Born and educated in Novara, Giampiero Ubezio settled in Turin and began a career as an advertising illustrator and graphic artist. He worked for the Studio Testa, before he started working freelance. After some experiences in the animation field, he joined the publishing house Mondadori. There, he began illustrating and writing for the various Disney publications, such as Topolino. He eventually returned to Novara, where he continued to work on his Disney production.