Top Senegal TikTok star proud of Italian citizenship

Lame stated during the citizenship ceremony on Wednesday that he had always felt Italian.

Top Senegal TikTok star proud of Italian citizenship

Even though he has been a resident of Italy since he was a young child, Khaby Lame, the most popular TikTok celebrity in the world, has only recently received his Italian citizenship at the age of 22.

Lame is a well-known YouTuber with more than 148 million subscribers who was born in Senegal and raised close to Turin.

According to the Guardian newspaper, Lame, who still possesses a Senegalese passport, told the reporters that he was "extremely proud" of his new citizenship and felt "a big responsibility" for the vows he had taken.

Lame stated during the citizenship ceremony on Wednesday that he had always felt Italian. "Very little has changed," he said, according to the Euro News website.