He was born in Padang Panjang, Indonesia, on May 23rd, 197. He completed his undergraduate degree in Faculty of Sharia, University of Imam Malik Muhammad Ibnu Saud of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1997.
He is a lecturer in various Islamic studies and Arabic language institutions such as AKPER ABDI Nusantara and STIE Trinanda. Currently, he is the Senior Sharia Consultant of PT. Sofyan Hospitality International.