@officiallindaikeji was born and raised in a Catholic family from Nkwerre, Imo State, Nigeria. She is the second child. She began writing at the age of 10. She finished secondary school at the age of 17 and, at 18, enrolled at the University of Lagos, where she studied English language. To assist her family and support herself through school, she had part-time jobs as a waitress, model and writer. Ikeji graduated from the University in 2004. In 2006, she started blogging as a hobby. At that time, the internet was not as prominent in Nigeria and she had to make her posts at a cybercafé.
Linda Ikeji's blog is apparently her biggest venture. After graduation, Ikeji started blogging in 2006. She became an active blogger in 2007 using a blogger sub-domain and later obtained her domain.
On 22 August 2016, on her blog, she announced the creation her online TV network, Linda Ikeji TV alongside other brands she was establishing. Linda Ikeji TV airs a variety of programmes ranging from talk shows, reality shows, TV series to Movies. The Network both produces some of its programmes and also buys TV contents.
She also ventured into online radio broadcasting. The station is operated from the Linda Ikeji Media Office. Some of its programmes are broadcast live on Linda Ikeji TV.
Linda Ikeji also opened a Music Platform known as LindaIkejiMusic which was launched on 21 November 2016, but it became dormant three months after the Launch.
Ikeji 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. She gave out the sum of NGN10,000,000 in the Phase 1 of the project.
Linda Ikeji has been a motivation and an example for many black women, she has proved to the society that black women are a beautiful, powerful and special set of people.
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