Born and raised in Reggio Calabria, Italy, Antonino Chirico, known professionally as Nino Miami, embarked on his barbering journey at the young age of 14. Two decades later, he’s not just a seasoned barber but a globe-trotter, offering his craft to clients around the world.
Passionate about his hair, Antonino decided to try his hand at barbering. Despite the challenges, he pushed his boundaries and embarked on an incredible journey that led him to Miami Beach at the tender age of 19. His craft flourished in the vibrant city, and he spent eight successful years honing his skills and establishing his brand.
Antonino’s work is a testament to his dedication and passion for his craft. He continually updates his skills and techniques, striving to provide the best service to his clients. His artistic touch, combined with his knack for capturing the latest trends, has earned him the recognition and trust of clients, including a roster of well-known celebrities such as Christian Vieri, Gianluca Vacchi, Ronaldinho, and Eros Ramazzotti, to name a few.
The most gratifying part of Antonino’s career isn’t just the recognition or the opportunity to work with high-profile clients. It’s the freedom and flexibility his profession affords him. Barbering has given him the opportunity to work anywhere, enabling him to explore and experience different cultures, all while doing what he loves most.
With one salon already under his belt in Calabria, Antonino has set his sights on expanding his brand. His ambition doesn’t stop at owning multiple salons; he aims to conquer the barbering scene in various parts of the world. His next stop: New York, where he plans to work in October 2023.
Antonino Chirico, or Nino Miami as he’s fondly known, has turned his passion for barbering into a fulfilling career that transcends borders. From his humble beginnings in Reggio Calabria to the vibrant streets of Miami, and soon the bustling city of New York, his journey is a testament to the power of passion, resilience, and relentless pursuit of one’s dreams.
For Antonino, barbering isn’t just a profession—it’s an art, a lifestyle, and a journey that continues to evolve. As he moves forward, we can expect nothing less than more creativity, more innovation, and a greater commitment to his craft.