Born in Abadan, Iran to Armenian parents, at the age of seven Baboumian emigrated to Germany. Studied Psychology at Marburg University, Germany.
Patrik Baboumian is known as the world's strongest vegan. He is "Germany's Strongest Man" 2011 and holds numerous national and international titles and records in different strength sports. Baboumian currently holds the world log lift record in the 105k-category (165 kg), as well as the German heavyweight loglift record (180 kg) and the title of "Strongest Man of Germany" (105 kg division).
Baboumian has been a vegetarian since 2005, and became a vegan in 2011. In November 2011 Baboumian became the new face of a campaign by the animal-rights organization PETA, advocating a vegan diet.