Flying Beast Age, Birthday, Height, Real Name, Biography

Gaurav Taneja aka Flying beast is a popular Indian YouTuber, Ex-Pilot and Nutritionist. He was born on 9 July 1986 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is known for his three YouTube channels Flying Beast, FitMuscleTV, and Rasbhari ke Papa.

He has served 8 years in the airline industry. After six years in Indigo and 2 years in Air Asia Airlines as a pilot, Air Asia sacked him from his job after a controversial safety issue.

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Real NameGaurav Yogendra Kumar Taneja
Stage NameFlying Beast, Captain
ProfessionEx-Pilot, YouTuber, Bodybuilder, and Nutritionist
Famous forYouTube channels

Flying Beast Age & Personal Life

Gaurav was born on 9 July 1986 (35 Years old) in a middle-class Hindu family in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Flying beast currently lives in A3/22 Janakpuri, Near Sai Nursing home, and Shri Ram Global Pre-School, Janakpuri New Delhi.

Birthday Date9 July 1986
Age35 Years (as in 2021)
Birth PlaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
HometownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Current AddressJanakpuri, New Delhi, India
CasteJatt (Sikh)
Zodiac SignCancer
HobbiesVlogging and Travelling
Phone NumberNot Known
Email[email protected]
Controversies Gaurav has sacked from “Air Asia” to raise his voice against safety measures of pilots where the company not allowed any pilot to take sick leave when they were ill and didn’t follow any guidelines issued by the Government during this Covid-19 pandemic.

Flying Beast Height & Physical Stats

He looks so young. Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast) has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 91 KGs. His body measurements are 42-23-20.

HeightIn Feet – 5″7 Inch
In Centimeters – 170 cm
In meters – 1.70 m
WeightIn Kilograms – 91 KG
In Pounds – 201 LBS
Body MeasurementsChest: 42
Waist: 23
Biceps: 20
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Flying Beast with his Wife

Career & Education

Flying Beast used to dream of becoming a pilot since childhood and to fulfill this dream, he used to pay a lot of attention to his studies. Gaurav completed his schooling from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh and after completing class 12 from here, he started preparing for IIT or JEE. Due to his sharp mind, he passed this examination on his very first attempt and he got a chance to study at IIT Kharagpur, India’s oldest institute.

SchoolJawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya, Uttar Pradesh
College/UniversityIIT, Kharagpur (2004-2008)
AviationHe learned A320 type rating aviation at CAE Madrid, Spain (Europe) in 2011.
Educational QualificationB.Tech in Civil Engineering

Wife & Affairs

Gaurav’s wife’s name is Ritu Rathee and on 5 February 2015, both of them got married with the consent of their family. Ritu Rathee-Taneja is a pilot by profession and both of them met during the job of IndiGo Airlines.

Relationship StatusTaken
GirlfriendRitu Rathee
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date5 February 2015
Wife/SpouseRitu Rathee-Taneja

Flying Beast Family

Gaurav Taneja’s father name is Yogendra Kumar Taneja, who has been a retired bank officer by profession and his mother’s name is Bharti Taneja, who has been a teacher. Gaurav also has a younger sister named Swati Taneja Bhatia. And a cute daughter named Kaira Taneja (Rasbhari).

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FatherYogendra Kumar Taneja
MotherBharti Taneja


BrotherName Not Known
SisterSwati Taneja Bhatia


DaughterKaira Taneja (Rasbhari)

Net Worth, Income, Salary

Flying Beast aka Gaurav Taneja’s net worth is $5 Million or 37 Crore rupees annually. And his monthly income is around $35,000 or 25 Lakh+ rupees. He earns all his revenue through YouTube and Brand Sponsorships.

Net Worth$5 Million
Net worth in Rupees37 Crore rupees
Monthly Income$40,000
Monthly Income in Rupees30 Lakh+ rupees
Per Video Revenue5-6 lakhs
Income SourcesYouTube, Brand Sponsorships
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Cars and Bikes Collection

Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast) has a collection of cars like Volvo V90, BMW, and Toyota Fortuner.


Gaurav has a collection of some luxury bungalows, villas, and some luxury cars, worth around 7 to 8 crores.

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Flying Beast Biography

YouTube Career

Flying Beast started his YouTube career on 30 November 2016 by creating a Youtube channel named Fit Muscle TV, which he used to upload videos of bodybuilding tips and nutrition tips. He has completed 2M+ Subscribers in his YouTube Channel so far.

After becoming famous in the Fit Muscle TV Youtube Channel, Gaurav also published some of his Travel Vlogs on this channel, and people liked these Vlogs very much and seeing all this, Flying Beast opened another channel named Flying Beast, in which he has uploaded 600+ videos so far and this is Gaurav’s most popular YouTube channel in which 5.7M+ Subscribers are connected.

Apart from working in his two channels, Flying Beast has recently opened another YouTube channel in July 2020, which he has named Rasbhari ke Papa after his daughter, Rasbhari was born. This channel has 1.30M+ subscribers with 45+ videos.


Gaurav completed his aviation studies in the United States of America and was selected as a Flight Instructor in North Texas Flight Academy. He did this job till the end of 2009.

Then he joined Alpha Aviation Academy as a flight instructor. He did this work for only 5 months from Nov 2009 to March 2010.

He worked for 8 months at Fujairah Aviation Academy and in August 2011, he has selected as a First Officer in Indigo Airlines in Gurgaon and then became Captain in Dec 2014.

In 2019, he has selected to a served captainship in AirAsia Airlines, but he sacked from his job after a controversial issue of safety.

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Frequently Ask Questions

Who is Flying Beast?

Flying Beast is an Indian YouTuber, Ex-Pilot, and Nutritionist. He was born on 9 July 1986 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is known for his three YouTube channels Flying Beast, FitMuscleTV, and Rasbhari ke Papa.

What is the age of Flying Beast?

Gaurav is 35 Years old, He was born on 9 July 1986.

Who is Gaurav Taneja’s Wife?

His wife’s name Ritu Rathee Taneja, they got married on 5 February 2015

Where does Flying Beast live in Delhi?

He lives in A3/22, Near Sai Nursing home, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India.

What is the salary of Gaurav Taneja?

Gaurav Taneja’s salary is around 35 lakhs rupees per month and has a net worth of 37 Crore rupees.

Some Interesting Facts about Flying Beast

  • Does Gaurav smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Gaurav drink alcohol? Not Known
  • Gaurav Taneja has a very good personality.
  • He is a professional bodybuilder who started bodybuilding in childhood.
  • He completed his college education at IIT Kharagpur.
  • In 2020, he received The Great Visioners Award.
  • Apart from YouTube, he is also a captain of Indigo Airlines.

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