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WCW- Our Woman Crush is Linda Ikeji

On our woman crush today, we are celebrating on ex-model, media entrepreneur, a blogger and the owner of one of the most visited blogs in Nigeria today. To some she is the Queen of blogging and to others, she is one of the most successful bloggers and female entrepreneurs in Nigeria. We are talking about the ever vibrant Linda Ikeji.

Linda Ikeji was born September 19, 1980, she was born into a struggling family and she is the second of seven children. In her teenage years she picked an interest in watching news and interview so when she was admitted to study English language in the UNILAG, she was disappointed.

At age 17 Linda started working to support herself and her family. she did jobs like bartending, ushering, modelling. She began her advent into entertainment as a striving model while in UNILAG. She modelled for several brands, including the ‘Rose of Sharon’ label owned by former President of the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN) and Nigerian billionaire and oil tycoon, Folorunsho Alakija.In 2006, she started blogging and she was featured in an article in Bella Naija, and from there Linda began to see a great new possibility in taking her writing to the world.

In her speech in the Forbes leading Africa women summit 2019 in Durban South Africa, she talked about how she was almost imprisoned for a debt of 500 dollars, and how that inspired her to fight poverty and believe in herself. She also talked about her Self Made Women Project, where she mentors women in Nigeria to be self-independent.
Presently Linda Ikeji is one of the highest paid bloggers in Africa and she has achieved a lot as she is an inspiration to a lot of Nigerian women.

We Celebrate Her.

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