Ilir was born in Lushnje (Albania). His first studies were in painting and acting with famous teaching personalities. His first shows were presented in his city of birth.
He left Albania in 1991 to permanent living and working in Rome, Italy.
In 2000 he entered University and studies Foreign Literature and Philosophy in La Sapienza University.
From 2003 his acting activity in Theatre and Tv becomes his main activity.
He is a dual citizen (Albania and Italy) and is fluent in Italian, Albanian and Greek.