Born on March 22, 1951 in Asenovgrad, Plovdiv district. Married, has two sons.
Completed the Mechanical high school in Chepelare 1968. Interned for political reasons. Graduated in College education from the Institute for Teachers in Smolyan 1974. Certified athletics coach by the National Sports Academy 1991. Teacher in the village of Gyovren, Plovdiv district 1971-75, and in Asenovgrad 1976-77. Coach at a sports school in Plovdiv 1978-82. Coach of the children sports school of DFS (Association for Physical Education and Sports) "Asenovets" - Asenovgrad 1983-94. Member of the Governing Council of DFS "Asenovets" - Asenovgrad. Secretary of the wresting club in Asenovgrad.
Member of BZNS. Deputy chairman of the municipal board of BZNS-Nikola Petkov in Asenovgrad 1990-92. Member of the regional board of BZNS-Nikola Petkov in Plovdiv 1990-92. Member of the Governing Council of BZNS-Nikola Petkov and BZNS since 1990. MP (elected in Plovdiv region) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of the People's Union-BZNS, Democratic Party).
Leisure interests: skiing, football.