He was born on April 27, 1955. In 1977 he graduated from the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonossov; and in 1980 he graduated from the post-graduate course of the Moscow State University. Over the years, he worked as a Teacher of philosophy, as the department Head of the Institute for Advanced Studies of Teachers of social sciences at the Kazakh State University, as the Head of the main department for social sciences teaching of the Ministry of Public Education, as the Director of the media department of the Ministry of Culture, Information and Public Accord of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as the Press Secretary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as the President of the “National Company “Kazinform” JSC, as the General Director of the publishing house “Agency “Kazakhstan Today” LLP, as the General Director of the “NUR-Media” Holding. He is an Academician of the Academy of Journalism of Kazakhstan. He is awarded the orders of "Kurmet", "Parasat", and medals.