Film, TV, Stage & Radio
|Birth||17 July 1986, Isuikwuato, Abia State, Nigeria|
Linda Ejiofor (born Linda Ihuoma Ejiofor; 17 July 1986) is a Nigerian actress and model from Abia state 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 ten fastest-rising Nollywood stars of 2013.
A native of Isuikwuato, Ejiofor was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the second of five children. Ejiofor attended Ilabor Primary School in Surulere and later enrolled at the Federal Government Girls’ College in Onitsha. She also studied sociology at the University of Port Harcourt. On 4 November 2018, she announced her engagement to Tinsel actor Ibrahim Suleiman and married him four days later.
Ejiofor initially wanted to work for an advertising agency. In an interview posted in The Nation newspaper, she said she changed her mind about pursuing a career in advertising after developing interest in acting. She also said she hoped to direct films in the future. In 2018, she starred alongside Jemima Osunde in Ndani TV’s web series Rumour Has It.
|2013||Africa Movie Academy Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting role||The Meeting||Nominated|
|Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Rising Star (female)||Nominated|
|2014||ELOY Awards||TV Actress of the Year||Dowry||Nominated|
|2015||Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards||Best supporting Actress||The Meeting||Won|