Linda ikeji shocked people who said her fashion style is predictable as she rocked leather pants with a transparent top and heels to match. She went out of her way to rock something different from her regular wears to show that her fashion style can also be unpredictable. Her sister, Laura Ikeji has always been said to be more stylish than her, so Linda decided to come out different and even called out her sister in her caption saying “Where’s @lauraikeji? Comman try me today!”. Linda Ikeji born Linda Ifeoma Ikeji was born on 19th September 1980. She is a Nigerian news carrier blogger, writer, entrepreneur and former model. She is popularly known for her blog.
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Linda was born and raised in a Catholic family from Nkwerre, Imo State. She is the second child. She 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. Linda Ikeji’s blog is apparently her biggest venture. After graduation, Ikeji started blogging in 2006.
She became an active blogger in 2007 using a blogger sub-domain lindaikeji.blogspot.com and later obtained her domain www.lindaikejisblog.com. On August 22, 2016, on her blog, she announced the creation her online TV network, Linda Ikeji TV alongside other brands she was establishing. Linda Ikeji TV airs a variety of programmes ranging from talk shows, reality shows, TV series to Movies. The Network both produces some of its programmes and also buys TV contents. Linda Ikejia also ventured into online radio broadcasting. The station is operated from the Linda Ikeji Media Office.
Some of its programmes are broadcast live on Linda Ikeji TV. Linda Ikeji launched a social networking platform named Linda Ikeji Social on the domain name LindaIkejiSocial.com. In August 2012, Forbes Africa dedicated itself to celebrating African women that month’s issue. In that issue, Forbes profiled Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women and the issue featured profiles on two young Nigerian women: Linda Ikeji, as well as Chibundu Onuzo. Linda Ikeji was the biggest Google Search trend in Nigeria for 2014. The name Linda Ikeji was the most searched item by users of Google in Nigeria.
Ikeji was interviewed by BBC on their Focus on Africa programme. The interview aired on 25 September 2012. On August 8, 2018, Linda Ikeji was among eminent personalities drawn from different countries across multiple disciplines who were conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree from Trinity International University in Georgia for her outstanding job in Business and Media in Africa. Others conferred includes Steve Egboro, Nigerian filmmaker and event manager, Chairman Daily Times Newspaper, Dr. Fidelis Anosike, Dr. Obeahon Ohiwerei, GMD/ CEO of Keystone Bank Limited, renowned lawyer Mike Ozekhome and few others.
The Controversial blogger, Linda Ikeji says her and her baby Daddy, Sholaye Jeremi are not suitable partners. The 37 year old blogger took to her blog to detailed reasons why her relationship with, her son’s father whom she met in Dec. 2015, didn’t work out as she had expected. Ikeji has dealt with controversial posts which include the #SaveMayowa Campaign and also about celebrities such as Funke Akindele, Richard Mofe Damijo, Djimon Honsou, Wizkid and Tonto Dikeh. She also made controversial publications about politician Doyin Okupe who described the publications as defamatory.
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