Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast) Height, Age, Wife, Children .

Gaurav Taneja aka Flying Beast is an Indian Youtuber, commercial pilot and nutritionist. He is known for producing YouTube videos concerning Fitness, Gaming and his daily life vlogs.

Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast) Height, Age, Wife, Children .
Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast)

Gaurav Taneja

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 like 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.

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


Real Name Gaurav Taneja
Nickname  Motey
Known Name  Gaurav Taneja, Flying beast
Date of Birth 9 July 1986 (Wednesday)
Age 35 years ( as of 2021)
Birthplace Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Hometown Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Current Residence New Delhi
Nationality  Indian
Profession  YouTuber and Pilot
Martial Status  Married
Girlfriend/ Affairs Ritu Rathee (Pilot)
Religion Hindu
Zodiac sign  Cancer
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian

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.

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.

Flying Beast Wiki

Real Name Gaurav Yogendra Kumar Taneja
Stage Name Flying Beast, Captain
Profession Ex-Pilot, YouTuber, Bodybuilder, and Nutritionist
Famous for YouTube channels

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 is a retired bank officer.

His mother’s name is Bharti Taneja he is a teacher by profession.

He has one sibling, her sister Swati Taneja Bhatia who is married

Gaurav Taneja’s marital status is married. He is married to Ritu Taneja who is a pilot for a domestic airline.

The couple got married on the 5th of February in 2015 in the presence of their family members and other close relatives.

The couple also has one daughter whose name is Kaira (Ras Bhari) and was born on 18 May 2018.

Father Name Yogendra Kumar Taneja
Mother Name Bharti Taneja
Sister Name Swati Taneja
Girlfriend Ritu Taneja
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Ritu Taneja
Children Kaira aka Ras Bhari

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.

School Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya, Uttar Pradesh
College/University IIT, Kharagpur (2004-2008)
Aviation He learned A320 type rating aviation at CAE Madrid, Spain (Europe) in 2011.
Educational Qualification B.Tech in Civil Engineering

Gaurav Taneja completed his electrical engineering from IIT Kharagpur West Bengal. Since his childhood, he had an interest in nutrition and health so he decided to pursue his career in bodybuilding and started giving tips on muscle building on his youtube channel which is from where his Youtube journey started.

Physical Appearance

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 tattoos painted on his body.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 171 cm
in meters: 1.71 m
in feet inches: 5’ 7”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 92 kg
in pounds: 202 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

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 prove 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 training, he started working as a first officer at IndiGo. In 2014, he worked as a 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 Awards.

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 Rupees 37 Crore rupees
Monthly Income $40,000
Monthly Income in Rupees 30 Lakh+ rupees
Per Video Revenue 5-6 lakhs
Income Sources YouTube, Brand Sponsorships


Favorite  Food Chicken Breast and Rice
Favorite Actor Salman Khan
Favorite Color White
Favorite Hobbies Traveling, Working Out
Favorite Destination Rome, New York, Paris & London

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.


Recently Gaurav made a big statement, he stated that his airline “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 does not allow 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.

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 the renowned magazine, 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 loves to travel with his family and friends and used to share his traveling pictures with his fans on his YouTube channel.