TikTok star Khaby Lame becomes 2nd most-followed person on the platform

TikTok star Khaby Lame has become the SECOND most-followed person on the social media platform. 

Credits: @khaby.lame

You probably know Khaby Lame from TikTok, as he has over 86.2 million followers on the platform. With this startling number of supporters, the 21-year-old recently became the second most-followed TikToker, as per The Mind Unleashed.

The Senegalese-Italian social media personality started his TikTok account last year, shortly after losing his job as a factory worker. Today, “the Everyman of the Internet” as the New York Times called him, is one of the most admired online personalities thanks to his witty TikToks revealing how unreasonable life hack videos can be.

@khaby.lame

Sorry guys I didn’t realize there was a hole in my sock 🙈😂🕳🧦

♬ suono originale – Khabane lame

With his impressive amount of followers, Lame could easily take the first place away from Charli D’Amelio, who currently holds the record with over 119 million supporters.

Khaby gained his massive fanbase by posting sarcastic videos challenging the ridiculously complicated online life hacks.

@khaby.lame

#foryoupage #comic

♬ suono originale – Khabane lame

Internet creator analyst Samir Chaudry commented:

“His content almost debunks or mocks the overproduced trends that happen across social media, whether it’s life hacks or other things like that. He almost represents this authenticity over production. I think that’s very appealing at scale to people, this feeling of someone not trying too hard, it’s something that feels authentic.”

@khaby.lame

#foryoupage #comic

♬ suono originale – Khabane lame

Speaking to the Times, the popular TikToker, who claims his famous shrug is a “global language,” said:

“It’s my face and my expressions which make people laugh.”

Are you following Khaby on TikTok? Do you find his videos humorous? Let us know in the comment section!

And if you have some time to waste, here’s a compilation of Khaby’s funniest videos:

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