Dhruv Rathee

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Dhruv Rathee Dhruv Rathee

Birth Date October 8, 1994
Birth Place Haryana, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Travel Vlogger, Social Media Activist
Channel Name Dhruv Rathee vlogs
Subscribers 2.21M (as of January 2024)

Dhruv Rathee(born October 8, 1994) in Haryana, India. He is a Travel vlogger and social media activist. He is known for his YouTube videos on social, political, Travel[1], and environmental issues. As of January 2024, he has about 2.21M subscribers and 363.56 million views.

Early life and education

Dhruv Rathee was raised in a Hindu Jat household in Haryana and completed his elementary schooling there before going to Germany to further his studies. The individual in question possesses a mechanical engineering bachelor's degree[2] and a renewable energy master's degree from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.


Dhruv Rathee gained prominence through his YouTube channel, initially featuring travel videos in 2013 before pivoting towards political and social issues by the end of the year. Known for fact-checking and commentary, he has addressed various events, including the 2022 Muhammad remarks controversy and the 2023 Manipur violence. Rathee expanded his content with the satirical segment "Pee News" and launched Dhruv Rathee Vlogs in 2020, focusing on international travel[3]. Besides hosting shows for Deutsche Welle and Netflix India, he runs the podcast "Maha Bharat with Dhruv Rathee." Despite facing controversies and legal threats, Rathee continues to be a prominent political commentator and was named in TIME Magazine's 2023 Next Generation Leaders list.

Awards and recognitions

Rathee acknowledged for his impactful social media activism, was named in TIME Magazine’s 2023 list of Next Generation Leaders. His YouTube influence is evident through the Creator Awards received for reaching significant subscriber milestones on his channels. These accolades reflect Rathee's influential presence and recognition in the realms of digital media and content creation.

Personal life

Dhruv married Juli Lbr in November 2021 at the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria. Juli, a medical student, occasionally appears in Rathee's vlogs. The couple shares a passion for travel. Dhruv, known for his liberal and centrist political views, has made a significant impact as a YouTuber and social media activist, addressing[4] social, political, and environmental issues. Currently residing in Germany, Rathee continues to contribute to public discourse through his content.

Media presence



External links

Dhruv Rathee at YouTube

Dhruv Rathee at Instagram