Ariston Lopes da Silva
Visconde do Rio Branco, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 1972
Trapezist. His parents are Ari Lopes da Silva and Maria Imaculada Conceição Silvano. The paternal grandparents, Benedito Baeta Neves and Maria José da Silva Mendonça, can be the first generation of artists in the family. He started acting hand-balancing when he was twelve and later worked for Spacial, Vostok and Beto Carrero. Nino married Celeste Astor. The couple had two children: Angel and Jessica, contortionist and trapezist, respectively.