Biography of Linda Ejiofor

Linda Ihuoma Ejiofor is a Nigerian actress and model known for her role as Bimpe Adekoya in M-Net’s TV series Tinsel. She was listed as one of the 10 fastest rising Nollywood stars of 2013 by The Sun Nigeria.
The Nollywood sweet heart is definitely an act to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry.

Early life and background of Linda Ejiofor

Linda Ejiofor was born on the 17th of July, 1986 in Lagos, Nigeria. The Abia State born is the first girl and the second child in a family of seven. For her elementary education, she attended Ilabor Primary School in Surulere before proceeding to Federal Government Girls’ College in Onitsha for her secondary education. She briefly studied Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State before opting out due to her father’s hate for the entertainment industry. She later studied Sociology at the University of Port Harcourt. Afterwards, she did her National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) at Jigawa State.

Linda Ejiofor

Her Acting Career

Upon graduation, she modeled part time before auditioning for an M-Net production after much persuasion from a friend. Fate smiled on her and she got a role as Bimpe Adekoya in the popular TV series, Tinsel. She found her breakout role as exciting, challenging and rewarding. The Tinsel star rose to prominence after featuring in The Meeting alongside Rita Dominic and Femi Jacobs. According to the beautiful actress, she probably would have taken up a career in advertising if she hadn’t develop interest in acting. Linda has gone ahead to feature in a number of movies like Knock out blessing, Secret room, Heaven’s Hell, Ojukokoro, Chief daddy amongst others.

Linda Ejiofor’s Relationship and Family Life

In November 2018, Linda Ejiofor got married to Ibrahim Suleiman, a co-star on Tinsel. They had been friends for some years before tying the knot. The couple are obviously the fourth Tinsel couple to get married. The power couple hosted the live nomination of the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020.

Linda Ejiofor Ibrahim Suleiman

Awards and Nominations

The Nollywood actress in the course of her career has clinched some awards and nominations.

One of the 10 fastest rising Nollywood stars, The Sun Nigeria 2013

Best Actress in a Supporting Role, ‘The Meeting’ Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2013 (Nomination)

Best Rising Star (Female), Nollywood Movies Awards, 2013 (Nomination)

TV Actress of the Year, Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards, (ELOY) 2014 (Nomination)

Best Supporting Actress, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, 2015 (Won)

Linda Ejiofor’s Net Worth

The fast rising actress is regarded as one of the richest and most influential celebrities in Nigeria.

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