Born March 12, 1966 in g. Derbent (Dagestan), Lezgins. Father - a lawyer, worked in the criminal investigation and his mother worked as a bookkeeper in the Savings Bank of Russia.
. In 1983 he entered the Civil Engineering Faculty, Dagestan Polytechnic Institute in 1986 transferred to the Economics Faculty, Dagestan State University (DSU), which he graduated in 1989
. While at the AIS was deputy chairman of the trade union committee of the University.
. In 1984 - 86 served in the missile troops, a senior sergeant.
. From 1989 to 1995 he worked in positions from economist to the Assistant Director General for Economic Affairs plant Eltav "Ministry of Electronic Industry.
. Since 1995 - CEO of the Soyuz-finance (r
. From April 1997 - Research Fellow, from February to December 1999 - Vice-President of the International Institute of corporations. "
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. As a young man fond of judo and weightlifting sport.
. Has two children.