Billionaire Blogger Linda Ikeji Is Nigeria’s Most Influential Woman – Ventures Africa

Linda Ikeji is a famous blogger in Nigeria who in 2013 made it onto the list of Forbes influential bloggers which is no easy feat! blog provides news, beauty tips, and celebrity gossip to her readers.

She started blogging when she was 17 years old with no background in journalism or Linda Ikeji writing experience.

Today, she has over 3 million followers on Facebook where she posts almost daily.

With so many people following her work, Linda Ikeji has been able to make a living for herself by running the blog as well as taking advertisements from various companies.

She has been able to launch her own beauty line as well as a clothing line via print on demand.

She was also named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2014 and awarded an honorary doctorate from Babcock University.

Linda Ikeji continues to work hard to provide her readers with the latest posts and information on entertainment news.

She has been in the spotlight for her success and achievements as an entrepreneur while being one of Nigeria’s most successful bloggers to date.

getpocket.comHer blog began when she had just finished school with no further ideas about what career path to take until she discovered blogging.
Linda Ikeji is excited and she has every reason to be. The 36-year-old media mogul topped the list of 10 most influential women in Nigeria 2016 for VL Magazine. “Yay! I topped VL magazine’s Most Influential Women in Nigeria 2016 list,” she announced on her renowned blog.

Linda Ikeji beat Folorunsho Alakija, one of the richest women in the world, Mo Abudu, one of Africa’s most successful women, and Nigerian songstress, Linda Ikeji Tiwa Savage to clinch the number one position of being the most influential woman in Africa’s most populous country last year.

“Awww, so honoured! The part of affecting people’s lives positively is the one that gladdens my heart the most,” she explained. Adding that she would be doing a lot of reach out this year.

While being number one on the list is subjective to the publication, especially as the metric for the index is unknown, the blogger turned media and social media entrepreneur is deservingly one of Nigeria’s most influential women. Linda Ikeji is one of the pioneers of blogging in Nigeria, an activity she picked up as a past time and has developed in the last decade to become one of Africa’s foremost news or gossip site, however you choose to describe it, with a market value of over one billion naira.

Through her blog, Linda Ikeji she has often lent her voice to social change and has made an impact in the lives of several Nigerians. The Imo state native is also a philanthropist, donating millions of naira to good causes like the fight against Ebola, not to mention the occasional Linda Ikeji Blog (LIB) giveaways. On a few occasions, she has voiced her passion for giving back and making an impact just as she did with the announcement yesterday on her blog. “I want to give back to the society. I feel like I am 10 percent done, I haven’t done 90 percent,” she stated during an interview two years ago.

However, Linda’s influence extends beyond her wealth and philanthropic activities to the fact that she serves as a role model to young Nigerian and African women. At 36, she is well worth billions of naira from the success of her blog, but that did not stop her from expanding into new territory with the establishment of an online TV network (Linda Ikeji TV), radio station (Linda Ikeji Radio), music website (Linda Ikeji Music), and very recently LIS – Linda Ikeji Social.