Yash is an Indian model and actor. His real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda and his stage name Yash. He was born on 8th January 1986 in Bhuvanahalli Village near Hassan district, Karnataka. He brought in Mysore, Karnataka. He is born in a middle-class family, He is the son of Arun Kumar J and Pushpa Latha. Arun Kumar J was worked in the KSRTC transport service and BMTC transport service as a bus driver and his mother is a housewife. He has Younger Sister Nandini. He completed his education from S.B.R.R Mahajana Pre-University College in Mysore. After completed studies, He joined Benaka theatre troupe to pursue a career in acting, Which founded by the National School of Drama alumnus and Padma Shri award winner B. V. Karanth.