Abdullah Manaz was born in 1958. He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Theology Ankara in 1984. He became a doctor of Islamic Philosophy in Ankara University Graduate School of Social Sciences in 06.11.1990. His Doctorate Thesis was about the Role of Wisdom about Understanding of the Holy Quran.
He started journalism after 1978 and some of his news and cartoons were published in national newspapers. He started working at Turkish Radio and Television as producer in 1984. He has produced and directed hundreds of TV programs until this day. He received various awards in 1985, 1986 and 1994 for his programs. In 1987, he studied Arabic language for a period of one year in Syria. He appointed as an expert in 15.06.1990. He made researches several times in Northern Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia and in European countries.
He gave lectures about “Program Production on TV” at Faculty of Communication of Ege University between 1995 and 1998. He was president of "National unity and Strategy Foundation" in 2003 and 2004. He has participated in national and international conferences and has presented papers. He has retired as a strategic expert from Turkish Radio and Television Corporation in 2011. He speaks English and Arabic. He has written 19 books in Turkish, English and Arabic.