If you’re wondering who the richest bloggers in Nigeria are, you’ve come to the correct place.
Nigeria’s blogging industry is growing, and many bloggers have built a name for themselves through the creation of high-quality content on a number of topics on their blogs.
Blogging is one of the most profitable online businesses in the world, including Nigeria, but it is difficult to identify the most successful bloggers in Nigeria who have established significant fortunes from their online efforts.
In this article, we’ll show you the Top 5 Richest Bloggers In Nigeria that are successful, as well as their stories and incomes.
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Top 5 Richest Bloggers In Nigeria
1. Linda Ikeji
Linda Ikeji is a former model and waitress who is now one of the richest bloggers in Nigeria. She stopped her modeling field and started her blogging business on the free blogging platform Blogger.com, also known as Blogspot in 2006, which provided her with a subdomain name for her blog, lindaikeji.blogspot.com.
Later, when she fully entered the blogging world and gained more experience, she purchased a custom domain lindaikejiblog.com for her blog and connected it to her blogging platform Blogger.com, making her blog domain name easier to remember and making her one of Nigeria’s most experienced bloggers.
Who is Linda Ikeji?
Linda Ikeji is a female Nigerian blogger born on September 19, 1980, in Nkwerre, Imo State. She grew up in a Catholic home (like me), with a retired engineer father and a teaching mother.
She holds a university degree in the English Language from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. She temporarily worked as a model and waitress after graduation before starting her blog in 2006. In her blog, you will find topics related to news, entertainment, lifestyle, gossip, and more.
When she first started blogging in 2006, she didn’t know much about blogging, so she started her blog on a free blogging platform called Blogger.com. As she got more blogging expertise, she moved her blog from Blogger.com to the popular CMS platform WordPress.
Thankfully, after years of hard work on her blog, she has garnered several awards and recognition for her contributions to the Nigerian media industry. She was also awarded the Best Entertainment Blog Award at the Nigerian Blog Awards in 2013.
Linda Ikeji’s Blog Source Of Income
Advertising is a major source of income for Linda Ikeji’s Blog. The blog has millions of visitors each month, and advertisers are willing to pay her to display advertisements on her blog in order to reach such a huge and engaged audience.
She also applied to the Google AdSense advertising network, which places adverts on her blog and pays her based on the number of page views and clicks on the ads. She also makes money on her blog through Sponsored Content, Merchandise Sales, and Affiliate Marketing as an additional monetization strategy.
2. Uche Pedro
Uche Pedro was someone who loves fashion and started to work at Shell Canada, Cadbury Middle East & Africa Unit in the United Kingdom, and Cadbury Nigeria before going into blogging in 2006 with the purpose of writing about fashion-related topics on her blog.
Her blog is called BellaNaija, which she started in 2006 on the CMS platform WordPress with the domain name BellaNaija.com. Since then, her blog has increased in popularity, and she writes on fashion, beauty, music, movies, news, and other topics.
Who Is Uche Pedro?
Uchenna Jennifer Eze is the full name of Uche Pedro. She is a female Nigerian blogger who was born on July 26, 1980, in Lagos, Nigeria, and is well-known for her influence on the Nigerian entertainment industry through her blog and on her social media accounts.
She started her education in Nigeria before moving to Canada, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 2006.
Uche Pedro started her blog in 2006 as a hobby, not as a business. It was the same year she graduated from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in Canada.
She blogs about fashion, which is her main interest, and then she blogs about other topics such as beauty, weddings, music, movies, and news in combination with fashion. It has become a go-to place for Nigerians looking for information on the country’s current trends, events, and happenings mostly by ladies.
Uche Pedro’s Blog Source Of Income
Advertising and Sponsored Content is a major sources of income for Uche Pedro’s blog. To generate income for herself, she offers several advertising opportunities, including banner ads, sponsored posts, and social media promotion on her blog.
While she is also active in Sponsored Content, which allows brands and businesses to sponsor posts on her blog to advertise their products or services, whenever she writes any sponsored content on her blog, she tags it with “Sponsored Content“, making it simpler for her readers to follow along.
3. Noble Igwe
Noble Igwe started working in the media and entertainment industry as a presenter on the Nigerian television channel SoundCity, and later as a radio host on The Beat 99.9 FM. Later, in 2010, he started blogging alongside Abimbola Soares and Oye Akideinde.
