Laurent Gnoni was born in Nice, where he developed an interest in comics during his childhood by reading magazines like Pif Gadget, Tintin and Spirou. He decided to pursue a career in arts at the age of 15, but he ended up studying computer sciences until age 21. He got his first break as an artist when he joined the Marseil'BD atelier in Marseille under the guidance of Franck Biancarelli. His first series was the thriller 'L'Ombre du Cinéphage' in cooperation with J.C. Gaudin for Soleil between 2004 and 2007. He is the artist of 'Le Paradis sur Terre', a thriller series written by Serge Le Tendre for 12bis since 2011. Gnoni has also participated in collective projects like 'Hanté' (Soleil, 2008) and 'Paroles de la guerre d'Algérie 1954-1962' (Soleil, 2012).