Samay Raina – Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth

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Samay Raina

Samay Raina is an Indian stand-up comedian, YouTuber, and chess enthusiast. He was the co-winner of the second season of the stand-up comedy contest Comicstaan .

Born26th October 1997
BirthplaceSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir ,India.
Father Updated soon
MotherUpdated soon
Height5ft 10 in (165 cm)
ProfessionStand-up Comedy


Samay Raina, born on 26th October 1997 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir to a Kashmiri Pandit family, was brought up in Delhi and Hyderabad. As of the year 2023, Samay is around 26 years old.


Samay completed his schooling in Hyderabad. He then pursued his graduation degree in Printing Engineering from Pune Vidhyarthi Griha College of Engineering and Technology.

Samay Raina with Family
Samay Raina with Family



After performing at multiple open mics since 27 August 2017, Raina began opening for well-known comedians like Anirban Dasgupta and Abhishek Upmanyu in Pune. As he gained recognition, he moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in stand-up comedy and gave several successful shows in Mumbai and several cities across the nation.[citation needed]

Comicstaan 2

Eventually, he joined Comicstaan 2 from a suggestion from his co-winner Aakash Gupta. Later, he became the joint winner of Comicstaan 2 with Aakash Gupta, aired on Amazon Prime Video.


During the COVID-19 pandemic, the government cancelled all outdoor events, and thus, Raina could no longer perform stand-up comedy. He then began streaming chess games on his YouTube channel at the fellow comedian Tanmay Bhat’s suggestion. His viewership boosted when he invited YouTuber Antonio Radić, popularly known as Agadmator, to his channel. In response to this, Indian GM Vidit Gujrathi tweeted that he would like to join Raina on his track.

Eventually, Gujrathi appeared on Raina’s channel, giving another boost to Raina’s viewership. Since then, the two have fostered a strong relationship and frequently feature on each other’s channels. Gujrathi attributes his moving from Twitch to YouTube to Raina’s suggestion.

He also organized chess tournaments featuring Indian celebrities such as cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal.
Several well-known chess personalities like Pentala Harikrishna, Judit Polgár, former world chess champions Vladimir Kramnik, Viswanathan Anand and the current world chess champion Magnus Carlsen have appeared on Raina’s channel.

  • 2019: Comicstaan 2 Amazon Prime Video Co-winner
  • 2021: Comedy Premium League Netflix Winner
  • 2021: One Mic Stand 2 Amazon Prime Video Mentor
Samay Raina with Akash Gupta
Samay Raina with Aakash Gupta


As of 22 June 2022, Raina has a rating of 1688 at rapid chess on, while the highest recorded rating was 1872. On 5 May 2021, Raina won the $10,000 Botez Bullet Invitational, a one-hour amateur bullet arena tournament sponsored by and hosted by the Botez sisters. He was the only Indian streamer competing among some of the top international streamers.

Comedians on Board (COB)

He started organizing online chess tournaments on his channel to attract the online audience to chess, called Comedians On Board (COB), inviting many of his comedian friends and other celebrities.

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Samay Raina

Samay Raina Net Worth

Samay Raina’s net worth is around $240K which is approx 2 crores rupees.


This estimate is only based on YouTube advertising revenue.

Samay Raina likely has additional revenue sources. Influencers may market their own products, have sponsors, or earn money with affiliate commissions.

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Samay Raina

Net Worth$240 K USD
Net Worth In Indian Rupees2 crores INR
Monthly Income And Salary2-3 Lakhs +
Yearly Income20 Lakh +
Income SourceStand-up Comedian, Youtuber

Social Media of Samay Raina

Samay has a quite good amount of social media fan following . He consistently post on all his social media accounts.

InstagramSamay Raina652K Followers
YouTubeSamay Raina1.18M Subscribers
TwitterSamay Raina

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is the monthly income of Samay Raina?
Ans. Samay Raina monthly income is around 2-3 Lakhs rupees.

2. Where is Samay Raina from?
Ans. Samay Raina was born on 26th October 1997 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir to a Kashmiri Pandit family.

3. Is Samay Raina related to chess ?
Ans. yes samay raina is a chess player he played and streamed chess on his youtube channel too.

4. How much Samay Raina qualified?
Ans. Samay Raina is an engeneering graduate .

5. Is Samay raina married ?
Ans. No samay raina is currently single.