Arayik Grigoryan was born on May 10, 1963 in the village of Avshar in the Ararat region.
Mr. Grigoryan received his degree in economics from Yerevan Institute of National Economy in 1989.
From 1982-1984 he served in the Soviet Army. In 1989 he started his career as a senior inspector in Ararat Tax Inspectorate. From 1991-1994 he ran a private farm. Since 1984 he has been the president of the board of directors of Avshar Wine Factory.
On May 25, 2003 he was elected to the NA from the proportional list of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation. He serves on the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations and is a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Faction. He has no political party affiliation.
Mr. Grigoryan is married and has four children.