Angeli was born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1956. He started his comics career in 1975, when he published his first caricatures in newspaper Folha de São Paolo. His comic 'Chiclete com Banana' first appeared in 1983, and became very popular. A year later, Angeli launched the magazine Chiclete com Banana. He also created the newspaper comic 'Skrotinhos' and is one of Los Tres Amigos, with Laerte and Glauco.