|Real Name/Full Name||Khabane Lame|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Khaby Lame|
|Birth Place:||Senegal (Lives in Chivasso, Italy since the age of 1 year old)|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 March 2000|
|Age/How Old:||22 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 186 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 76 Kg|
In Pounds – 168lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Unknown |
Mother – Unknown
|Girlfriend:||Zaira Nucci from Sciacca|
|Profession:||TikToker and Digital Creator|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Last Updated:||June 2022|
Khaby Lame is a renowned Senegalese TikToker based in Italy who has become popular following his short comedy skits in TikTok. He never speaks in his shot comedy videos but points out to show how people complicate simple tasks for no reason rather than doing the tasks easily in another easier way. He has received much love becoming the second most followed TikToker globally.
His rise in popularity came in the year 2020 after the Covid-19 social isolation was adopted in his country. Following the social isolation which required one to remain at home, Khaby Lame created his TikTok Account to counter his boredom. However, he never knew that TikTok would bring a turnaround to his career.
Here is a short biography, early life, education, personal life, family, career details, and his net worth. Keep reading to have more of this.
Biography and Early Life
Khaby Lame was born on 9th March 2000 in Senegal. His full name is Khabane Lame but popularly known as Khaby Lame. He was born to his Senegalese parents, whose names are yet to be known. Globe Answer is also yet to identify whether Khaby Lame has siblings.
His family migrated from Senegal while he was at the age of 1 year and moved to Italy. In Italy, they resided in the city of Chivasso, located in the region of Turin. He got raised in Chivasso, Italy, where they lived with his family in at public housing complex.
He is proud of his locality despite having many people feeling ashamed of sharing that location. He once said that ‘Public housing is a place to which I owe everything. They taught me education and allowed me to cultivate many bonds.’
Regarding his academic information, Khabane Lame is known to have joined both his elementary as well as high school education in Italy. He joined a private school in his locality where he did his studies.
While at his high school, he loved playing basketball and football and was active in athletics. As a matter of fact, he also played in the Junior-level basketball championships.
Personal Life: Wife, Girlfriend, Spouse, Relationship, Kid, etc.
Khaby Lame is currently dating Zaira Nucci, who comes from Sciacca, Sicily, Italy. Zaira Nucci is an artist who was born in the year 2003. She has a following of more than 162,000 on her Instagram.
Zaira Nucci has been seen to share lovely moments with Khaby Lame on her Instagram account. The two lovebirds met on social media, where their communication commenced but stopped after some time. They later met and went for an out together through which they began the steps of their relations.
Is Khaby Lame Gay?
No, Khabane Lame is not gay. He is of a straight sexual orientation through which he is in a serious relationship. Khaby Lame brought the light of his relationship in the year 2020, through which he revealed that he is dating Zaira Nucci. The two lovers are yet to get married but still dating. They are in love and enjoying their relationship.
Khaby Lame was not active in social media till the year 2020. After completion of high school, he commenced working as a factory worker in Chivasso, Italy. He was happy in his job till Covid-19 came into the globe.
While working in the factory in Chivasso, he also was a professional gaming video creator where he used to create different game videos. In addition to this, Khaby Lame was also a blogger, after which he then commenced making lip-sync videos on TikTok from March 2020.
Due to Covid-19, restrictions got established in Italy, affecting businesses, and as a result, Khaby Lame lost his job as a factory worker.
The government brought in the rule of social isolation, which required one to remain at home so as to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the nation. Following this, Khaby Lame got much boredom while at home.
To break this boredom, he opened his TikTok Account in 2020, from which he commenced posting in March 2020 on the Covid-19 lockdowns.
Khaby Lame commenced posting his Lip-sync videos on TikTok just for fun, which made him come to the limelight after people loved what he did.
He did not do as the norm of most of the other TikTokers through which men sing or dance along to the music. However, Lame chose to use other people’s videos as they performed simple tasks in a silly way. He would then end the video by showing the alternative action that the previous person should have taken.
Awards and Achievements
Due to his amazing performance and high following in TikTok, Khaby Lame has become one of the most celebrated persons in Italy within a very short period of time. He has had many achievements in great milestones within a span of just one year.
Since starting his TikTok Account in 2020, he had a following of more than 92 Million in July 2021 and is set to overtake the most followed TikToker known as Charli D’Amelio. Below are some of the achievements by Khaby Lame;
- He joined a talent agency known as ‘The Akkademia Agency’ being a social media influencer.
- Khabane Lame has been featured in some magazine articles as a model
- He has a great achievement of having Riggio Alessandro manage his social media. Riggio is a renowned internet celebrity.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Khaby Lame in 2022
Khaby Lame has an estimated net worth of $5 Million. This follows his high following in TikTok, which has made him a celebrity within a very short period of time. He gets his earnings from monetization of his profiles both on paid advertisements as well as direct advertisements.
Khaby Lame Social Media Platforms
Khaby Lame is active on social media, and you can reach him on the following handles;
- Khaby Lame TikTok Account
- Khaby Lame Instagram Account
- Khaby Lame Facebook Account
- Khaby Lame Twitter Account
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Khaby Lame is an adventurer who loves to visit places together with his friends
- His social manager is an internet celebrity known as Riggio Alessandro
- He loves basketball and has his best team like the Lakers
- Lame used to play junior level basketball championships during his high school days
- Khaby Lame never speaks in his videos. Instead, he uses some background music with gestures on what someone should do
Success always knocks at the door when it is time. Khaby Lame never knew or intended to be a celebrity until things took a new turn. He worked in other factories till Covid-19 hit the nation. This led to the loss of his job and consequently social isolation leading one to get much boredom at home.
He opened his TikTok account, and on posting, his videos received many shares and became very popular. He has maintained his simplicity, and this has led him to remain relevant and always a star in TikTok.