Rouben Hayrapetyan was born on March 9, 1963 in Yerevan.
Mr. Hayrapetyan graduated with a degree in economics from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy in 1988.
From 1980-1982 he worked as a mechanic in the Almast Factory in Yerevan. From 1983-1985 he served in the Soviet Army. For the next three years he was a worker in Yerevan Food Complex # 7 and later, from 1988-1991, its accountant. From 1991-1993 he was the deputy head of the Haytskhakhot Complex and from 1993-1995 its chief engineer. From 1996-1999 he was head of Avan District Community and in 1998 he was the president of Haytskhakhot CJSC.
On May 25, 2003 he was elected to the NA from electoral district # 1 and he is on the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit, Budgetary and Economic Affairs. He is not a member of any faction and deputy group. From Jule 22, 2006 he is a member of the Republican Party of Armenia.
Mr. Hayrapetyan is married and has three children.