The blog is called 360Nobs, while the domain name is 360nobs.com, which was later changed to 360nobs.com.ng. From there, he was able to establish 360 Group, which is the parent company of 360Nobs, Style Vitae, 360Delivery, and more.
Who Is Noble Igwe?
Noble Igwe is a male Nigerian blogger who was born in Abia State, Nigeria, on February 10, 1979. He attended St Augustine’s Anglican Seminary Nbawsi Federal Government College Okigwe and then graduated with a degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
After finishing his studies, he came to Lagos to pursue a career in media and entertainment, where he co-founded the blog 360Nobs with Abimbola Soares and Oye Akideinde, where they write about news, entertainment, sports, music, and more.
Noble Igwe’s Blog Source Of Income
Noble Igwe’s source of income on his blog is through advertising, especially the Google AdSense advertising network and sponsored content, which generate consistent income for him, making him one of Nigeria’s richest bloggers.
4. Makinde Azeez
Makinde Azeez is a businessman on his own who started his career as a blogger in 2009 when he launched Naijaloaded.com, a forum where people can ask questions, but later changed to a blog where he blogs about news, entertainment, videos, music, and more.
He is also the creator of Naijaloaded TV, a YouTube channel that contains music videos, celebrity interviews, and other forms of entertainment. He has created many other websites, in addition to his blog, that focuses on music, entertainment, and lifestyle content.
Who Is Makinde Azeez?
Makinde Azeez is a male Nigerian blogger who was born on December 10, 1989, in Lagos State. He studied Computer Science at Lagos State Polytechnic in Ikorodu. He was unable to pursue an HND (Higher National Diploma) after completing his ND (National Diploma).
He was later admitted to Osun State University in Osogbo in 2011 to study physics for four years, but because of mixing blogging with school, he was unable to graduate with his classmate. He stayed an extra year and completed everything in 2016.
Makinde Azeez started his blogging journey shortly after finishing high school. He is the first Nigerian blogger to create an entertainment blog that allows users to download audio songs and music videos for free, which has helped his blog grow in popularity and become one of the best blogs where people can download music and read the news.
Makinde Azeez’s Blog Source Of Income
Makinde Azeez’s blog source of income is through advertising, sponsored content, and partnerships with brands. Musicians (mostly upcoming) pay him money for music promotion, while he also earns money from his blog through advertising (Google AdSense) and local ads.
5. Jide Ogunsanya
Jide Ogunsanya started his blogging journey in 2009 when he launched his blog OgbongeBlog, which covers topics such as technology, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and blogging. Although his blog is not widely known, he is undoubtedly one of the richest bloggers in Nigeria on our list.
When he started his blog OgbongeBlog in 2009, with the domain name OgbongeBlog.com, he didn’t start it as a real business at the time, he only started it as a side hustle, but it quickly gained popularity, and Jide Ogunsanya decided to pursue it as a full-time profession.
Who Is Jide Ogunsanya?
Jide Ogunsanya is a male Nigerian blogger born on April 14, who studied microbiology at Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. He participated in a 6-month weekend Java programming course at NIIT, Onitsha while undertaking his National Youth Service after finishing his university education.
He learned some basic computer skills while studying programming at NIIT, which introduced him to the internet and inspired him to start his first blog, OgbongeBlog, in 2009. Since then, his blog has won several awards.
His blog, OgbongeBlog, was named “Best Science and Technology Blog” at the 2011 Nigerian Blog Awards. His blog also won the “Best Tutorials Blog” (Judge’s Choice) award at the 2012 Nigerian Blog Awards, and the “Best Online Media On Technology” award at the 2013 OYAA Awards.
Jide Ogunsanya’s Blog Source Of Income
Jide Ogunsanya’s blog’s main source of income is through advertising from Google AdSense, where Google ads are displayed on his blog, and makes money based on the number of impressions and clicks on the ads.
That is all there is to it when it comes to the most successful and richest bloggers in Nigeria. Blogging is not a get-rich-fast scheme where you make money quickly; it takes them several years and effort to become successful and start making money from their blog.
If you want to start a blog now, you should be aware that it will take time for your blog to be known because there are thousands of other blogs that have already been known. However, as time goes on and you put effort into your blog, you will start getting attention and making money from it.
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