Top five facts about the famous Senegalese Tiktoker Khaby Lame. 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. He studied in Italian schools until he was fourteen when his parents decided to send him to study temporarily in a Quranic school near Dakar. Lame worked as a CNC machine Khaby Ethiopian TikTokter at a factory near Turin, before getting laid off in March 2020.
After he was laid off during the current 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 simply, without saying anything. EthiopianTikTokOn April 2EthiopianTikTok21, 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.