Murat Yıldırım (April 13, 1979) was born in Konya, Turkey. His mother has Arab ancestry. Due to his father's job Murat grew up between Konya and Adana. He has two sisters. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey. His was very interested in music and theatre, which led him to join the drama department of his high-school. Later on during his study he also started performing in the University's theatre and attending acting lessons.
He is in showbiz since 2003. In the beginning his parents didn’t allowed him to choose showbiz as a career. His famous projects include Hayat Bilgisi, Büyük Yalan, Ölümsüz Aşk, Fırtına, Asi, Ey Aşk Nerdesin and many others.