He was born in 1980 in the city of Kryvyi Rih. From 1986 to 1997 he studied at the secondary school № 112 in the Pokrovsky district of Kryvyi Rih. From childhood he dreamed of being a soldier. During his school years he took part in competitions, had awards, diplomas, played football, kickboxing in the fighting club "Leopard", Kryvyi Rih. He entered the Kryvyi Rih Pedagogical Institute at the Department of Physics (Physics and Informatics), but decided to serve his term – he came to the military registration and enlistment office.
He served in the city of Kremenchug in the 23rd separate airmobile border detachment of special purpose. After completing his military service in 1999, he returned home and began working in security at the Rodina iron ore mine of the Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Plant PJSC. He tried to enter the Khmelnytsky Academy of the State Tax Service, or the Military Academy (Odessa), but failed – due to financial issues. He returned to the mine, worked as a miner in the slaughterhouse.
In 2009 he passed the entrance exams to the Kryvyi Rih Technical University, received a bachelor's degree in engineering, in 2010 he continued his studies and received a specialist diploma from the Kryvyi Rih National University, which at that time included a technical university. He went to Kyiv, where he worked at Metrobud.