Gaurav Taneja Age, Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Career, Biography and More



Gaurav Taneja, also known as Flying Beast, is an Indian YouTuber, professional pilot and nutritionist. And even till 2021, the net worth of Gaurav Taneja is also two million US dollars. And he is also known for YouTube videos about gaming, fitness and his day to day vlogs. And Gaurav Taneja was born in Kanpur on July 9, 1986, and was brought up in a middle-class family. But he has been a pilot for 9 years, and after raising the issue of pilot safety with Air Asia Airlines, he also got infamy, due to which he was also dismissed from his post.

Since Gaurav was also familiar with bodybuilding since his graduation days, he launched his “Fitmuscle TV” YouTube channel on 30 November 2016. And then he also used to upload his workout videos and points on his channel. And he also had 1.2 million subscribers and around 270 videos on his “Fitmuscle TV” YouTube channel.

Since childhood, Flying Beast’s dream was also to become a pilot and to make this dream come true, he always paid a lot of attention to his studies. But even after completing Class 12 at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, Gaurav started preparing for IIT or JEE. And he was also successful in clearing this exam in the first attempt due to his sharp mind, and as a result, he also got the opportunity to enroll in IIT Kharagpur, the oldest university in India.


Real NameGaurav Taneja
Nick NameFlying Beast
ProfessionPilot/Youtuber/ Body-Builder
Famous forcreating TikTok lip-sync videos

Personal life 

Date of Birth9 July 1986
Carryminati’s  Age ( as in 2022)36 years
Birth placeKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
HandedRight Handed
Zodiac signCancer
Food HabitsVegetarian
SchoolJawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur
College/ UniversityIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal
Educational qualificationB.Tech in Civil Engineering

Physical stats 

Height5’7″  (171cm)
Weight (approx.)92 kg
Weight in pounds202 lbs
Hair color Black
Eye colorBlack


Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendRitu Taneja

Family and more

FatherYogendra Kumar Taneja
MotherBharti Taneja
BrotherNot Known
SisterSwati Taneja

Favorite Things

Favorite FoodButter chicken, Chole Bhature
Favorite ActorTom Cruise
Favorite ActressJanhvi Kapoor
Favorite PlayerSachin Tendulkar
Favorite SportsCricket
Favorite  SingerArijit Singh
Favorite ColourWhite, Blue
Favorite DestinationRome, New York, Paris & London

Hobbies and Money Factor

HobbiesFlying Plane, Travelling
Net Worth$5 million

Social Media ID

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Unknown Facts About Gaurav Taneja

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  • Does he consume alcohol: No
  • Does he also smoke: No
  • Does it swim too: yes
  • Does he like vegetarian/non-vegetarian too: Vegetarian
  • He also frequently participates in bodybuilding competitions and has achieved success at the state level as well.
  • He also enjoys traveling with his family and friends, and he used to post pictures of his travels on his YouTube channel for his followers to see.
  • And he also used to drink a lot of tea and is also a “tea lover”, so even when he travels, he always has tea bags with him.
  • He also has several close friends including Gaurav Chowdhary, Bhuvan Bam and Ranvir Allahbadia who have also made YouTube videos in the past.
  • He has also interacted with several notable personalities including former US President Barack Obama.
    A popular magazine called MensXP also featured him on its cover.
  • And he currently also leads a lavish lifestyle and has a huge collection of high-end vehicles. And his fleet of vehicles also includes BMW, Fortuner and Volvo V90.
  • Both he and his wife are also pilots of IndiGo airline.
  • He was also given The Great Visionaries Award in 2020.
  • And as of now, they both are enjoying their marriage and have a beautiful daughter named Kyra. And in the month of May 2018 also both of them have given birth to a lovely daughter.
  • Gaurav filed a significant claim, claiming that his airline, “Air Asia”, had failed to take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of its pilots, passengers and aircraft. And even after his statement, “Air Asia” airlines fired him and denied all his claims. But Gaurav spoke boldly about the matter in print and
  • also on social media, which received a lot of support from others and his followers.
  • Taneja was also one of the tallest and strongest men. And even during his undergraduate years, he used to deadlift 200 kg and squat 180 kg.
  • Gaurav Taneja also received a TEDx invitation to speak at Manipal University in Jaipur. And today he has also become a youth role model by inspiring people to be positive, active and lead a healthy life. And he also expressed his appreciation and gratitude to all his followers for helping him become one of the top fitness influencers in India.
  • He is also featured in the list of Top 5 Indian Vloggers on YouTube along with Danish Jehan, Mumbaikar Nikhil (Nikhil Sharma), Gaurav Jone and MSK Vlogs.

People Also Asks About Gaurav Taneja

1. Who is the Flying Beast?

Answer. Flying Beast is an ex-pilot, nutritionist and YouTuber from India. He was born on July 9, 1986 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. And also his three YouTube channels, Flying Beast, FitMuscleTV and Rasbhari Ke Papa, are also famous.

2. How did Gaurav Taneja become a pilot?

Answer. According to Taneja’s YouTube videos, he also followed his passion and entered the aviation industry after pursuing B.Tech. He also started working with airlines in 2011. And Taneja had shifted from Indigo to AirAsia India in April 2019.

3. What is the name of Gaurav Taneja’s wife?

Answer. Gaurav Taneja’s wife’s name is also Ritu Rathi. And they also got married in the month of February 2015 and currently, they also share a daughter named Kyra.

4. What is the net worth of Gaurav Taneja as well?

Answer. Flying Beast, popularly known as Gaurav Taneja, has an annual income of $ 5 million, or Rs 37 crore. And he also earns around $35,000 a month, or more than Rs 25 lakh. And his only source of income is brand sponsorship and also YouTube.

5. Is Gaurav Taneja from IIT?

Answer. IIT Kharagpur is the place where Gaurav Taneja also completed his bachelor’s degree in 2008. And he is also an Indigo Airlines pilot, a certified nutritionist and a bodybuilder. He is one of the persons with more than 1 million subscribers on his two YouTube channels.

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