Khaby, is a former factory worker and now is a growing content creator.
Khaby Lame is a social media personality who started in Tiktok and has gained popularity in less than a year. He is now the second most popular Tiktok star. He is also named a Silent Tiktok Millionaire.
Senegalese Tiktoker, Khaby is known for his successful Tiktok videos, in which he mimics real-life videos using his facial expressions. Khaby Lame has earned millions of dollars in brand endorsements and advertisements through his social media success.
Khaby Lame Early Life
Khaby Lame was born on the 9th of March, 2000, in Senegal, West Africa. He is now 22 years old. His real name is Khabane Lame.
When he was one year old, their family moved to Chivasso, Italy. Khaby studied in a local high school and graduated from a reputable college in Italy.
There is no details about his parents and siblings as he keeps away her private life from public exposure. But, his father’s job is a private company employee, while his mother is a housewife.
Khaby Lame Personal Life
Khaby Lame wasn’t born in a wealthy background. He was raised in public housing in Chivasso, Italy, and worked as a machine operator.
Khaby Lame can speak English and Italian fluently. He stands 185 cm in height, and his religion is Muslim.
Ever since he was young, his favorite destination has been Australia, and his life inspiration is Jordon Belfort.
Khaby only holds Senegalese citizenship even though they moved to Italy when he was an infant.
Khaby Lame Net Worth
Content creator Khaby Lame’s net worth is estimated at $13 million. Khaby is one of the youngest and richest social media influencers in his country.
He can earn up to $5 million on Tiktok and Instagram only throughout the year. He has made millions from just sponsorships, brands, appearance fees, and merchandise.
Khaby Lame can earn between $15,000 to $20,000 for each Instagram promotion post. However, he earns a lot more on Tiktok. He can reach up to $4 million each year.
His primary source of income comes from brand sponsorships, but he also runs an online store called Khabyshop(1), selling everything from t-shirts, juicers, and magic candles.
Khaby Lame Before Fame
Tiktok star Khaby Lame is an Italian-based content creator who lost his factory job during the pandemic. He was a CNC machine operator. But his job loss opened up a new opportunity for him, to enter the social media world. He set up a Tiktok account in March 2020 when Italy went into lockdown to pass the time, and now, he is a highly-paid social media superstar.
He now has over 115 million followers on Tiktok. He is the second most followed content creator on the platform, surpassing , and he is already behind Charli D’Amelio.
Khabane also has 50 million followers on Instagram.
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Khaby Lame House
Before Khaby’s social media success, he was staying in a modest two-room house with bare essentials in a home only. TikTok Khaby Lame started his career in this rented house and stayed there for almost six months after joining Tiktok.
When he found massive success and started earning huge revenues through his funny videos, he recently bought a multi-million dollar luxury home that cost $6 Million.
Khaby Lame’s new home now has advanced security, a home theater, swimming pool, tennis court, and a wine cellar. His new home is located in Milan.
He now owns three luxury apartments in Italy.
Khaby Lame Career
Khaby built such a massive following without having to speak. Khaby is most popular for his silent videos, mocking pointless but popular life hacks and simple tasks.
He started by uploading playing video games, funny videos, and short comedy skits. Khaby’s most popular video on his profile was his banana peeling video.
He has really grasped the deadpan sense of humor.
This Tiktok star created an account in March 2020, and at the beginning of 2021, his video went viral on TikTok, and he got discovered worldwide.
Due to the continuous rising of his popularity worldwide, Khaby was also talked into signing a multi-million dollar contract with Netflix to create comic content for them. With this, Khaby Lame is estimated to earn a $25 Million net worth.
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Khaby Lame Collaboration and Appearances
The 22-year-old Tiktok star collaborated with Weston McKennie, Naomi Campbell, Greta Thunberg, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
His recent collaboration was with Vinicius, Jr.
at The Venice.
Khaby Lame Relationship Status
. In October 2020, the couple announced that they were engaged.
Zaira and Khaby started dating before the latter’s fame. They share a lot of pictures together on Instagram.
Khaby’s girlfriend is also a social media influencer from Sciacca, Italy, and holds British citizenship.
Khaby Lame Car Collection
Khaby seems to be interested in cars. Khaby Lame spent some of his social media earnings on a luxury car.
Khaby Lame’s recent car that he bought was a brand-new imported Volvo XC60 which cost $190,000. Khaby Lame also owns a Lamborghini Huracán worth $2 Million, a Porsche 911, BMW X6, and Audi Q8. He also posted a car with a Mercedes G Wagon, but there is no confirmation if he owns it.
Khaby Lame Endorsements
Xbox, Dream11, Netflix, and Amazon Prime are some of the international companies he has collaborated with.
Khaby has also signed for a multi-year brand endorsement with Hugo Boss(5) this year 2022.
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Quick Facts for Khabane Lame
Travailing is one of his hobbies.
Football is his favorite sport.
He has been in partnership with Barilla, an Italian food, Dream11, and Netflix.
He modeled for a magazine.
- Khaby Lme official online store, https://khabyshop.com/
- Jerry Doby, The Hype Magazine, https://www.thehypemagazine.com/2021/07/riggio-alessandro-the-mastermind-behind-the-social-growth-of-the-rich-and-famous/
- Locatelli Joins Juventus, https://www.juventus.com/en/news/articles/official-locatelli-joins-juventus
Khaby’s Girlfriend, Instagram Star, https://starktimes.com/zaira-nucci/
- Hugo Boss, Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Boss