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Haris Ali Khan (CodeWithHarry)- Biography (Wiki)

Haris Ali Khan is a famous YouTuber.

His coding tutorials are very popular and he has millions of subscribers on his YouTube channel, CodeWithHarry.


Mohammad Haris Ali Khan hails from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.

He did his schooling in Rampur.

A shy kid-

Haris was a very shy and reserved kid in his school and suffered from stage fear.

But this changed later as he started public speaking in his college and thanks to this, he overcame his stage fear.

Joining IIT-

After completing his schooling, Haris cracked the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).

And in 2013, he joined Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in West Bengal.

Here, Haris enrolled into Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE), a 5- Year Dual Degree Course.

He passed out from IIT in 2018 with a CGPA of 8.95.

Haris extensively learnt about computer science in IIT.

An interesting fact- Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast) and Sundar Pichai also graduated from IIT Kharagpur.

Many internships-

Haris started doing internships from his first year of engineering.

Later, he did many internships from several foreign universities.

In May 2015, Haris joined Yuan Ze University, Taiwan for three months as an Undergraduate Visiting Intern.

Later, in December 2015, he did a winter internship and was a Junior Research Fellow at Loughborough University, England for a period of two months.

Haris also did an internship in a Hong Kong university.

He was very inspired by John Gustafson, a professor in the School of Computing at National University of Singapore.

In his third year at IIT, Haris got a Pre-Placement Offer (PPO).

He also attended interviews in many startups and Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (FANG) companies.

Job and YouTubing-

Haris started CodeWithHarry YouTube channel

After passing out from IIT in 2018, Haris started working full-time as a software engineer.

Meanwhile, on 28 April 2018, he started his YouTube channel by the name, CodeWithHarry.

Haris started publishing videos on YouTube as a hobby project alongside with his job.

During that time, one of his friends discouraged him that not many people would watch his Hindi coding videos as he believed that only entertainment videos in Hindi would get popular but not coding videos.

Even then, Haris continued working on his YouTube channel.

He also started a gaming YouTube channel.

Becoming a successful YouTuber-

Now, Haris is a very successful YouTuber and as of November 2021, he has more than 2 million subscribers on his CodeWithHarry YouTube channel.

Many sources of income-

Haris earns from a varied sources and they are as follows-

  • A full-time job as a software engineer.
  • Freelancing.
  • Stock market. He does swing trading in the stock market.
  • Personal blogs and YouTube channels.
  • His father’s businesses.

Initially, he also did a few low paying part-time jobs like typing and content writing (he wrote articles on cricket).

Later, Haris did freelance work related to Bootstrap, Tailwind CSS and Tailblocks.

He has a programming blog by the name, CodeWithHarry.

Some interesting facts about Haris-

  • Haris can type really fast at 150 wpm.
  • His hobbies are programming, coding, playing cricket and video games, dancing and cooking.

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