Nahapet Gevorgyan was born on June 28, 1957 in the village of Hoktember in the Hoktemberyan region.
Mr. Gevorgyan received his degree in engineering and technology from the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute in 1984.
From 1975-1977 he served in the Soviet Army. In 1978 he started his career as a worker in the Armavir Construction Materials Complex (Construction Materials Ltd.). He later worked in the records section of the same organization, and much later was the chief of mine, deputy director and finally director and president of the board.
1999-2003 was his first term in the NA (electoral district # 40), where he served on the NA Standing Committee on Defense, National Security and Internal Affairs and was a member of the Unity Faction.
On May 25, 2003 he was reelected to the NA from electoral district # 30, where he currently serves on the NA Standing Committee on Defense, National Security and Internal Affairs. He is a member of the Republican Party of Armenia Faction and he has no political party affiliation.
Mr. Gevorgyan is married and has three children.