By Rishabh Naudiyal Last Updated:
There are many content creators out there on different social media platforms. From YouTube to Instagram, the wave of digital content is getting a notch higher with every passing year. Hence, it is utterly vital for creators to deliver something unique to their audiences. One such duo of content creators is the famous 'pilot couple', Gaurav Taneja and his wife, Ritu Rathee. The couple runs three separate YouTube channels, and the most famous out of them is Flying Beast, which was initially started by Gaurav back in 2017.
However, not many know that Ritu Rathee and Gaurav Taneja are professional pilots and content creators by passion. The couple simply loves documenting their daily lives through their adorable and thrilling Vlogs on their YouTube channels. In 2022, the couple had also made their television debut by participating in the celebrity reality show, Smart Jodi. From watching them dancing together to their cute proposal moment, Gaurav and Ritu had won everyone's heart. However, there are some fascinating and awespiring facts about their life that everyone needs to know. So, without further wait, let's dig straight into it!
The famous YouTuber and fitness enthusiast, Gaurav Taneja was born on July 9, 1986, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, in a well-to-do family. He had completed his schooling at Mercy Memorial School, Kanpur. After which, he had gone to the USA for the Commercial Pilot Training.
Gaurav Taneja had kick-started his career with Indigo Airlines. After a short span of time, Gaurav had left airlines and had become a full-time YouTuber. He had also pursued BA LLB from Delhi University.
Ritu Rathee was born in a middle-class family in Haryana, India, on November 20, 1990. Since her childhood days, she had always dreamt of becoming a pilot but was always mocked by people because of the patriarchal thinking of society.
However, her parents had supported her dreams, and after completing her graduation from St Stephen's College, Delhi, she had gone to the USA for pilot training.
After returning to India, Ritu Rathee had worked with many airlines and was soon promoted to Captain. Apart from being a pilot, Ritu is also a fashion influencer, who holds more than 1.4 million followers on Instagram.
While millions are in love with this stunning couple, not everyone is aware of the exact moment or time when Gaurav Taneja and his wife, Ritu Rathee, had met for the first time. However, according to multiple reports, Ritu had met Gaurav for the first time during a quarterly training session done by the airlines for which she was working. During the training, Gaurav was the Captain of the same airline, and that's how they had become friends after having some conversations during the training program.
After a series of meetings, Gaurav Taneja and Ritu Rathee had started dating each other. The madly in love couple had dated each other for almost a year, and both Gaurav and Ritu were confident that they want to spend the rest of their lives together. After which, they had decided to take the plunge and had informed their respective families about their relationship. The two families had agreed, and Gaurav had got married to Ritu on February 5, 2015.
It was in 2018, when Gaurav Taneja and his wife, Ritu Rathee, had embraced parenthood for the first time. The couple had welcomed a baby girl in their lives on May 18, 2018, and Gaurav and Ritu had lovingly named her Kaira. The little princess had filled Gaurav and Ritu's life with happiness, and they had also picked a unique nickname for their daughter, and that was Rasbhari. So now, courtesy to her parents' Vlogs and strong social media presence, Kaira is better known by her nickname, Rasbhari, everywhere.
The famous YouTuber, Gaurav Taneja, known as 'Flying Beast', had embraced fatherhood for the second time when his wife, Ritu Rathee, had given birth to their second child on October 22, 2021. The couple was blessed with a son and had named him Chaitravi. Soon, Gaurav had taken to his Instagram handle and had shared two adorable pictures with his wife, Ritu and their newborn baby. Alongside it, he had written:
"Family complete @riturathee @rasbhari.taneja Chota baby."
The couple never misses a chance to shower their immense love and care on their kids, Kiara and Chaitravi. Gaurav Taneja and his wife, Ritu Rathee's respective social media handles are proof of the same.
Gaurav Taneja and Ritu Rathee run three YouTube channels that are one of the prime sources of their income. The first channel is FitMuscle Tv, which was started by Gaurav back in 2016. This channel is all about fitness and has 2.06 million subscribers.
Moving towards the second YouTube channel, Flying Beast was started initially by Gaurav Taneja in 2017. However, later his wife, Ritu Rathee, had also started assisting him and now, their YouTube channel has 7.25 million subscribers.
Gaurav Taneja and Ritu Ratee's third YouTube channel, Rasbhari Ke Papa, is dedicated to the fun-filled life of their daughter, Kaira Taneja. The channel has 1.28 million subscribers.
According to a report in Autobizz, Gaurav Taneja and his wife, Ritu Rathee, are the proud owners of two iconic cars. While the first one is Honda City which is regarded as one of the most successful cars in the history of the automobile industry. The cost of the car was somewhere around Rs. 10.99 lakhs, when Gaurav had purchased it many years ago.
Last year on April 1, 2021, Gaurav Taneja had taken to his Instagram handle and had revealed that he and his wife, Ritu Rathee, are the proud owners of the luxurious BMW X4. The stunning couple had posed along with their swanky white beast and had looked the happiest. The estimated price of the Gaurav and Ritu's BMW X4 is around Rs. 62.40 lakhs. Along with the picture, Gaurav had penned:
"Finally took the delivery of our new car. Jai Mata Di #flyingbeast.”
According to a report in Filmysiyappa.com, Gaurav Taneja's net worth is 5 million US dollars, which when converted into Indian Rupees, comes to the whopping sum of Rs. 37 crores. Talking about Gaurav's wife, Ritu Rathee's net worth. Then, according to a report in The Sports Grail, her net worth is around Rs. 1-2 crores.
From being successful in their respective lives to reaching new heights together, Gaurav Taneja and Ritu Rathee are an inspiration to billions. We hope they keep on inspiring us!