Meet Khaby Lame, 21-year-old TikTok sensation who lost his job in 2020, but is now worth nearly N1 billion

Senegalese-Italian TikTok creator, Khabane Lame aka Khaby Lame is one individual that many netizens have come to know on social media platforms.

The 21-year-old was born in Senegal but now lives in Italy. He became famous for his comic expressions and reaction videos, which often show him gazing into the camera with a peculiar look or sarcastically providing an easy answer to a difficult issue.

The content creator began making TikTok videos  during the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020 under the handle “Khaby Lame” after he lost his job working at a factory.

His TikTok account now has more than 90.2 million followers and more than 1.3 billion likes.

Khaby has surpassed Addison Rae to become the second-most-followed TikToker in the world.

Some people think he could even be on track to overtake Charli, and claim the top spot as the world’s most popular TikTokker.

Having shot to internet fame over the past one year, Khaby Lame’s net worth has also sky-rocketed. It’s estimated that the youngster is worth between $1-$2 million (N412million-N823million).

According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Khaby could be charging between $98,561 (40.7m) and $147,842 (60.9m) per TikTok post.

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