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Khaby Lame: Tik Tok’s Biggest Star With 148m Followers – Is Finally An Italian

His rise to digital stardom in two years has been meteoric, catapulting him to 148 million followers and first-place in the world of TikTok creators By CBS and Tubefilter Rome — Khaby Lame, the 22-year-old TikTok star whose ironic, speechless clips have earned him more followers than anyone else in the world, has become a citizen of Italy. “I swear to be faithful to the Republic and to observe the Constitution and the laws of the State,” Lame declared this week to officials in Chivasso, the city near Turin were he and his family settled after leaving Senegal when he was just a year old. Lame — whose full name is Khabane Serigne Lame — began his TikTok career during Italy’s 2020 coronavirus lockdown after losing his job in a factory. His rise to digital stardom in the two years since has been meteoric, quickly catapulting him to 148 million followers and first-place in the world of TikTok creators. “It’s my face and my expressions which make people laugh,” Lame told The New York Times last year, saying his reactions speak “a global language.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “I am very proud,”

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