He was born in Konya on 13rd April, 1979. He studied mechanical engineering but he started to be in interest of theatre. First, he played in tv series named "Ayrilsak da Beraberiz" after "Hayat Bilgisi". He had been involved into "Firtina" (means Storm) as a leading role and he met with his actress wife Burcin Terzioglu. That was the important point in his career. After he played with Tuba Buyukustun in the project called "Asi" in role of Demir. In 2009, he got the chance to be a leading role again in "Aşk ve Ceza" (means Love and Punishment). But Murat Yildirim doesn't prefer just play in tv dramas. In 2005, he played in "Organize Isler" as a bit player,beginning of his cinema life, in 2006 "Araf" as a leading role, in 2009 "Guz Sancisi" with Beren Saat. His last tv project was "Suskunlar" which had been acclaimed by the Turkish audience. Murat Yildirim and his wife Burcin Terzioglu split up in 2014. The March 2015, he will share the leading roles with one of the most wanted faces Cansu Dere in same tv series.