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Flying beast aka Gaurav Taneja Wiki, Biography, Wife, Lifestyle, Networth, and Family

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Gaurav Taneja is known as a flying beast actually, he runs a YouTube channel named Flying Beast. He is a pilot by profession and fitness enthusiast by hobby that’s why he calls himself a flying beast. He shoots daily vlogs and gives fitness lessons.


NameGaurav Taneja
FatherYogendra Kumar Taneja
MotherBharti Taneja
SisterSwati Taneja
Height5’7″ or 170cm
Date of Birth9 July 1986
BirthplaceKanpur, Utter Pradesh
SchoolJawahar Navodya Vidyalaya, Ghazipur, Utter Pradesh
CollegeIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
QualificationB.Tech in Civil Engineering (2004)
WifeRitu Taneja(married 5 Feb 2015)
Children (daughters)Rashi and Pihu
First YouTube VideoTalked about the transformation of Aamir Khan in the Dangal movie on his YouTube channel Fit Muscle TV
Favorite FoodChicken Breast and Rice
Gaurav Taneja
Gaurav Taneja

His father is a retired bank officer and his mother is a teacher. Gaurav has one sister who is married and he is also married to a pilot Ritu.

Since childhood, he is interested in health, bodybuilding, and nutrition. His father had two dumbells that he used in his childhood and his school had a gym back then where he did gyming before school.

Gaurav and his wife often taunt each other by calling Mota and Gaurab called his wife a morning person.


Gaurav Taneja has 3 YouTube channels FitMuscle TV, Rasbhari Ke Papa, and Flying Beast. FitMuscle TV is a channel on fitness and health while Rasbhari Ke Papa is a traveling vlog channel, and Flying Beast is a daily vlogging channel.

In 2011, he did training for an A320 type rating from CAE Madrid in Spain after that is joined as the first officer at Indigo. In 2014, he became a pilot at Indigo and joined Air Asia in 2019 in Delhi.

Gaurav came into the limelight after he raised the issue regarding the safety of pilots, passengers, and crew in AirAsia. After this, he is dismissed from his duty.

There are a lot of travel vloggers in India and Gaurav is one of them with a good subscribers list. He met Bollywood stars often which can be seen through his videos.

Gaurav Taneja had appeared in some online shows like Loan’ly(2012), Son of Abish(2012), By Invite Only(2019), and Acess Allowed(2020).

Gaurav and his wife Ritu got an opportunity to meet the former President of America Brack Obama in 2019.

He won many bodybuilding contests at the state level and was featured in magazines like MenXP.

Now he started learning law at the University of Delhi.

Gaurav Taneja and Ritu Taneja
Gaurav Taneja and Ritu Taneja

Gaurav Taneja Networth

He has a net worth of more than $5 million(37 crores) and his monthly income is around 25 lakhs.

TEDx Talk of Gaurav Juneja

Gaurav Taneja Social Book


In 2020, he was suspended from AirAsia after he gave the statement, “Air Asia is neglecting the safety measures which they have to take for the safety of their passengers, pilots, and the Aircraft”.

Image Courtesy: Twitter/flyingbeast320

On 9 July 2022, Gaurav on his birthday is arrested by the Noida Police. His wife planned a surprise for his birthday by booking the entire metro. But the surprise went wrong when his fans or followers gathered to celebrate his birthday.

He is arrested for violating section 144 of CrPc. Now he is fine and with his family.

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