Khabane Khaby Lame, better known as Khaby Lame, is a Senegalese TikToker, YouTuber, Instagrammer, and social media star. As of 2023, Khaby Lame has a net worth of $15 million.
Like many other social media personalities, Khaby Lame also started his career at TikTok. He started posting short comedic skits in which he satirically criticized others for overcomplicating things for no reason.
As of August 2023, Khaby Lame is the most followed personality on the TikTok platform with 161.9 million followers. Along with TikTok, he has 81 million followers on his Instagram account. He holds the record for having the most followed Italian on both TikTok and Instagram.
Khaby Lame Biography
Khaby Lame was born on March 9, 2000, and is 23 years old as of 2023. He was born in Senegal, West Africa, and moved to Chivasso when he was one year old. Khaby Lame spent his childhood in a public housing complex in Chivasso, Italy. He has both Senegalese and Italian nationalities and is a practicing Muslim.
Khaby Lame completed his early education at a Local High School in Chivasso, Italy. He later enrolled at a local private university in Chivasso, Italy, from where he completed his graduation.
Khaby Lame has always been interested in sports, and he used to play football and basketball for his school team. He has also participated in basketball competitions at the junior level.
Khabane Khaby Lame
Date of Birth
9 March 2000
Senegal, West Africa
Currently Live In
23 Years Old
Senegalese and Italian
TikToker, YouTuber, Instagrammer, and Social Media Personality
Local High School in Chivasso, Italy
Local Private University in Chivasso, Italy
Khaby Lame has three siblings and there is no information available about his parents or siblings.
Khaby Lame got engaged to Zaira Nucci, a local girl from Sciacca, in 2020. He made a post announcing their engagement on his Instagram account.
Father: NA Mother: N/A
Brother: N/A Sister: N/A
Khaby Lame is a young, smart, and kind-hearted man. He is tall with an athletic muscular body type.
Khaby Lame is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 65 kg. He has short black hair and blistering black eyes.
6′ 2″ (1.88m, 188cm)
65 kg (143 lbs)
Beginning his career as a video game creator, Khaby Lame subsequently moved to being a TikToker by posting humorous videos and comedy skits on his TikTok account. He became well-known for his video reactions to videos of difficult “life hacks” using TikTok’s “duet” and “stitch” features, in which he executes the identical chore in an uncomplicated manner, silently, making his signature hand gesture.
In January 2022, Khaby Lame and Hugo Boss made a multi-year partnership and later he was featured in the #BeYourOwnBoss campaign. Khaby also did a voice cameo in the Italian-dubbed version of the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” (2022).
Khaby Lame became TikTok’s most-followed personality on 22 June 2022, surpassing Charli D’Amelio, with 142.1 million followers.
In 2023, Khaby Lame was chosen to serve as a jury member for the television competition Italia’s Got Talent. In the 2017 video game, “Fortnite Battle Royale”, he was added as a skin in August 2023 as a part of the chapter 4 battle pass.
He also served as a model for the well-known publication, DLUI Repubblica, in 2020.
Facts and Information
In 2021, Khaby Lame surpassed Gianluca Vacchi as the most popular Italian TikToker and Chiara Ferragni as the most popular Italian Instagrammer.
He loves dogs a lot. He frequently posts images of pets on his Instagram page.
He worked as a CNC machine operator before becoming famous, and he ran into financial difficulties at the early stages of his career.