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Khaby Lame: Popular Tik Tok influencer who went from losing job in 2020 to making over $2M with 100M followers on the app

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There is no way one will open the Tik Tok app without seeing a video from a 21-year-old man who says nothing but reacts to videos and gets incredible numbers. That is Khaby Lame.

In March 2020, during the pandemic, Khaby Lame lost his job as a factory hand. Fast forward, Khaby Lame is arguably the megastar of Tik Tok with over 100 million followers. Khaby Lame has made a lot of money from his Tik Tok, he is currently worth over $2 million.

How did the journey start for Khaby Lame?

Who is Khaby Lame?

Who is Khaby Lame?Who is Khaby Lame?

Khabane Khaby Lame is Senegalese born Tik Toker based in Italy. He became famous for short comical skits where he sarcastically points out people who complicate simple tasks without any reason at all.

Khaby Lame was born on March 9, 2000. He is a 21-year-old Italian of Senegalese descent.

His videos are one that ridicules, critiques and simply make fun of other people who seem not to understand how to go about things with some ease. After every reaction video Khaby Lame drops, he usually will stretch forth his open arms towards whatever he is reacting to…that is the only mannerism he uses to send his silent message across.

Khaby Lame has never spoken in any of his videos but the reactions and eyeballs he attracts will blow your mind. Khaby Lame is the second most followed Tik Toker in the world. Very soon, it is predicted that he will take the number 1 position from Charli D’Amelio who has close to 160 million followers.

How Khaby Lame Makes Money On Tik Tok

How Khaby Lame Makes Money On Tik Tok

How Khaby Lame Makes Money On Tik Tok

Khaby Lame, a TikTok star, was working at a factory in Chivasso, Italy, a small town in the Turn district, when he first started on the social media app in March 2020.

Then, unexpectedly, he was fired, forcing him to return to his family’s “modest home.”

But, as the Senegalese sensation explained to The New York Times, he chose to devote his full attention to TikTok instead of getting a so-called “real job,” and it was the best decision he’d ever made.

“It’s my face and my expressions that make people laugh,” he told the outlet, adding that his calm demeanour is a “universal language.”

Whether or not you understand what he’s saying, Khaby Lame has definitely discovered a winning formula. He has over 100 million followers on the micro-video app, and according to one site, someone like him can charge anywhere from $1 million to $2 million per post because of his dedicated, engaged audience.

“Depending on the individual’s level of influence, companies have been known to pay $200 to $20,000 per branded video promoted by influencers,” says Influencer Marketing Hub, a long-standing company specializing in social media sponsorship procurement.

Kaby Lame Videos That Made Him Go Viral

Kaby Lame Videos That Made Him Go Viral
Kaby Lame Videos That Made Him Go Vira

l1.Summer is coming – 133 Million

2.Chill, please! I’m relaxing – 114 Million

3.Lol! Open the door this way – 111 Million

4.You’ve learned quickly my move – 103 Million

5.From Idol to Uncle it’s a moment – 96.9 Million

6.Girls, What are you doing? – 89.4 Million

7.Easy! Water in the bowl – 88.7 Million

8.Sista, Peeling banana is easy! – 85.3 Million

9.Don’t break the handle – 82.7 Million

10.Let’s eat – 77.4 Million

11.Just keeping tidy, but with Simplicity – 73.5 Million views

12.Bro why you ruined a T-shirt? – 72.8 Million views

As of August 2021, the total number of views Khaby Lame’s video on Tik Tok has grossed is over 1.5 billion. Khaby Lame currently has over 103 Million followers on Tiktok.

Khaby Lame is not only popular on Tik Tok, on Instagram, he has over 35 million followers with most of his videos clocking over 5 million views.

Check Out Selected Khaby Lame’s Videos Below

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