Rinat Mansurovich Animaev was born on March, 24th, 1955 in a city of Dushanbe. He was the seventh child in a family of the artist. For the first time has got acquainted with the fine arts in a workshop of the father. After children's art school Rinat has finished art school, and in 1984 and the Moscow art institute of name Vasiliyia Ivanovicha Surikova. In 1986 has entered into alliance Artists of Moscow. Rinat Animaev actively participates in competitions, large exhibitions and salons.In 1989 moves to France where works and it is exposed in galleries and salons. He is also a member of the Union of artists of France. He is married and have two sons.