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|Date of Birth:||9 March 2000|
|Age:||22 years (2022)|
|Occupation:||social media personality|
|Net Worth:||$2.5 millions|
Khaby Lame Biography
Khabane Lame was born on 9 March 2000, he is a Senegalese social media personality based in Italy.
He is known for his TikTok videos in which he silently mocks overly complicated life hack videos. As of June 2022, Lame is the most-followed TikToker.
Khabane Lame Early Life
Khabane Lame was born in Senegal on 9 March 2000. His family moved to a public housing complex in Chivasso, Italy, when he was one year old. He has three siblings.
Khabane Lame Career
Khaby Lame worked as a CNC machine operator at a factory near Turin, before getting laid off in March 2020.
After he was laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lame began posting on TikTok.
His early videos showed him dancing and watching video games, and were mostly filmed in Italian and included Italian subtitles.
He rose to popularity with his video responses in the form of TikTok’s “duet” and “stitch” features to videos depicting overly complicated “life hacks”, in which he performs the same task in a simple way, without saying anything.
In April 2021, he surpassed Gianluca Vacchi as the most-followed Italian TikToker, and, in July 2021, he surpassed Addison Rae to become the second most-followed TikToker.
In August 2021, Lame appeared as a co-star for Juventus F.C.’s announcement of Manuel Locatelli.
In September 2021, he attended the Venice Film Festival as a special guest for the first screening of French film Lost Illusions by Xavier Giannoli.
In January 2022, Lame signed a multi-year partnership with Hugo Boss and was featured in the #BeYourOwnBoss campaign.
On June 22, 2022, Lame became TikTok’s most followed creator, surpassing Charli D’Amelio with 142.1 million followers.
Khabane Lame Personal Life
Khaby Lame is a Muslim. Lame announced his engagement to Zaira Nucci in October 2020.
As of 2021, Lame lives in Milan as an expat with his agent. Although he has lived in Italy since he was an infant, he is a Senegalese citizen and does not hold Italian citizenship.
He has stated, “Sincerely, I don’t need a piece of paper to define myself as Italian”.
However, on 24 June 2022, the Italian Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior Carlo Sibilia announced that Lame would be granted citizenship.
Khaby Lame Net Worth
Khaby Lame is a Senegalese social media personality based in Italy. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 millions.