regardless of the various faults and controversies that abound in her later life, there is a lot to learn from her story.
It is said that she started writing at the tender age of 10. In a time when the internet was not as pronounced in the country like it currently is, Linda Ikeji started blogging in 2006 and it soon became her hobby.
She had to visit a cybercafé to upload her writings. She took advantage of the opportunity she had barring all limitations. Little did she know that she would later grow to become a force to reckon with in the media arena.
The University of Lagos graduate kept writing even when there was really no reward for it. She was focused and persistent in her quest to have a news platform that will inform the people.
It’s been said that one of the easiest ways to become a success is looking out for a human need and reaching out to meet that need. That was exactly what Linda Ikeji did. She saw the vacuum in the media sector and decided to fill it up.
Her popular platform has been one of the most visited news platforms in Nigeria for a long time before obtaining her domain
She has won many awards one of which is the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award’s Website/Blog of the Year in the year 2013.
Her quest to be relevant in her world has made her a role model to many young girls, who aspire to be as successful as her. She has ventured into modeling but made blogging her main stay. She has also carried out philanthropic activities aimed at empowering young girls between the ages of 16 to 25, who have great business ideas and need empowerment to execute their ideas.
She has also extended her online platforms and now has a TV Network called Linda Ikeji TV. She also has an online radio station as well as a social networking platform called Linda Ikeji Social with the domain lindaikejisocial.com
She recently had a child out of wedlock and her marital life has been a subject of so much controversies.
Linda Ikeji is no doubt a success in her chosen career and she is always proud to tell her story to whoever cares to listen.