D.O. Nurzhigitova was born on 18 July 1972. She holds a university degree.
She graduated from Kurmangazy Kazakh National Music Conservatory in 1995 and “ALMA U” University under MBA program in 2019.
She began her career in 1994 as an accompanist at Abay Almaty State University.
In 1996, she worked as an accompanist at Baiseitova Republican College.
In 1997, she began working as a newscaster for Khabar JSC;
In 2002, she left the post of producer at Khabar JSC;
In 2002, she worked for Kazakhstan RTRK JSC;
In 2002-2013 she worked as an editor, newscaster and program presenter, producer at Khabar JSC;
In 2013, she worked as an editor at TV Fresh LLP;
In 2015, she worked as a presenter at Kazakhstan RTRK JSC;
In 2019, she was appointed a member of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the 6th convocation by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
She has departmental and other awards in the media field.
She is married and has a son.