Khaby Lame has formally overtaken Charli D’Amelio as TikTok’s most-followed content material creator after months of fan campaigns urging viewers to ship him to the highest.
Sengalese-born social media star Khabane Lame is now the undisputed king of TikTok.
Sitting at 142,389,179 followers on the time of writing, he has formally surpassed Charli D’Amelio, who sat in her throne as TikTok Queen for over two years.
Khaby’s newest accomplishment comes on the heels of an enormous fan effort throughout TikTok to see him beat out Charli, utilizing hashtags like #KhabyToNumberOne to unfold the phrase.
In fact, Khaby was going viral nicely earlier than his followers took off on this endeavor. Final yr, Lame garnered a jaw-dropping 15 million followers between Could 8 and Could 23, in line with metrics taken from Social Tracker.
Khaby is greatest recognized for his viral life-hack debunking movies, the place he humorously takes the “simple” route that so many life hacks appear to stroll miles round — all with a very unamused look as if he’s “carried out” with their shenanigans.
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@khaby.lame #🇮🇹Perfavore non fare questo con la Pizza😭😭 #🇺🇸Please don’t try this with Pizza 😭😭 #LearnFromKhabi #LearnWithTikTok #ImparaConTikTok #pizza ♬ suono originale – Khabane lame
Khaby’s upset comes two years after Charli took the title of TikTok royalty from Loren Grey, who, on the time, had 41 million followers on the app.
Since then, Charli has skyrocketed to 141 million followers, and Khaby has surpassed even that.
In fact, there’s no enmity between these two social media celebrities; the duo met up again in February of this yr and snapped a couple of pictures collectively, displaying that though there is perhaps some wholesome competitors amongst them, it’s all love ultimately.
CHARLI AND KHABY? i didn’t anticipate that omg pic.twitter.com/FcivEOLrk1
— lily (@lilysdamelio) February 25, 2022
This huge shift in TikTok’s ranks additionally follows some odd metrics for a number of the app’s largest stars, together with Charli and Addison Rae, who’ve seen a considerable loss in followers over the previous month. Though it’s clear they’re nonetheless doing nicely for themselves, with each ladies set to star in main movies.