Linda Osifo is an actress and Nigerian TV host. She was born on July 27, 1991, in Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. She is the first child of her family. She graduated from St Thomauinas High School. She moved to York University in Toronto, Canada in 2013, where she graduated with a grandmother’s degree.
She grew up with her grandmother and moved to Canada at age 16, but spent most of her adult life in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, before moving to Lagos, Nigeria. She was a former Miss Nirunner-entertainment Canada finalist in 2011 and a 2nd finalist in the Miss AfriCanada 2011 beauty pageant.
She began her acting career in 2012 when she starred in the film Family Secrets in the United States. She returned to Nigeria in 2013. She appeared in the film King Akubueze directed by Nonso Emekewe. She appeared in the popular Nigerian soap opera Tinsel as “Nina Fire”.
In 2017, Linda starred as Adesuwa Dakolo in the EbonyLife spin-off drama series “Fifty” and the Africa Magic television series “Jemeji” as Noweyhon. She is currently co-host of the game show “Give ‘n’ Take National Jackpot” alongside Segun Arinze. In June 2018, she participated in Campari’s “Make it Red” campaign, casting the ad alongside former Big Brother Nigeria roommate Tobi Bakre and superstar artist 2baba.
She went on to appear in a multitude of films such as Unroyal, Merry Men, Mad About You, Udas Kiss, Cajole, Tinsel, Rumor says, Uncomplicated, Flip Side, Yesterday, The Dark Box among many others.
2011 Miss Nigeria Entertainment Canada First Finalist, 2015 African Entertainment Awards Canada Best Actor Won, ELOY Awards Best Actress in V Desperate Housewives Nominated, Best Actress in a Nominated Series, 2016 Diaspora Entertainment Awards Best Actress Nominated, 2018 Starzz Awards Winner Creative Actor of the Year, 2020 Toronto Nollywood International Film Festival Best Supporting Actress.