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Kanan Gill (Stand-up Comic) – Age, Height, Weight, Career and More.



Kanan Gill is an Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber who rose to fame with the YouTube series, ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews.

Kanan was born on 4 December 1989, (age 33 years; as of 2022) in Bangalore. He became one of the most important personalities behind the YouTube Comedy Hunt. He also co-hosted the YouTube FanFest India.

Kanan Gill

Personal Information

ProfessionStand-up comedian, YouTuber, Actor
Date of Birth4 December 1989
Age (as of 2022)33
BirthplaceBareilly, India
HometownBangalore, India
SchoolFrank Anthony Public School, Bangalore.
Ahlcon Public School, New Delhi
CollegeM.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore
B.E in Computer Science
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Marital StatusUnmarried

Physical Stats of Kanan Gill

Height5’9″ or 175 cm
Weight 70 kgs or 154 lbs
Figure MeasurementsChest – 40 inches
Waist – 30 inches
Biceps – 13 inches
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Kanan Gill

Early Life and Family

Kanan was born into a Sikh household in Bareilly and grew up in Dehradun and Delhi. He attended the Ahlcon Public School and Frank Anthony Public School.

He later went to M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology from where he earned his B.E. in Computer Science.

He is highly guarded about his personal life and not much is known about his family or romantic relations.

Kanan’s father Charanjit Singh Gill was an officer with the Indian Army. He was additionally a principal of Rashtriya Military School, Bangalore.

Kanan Gill

Career of Kanan Gill

  • During his college days he became a part of comedy bands and spent his leisure time writing silly songs.
  •  Once he graduated, he took up a job as a software engineer in Exeter Group Inc. He worked there for nearly 3 years.
  • He participated in several comedy competitions and won the Punchline Bangalore competition.
  • Kanan and Biswa Kalyan Rath teamed up and originated the YouTube series ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews. They review Bollywood films in their own funny and twisted ways. 
  •  In 2017, he launched his one-hour comedy special, Keep It Real
  • He made his debut on the big screen with the movie Noor.
  • In 2018, he appeared as a judge on Comicstaan, a comedic reality TV show, on Amazon Prime Video.
  • In 2020, his special ‘Yours Sincerely’ was released on Netflix.
  • Kanan Gill additionally does live shows throughout India and abroad.
  • He worked with Kenny Sebastian in Sketchy Behaviour . It is an absurd sketch comedy show filmed live in Mumbai.

Facts about Kanan

  1. In 2014, Kanan became visible in an ad for
  2. The first film that they reviewed on YouTube was Gunda.
  3. Kanan Gill net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
  4. Kanan Gill is possibily single. He has not been previously engaged.
  5. He Gill was given a chance to work in a show called ‘The Living Room,’ on Comedy Central.
  6. Kanan posted his first YouTube video, “Kanan Gill Stand Up – Bflat Bar,” in September of 2013.
Kanan Gill