How old is Linda Ikeji? This question surely is on the lips of Nigerians who love the Nigerian blogger, entrepreneur, former model, and writer.
Born on 19 September 1980, Linda Ifeoma Ikeji is the second child in a Catholic family from Nkwerre, Imo State.
Linda began to develop passion for writing when she was 10. Determined to become a success, after completing her secondary school education, Linda enrolled at the University of Lagos where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in English Language.
To assist her family and support her education, Linda worked part-time jobs as a waitress, model and writer. Eventually, she graduated from the university in 2004. Not one to be deterred by obstacles, Linda started blogging and had to make her posts at a cybercafé because the internet was not popular at the time.
When it comes to the blogging stratosphere, Linda Ikeji’s Blog (LIB) has remained at the top of the list with readers of over 1 million a year. She also runs a non-profit project themed I’d rather be self-made; No thanks. In her interview with HipTV, she revealed that through the project, she assists young girls aged 16–25 who have great business ideas and are willing to venture into entrepreneurship.
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. To answer the question, Linda is currently 36 years old.