He now has over 13 million followers on Instagram, 53.3 million on TikTok. Khaby Lame, King of TikTok, has decided to give it all up to try his luck in the world of social media.
The king of TikTok
He now has over 13 million followers on Instagram, 53.3 million on TikTok. Khaby Lame 21 years old, is one of the most popular Senegalese creators of TikTok thanks to his hilarious videos. His ironic clips accumulate more views than most famous influencers can get.
The new phenomenon of social networks was born in Senegal and currently lives in Chivasso, near Turin, Italy. Until early 2020, he worked in a plastics factory without imagining that a few months later his future would change dramatically.
The phenomenon of social networks …
“The pandemic arrived, I was in quarantine and, like everyone else, I was bored. There, I tried everything, I tried to play Play, I tried to train, but it lasted two days. I was almost embarrassed to have TikTok, because I saw dancing and other embarrassing things and was like “if I do TikTok they will laugh at me,” he said.
Khaby Lame decided to try his luck in the world of social media. And in a few months, he amassed over a million followers.
..Defy Mark Zuckerberg
“I started by making jokes about myself; then I talked about everything around me, but always in a funny way. After six months, I hit about half a million units and received the TikTok verification badge; I think I was one of the first black designers in Italy to have obtained it ”, he adds.
And the Senegalese even boasted of having more followers than Mark Zuckerberg himself and Mark Zuckerberg responded with a hand emoticon