At the rate he’s going, Lame will likely have stolen Charli D’Amelio’s crown by mid-August. Although the New York Times also reports that his Senegalese passport makes it difficult for Lame to travel to countries like the United States for work. The New York Times calls the 21-year-old former factory worker “the everyman of the internet.” @khaby.lame Let’s eat 🍒 But I don’t like seeing you make your life harder. Your D’Amelios, your Loren Grays, your Addison Raes.But one creator stands out as a total outlier: Khaby Lame, a young Senegalese-Italian comedy personality who is predicted to overtake Charli D’Amelio’s number one spot in a matter of weeks.Related | Black TikTokers Are On StrikeLame is known for videos in which he makes fun of “life hacks” you might see around the internet, many of which are more complicated than doing things the old fashioned way. A chill 91 million. Mangiamo 🍒 ma non mi piace che ti complichi la vita.##learnfromkhaby ##LearnWithTikTok ♬ suono originale – Khabane lame His current follower count? He recently created a YouTube account, so maybe catch him there soon, too. He gained more than 20 million new followers in the past month alone, compared to D’Amelio’s approximate two million.After losing his job at the beginning of the pandemic and turning to TikTok full time, Lame is now living off the platform’s Creator Fund as well as a few brand deals, including pasta purveyors Barilla. And that’s growing fast. The fact he can speak multiple languages helps him appeal to an international audience, which is one reason for his huge popularity. All hail our Italian TikTok king!Screenshot via Instagram The top 10 most-followed accounts on TikTok are for the most part about what you’d expect: American teenage girls who sing, dance and generally… influence. While Charli D’Amelio boasts 120 million followers, Lame’s growth rate outstrips hers significantly.
Khaby Lame Poised to Become TikTok’s Number One Creator
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