Gaurav Taneja Net Worth

Gaurav Taneja, popularly known as Flying Beast, is an Indian YouTuber, pilot, and nutritionist. He is known best as a YouTuber who uploads his gaming, daily vlogs, and fitness content. His YouTube channel has over 7 million subscribers and billions of views at present. Gaurav had been a pilot for 9 years. However,  he was suspended by the airline when he raised concerns about the passenger’s safety. Gaurav has a net worth of $5 million at present!

About Gaurav Taneja

Gaurav Taneja was born in Kanpur, India, on July 9, 1986. He was born into a middle-class family. His father is  Yogendra Kumar Taneja, who is a former bank officer. His mother’s name is Bharti Taneja, and she is a teacher. Gaurav has one sister, Ritu Rathee Taneja, who is also a social media influencer.

Gaurav Taneja is married to Ritu Taneja, a domestic airline pilot. The couple tied the knot on 5 February 2015. They welcomed their daughter Kaira (Ras Bhari) on 18 May 2018.

Early Life

Gaurav spent his childhood in Kanpur. He completed his primary education at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.  Later on, he went on to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He also completed his MBA from MDI Gurgaon. After completing his education, Gaurav worked as a pilot for 9 years. However, the airline suspended him because of raising his voice in favor of the passenger’s safety. It didn’t stop Gaurav, rather he kept moving forward in life and decided to pursue a full-time career as a YouTuber.


Gaurav Taneja had the idea to make videos while traveling to different places as a pilot and share them on social media. First and foremost, he established his fitness channel and began uploading gym and fitness-related videos to it. Following his success on his fitness channel, he launched another channel, Flying Beast, and began uploading his travel videos there. He is now one of India’s top YouTubers and vloggers. This section will go over his YouTube journey, earnings from YouTube ads, and brand deals.

YouTuber Gaurav Taneja started uploading fitness-related videos to his Fit Muscle TV channel on November 30, 2016, shortly after it was founded. About 2 million people have subscribed to Gaurav Taneja’s channel, where he has released around 355 videos.

On December 1st, 2017, he launched Flying Beast, another YouTube channel, to post travel vlogs after finding popularity as a fitness YouTuber. More than 7 million people have subscribed to this channel. Gaurav posted around 968 videos there.

Also, he broadcasts live gaming to his audience on the gaming channel Rasbhari Ke Papa. On this channel, he has more than a million subscribers.

Gaurav Taneja’s Net Worth and Income

As of 2023, Gaurav Taneja’s net worth is $5 million. He accumulated his net worth through sponsored deals, ad revenue, ads, films, YouTube views, and merchandise.


Gaurav earns around $1 million per year. He earns this fortune mainly through his YouTube career. However, he also earns from his endorsement deals.


Samsung, One Plus, Ola, Pepsi, Fit Muscle TV, etc.

Personal Details

Birth Name Gaurav Taneja
Nick Name Motey, Flying Beast (on his youtube channel name)
Age (as in 2023) 37 Years
Religion Hinduism
Birth Place Nagpur, Maharashtra India
Date of Birth 9 July 1986
Nationality Indian
Mother’s Name Bharti Taneja
Father’s Name Yogendra Kumar Taneja
Sister Swati Taneja Bhatia
Spouse Ritu Rathee (married 5 Feb 2015)
Children Ras Bhari aka Kaira (Born on 18May 2018)
School Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh
College/University Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Educational Qualification B.Tech Civil Engineering
Profession Pilot, YouTuber, Bodybuilder, Nutritionist
Height (Approx.) in centimeters-170 cmHeight in meters:1.70 m Height in feet inches: 5’7”
Weight (Approx.) in kilograms-91 kg in pounds:201 lbs

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Gaurav Taneja is married to Ritu Taneja who is a pilot for a domestic airline. The couple tied knots on 5 February in 2015. They welcomed their daughter Kaira (Ras Bhari) on 18 May 2018.

Gaurav Taneja Net Worth


Gaurav is 37 years old at present!

Height and Weight

Gaurav stands 70 cm, 1.70 m,  5’7” tall, and weighs around 91 kg/ 201 lbs.

FAQs About Gaurav Taneja

When is Gaurav Taneja’s birthday?

Gaurav was born on 9 July 1986.

What is Gaurav’s net worth?

Gaurav has a net worth of $5 million.

How old is Gaurav?

He is 37 years old at present.

Is Gaurav married?

Yes, and he has a daughter.

What is Flying Beast’s nationality?

He is an Indian.


Gaurav has faced many controversies throughout his life but is an inspiration to everyone who wants to move forward no matter what! He is proof that success comes with hard work, passion, and dedication!

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