Khaby Lame first took to TikTok back in March 2020, at the beginning of Covid-19 pandemic. He just got laid off from his job as factory worker in northern Italy.
His family urged him to find another job, but this Pisces man decided to be a TikTok creator instead.
He started uploading videos shortly after, using TikTok’s duet and stitch features. In the app, complicated “life hacks” videos are on the rise and Khaby capitalized on them.
He mocks these hacks by presenting an easier solution, then putting out his signature expression to the camera.
One of his most famous videos of him is peeling a banana. In the original video, someone showed a hack to open up a banana by using knife.
The Senegalese responded to it by simply peeling off the skin. This clip has got over 200 million views.
While at first he used to speak Italian in the videos, his wordless yet expressive clips is the one that really launch his career.
His videos are simple and easy to understand by people all over the world. In 2021, Khaby has became one of the most followed TikToker on the platform.
- Real Name: Khabane Lame
- Stage Name: Khaby Lame
- Nickname: Khaby
- Birthday: March 9, 2000
- Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Nationality: Senegalese
- Height: 178 cm (5’8”)
- Weight: 63 Kg (138 lbs)
- Blood Type: –
- Religion: Christian
- Profession: TikTok Star
- Education: –
- Hobbies: –
- Parents: –
- Siblings: –
- Fiance: Zaira Nucci
- Facebook: Khaby Lame Official
- Twitter: @khabyLame
- Instagram: @khaby00
- Tiktok: @khaby.lame
- Youtube: Khaby. Lame Official
- Khaby was born in Senegal, but he has lived in Italy since he was 1 years old.
- He still hasn’t got Italian citizenship, but he is not too bothered by it.
- This TikTok star grew up in a public housing complex.
- He used to play football and basketball. He even played in junior-level basketball championships during high school.
- His favorite football club is Juventus.
- He started making TikTok videos to make people laugh.
- He hopes to make a fortune from his fame to buy a house for his mother.
- There are fan pages of him in English, Arabic, German, Potugese, and many more.
- He’s got many fans from the United States, Brazil, and Senegal.
- Khaby has been stopped for picture by his fans while walking down the street.
- He doesn’t want to be dragged down by the fame and try his hardest to be himself.
- Due to his popularity, he has got the attention of Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, football star Kylian Mbappe, and even Italian football legend Alessandro Del Piero.
- Del Piero was featured in one of his TikTok videos about opening an apple.
- He idolizes Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, and Checco Zalone.
- His ideal type is…
- His net worth is around $1 million – $5 million.
“I just find myself happy with the simple things”.
“Effort is important but knowing where to make an effort makes all the difference”.
Pics of Khaby Lame
1. Khaby always looks so cool
2. He has such bright smile
3. He’s got interesting style
4. This TikTok Star playing basketball
5. Khaby enjoying his day
Khaby has reached massive success with his simple and entertaining videos. His videos never fail to put a smile on his viewer’s face. This TikTok star definitely deserves to become as big as he is.