Nicolas Vadot was born in Carshalton, England and moved to Belgium at age seventeen. In Brussels, he studied visual communication and comics at the École de Recherches Graphiques. In 1993 he started drawing for the weekly Le Vif, the Belgian version of L'Express. From 1999, he has his own section in this magazine, titled 'La Semaine de Vadot'. Along with scenarist Olivier Guéret he started the 'Norbert l'Imaginaire' series, that appeared in the collection Troisième Degré Lombard from June 2001.