Aziz Yildirim was born in 1963 in Sivrihisar, Eskisehir. He graduated from the faculty of political sciences at Istanbul University in 1985. On July 6, 2016, he was appointed the governor of Afyonkarahisar after serving as a deputy secretary at the ministry of the interior. Later, he was appointed to the city of Mus by a cabinet decree on June 13, 2017. He is married and father of two.