Rahimov Azad Arif oghlu was born in a family of a civil servant on October 8, 1964 in the city of Baku. In 1971 he went to the first class of school 134 of Baku and 1981 he completed his secondary education at that school. In 1981 he was admitted to the full time department of English faculty at Azerbaijan University of Languages and become a teacher of English by graduating from the evening school of the same faculty in 1986.
He started his professional career as a Komsomol secretary at the school 245 in Khatai region in 1984. He underwent active military service in the city of Moscow from June 1986 till November 1987. In 1987-1989 he has been the head of department at Khatai LKGJ regional committee and in 1989-1990 the head of Azerbaijan Youth Organizations Committee. In 1994-1998 he has been the chief director of “Ros-IMESKO” Limited Liability Company and from 1998 till February 7, 2006 the chief director of “Italdizayn” Closed Joint Stock Company.
He is married and has one child.