Laura Ikeji Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth, Blog, Sister, State Of Origin, Instagram, Wedding Pictures, Children

April 28, 2023 0 Posted By Blessing Buchi


Laura Ikeji-Kanu (born March 15, 1988), or simply Laura Ikeji, is a multifaceted personality whose accomplishments span various fields. She is a notable Nigerian blogger, entrepreneur, model, and social media influencer. Her success story is not an overnight achievement but a product of years of unwavering dedication, hard work, and perseverance.

Her journey began when she posted her first-ever photo on Instagram in 2015, and since then, she has made significant strides in various industries. 

From launching her fashion store and line of fashion and beauty products, Laura Ikeji has earned a starring role in the reality television series The Real Housewives of Lagos on Showmax – a testament to her relentless ambition and drive.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Laura Ikeji-Kanu
Stage Name: Laura Ikeji
Born: 15 March 1988 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Imo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.59 m
Parents: The Ikeji Family
Siblings: Sandra Ikeji, Vera Ikeji Shilobod, Linda Ikeji, Benita Ikeji, Edna Ikeji, Peks Ikeji
Spouse: Christopher Kanu (m. 2017)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Ryan Kanu, Laurel Kanu
Occupation: Blogger • Entrepreneur
Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life & Education

Laura Ikeji, a bonafide Lagosian, came into the world on the 15th of March 1988 and was born into a bustling household of six. The family consists of five sisters, Sandra Ikeji, Edna Ikeji, Vera Ikeji Shilobod, Linda Ikeji, and Benita Ikeji, and one brother, Peks Ikeji, with her as the third child. She originally hails from Nkwerre, Imo State, Nigeria.

Her sister Linda Ikeji is a prolific writer and blogger known to have amassed a fortune through her writings. The Ikeji family patriarch goes by the name of Ikeji, though their mother remains shrouded in mystery.

Laura Ikeji started her academic journey at Lagos Anglican Girls Primary School before attending the prestigious Anglican Girls Grammar School. She later secured admission into the University of Lagos to study Psychology, proving that she is a pretty face and a smart cookie.

Personal Life

Laura Ikeji and her beau, Christopher Kanu, sealed their love in a court ceremony in Lagos State, Nigeria, on the 19th of January, 2017. A few days later, on January 28th, 2017, the couple celebrated their traditional wedding at her hometown in Nkwerre LGA, Imo state.

The lovebirds were blessed with a beautiful baby boy, Ryan Kanu, in July of that year in Texas, USA. To further show his love for his darling wife, Christopher gifted Laura Ikeji a brand new Mercedes-Benz on her 30th birthday on the 15th of March, 2018.

Not long after, the couple was graced with the arrival of their lovely baby girl, Laurel Kanu, in the United States of America. It was a joyful moment for the couple; they were over the moon with the new addition to their family.


Laura Ikeji‘s multifaceted career has seen her achieve great recognition and success. In February 2018, The Guardian Life Magazine profiled her, which explored the strategies outlined in her book “How To Make Money On Instagram.” That same year, she was featured in Today’s Woman Magazine, sharing the spotlight with fellow Nigerian actress Omoni Oboli.

Laura Ikeji has also been recognized for her connections to footballers in the Nigerian entertainment industry, earning a spot on Complete Sports’ list of entertainment celebrities. In 2017, she was appointed a brand ambassador for BK Unique Hair Inc, followed shortly after by online retailer Payporte.

Not content to rest on her laurels, Laura Ikeji released her perfume fragrance, Incomplete, with too much fanfare on July 4th, 2018. The fragrance quickly sold out, with pre-orders filling up before the release date.

Along with her many entrepreneurial pursuits, Laura Ikeji has also dabbled in acting, appearing in several Nollywood films, most notably in the popular reality TV show, The Real Housewives of Lagos.

In May 2018, Laura Ikeji was honored by the ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA) alongside other notable figures such as Nigeria’s Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, business magnate Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Davido, and Don Jazzy for their significant contributions to Nigerian society.

Net Worth

Laura Ikeji‘s net worth is estimated at $5 million. She has established herself as a successful entrepreneur, blogger, and actress.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @lauraikeji
  • Twitter handle: @lauraikeji


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