Over 100 Memorable Celebrity Tattoos
Many of our favorite celebrities work hard for their superstar bodies, and they don"t stop at just perfecting their physiques at the gym. Girls and guys of Hollywood alike seem to love adorning their bodies with tattoos, on arms, backs, legs, and more! Ben Affleck recently showed his ink during a family beach day in Puerto Rico. We"ve rounded up a look at more than 100 celebrity tattoos, including David Beckham, Miley Cyrus, and Shia LaBeouf"s many markings — click though to see them all!
Ben Affleck has a tree and band of roses tattooed around his right bicep.
Britney Spears"s first ink was a fairy on the small of her back.
Beyoncé Knowles got her favorite number, four, tattooed in Roman numerals on her left ring finger.
Reese Witherspoon showed off her hip tattoo, a star with blue swallows on either side, during a Hawaiian vacation in 2011.
Miley Cyrus has a dream catcher tattoo on her rib cage.
Scarlett Johansson picked a colorful sunrise scene in 2007. She"s since said, "It makes me happy when I look at it."
Rihanna got "Never a failure, always a lesson" written backwards on her chest from NYC tattoo artist Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy.
Kelly Osbourne has a tiny blue heart and crossbones tattoo on her right wrist.
Pamela Anderson started a trend in the "90s with her barbed wire arm tattoo.
Brad Pitt hasn"t commented on the meaning behind the iceman tattoo on his left forearm.
Nicole Richie has a tiny shooting star tattooed on the outside of her left wrist.
Victoria Beckham has a Hebrew scripture meaning "I am my beloved"s and my beloved is mine, who grazes among lilies" inked on her neck. David has the same tattoo on his left arm.
Zac Efron surprised Tokyo fans in December 2011 with a newly inked motto "YOLO," which stands for "you only live once," on his right hand.
Vanessa Hudgens had a colorful butterfly drawn on her neck at NYC"s popular Bang Bang parlor in February 2011.
David Beckham has angels decorating his left arm.
Mena Suvari got a lion"s head with the words "word, sound, power" on her upper back in 2008.
Ryan Gosling told
W magazine in 2010 of his various arm tattoos, "I like when [tattoos] look bad, but no one will do bad tattoos. So I did one myself. That"s why it"s bad. I"m waiting to get old — I think old guys with tattoos look good."
Miley Cyrus added an inscription to the inside of her left forearm that reads: "So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." The quote is from a speech given by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1910.
Jessica Biel has a small tattoo of a dove on the right side of her stomach.
Megan Fox tattooed the quote "We will all laugh at gilded butterflies" from Shakespeare"s
King Lear on her back in an old English font. It"s one of eight.
Jessica Alba has a flower vine tattooed on the back of her neck.
Jenna Dewan has a pair of wings tattooed on her upper back.
Adam Levine has a tattoo sleeve on his left arm and a large tiger design placed on his right forearm.
Lana Del Rey has the letter "M" inked on her left hand.
It is reported that Jamie Foxx got the design on his head to celebrate his 40th birthday.
Kyra Sedgwick debuted a large design on the small of her back.
Sienna Miller got a tattoo of a swallow on her wrist with then boyfriend Jamie Burke in 2007. Later, her ex- Rhys Ifans got one to match.
Kate Hudson has an outline of a tiny star on her left foot, near her big toe.
Singer Lana Del Rey has numerous tattoos, and on her right hand the saying, "trust no one" and on her left "paradise."
Kelly Osbourne has multiple tattoos on her left arm including an anchor and script.
Mary J. Blige belts out big hits, and when it comes to tattoos she goes big. Mary has a large cross on her left arm and her name on her right.
Mary J. Blige has her own name inked on her right arm.
Johnny Depp showed the world his love for Winona Ryder by getting "Winona Forever" tattooed on his right arm in 1989. After their split he had it altered to say "Wino Forever."
Charlize Theron sports a small flower on the top of her right foot.
Kelly Osbourne has two skull and crossbones tattoos on both of her feet.
Eva Longoria celebrated her marriage to Tony Parker by getting his basketball jersey number, nine, tattooed on the back of her neck in 2008.
In October 2011, David Beckham revealed "Love" on his left hand. He added the word to his tattoos three months after the birth of his daughter, Harper.
NYC native Scarlett Johansson debuted a bracelet-esque tattoo in 2012. The ink even features a charm that reads "I (heart) NY."
Josh Kelley put a lot of thought into his forearm tattoo. He tweeted about the ink in November 2011 saying, "My wife’s b-day is Nov 24 and Naleigh"s is on Nov 23 so her 23 is in Korean and the sagittarius symbol in the middle.” Josh had the work done at LA"s Studio City Tattoo.
Kelly Osbourne got a small red heart tattooed on her left pinky finger.
Elisabetta Canalis, George Clooney"s former love, got an "Eminem" tattoo around her bicep in 2001 — she wanted one just like Em himself had! She covered up the rapper"s name with a rose barbed wire design since then.
Lea Michele has two musical notes from Queen"s "Bohemian Rhapsody" on her left shoulder.
Miley Cyrus has an anchor on her wrist and a small heart on her pinky finger.
Rihanna got her first tattoos, two music notes, in 2006 at the start of her career.
A little butterfly tattooed on her right shoulder is one of Kelly Osbourne"s 15 tattoos.
Malin Akerman, raised Buddhist, has a large lotus flower and a Tibetan Sanskrit message which reads "to play" inked on the upper part of her back.
One of Nicole Richie"s most recognized tattoos is the pair of angel wings on her shoulder blades. She often shows them off in backless dresses and tanks.
Ryan Gosling has the cover of his favorite children’s book,
The Giving Tree placed on his left shoulder.
Charlize Theron and her mom got matching koi fish tattoos in 1991 — the ink on her back right ankle is the Japanese symbol of love.