Linda Ikeji is well known in the Nigerian Blogging industry for bringing the best and latest Nigerian news and gossips, and has managed to transform her blog into a money making venture that is making her raking in millions yearly.
She is arguably the most successful blogger in Nigeria with Google ranking her among the most searched personalities in the last 10 years.
Linda has been so successful that she launched her own social network called Linda Ikeji Social, an online streaming TV network called Linda Ikeji TV which she hopes will be competing at the same level as Netflix.
She invested more than $2 million of her own money into media platforms and her subscription video on demand (SVOD) tv network shows a variety of shows such as Oyinbo Wives of Lagos, King Tonto, Toyin Abraham: True & Bare, Life’s Lessons just to mention a few.
Her social network alone which was started in June 2018 has already attracted more than 160 000 who subscribe to her platform.
Linda Ikeji’s Early Years…
Linda was born on the 19th of September 1980 in Imo State, Nigeria. She had short modelling career and stated that she only went into blogging as a hobby in 2006 but took it seriously as a full time business the following year.
She told Forbes Africa that she never had a plan of going into blogging as a career, but wanted to pursue a career in TV journalism as a presenter or producer.
In 2018 she gave birth to a baby boy called Jayce Jeremi and celebrated his arrival on instagram by purchasing a brand new Bentley Mulsanne for him, but we all know its gonna be a long time before he even sits behind the wheel of that beauty.
Linda Ikeji’s Success…
Linda Ikeji’s blog was started in 2006 and has grown tremendously in Nigeria and abroad.
Her blog attracts more than 50 000 visitors on average per day and this translates to thousands of dollars daily which she mainly generates from Google Adsense and Advertising Spaces which she sells on her blog.
Linda Ikeji has been so successful in her blogging venture that she managed to buy top of the range cars such as her Infiniti SUV, Range Rovers and a $300 000 Bentley.
Most people might be wondering just how she manages to make all that money just from blogging, well the answer is simple.
Since her blog attracts thousands of visitors daily, there are companies who are willing to pay a lot of money to feature on her blog due to the traffic figures, and that’s how she generates the money in the process.
Although it took about 4 years before Linda Ikeji started making any money from her blog, one thing we can learn from her is that you have to be patient and love doing what you do in order to be successful.
Apart from her blog she also runs a media company, an events management and a modelling agency as well. She has been named among the top Tech disruptors in Africa and has won many accolades for her impressive impact in the online media industry.
Linda Ikeji’s mansion…
Linda Ikeji purchased a mansion in the exclusive Banana Island area of Ikoyi for a reported N500 million plus amount in 2015.
The celebrity blogger took to twitter to clear all the speculation of the house price that was buzzing online.
Linda also shared some of the interiors of her 700m² mansion which includes 3 floors, 6 bedrooms en-suite, 2 living rooms, cinema room and a media room among other things.
Visit her blog at www.lindaikejisblog.com for the latest buzz in and around Nigeria’s social scene and much more.