Khaby Lame: From rugs to riches (A video)

Khaby Lame holds the World's most followed TikToker at 148 million

Khaby Lame
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Top TikTok star, Khabane lame, shared a video on his Instagram page highlighting his humble beginnings before the Khaby the world celebrates emerged.

As though to echo Lupita Nyongo,'s words, 'No matter where you’re from your dreams are valid,' Khaby urged his followers to believe in their dreams.

"Never stop growing and always believe in your dreams, I love you all," the caption read.


In the background of his wonderful video the song to Engelbert Humperdinck's song, 'A man without Love,' can be heard playing.

As you would assume, the comment section was overflowing with support from many of his fans. Some of those comments are below;

joellirica: NEVER STOP ❤️🔥


edoardosantonocito: KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK BROTHER 🙌🏻❤️✨

brunoagnello: Bro! You deserve! Never stop being this humble human you are…much more to come!

officiallindaikeji: So happy for you, Khaby 😍🙌

nickmayhugh: So proud of you bro❤️ what an inspiration 💫

Iandan3: Always brother Alhamdulillah☝️🤍🤲

vinijr: The best 🤍

callmebigboy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥proud🔥🔥🔥🔥

fox1987: Don't Be Afraid to Dream 🤲

riggioalessandro: Proud of you! ❤️ ⭐️ Never stop!

brunoagnello: Bro! You deserve! Never stop being this humble human you are…much more to come!

The king of TikTok has a tally of 148 million followers on the platform. In a recent interview, he stated that he had previously done all manner of jobs,

"I started doing a thousand jobs. Waiter, bricklayer, window cleaner, I did everything to make money."

Just before he started making TikTok videos, he was working in a factory in Italy, when COVID-19 hit, he was made redundant.

Stuck at home living with his parents, Lame began making TikTok videos to pass the time and slowly grew a following who loved his kind of funny.

Despite him being the most followed TikTok user, no word will be heard from Khaby, as his other user name Lame suggests.

In a previous interview with vogue, he said silence is a global language.

“Silent comedy speaks a language that everybody in the world can understand.”

Khaby mostly does hilarious videos reacting or trying out absurd things people do in a more realistic manner, this has attracted his way a global viewership.

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