Dhruv Rathee

Dhruv Rathee Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography

Dhruv Rathee

Dhruv Rathee is an Indian YouTuber, Activist and Mechanical Design Engineer who shares his views on contemporary social, political and environmental related issues of India. Often a faction of society considers him to be an Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) supporter and left-wing who opposes Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and right-wing, but he negates these allegations and claims to be a politically neutral person. Let’s dig out some of the interesting facts about Dhruv Rathee that you’ll read about and enjoy.


The Libran YouTuber was born on 8 October 1994 (age 24; as in 2018) in Haryana, India. Since his teenage, he used actively take part in campaigns like Greenpeace, and Sea Shepard.

Dhruv Rathee’s childhood photo

In 2014, during his graduation and post graduation, he made a YouTube channel under his name Dhruv Rathee, and initially, posted a few travels and photography videos with his iPhone.

During the Anna Hazare movement of 2011, he started taking a deep interest in politics and shifted his focus from fun videos to serious contemporary political topics. In 2016, he made a video on the Even-Odd Traffic Rule of Delhi. According to him, the idea of making videos on political topics was prompted after he wanted to give a reply to Delhi boy who was part of a propaganda against Arvind Kejriwal and hailing Narendra Modi.

Physical Appearance

Dhruv Rathee has a lean body, has a height of around 6′ 1″ and weighs around 75 kg.


Since his childhood, he has been a bright student. He did his schooling from a CBSE school in India, and later, went abroad to pursue his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Germany. He also did his Masters in Renewable Energy Engineering. He initially worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer, and later, his interest in social awareness and politics made him a successful YouTuber.

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  • He has been criticised for his anti-government views, for his leanings towards a specific political party, and other social issues.

  • On 9 May 2018, a police complaint was filed against him by a software engineer and BJP volunteer named Vikas Pandey in Delhi; as Rathee accused Pandey of circulating the fake news through his Facebook page “I Support Narendra Modi.” In October 2018, Pandey sued Dhruv Rathee for defamation of  ₹15 lakhs by a software engineer and BJP volunteer Vikas Pandey; as Rathee posted a video on his YouTube channel that alleged that Vikas Pandey was a member of the BJP IT Cell and had tried to bribe Mahaveer Prasad, an alleged former BJP IT Cell member, for an unethical task.

Favourite Things

  • He is an avid follower of the news channel, NDTV, and journalist, Ravish Kumar. Moreover, he was also invited on Ravish Kumar’s show Prime Time on NDTV.

  • His favourite films include Interstellar, The Martian, and Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
  • He begins his day with Hindustan Times, Indian Express, and The Hindu.
  • He follows blogs such as Logical Indian, Wire.in, and Newslaundry.
  • In his free time, he likes watching movies, photography, reading detective books, travelling, and scuba diving.


  • He neither smokes nor drinks alcohol.
  • He operates a Facebook group called Dhruv Rathee Squad to counter Fake News.
  • He also runs a segment called Pee News, a satire kind of a fake news programme.
  • He is a Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) certified scuba diver for the advanced level diver (depths of up to 100 feet).

    Dhruv Rathee, a certified scuba diver

  • As of 2018, he has more than 1 million YouTube subscribers.
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