Linda Ejiofor Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth
Linda Ejiofor (born Linda Ihuoma Ejiofor; 17 July 1986) is a Nigerian actress and model known for her role as Bimpe Adekoya in M-Net’s TV series Tinsel. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in the film The Meeting (2012). Tony Ogaga Erhariefe of The Sun Nigeria listed her as one of the 10 fastest-rising Nollywood stars of 2013.
Linda Ejiofor Early Life & Education
Linda Ejiofor was born in the late ’80s to the beautiful family of Mr. and Mrs. Ejiofor.
Born precisely on 17 July 1986, Linda was born into a family of seven. Although she grew up in Lagos, Linda is a native of Isuikwuato, Abia State, Nigeria. Abia State is a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
Had her elementary education at Labo Memorial Nursery and Primary School, Surulere, Lagos. For her secondary education, Linda moved to Anambra state, where she attended Federal Government Girls’ College, Onitsha.
Further, she attended the prestigious University of Ibadan, Oyo State, where she enrolled for a Diploma course in Theatre Arts.
Sadly, her stay at the University of Ibadan was short-lived, this surprisingly was because of her father’s disdain for the Nigerian entertainment industry. Just three, she stayed in the university for three months before she left for UniPort.
At the University of Port-Harcourt (UniPort), River State, Linda studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.
Linda Ejiofor Career
After her University education, she went into modelling before auditioning for an M-Net production at the insistence of her friend while waiting for her NYSC posting in 2008. She was selected to play ‘Bimpe’ in the M-Net’s Tinsel kick starting her meteoric rise to fame.
In 2012, she starred in the romantic comedy drama, ‘The Meeting’ playing Ejura which featured Rita Dominic and Mildred and in 2018 she was in the web series ‘Rumor Has It’ for NdaniTV with Jemima Osunde.
She has been nominated for various awards including;
2012 Best Actress in a supporting role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards
2013 Best Rising Star Female award at the Nollywood Movies Awards
2014 TV Actress of the Year award at the ELOY Awards.
Ejiofor was born in Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria. She is the second of five children and is a descent of Isuikwuato in Abia State, Nigeria. She attended Ilabor Primary School in Surulere and later enrolled at Federal Government Girls’ College in Onitsha. Furthermore, she studied sociology at the University of Port Harcourt. On 4 November 2018, she announced her engagement to Tinsel co-star Ibrahim Suleiman. On 8 November, they got married.
Linda Ejiofor Age
Linda Ejiofor is 36 years old.
Knock Out Blessing
° Suru L’ere
° Flat 3B
A Soldier’s Story
° Chief Daddy
° Heaven’s Hell
° A Soldier’s Story 2: Return From The Dead
° Ojukokoro: Greed
° The Meeting
° Out of Luck
° Secret Room
Linda Ejiofor net worth
The actress is said to be worth around $250,000 (₦104 million). She models for several Nigerian brands where she advertises their products and services.