Farit Gazizullin was born on September 20, 1946 in the town of Zelenodolsk, Tatar ASSR.
He graduated from Gorky Institute of Water Transport Engineering majoring in Mechanical Engineering.
Farit Gazizullin holds a PhD in Philosophy, he is Doctor of Social Sciences, Professor.
1965–1969 Planning engineer, workshop floor manager and workshop manager at the Gorky Plant in Zelenodolsk.
Since 1967 Farit Gazizullin was involved in the activities of the Komsomol, Communist Party and Soviet Government bodies.
1987–1989 Head of the Economic and Social Development Department of the Tatar ASSR Council of Ministers.
1989–1991 First Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Committee, Tatar ASSR.
1991–1995 Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the State Property Committee, Republic of Tatarstan. 1996–1997
First Deputy Chairman of the State Property Committee, First Deputy State Property Minister, Russian Federation.
1997–2000 State Property Minister of the Russian Federation.
2000–2004 Property Relations Minister of the Russian Federation.
Since 1998 – Member of the Gazprom Board of Directors.