Dimitar Hristov Nikolov was born in 1960 in Karlovo, Bulgaria.

His professional education started at the age of 15 in the Fine Art College in Kazanlak, Bulgaria, where he had studied 5 years, from 1975 to 1980, and graduated in the class of Fine Arts.

In 1982 he became a student in the National Art Academy in Sofia in the class of Prof. Peter Mihajlov. He specialized in Fine Arts, Painting and graduated from the Academy in 1988.