Born on March 1, 1965 in the village of Austa, Momchilgrad municipality, Haskovo district. Divorced, has one daughter.
Completed the Economics high school in Kardjali 1984. Graduated from the Economics Academy in Svishtov 1989. Employed as expert in "Mladost" - Momchilgrad 1989-90. Head of the economic department in the "Izkustvo" Labor and Consumer Cooperation - Momchilgrad 1990-91. Head of the financial department of Momchilgrad municipality 1991-94.
Member of MRF since 1991. Member of the Municipal Council of MRF in Momchilgrad since 1992. Member of the Regional Council of MRF in Kardjali since 1993. Municipal councilor from MRF in Momchilgrad 1991-94. MP (elected in Kardjali) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of MRF). Deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Group of MRF. Deputy chair of the Bulgarian Inter-parliamentary Group.