He was born on May 3, 1949 in the village of Zolakar in Martuni region.
In 1970 he graduated from the mechanical faculty of Armenian Agricultural Institute. He is an engineer-mechanic.
1970-1971 he served in the Soviet Army.
In 1970 and 1971-1975 he worked deputy chief engineer in Martuni Cargo-passenger auto-enterprise of ASSR Auto-transport Ministry. 1975-1979 – head of operation division, 1979-1986 – chief engineer, 1986-1989 – director. 1989-1994 he was director of mechanization and electrification enterprise of Martuni regional agro-industrial association. 1994-2001 he was director of Martuni Cargo-passenger auto-enterprise of RA Transport Ministry. From 2001-2007 he is an owner and executive director of Martuni Cargo-passenger Auto-Transport CJSC.
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 four children.