Laurent was born in Paris, France. He received his Masters of Fine Arts from the National Superior Decorative Art School in Paris in 1997 and his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National Fine Art School in Lyon in 1992. He served as a Cavalry Officer of the French Army, drafted in 1992.
His paintings are collected by many celebrities such as Carole Bayer Sager, Yvette Mimieux Ruby, Ben Crenshaw, Raymond Floyd, Jon Peters, Don Rickles.
Laurent has painted official portraits and is collected by:
-Former Chairman of 20th Century Fox
-Former Chairman of Disney Studios
-Former Chairman and CEO of Univision
-Co-founder of A&M Records
-Former Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros, Los Angeles Dodgers
-Former Chairman of Kiehl's
-President of the POLO Association of Santa Barbara
-Founding Member of Creative Artists Agency
-Founder of Trust Company of the West
-President of the Herb Ritts Foundation
He was also commissioned by the Warner Bros Studio to paint a portrait of Heath Ledger which was given to his family.
Laurent has been involved with many charities, Children Hospital of Los Angeles, of Lee County, Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Francisco.
He has realized several paintings of the Hermione, the boat of Lafayette, for the association FFHLA, that have been displayed in Palm Beach, Naples and New York City. He currently lives in the Miami area.