Christophe Faraut, who signs with Faro, was born in Nice. He initially focused on science studies, but slowly drifted towards more artistis activities. He has done video editing, 3D images, infographics and was active in the field of multimedia during the early days of cd-roms and the internet. He did some cartooning on the side, and eventually became a press illustrator for sports publications like L'Équipe and France Football. He also draws for Groupe Nice-Matin, Vigousse and the economical press, such as ForumEco and Ecosavoie. He is furthermore the regular illustrator for the annual L'Almanach Vermot since 2014.
Sports are also the theme of most of his comic books, starting with 'Fou d'foot', that was published by Demgé in 2002, and the second book of 'Moi, L'Arbitre' (script Maric) at Carabas in 2004. He subsequently was the colorist for Georges Ramaïoli on series like 'La 'Légende d'Oregon Jo' and 'La Tribu du Dauphin Blanc'.
Settled in Spain since 2003, he has continued to work on sports related humor comics, such as 'Domenech en bleu... et contre tous' (Carabas, 2008) and 'Deschamps 1er - Roi des bleus' (Jungle!, 2016). For Jungle!, he has also ventured into the world of politics with the satirical comic series 'Moi, Président' with Marie-Ève Malouines since 2013, and the biographical 'Qu'est ce qui fait courir Bernard Tapie?' with Arnaud Ramsay in 2015.