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TikTok has a new most-followed account

Jun 23, 2022
MILAN, ITALY - MAY 26: Khaby Lame during the ABOUT YOU Awards Europe 2022 at Superstudio Maxi on May 26, 2022 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images for ABOUT YOU)

Khaby Lame. Photo: Franziska Krug/Getty Images for ABOUT YOU

Khaby Lame surpassed Charli D'Amelio in followers on TikTok on Wednesday to become the most-followed TikTok creator.

Why it matters: Being the top account on one of the world's biggest apps is quite a feat and makes Lame an even more attractive partner for brands.

Details: As of Thursday morning, D'Amelio had 142.3 million followers, compared to Lame's 142.7 million.

  • D'Amelio had reached the top spot in March 2020. Lame became the second most-followed account in July 2021.
  • "That's one way to kick off TikTok's first year as the main sponsor of #VidCon," tweeted reporter Andrew Roth, who had called attention to the potential dethroning early Wednesday.

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