He was born on April 10, 1967 in Yerevan.
In 1986 he graduated from the faculty of Decorative Design of the Yerevan Terlemezian Fine Arts College. He is a painter.
In 1985-1988 he served in the Soviet Army. He has taken part in the war actions from the beginning of the Karabakh freedom fighting.
In 1992-1988 he worked in Yerkir daily as a reporter. In 2002 he was a responsible person for the party organizational works in the ARF Supreme Body.
He was awarded medals for Shushi Liberation of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic (NKR), Marshal Baghramian and Military Service of the NKR.
In 2002-2007 he was the Chairman of the ARF Supreme Body.
On May 12, 2007 he was elected as a deputy of the National Assembly by proportional electoral system from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation party.
He is married, has three children.