- Is half-Georgian, half-Armenian; moved to the United States at age 2.
- Appeared in The History Boys at the Timeline Theatre in Chicago in 2009, while he was still attending college.
- Prepped for his role in Chicago Fire by doing ride-alongs with the Chicago Fire Department.
- Shared an apartment with Chicago Fire castmates Charlie Barnett and Joe Minoso during the show's first season.
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (BFA in Performance, 2010)