Dauren Abayev was born in 1979 in Almaty region.
In 2001 he graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, in 2014 — from Eurasian Humanitarian Institute.
From August 2001 to August 2003 he worked in the central apparatus of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From May 2003 to May 2007 he worked in the diplomatic service at the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Azerbaijan and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
From May 2007 to December 2007 he headed the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Since December 2007 to December 2008 he was a chief expert, adviser to the President of the Protocol of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From December 2008 to October 2009 he was deputy press secretary of the President of Kazakhstan.
Since October 2009 he was state inspector of the Department of State Control and Organizational Work of the Territorial Administration of the President.
In October 2011 to May 2016 he was press secretary of the President.
In July 2013 to May 2016 he was adviser to the President of the President of Kazakhstan.
From May 2016 he was minister of information and communications (reassigned 13.09.2016–25.02.2019).
On Feb. 25, 2019, by the Decree of the President he was appointed minister of information and social development.
He has the diplomatic rank of the first secretary of the I class.
He speaks Kazakh, Russian and English.
He was awarded the Qurmet Order.