Born in France. He completed his studies in his birth city and was qualified as a skilled worker. He lived in Caracas for a few years and worked initially as a waiter and later he became the maitre d’hotel of a French restaurant in the city. He is married to Aracelis Ocante, a Venezuelan illustrator, and currently lives in France with his family. He has two children and Clarisse, the oldest, is the protagonist of Un Diente se mueve, his first book for children.