Laura Ikeji-Kanu is a Nigerian fashion blogger and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Hey! Laura, an online entertainment, fashion and lifestyle blog.
Laura Ikeji Background
Laura Nkechi Ikeji was born on the 15th of March 1988, to a Catholic parents, Mr and Mrs Ikeji. She hails from Nkwerre LGA, Imo State, Nigeria, and is the fifth of her parent’s seven children.
Laura had her primary education at the Lagos Anglican Girls Primary School, Surulere, Lagos. When she finished primary school, she continued her secondary education at Anglican Girls Grammar School, Lagos.
After her SSCE, she took and passed the Joint Admission Matriculation Board Exams (JAMB) and was granted admission into the University of Lagos (Unilag) to study psychology.
Laura Ikeji is married to a retired Nigerian football defender, Christopher Ogbonna Kanu, and they are blessed with a son, Ryan Ogbonna Kanu.
Laura Ikeji Career
Laura Ikeji is a fashion becoming a fashion blogger and social media influencer. She once owned a blog called Hey! Laura, which stopped functioning in 2012. Hey! Laura was a fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle blog.
Her Instagram page has the semblance of a complete fashion catalogue with over 1.8million followers. Laura also advertises for businesses for a fee on her Instagram page.
She’s on her way to fashion icon in Nigeria. She launched her fashion boutique in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria, and called it Laura Ikeji Gang Store.
Laura Ikeji’s Endorsements
Brand Ambassador to a Nigerian Hair Brand – BK Unique Hair Incorporated – 2017
Payporte signed an endorsement deal with Laura as their brand ambassador – 2018
Gtex homes signed an endorsement deal with Laura Ikeji to be one of their brand ambassadors – 2018
Laura Ikeji signed an endorsement deal with Hnk_interiors as the company’s brand ambassador – 2019
Cmhairbyhills endorsed Laura Ikeji as their brand ambassador – 2019
She is also the ambassador of Susan Chanel Beauty – 2019
Laura Ikeji is also an ambassador of Diamond Breeze – 2019
Awards And Nominations Of Laura Ikeji
Fashion Support Award nominee at the St. Eve West Africa Fashion Style Awards (SEWAF) – 2017
Starzz Awards nominee for Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year – 2018
Social Media Awards nominee under the category of Brand Influencer of the year – 2018
Eloy Award nominee for author of – How to make money on Instagram – 2018
Social Media Business Influencer of The Year at The Entrepreneur Africa Awards – 2018
Millennial Entrepreneur of the Year nominee at the Eloy Awards – 2018
The ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA) honoured Laura Ikeji – 2018
Nominee for Celebrity Entrepreneur Of The Year at The Starrz Awards – 2019
Net Worth Of Laura Ikeji
Laura Ikeji is worth $1.2million.