Roger Klaassen was born in Eindhoven, and grew up in Nuenen. He studied Industrial Design at the Technical University of Delft between 1987 to 1992. Upon graduation, he commenced working as a designer and adviser for organizations. Roger Klaassen's illustration and cartoon work has appeared in books, advertisements, folders, promotional material and magazines. He took part in the comics contest held by newspaper Het Parool in 2006, and was among the finalists with his strip 'Van Zant'.