Ankur Pathak is an Indian actor, comedian, and YouTuber who is known for his appearances in numerous comedy YouTube videos and series. He garnered recognition through his roles in web series like ‘Stags’ (2018) and ‘College Romance’ (2021).
Ankur Pathak was born on Tuesday, 3 August 1993 (age 30 years, as of 2023) in Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Ankur Pathak belongs to a Hindu family in Delhi.
Parents & Siblings
Ankur Pathak’s father is a pandit, and his mother is a housewife. According to him, his parents got divorced when he was in 7th grade. Josh Talks – YouTube Ankur has a younger brother named Jeevan Pathak and a younger sister named Anjali Pathak, who is a makeup artist.
Wife & Children
Ankur Pathak is unmarried and has no children.
Ankur Pathak initially started his career with the YouTube channel ‘Nazar Battu,’ but he later left the channel. He then worked with many other YouTube channels and YouTubers including Ajey Nagar (popularly known as CarryMinati) and Bhuvan Bam.
In 2018, Pathak appeared as Gagan Tyagi in the series ‘Stags,’ which premiered on Amazon miniTV.
He played the role of Radhe Bhaiya in ZEE5’s ‘Engineering Girls’ in 2021. In the same year, he appeared in the comedy-drama series ‘Dhindora,’ which was created by Bhuvan Bam; the series premiered on YouTube. From 2021 to 2023, he appeared as Bhati in Sony LIV’s ‘College Romance.’ In 2023, he played the role of Shanty in the series Lucky Guy; the series premiered on Amazon miniTV.
Anku Pathak played the role of an AIM News channel journalist in a biographical action thriller film titled ‘Faraaz’ in 2022.
- In a talk show, Pathak mentioned that after completing class 12, he used to go to a park every morning and evening with friends, where he would tell jokes and entertain everyone. Soon, his humour began to attract a large number of people. Inspired by their response, Pathak started performing street plays with local institutions. Josh Talks – YouTube
- In the same talk show, Ankur Pathak talked about his decision to become a performer and actor. He recounted a situation when he wanted to attend a friend’s wedding, but his father allowed it only on the condition that he couldn’t return home if he left. Expecting the wedding to last all night, Pathak agreed but was unexpectedly asked to leave early by his friend due to the late hour and cold weather. With no place to go and hungry, he spent the night under a tree, entertaining passersby with his acts to get some money to buy food. According to Ankur, he earned Rs. 826 that night, making him realize that he could sustain himself with his talent and this motivated him to pursue a career in acting. Josh Talks – YouTube
- According to Ankur, he initially performed in some theatrical productions for a short period of time. Later, he started doing stand-up comedy for some friends and even uploaded videos on YouTube at a friend’s suggestion, but those didn’t gain many views; however, his fortunes changed when he received an offer to work with ‘Nazar Battu,’ a YouTube channel. Josh Talks – YouTube
- While talking about his role as ‘Mushtaq’ from the YouTube video ‘Mushtaq – The Coolest Dealer,’ in Josh Talks, Ankur revealed that it played a significant role in earning him recognition. He mentioned that after the video went viral, he received numerous calls from people expressing their appreciation. He also recalled a moment when he received a call from Raaftaar, an Indian rapper, who praised his work, and it moved him to tears. Josh Talks – YouTube
- He runs a self-titled YouTube channel.