He was born on March 17, 1960 in the village of Shahumyan of Ararat marz.
In 1991 he graduated from the Kiev Police Academy. He is a lawyer.
1986-1990 he worked at the division of Internal Affairs in Masis as an operative officer of criminal intelligence. 1991-1994 he worked as a chief operative officer in the state property division of Internal Affairs of Artashat. 1995-1996 he was deputy head in the division of criminal intelligence of Echmiadzin regional department. 1997-2003 he was assistant military prosecutor of the Republic of Armenia, then senior assistant. 2003-2007 he was head of the division of Internal Affairs of Ashtarak region.
He was awarded medals of Vazgen Sargsyan, Andranik Ozanyan and police excellence.
On May 12, 2007 he was elected a deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the Prosperous Armenia Party.
He is married and has three children.