15 Tattoos of Your Favorite Celebs and a Hidden Story Behind Their Inking

Not all people who get inked have a purpose. While some dedicate them to their special ones, others get tattoos to show off their style statement. Check out tattoos of popular celebs and the hidden story behind their tattoos.

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15 Tattoos of Your Favorite Celebs and a Hidden Story Behind Their Inking

Tattoos have become a trend. It is something that always adds a glamorous touch to your style. Inking a tattoo reflects an individual’s style statement and expression. Over the years, just like other hair accessories are chosen wisely, the tattoo has turned into one of the fashionable accessories to be adorned over the body.

While some choose nerdy tattoos that should be stopped immediately, others ink tattoos that have meaning and symbols. Do you have any tattoos inked on the body? Does it signify an important connection?

 Getting inked is not new. Right from celebs to ordinary people, today everyone searches for the best tattoos to get inked on several parts of the body. Some tattoos got highlighted in 2018 and were inked by many tattoo lovers.

Have you ever wondered from where this tattoo trend has come? It has come from celebs who are most followed. You follow their diet plan to lose weight, choose attires from their wardrobe collection, and even select tattoos that highlight their personality. But sometimes, the celebs ink tattoos that are hilarious and have no meaning.

Few people treat tattoos as important and something they will have for life. There’s a story when it comes to ink. From hidden script to visible art, tattoos inspire everyone in several ways. Below is the list of the celebs that got inked with tattoos that have hidden meaning and play an important role in their life.

Celebs and Their Tattoos That Have a Story Behind Them

1. Demi Lovato: Her Love for Her Grandma is Forever

Demetria Devonne Lovato, an American singer & actress who made her debut as a child actress in the series Barney and Friends, inked a tattoo on her arm in the form of a portrait of her grandmother. She got inked this beautiful portrait when she turned 26. She said –

“This is for you Mimaw. You at 26 on my arm while I’m 26, and forever. I love you more. ❤️ Thank you @_dr_woo_ for making her come back to life for me.. it’s stunning and the most meaningful tattoo I have ever gotten.”

If you find this cool, check out more beautiful tattoo designs that you can get inked on the arm.

2. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott

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This adorable couple got matching miniature butterfly tattoos on their ankles to celebrate the birth of their bundle of joy. Their long-time friend JonBoy shared this lovely tattoo inked on his Instagram with the caption,

"congrats to @kyliejenner & @travisscott for your little miracle

3. Jennifer Lawrence and a Special Tattoo That Reminds her to Drink Water

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I must say Jennifer Lawrence is a genius. She got inked H2O on her hand as a reminder to drink enough water. However, she never follows this plan and only has this cool H2O tattoo. Do you know what she calls this tattoo? She calls it an ‘idiot tattoo.’

4. Lea Michele and Her First Cup of Coffee

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The beautiful actress Lea Michele inked a tattoo on her ring finger in the memory of her grandmother. She wrote-

“I lost my beautiful grandma this week...she wasn’t your typical grandma. She gave me my first cup of coffee when I was 8 years old. She said something inappropriate to every boyfriend I’ve ever had. She never made pie or knit me a sweater. But she was my grandma and I loved her...more than anything. I love you, Grandma.”

5. Lily Collins – A Nude Woman Sitting on a Lily Pad

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Lily Collins, a popular English-American actress, model, and writer, on her trip to South Korea in 2016 inked a tattoo of a nude woman sitting on a lily pad in the fetal position. She did this to represent her name.

6. Lena Dunham

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She posted a picture on her Instagram account on 2nd April 2019, which showed her new ‘sick’ neck. She wrote –

“Sometimes the thing you’re most scared of being called is the best thing you can call yourself."

7. Kendall Jenner and Her Drunken Thoughts

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Kendall Jenner is an American model and a favorite media personality. Her tattoo’s story is interesting as she is. On the popular The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Kendall Jenner showed her lip tattoo, which says the word ‘Meow.’

