Mike van Audenhove was born to Belgian parents in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1957. He moved with his family to Switzerland in 1966. In 1975, he returned to the States to study at Hamilton College in New York, where he graduated in Studio Art and Economics. He became an illustrator and comic artist and returned to Switzerland again in 1980.
After years with various jobs, he became a fulltime comic artist in 1984. His 'Koch Komix' appeared in newspaper Tagblatt der Stadt Zürich between 1988 and 1990. His comic 'Zürich by Mike' has been published in Tagesanzeigers. His comics have been collected in several albums, and published in magazines like Strapazin, Tages-Anzeiger-Magazin, Spick, der WoZ and Der Schweizer Illustrierte.