Ali was born in Diyala, Iraq. His parents are Kurd but his native language is Arabic. He works as an assistant lecturer at the Civil Engineering department, College of Engineering, Salahaddin University-Erbil-Iraq.

Ali received B.Sc. degree in Civil engineering from Basrah University-Basrah, Iraq, in 2005, and M.Sc. degree in Geomatics Engineering from University of Aksaray, Turkey, in 2017.