Do you know how did she think of inking meow on her lip? When asked, the model said –

"I was drunk! I was not thinking clearly."

And then she was asked, 

"Why meow? And why there?" 

She further added, 

"It was literally the first thing that came into my mind... my drunk thoughts."

8. Justin Bieber

Source = Usmagazine

Justin Bieber and his love story with Hailey Baldwin have attracted millions. While Justin confirmed that he got a face tattoo back in November, his fans went curious to know the word he inked.

Celeb tattoo artist JonBoy shared the first-up close look at the design of his tattoo on Instagram on 31st December 2018. The popular singer got inked ‘grace’ tattoo in a script font above his eyebrow. At the same time, his wife Baldwin also got inked by JonBoy.

9. Jennifer Aniston and Her Love for Her Pet

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If you own a pet, you would agree that animals are the best companion. To many, having a pet is like having a baby. There are tons of people who have dedicated a tattoo to their kids.

Similarly, several celebs dedicated their first tattoo to their pets. Jennifer Aniston has ‘Norman’ tattooed on the inside of her foot, which she dedicated to her late dog. In an interview, when she was asked about her favorite word, she responded with ‘Norman.’

10. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas

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R.I.P. my little angel.

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An adorable couple of the town took Instagram to share pictures of their matching tattoos. The two dedicated the tattoo to their dog, Waldo Picasso, who passed away in a tragic accident. She captioned the photo –

“I miss you, Waldo. Rest in peace my little baby.”

11. Rihanna

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This amazing singer has nearly 25 tattoos inked on her body. She got inked on her chest with a saying ‘Never a failure, always a lesson.’ She loves hanging out in tattoo shops. She once said-

“I am so intrigued by tattoo. It’s an entire culture, and I study it."

If you find this tattoo impressive, you can also check these cross tattoo designs to ink on the chest that have unique meanings.

12. Katy Perry

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Katy Perry is an amazing singer and songwriter. She is well known for her singing, and also for eight tattoos that she got inked on her body. One of the tattoos that attracted me is a tattoo in Sanskrit that says ‘Anuugacchati Pravaha' which translates to ‘Go with the flow.’

13. Emma Watson

Source = Independent

Emma Watson got inked ‘Time’s Up’ on her right arm and demonstrated her commitment to the Time’s Up movement by debuting a temporary tattoo of the word at the Oscars. Watson’s inking has a missing apostrophe saying Times Up rather than Time’s Up.

She tweeted –

The tattoo was about a Hollywood campaign to fight sexual harassment in the film industry. She even donated £1m to a campaign that aimed at ending sexual harassment in Britain called the UK Justice and Equality Fund.

14. Ariana Grande and her Tribute to the Victims of the Manchester Bombing

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Ariana Grande has nearly 25 tattoos on her body. She got a bumblebee tattoo behind her ear as a tribute to honor the victims of the Manchester bombing.

15. Ariel Winter

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The popular American actress is well known for role as Alex Dunphy in the comedy series Modern family and for giving the voice of the character in the Disney Junior show Sofia the First. She wrote on her Instagram:

“My second and most special tattoo, the initials of five of the most important beings in my life: my nieces and nephew.
Their initials are on my ribcage, on the side where my heart is. They are my inspiration, and my reason for living. Love these babies more than anything and proud to have their initials forever on my body.
Dakota Patrice Workman
Skylar Athena Gray
Parker Eleni Gray
Demetra Eleni Workman
Asher Ruben Gray"

Final Words

Tattoos have got different meanings. While some inked to dedicate to their loved ones, others inked to follow the trend. Have you ever inked a tattoo? Does it have any meaning? If you are thinking to ink a tattoo, these tattoos of celebs could help you in creating meaningful design.

Whether influenced by a loved one, or something unique you can count on, the tattoos always hold a special place in everyone’s life. Out of these tattoos shared, which one did you like the most? Drop your comments below.


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