Profiles of FACS Success

By: Jake belto

Personal Background

  • Born July 11, 1934
  • Born in the Italian town of f Piacenza
  • Very private about his personal life


Armani aspired to a career in medicine, particularly after reading A. J. Cronin's The Citadel. He enrolled in the Department of Medicine at the University of Milan, but after three years, in 1953, he left and joined the army. Due to his medical background, he was assigned to the Military Hospital in Verona, where he would attend shows at the Arena. He eventually decided to look for a different career path.