Linda ikeji is a Nigerian female blogger who makes a whole lot of money from her blog. As a matter of fact, she is the richest blogger. According to Forbes, her net worth is around $10 million which she made not just from her blog but as a successful business woman.
Linda ikeji started Her blog in 2006, she started her blog without any intention of making money from it online. Just like she is know for now, the contents of he blogs was mainly on celebrity talks, latest society gossips and even some details of her personal live.
She became an active blogger in 2007 using a blogger sub-domain lindaikeji.blogspot.com and later obtained her domain www.lindaikejisblog.com. 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.
Ikeji also opened a music platform known as Linda Ikeji Music which was launched on 21 November 2016, but it became dormant three months after the Launch. She launched a social networking platform named Linda Ikeji Social on the domain name LindaIkejiSocial.com. 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 Phase 1 of the project.
In 2023, Ikeji made her debut into the Nigerian film production, by producing her first movie titled Dark October which centered on the Aluu Four lynching story.
Let Us See How Much Linda Ikeji Makes In A Month Currently?
Though no one has been able to pinpoint the exact amount Linda Ikeji makes in a month but she makes an estimated amount of $80,000 per month( kindly note that this is just an estimate) as revenue received from advert placement on Linda ikeji’s blog. Below is the further breakdown of how Linda ikeji makes her money.
The first one we would be talking about is the big brands endorsement. Linda ikeji has over the years made her name and an extremely large followership not just here in nigeria but all over the world just by gossip blogging, one thing that makes her followers trust her is the authenticity of the gossips. This is no wonder big brands use her as their brand ambassador or just to endorse their new products.
This is how Linda ikeji makes her money apart from her blog, this didn’t come easy of course but through years of hard work and consistency. There was a debate as to who is richer between Linda ikeji and Wizkid?The answer to this question is Linda ikeji is far richer than Wizkid, this is because, the amount of money she makes on a daily basis is estimated at $4,000 from her blog alone.
Now with a monthly income estimated at $80,000 this 2023, Linda is currently topping the list of richest bloggers in Nigeria 2023 and her success story is out there on the internet for aspiring bloggers to read. She was also listed among the most influential women in Africa in 2015. Isn’t that wonderful?
Private advert placement is another Linda Ikeji has been able to make her money. This comes as no surprise as Linda has been able to attract clients, companies and big brands to advertise on her website. Those who are interested often contact Linda to place ads on her blog. Some of these top brands we see includes Airtel, MTN, HP e.t.c.
With the amount of traffic and visitors on her site we can be sure that her rates for advert placements would be high also depending on the banner size.
Most bloggers use the pay per click to earn money on their online platforms and Linda ikeji’s blog is not left out. This is different from private placement ads that are capable of paying either daily, monthly or even weekly advert rate. Pay-per-click (PPC) adverts can only make money when people click on them.
For Linda, the major PPC adverts available on her blog are from Google Adsense and Ad Dynamo. It is said that these two pay her more than $20,000 monthly (again this is just an estimate)