Ravi Gupta is an Indian standup comedian, illustrator, cartoonist, and content manager who is known for his jokes comprising humorous situations from daily life.
Ravi Gupta was born on 18 September in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He was interested in plays and dramas since his school days and often participated in school-level competitions.
He pursued graduation in Applied Arts and Illustration at Banaras Hindu University from 2009 to 2013. Facebook – Ravi Gupta After completing his formal education, he moved to Delhi and started working as an illustrator.
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Weight (approx.): 80 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a middle-class family.
Parents & Siblings
There are not many details available about his father. His mother’s name is Sushila Gupta. He has an elder sister named Poonam Gupta who is married to Dharamraj Gupta.
Wife & Children
He got married to Prerna Srivastava of Kanpur in November 2022 at a destination wedding ceremony at Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. The couple does not have any children.
He dated Prerna Srivastava for a few years before their marriage.
Illustrator, Cartoonist, & Content Manager
He worked as an intern illustrator at Drawing Room Media from May 2012 to July 2012. He worked as a senior illustrator at White Mice Media from June 2013 to August 2014 and at Satyabhawna Production from October 2014 to August 2016.
He worked as a content manager at Bobble Keyboard from September 2016 to Aug 2018. He worked as a content manager from March 2022 to May 2022 and creative campaign innovator from May 2022 to November 2022 at Bobble AI. LinkedIn – Ravi Gupta He has also worked as an illustrator at Crazy Geometry. Facebook – Ravi Gupta
In an interview, Ravi Gupta talked about his inspiration to start doing standup comedy and said that he was working as an illustrator in corporate companies in 2015 but he was not happy with the work as he found the work very monotonous and did not give him satisfaction. He saw interviews of many actors on television who often promoted theatre; however, Ravi was not good at acting and did not consider that as an alternative career option.
He once saw a standup comedians Zakir Khan and Amit Tandon and got interested in doing standup comedy. Ravi sent a message to Zakir Khan on Instagram who replied to him and encouraged him to follow his passion. Though Ravi did not quit his job, he started doing standup comedy during the evening at bars and clubs while working at his job during the day.
He later also started uploading standup comedy videos on social media platforms such as YouTube and TikTok. YouTube – Ravi Gupta Though initially, his videos did not become popular at first, his video ‘Mai Kal Ki Chinta Nahi Karta’ became a hit on TikTok after Bollywood superstar Riteish Deshmukh made a reel of his video.
He gradually became famous for his videos and has done many shows and tours of various cities in India. Ravi Gupta is praised for his observational comedy as he often takes inspiration from various life situations and also uses the local slang of Uttar Pradesh in his jokes. In February 2022, he also appeared on the Good Night India TV show broadcasted on Sony SAB, hosted by Amit Tandon and Jiya Shankar.
Reportedly, he charges around Rs 1-2 lakhs fees per show.
- He likes to smoke and drink wine and other alcoholic beverages during parties.
- He is a cat and dog lover and owns a dog named Peeku.
- His first favourite comedian was Sunil Pal.
- He likes reading books during his free time.
- Ravi often does exercises such as skipping rope to maintain his fitness.
- In an interview, Ravi Gupta said that people should not come in the standup comedy genre if they want to make money in a fast manner. He said that though there is money in this industry, it takes years to perfect their timing and mastery in delivering jokes.