Khaby has started his TikTok journey after losing his job during Covid-19 in 2020 with the username khaby.lame. He started posting videos related to DIY and life hacks videos which are uploaded by other creators on the video-sharing platform. The audience started loving his reactions that he is posting without saying a single word. As of 2021, He is the second most following person in the world in TikTok with over 125 million followers around the world. Apart from TikTok, he also has more than 42 million followers on his Instagram account.