Khaby Lame has a significant position on Italia’s Got Talent. The Italian social media sensation with Senegalese ancestry has the most followers on TikTok. According to Variety, he will now serve as a jury member on Italia’s Got Talent.
The exact release date of the new series is unknown, but Khaby will appear alongside TV celebrity Elettra Lamborghini, the granddaughter of Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the upscale Italian automaker. Television personality Mara Maionchi and comedian and YouTuber Frank Matano will return as judges for the talent show.
He rose to prominence on TikTok in March 2020, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and has since amassed a sizable fanbase, making him a strong contender for the competition series.
The first Blavity post about Khaby Lame’s appointment to the “Italia’s Got Talent” jury took place. He had previously dabbled in the world of jurors. In 2022, he served on the jury for the #TikTokShortFilm at the Cannes Film Festival. He currently has 154 million followers on TikTok.
The show will air on Disney+ rather than Sky, as it has in previous seasons, and auditions have already begun in the southern Italian city of Avellino, near Naples, according to Variety.