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From A Waitress and Usher, To A Billionaire! - Meet The Female Billionaire In Nigeria From Imo State




When mentioning the youngest female Billionaires in Nigeria, one of the top names that come to mind is Linda Ikeji. The same thing goes with mentioning successful bloggers in Africa, it will be difficult for you not to have her in mind.




Linda Ifeoma Ikeji popularly known as Linda Ikeji is a Nigerian youngest female billionaire, writer, an entrepreneur, a former model and a successful blogger. She is a pro when it comes to channeling people the kind of news they want to hear through her blog. Her success story has inspired a lot of young youths, most especially young ladies.




L inda Ikeji was born on the 19th of September, 1980 into a catholic and humble family. She is an origin of Nkwerre, Imo State, Nigeria. She is the second child of the family.


As an average Nigerian child from a humble family background, Linda Ikeji also had an experience of what financial struggle taste like while growing up. Linda started working at the age of 17 as a waitress and usher in other to assist her parents and see herself through school. She never see her background as an excuse but rater saw it as a challenge to make it big and sharpen her talent which she is now reaping from.


After she completed her university education, she worked hard to join journalism by launching her own media company known as Black Dove Communications. The media company deals on modelling and managing of event outfits. Linda being an industrious lady didn't stop there as she also began a magazine called FM&B.


But Linda later gave up on both businesses, because of the following reasons; she struggled to get advertisers on board, it consumes time and it was capital intensive. According to Linda Ikeji, she said, "I gave up on the office (Black Dove Communications) in 2010 when i couldn't afford the rent anymore and moved my business back home. About a year later, the blogging i started in 2006 changed my life".




In 2006, Linda Ikeji began blogging as a hobby using both blogger.com and her blog name as lindaikeji.blogspot.com. She was among few people that started blogging when the internet was not as popular as today. Linda later got lindaikejisblog.com which is very popular across the globe today.


Linda Ikeji has sustained the blog since 2006 till date, which is a kind of commitment it takes to be a billionaire. Today, Linda Ikeji is one of the most searched item by users of Google in the country. Not only that, her blog and social media platforms gets millions of Naira every month through local ad placements and Google ad sense.


Linda's mansion and car:






I n 2016, Linda Ikeji moved to her multi-million Naira mansion and was celebrated heavily by several people especially the female gender. Local news had it that her last year's net worth estimation was 40 million dollars.

See more of her lovely photos below.











Linda Ikeji's success story has been a source of inspiration to several people. Therefore, let's be inspired by the achievements of this great Icon.

Hard work pays!

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