Khaby Lame, World Famous TikToker granted Italian Citizenship after 21years
Famous TikToker Khaby Lame granted Italian Citizenship after 21years.
Khaby Lame, the most followed TikToker has finally been awarded Italian citizenship. After being a resident of Italy from the age of one, he earned his citizenship in a ceremony in his hometown of Chivasso, which is located near to Turin in the northern Piedmont area.
On June 8th, a few weeks prior to him becoming the most followed user on TikTok, the Italian interior ministry informed him of his citizenship.
On Wednesday, August 17, 2020, the 22-year-old was granted Italian citizenship, although he still had his Senegalese passport.
Speaking to reporters, Khaby Lame said he felt a huge sense of responsibility for the oath he took and was really proud of his citizenship.
When Italy was placed under lockdown during the COVID-19, Khaby Lame lost his job which led him to begin creating TikTok videos.