He was born in 1948 in Anamur, Mersin. He started his business life in 1972. By 1983, he managed to put his signature under many successes in trade and was one of the leading names in trade in the region.

In 1983, he entered politics. He carried out his duty as Deputy of Mersin for 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st terms of Grand National Assembly of Turkey. During his terms as a Deputy, he served in 48. Government Ministry of Industry and Trade, 55. Government Ministry of State, Human Rights Coordinator Supreme Board, 57. Government Ministry of State and 57. Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Government. Throughout his career in politics and commerce, he succeeded to become a well-known figure among pe - ople and organizations of all walks of life. In this way, thanks to the social and com - mercial relations established by him, Yücelen Group continues to grow rapidly with the corporate vision he left.