Kuat Borashev was born in 1972 in the Zhambyl region. In 1994 he graduated from the Kazakh State National University named after al-Farabi, specialty — journalist.
He began his labor activity in 1989. From 1994 to 2005 he worked in various media organizations: the state broadcaster "Kazakhstan", the republican corporation "Television and Radio of Kazakhstan", the television company "Raikhan-TV", the television channel "Taraz-TV", CJSC "Zhambyl Regional Television and Radio Company", the republican newspaper "Egemen Kazakhstan".
In 2005-2006 he worked as the head of the department of CJSC "TRC of the President of Kazakhstan", in the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2007-2012 he worked as the chief expert of the Social and Political Department of the Presidential Administration; he was an expert, inspector, head of the sector of the Internal Policy Department of the Presidential Administration.
In 2012, he was appointed deputy chairman of the Information and Archives Committee of the Ministry of Culture and Information of Kazakhstan. In 2013-2017 he held the post of Deputy Head of the Secretariat of the State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From June 2017 to the present, he worked as the chief editor of the republican newspaper “Egemen Kazakhstan”.