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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Linda Ikeji

The highest paid blogger in Nigeria and Forbes Magazine Most Prominent African Women, Linda Ikeji was born on 19 September 1980 in Imo State, Nigeria. She was born and raised in a Catholic family. She is the second child of her parents. She began to express her hobby in writing at age 10. She graduated from the University of Lagos in 2004 with a degree in English Language. She runs a non profit project themed “I’d rather be self made; No thanks”, which assists young girls of age 16-25 years who have great business ideas and are willing to venture into entrepreneurship. There is no doubt the 35-years-old blogger, entrepreneur and former model is a name to be reckon with in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Nigerian highest paid blogger, Linda Ikeji:

1. Linda Ikeji was born on 19 September 1980 in Imo State, Nigeria.

2. She was born and raised in a Catholic family. She is the second child of her parents.

3. She is the highest paid blogger in Nigeria.

4. She began to express her hobby in writing at age 10.

5. She graduated from the University of Lagos in 2004 with a degree in English Language.

6. She was a waitress, model and a writer prior to being a well known blogger.

7. She runs a non profit project themed “I’d rather be self made; No thanks”, which assists young girls of age 16-25 years who have great business ideas and are willing to venture into entrepreneurship.

8. In August 2012, Forbes Africa dedicated itself to celebrating African women and profiled Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women and the issue featured profiles on two young Nigerian women: Linda Ikeji, as well as Chibundu Onuzo.

9. She won the Best Entertainment Blog at the 2013 Nigeria Blog Awards.

10. She was the biggest Google search trend in Nigeria for 2014.

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