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‘Life Hack’ Star Khaby Lame Is 2024’s Biggest TikToker—But Charli D’Amelio Is Close Behind (2024)

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‘Life Hack’ Star Khaby Lame Is 2024’s Biggest TikToker—But Charli D’Amelio Is Close Behind? ›

Khabane “Khaby” Lame, a TikTok user known for his videos silently mocking absurd “life hack” clips, is the most followed TikToker through the first half of this year with over 162 million followers—putting him about 7 million over second-place Charli D'Amelio.

Is Khaby Lame's wife? ›

Khaby Lame is a practicing Muslim. He announced his engagement to wife Wendy Thembelihle Juel in November 2023.

How much does Khaby Lame make? ›

Highest-paid TikTok stars 2023

Earnings include advertising revenues as well as sponsored content and event appearances. The second highest-earning TikTok star was Senegalese-Italian TikTok star Khaby Lame, with earnings of approximately 16.5 million U.S. dollars during the measured period.

Is Khaby Lame deaf? ›

My Mom figured out that I was deaf very early on — my birthday is before July 4th and I didn't respond to the loud noises from firecrackers and all the festivities. I was put into speech therapy at 1 years old.

Why is Khaby Lame famous? ›

Meet the world's biggest TikToker, Khaby Lame

Lame's journey to stardom started with a particularly bad turn of events. In March 2020, the Senegal-born creator was laid off from his job working in a factory in northern Italy. With lots of time on his hands, Lame started posting short, comedic videos to TikTok.

How many followers does Khaby Lame have on TikTok in 2024? ›

As of 24 June 2024 the most-followed individual on the platform is Khaby Lame, with over 162 million followers. He surpassed the previous most-followed account, Charli D'Amelio, on 22 June 2022.

Who is the richest TikToker? ›

According to the most recent estimates, TikTok superstar Charli D'Amelio has a net worth of approximately USD$17.5 million. Who is the highest-paid TikTok star in 2022? With her estimated net worth of USD$17.5 million, Charli D'Amelio is the highest paid TikTok star of 2022.

Who is the most followed black person on TikTok? ›

There's a good chance you've seen TikTok star Khaby Lame on your for you page before because of the number of video's he's had go viral—not to mention that fact that he has over 153 million TikTok followers. Yep, 153 million which surpasses even Charli D'amelio. Janell is for our fashion girlies.

How much does TikTok pay? ›

In terms of compensation, TikTok's Creator Fund program offers an estimated payout of $0.02 to $0.04 per 1,000 views for content creators. To put this into perspective, a creator with 1,000,000 views would only receive a payout between $20 and $40.

Is TikTok deaf friendly? ›

Do The Deaf Community Use TikTok? Yes – The hard of hearing and Deaf TikTok community is prevalent and growing, and they depend on TikTok subtitles to be included.

Are any celebrities deaf? ›

Hearing loss is more common than most people realize, including among celebrities. From Sting to Rob Lowe, there are a number of actors, musicians, and athletes with hearing loss. Over time it's becoming more acceptable to discuss hearing loss, which will hopefully help reduce stigma for hearing aids.

Who is the TikTok guy who doesn't speak? ›

Tiktoker went viral. From working in a factory. to earning $750,000 per post on TikTok without speaking. KB Lame, the internet sensation we all love, didn't just stumble into fame. He hacked his way through life's challenges.

Who made TikTok famous? ›

Zhang Yiming (Chinese: 张一鸣; born April 1, 1983) is a Chinese internet entrepreneur. He founded ByteDance in 2012, developed the news aggregator Toutiao and the video sharing platform Douyin (internationally known as TikTok).

How rich is Khaby Lame now? ›

Through his social media following, Khaby Lame has accumulated millions of dollars in earnings through brand endorsem*nts and advertising. Senegalese-Italian media personality, Khaby Lame Net Worth is estimated to be $16 Million. He earns $4 Million through TikTok each year.

What did Khaby Lame do before TikTok? ›

Khaby Lame, whose real name is Khabane Lame, hails from Senegal but grew up in Chivasso, Italy. Before his meteoric rise on TikTok, he had a rather unremarkable job as a factory worker. Like many young adults, he enjoyed using social media as a form of entertainment and self-expression.

Why does Khaby never speak? ›

In an interview with CNN, Khaby explained that he doesn't speak in his videos because he believes actions speak louder than words. Instead of using words to communicate, he relies on facial expressions and body language to convey his messages.

Is Khaby Lame a hafiz in the Quran? ›

"Yes, I am Muslim, a practising Muslim. I don't know what else to say." Social media sensation Khaby Lame also continued to say that he was sent to a Quranic school near Dakar, Senegal to learn the Qur'an or do Hifz e Quran to become Hafiz e Quran when he was fourteen.

What job did Khaby Lame have? ›

Before his rise to fame on social media, Khaby worked in a car factory, but due to the pandemic he lost his job. His free time at home led him to post videos on TikTok and he quickly gained followers until he became one of the most popular content creators on the social network.

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