Khaby Lame Net Worth

What is Khaby Lame’s Net Worth?

Net Worth$5 Million
Source of WealthTikTok/Instagram
Date of Birth9 March 2000 (Age 22)
Height1.85m (6 ‘1)
Place of BirthZiguinchor, Senegal
Star SignPisces
Relationship StatusEngaged (Zaira Nucci)

Khaby Lame’s Introduction

Khabane Lame (aka Khaby Lame) is a TikTok/Instagram star that rose to fame through his skits on calling out pointless life hacks. After being laid off as a factory worker, he started making videos on TikTok in March 2020, during the COVID-19 lockdown.

He is estimated to have a net worth of over $5 million as of 2022 and currently resides in Milan, Italy with his fiancée Zaira Nucci. 

Khaby Lame’s Early Life

Khaby was born on 9 March 2000 in Ziguinchor, Senegal. He came from a lower-income background and moved to Italy with his family in public housing when he was just one year old.

Khaby was raised and educated in Chivasso and worked as a CNC machine operator in a factory near Turin.

Khaby Lame’s Career

After being laid off in March 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, Khaby started making short videos on TikTok of him playing video games.

His big breakthrough came after making skits of himself silently reacting to unnecessary life-hacks, gathering over 25 million followers on TikTok in just one year.

Highlights of Khaby Lame’s Career

  • Khaby Lame became the most-followed TikToker in the world in June 2022.
  • He announced the signing of Manuel Locatelli for Juventus F.C. on his TikTok channel!
  • Khaby signed a multi-year deal with HUGO BOSS during January 2022 and appeared in their campaign with Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber!
  • Khaby is known for being the creator of 8 of the 25 most-liked TikTok videos ever!

Khaby Lame’s Personal Life

Khaby Lame has three other siblings besides him. It’s reported that his father is an entrepreneur, while his mother is a homemaker. In October 2020, Khaby announced his engagement to Zaira Nucci.

He is an advocate against racism and has previously shared anti-racist messages on his social handles. He is managed by the famous social-media guru Riggio Alessandro.

Khaby Lame’s Best TikTok Compilation

Famous Quotes of Khaby Lame

  • “Effort is important, but knowing where to make an effort makes all the difference.”

Social Media Stats of Khaby Lame

Khaby Lame TikTok Followers: 134.9 Million (2022) | TikTok Likes: 2.1 Billion (2022)

Khaby Lame Instagram Followers: 73 Million (2022)

Place on Most Followed TikTokers: 1st (2022)

Success Lessons From Khaby Lame

  1. Belonging from a poor background doesn’t mean you can’t succeed. And Khaby proved this by battling hardships throughout his early life, ultimately coming out as the second most-followed Tiktoker in the world! 
  2. Hurdles are a part of the journey to success. Even after being laid off from a factory job during the pandemic, Khaby kept his head up during the worst period of his life and entertained people with his creative and unique skits!

Interesting Facts About Khaby Lame

  • Khaby does not have Italian citizenship even though he’s lived there since childhood.
  • Khaby Lame is fluent in English and Italian, even though he doesn’t say much in his videos!
  • Khaby has three other siblings.
  • Khaby loves to play basketball, and his favorite team is the Lakers!


What is Khaby Lame’s religion?

Khaby is a Muslim by birth and belongs to a practicing Islamic family.

How much does Khaby charge for an Instagram post?

According to reports, Khaby charges approximately $20,000 for one post on his Instagram page and $50,000 for a promotional video on his TikTok channel.

How many cars does Khaby Lame own?

Khaby owns more than seven cars, including a Lamborghini Huracan, Volvo XC60, BMW X6, Porsche 911, and a few more.


Khaby is one of the few TikTokers who rose to success completely from ‘organic’ traffic.

Even though he projects a silent persona in his videos, Khaby Lame is vocal about his beliefs and has raised his voice against racism through his influence.

Famous publishing networks have praised him for his ‘natural and ‘non-persuasive’ skits that are entertaining due to their authenticity.