Gaurav Taneja aka Flying Beast is an Indian Youtuber, commercial pilot and nutritionist. As of 2021, Gaurav Taneja has a net worth of $2 million. He is known for producing YouTube videos concerning Fitness, Gaming and his daily life vlogs. He also works as a pilot for the past 9 years. Recently he came into the limelight when he raised the issue regarding the safety of pilots in Air Asia airlines after which he was sacked from his job.
Currently, he runs three Youtube channels, “Flying Beast”, “Fit Muscle TV” and “Rasbhari Ke Papa”. He uploads travel and daily life vlogs on the Flying Beast and fitness content on the Fit Muscle TV and live streaming of gaming on Rasbhari Ke Papa.
Gaurav Taneja Wiki/Biography
Born on 9 July 1986, Gaurav Taneja’s age is 34 Years as of 2021. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He follows the Hindu religion and holds an Indian nationality.
Gaurav Taneja Childhood Photo
He completed his early schooling at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh. After that, he enrolled himself at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal in 2008 from where he completed his graduate course in Electrical engineering.
Since childhood, he was inclined towards health and nutrition and during his college days, he was known for his bodybuilding from where he decided to pursue his career in the same field by providing tips to others through his YouTube channel.
Date of Birth
9 July 1986
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Youtuber, Vlogger and Nutritionist
First YouTube Video
Is Aamir Khan’s Dangal Movie Transformation Natural? on FitMuscle TV (2016)
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur
College / University
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal
B.Tech in Civil Engineering
Family, Girlfriend and Relationships
The nutritionist belongs to a middle-class family in Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently, he is living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and New Delhi, India with his family.
His father’s name is Yogendra Kumar Taneja who is a retired bank officer.
Gaurav Taneja Father
His mother’s name is Bharti Taneja who is a teacher by profession.
Gaurav Taneja Mother
He has one sibling, her sister Swati Taneja Bhatia who is married.
Gaurav Taneja Sister
Gaurav Taneja’s marital status is married. He is married to Ritu Taneja who is a pilot for a domestic airline.
Gaurav Taneja Wife
The couple got married on the 5th of February in 2015 in the presence of their family members and other close relatives.
Gaurav Taneja Wedding Photo
The couple also has one daughter whose name is Kaira (Ras Bhari) and was born on 18 May 2018.
Gaurav Taneja Daughter
The couple shared a very cute bond and teases each other by calling each other “Mota”. Gaurav also makes fun of his wife and teases her by calling her a “Morning Person”.
Gaurav Taneja Family
Yogendra Kumar Taneja
Kaira aka Ras Bhari
The bodybuilder and the nutritionist is a fitness freak who owns an extremely fit and strong body build up. He is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and his body weight is nearly 90 Kg. He didn’t have any tattoo painted on his body.
He has a very strong body build-up with his body measurements as his chest measures 41 inches, his waist measures 36 inches, and his biceps measure 17 inches. He has stylish black color hair and also has sparkling star-like black color eyes.
in centimeters: 171 cmin meters: 1.71 min feet inches: 5’ 7”
in kilograms: 92 kgin pounds: 202 lbs
Gaurav started his career as a Youtuber who used to upload his bodybuilding tips and nutrition videos. He owns three YouTube channels that are “Flying Beast”, “Fit Muscle TV” and “Rasbhari Ke Papa”.
He has an experience of more than 13 years in the fitness field, since his college days he used to do bodybuilding and share his tips with others.
Flying Beast is a travel and daily life vlogging channel where Gaurav and his wife share their travel-related videos. In this channel, he also shares his personal life with his fans and these are unique and interesting vlogs you can find online. He has posted nearly 638 videos on this Flying Beast channel and has over 4.7 million subscribers.
Fit Muscle TV is his second channel on which he shares useful tips for bodybuilding and nutrition values. People who are very fond of gyming and bodybuilding find his vlog very interesting as he is different from others and his tips and guidance proves to be very successful. He has posted over 326 videos on this YouTube channel and has over 2 million subscribers.
In 2011, he joined CAE Madrid, Madrid, Spain (Flight School) for training in A320 type rating.
After completing trainig, he started working as first officer at IndiGo. In 2014, he worked as captain in Indigo.
In 2019, he joined Air Asia airlines as a pilot, recently he was sacked from his job as he raised his voice in media and on social media about the irresponsible behavior regarding the safety of their pilots.
In 2020, he received The Great Visioners Awars.
Recently the Gaurav made a big statement, he stated that his airlines “Air Asia” is neglecting the safety measures which they have to take for the safety of their pilots, passengers, and the aircraft.
After his statement, the “Air Asia” airlines sacked him from his job and rejected all his allegations. But Gaurav fearlessly raised his voice on print media as well as on social media regarding the issue and gained huge support from others and his fans.
He also stated that his employer not allowed any pilot to take sick leave when they were ill and also that the airlines didn’t follow any guidelines issued by the Government during this Covid-19 situation. Now DGCA has decided to conduct an inquiry over the issue and will make the decision regarding the issue as soon as possible.
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Facts and Information
The bodybuilder revealed his hobbies many times as he likes traveling, bodybuilding, and cricket.
He regularly participates in bodybuilding competitions and won competitions at the state level.
He loves to travel with his family and friends and used to share his traveling pictures with his fans on his YouTube channel.
He is a foodie and used to eat delicious dishes like “Jalebee”, “Omelet”, “Peanut Butter”, “Shahi Paneer” and “Butter Chicken.
He is also a “Chai Lover” who used to drink tea very much and even he carries tea bags with him while traveling.
His favorite celebrities are Tom Cruise, Addison Rae, Alia Bhatt, and Disha Patani.
He has so many close friends who also used to make YouTube videos like Gaurav Chaudhary, Bhuvan Bam, and Ranveer Allahbadia.
He met many big personalities like Barack Obama (Ex-US President) and many other big names.
He also appeared on the cover of renowned magazines, MensXP.
He has a big collection of luxury cars and he is currently living a lavish lifestyle. His car collection includes Volvo V90, BMW and Fortuner.
He also uploads videos of himself while playing with his daughter. His “Chicklu O Chicklu” dance video with his daughter is very popular on the internet.