Abdullah Erdoğan was born in 1955 in the Atabey district of Isparta. He attended primary school in Atabey, secondary, high school and college in Isparta. He graduated from the Isparta Education Institute, Department of Mathematics in 1976. After working as a mathematics teacher at Afyon Sandıklı İmam Hatip High School from 1977 to 1978, he completed his 12-month duty as a reserve officer and sold iron and cement, which was his father's profession, in Isparta.
He opened his business as a branch in Antalya at the beginning of 1983, and started construction work by founding Özgüneş Toprak San.A.Ş. in 1988 and Özgüntur A.Ş. in 1989. He currently carries out his business with three companies, i.e. Özgüntur A.Ş. (Build-and-sell construction works), Maya Madencilik Ltd. Şti. (Sand, gravel, aggregate business) and Bilfen Antalya Schools.