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List of famous male tattoo artists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male tattoo artists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being tattoo artists. There are thousand of males working as tattoo artists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic tattoo artists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a tattoo artist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list contains people like George Burchett and Chris Garver.

While this isn't a list of all male tattoo artists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male tattoo artists?" and "Who are the best male tattoo artists?"
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Alan Oversby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Alan Oversby was one of the primary figures in the development of contemporary body piercing in Europe. He was better known by his professional name Mr. Sebastian. ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1933-1996)

Profession: Art Teacher, Tattoo artist

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Ami James is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Ami James, is an Israeli-born tattoo artist. His father, an American, converted to Judaism three years prior to moving to Israel, where he joined the Israeli army and met James' mother. James lived in both Israel and Egypt as a child, and spent much of his childhood without his father who left the ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Israel

Profession: Tattoo artist, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Miami Ink, NY Ink, Worldwide Tribe

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Darren Brass is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Darren Brass is an American tattoo artist. He was featured in the reality television show Miami Ink. ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Tattoo artist, Presenter

Credits: Miami Ink

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Dan Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Dan Smith, aka Dan Under, is a New Zealand tattooist and musician. At the age of six, he moved to Auckland. Spending his childhood captured by music, Dan played in many bands all the way up until his early twenties. In 2001, after an intensive visual tattoo education from Dean Parkin and Dan ...more

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Age: 35

Birthplace: Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Profession: Tattoo artist, Musician, Singer, Presenter

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Alex Binnie


Alex Binnie is an illustrator. ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom

Profession: Tattoo artist, Illustrator

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Chris Garver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Chris Garver is a tattoo artist featured on the TLC reality television show Miami Ink. Garver was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he attended The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. Garver's mother was an artist and encouraged his interest in painting and ...more

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Age: 45

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Tattoo artist, Presenter

Credits: Miami Ink

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Chris Núñez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Chris Nunez is an American tattoo artist. He is the owner of Handcrafted Tattoo And Art Gallery, a tattoo shop located in Miami, Florida, and a judge on the Spike TV network's reality competition, Ink Master, in which tattoo artists compete in challenges assessing their tattoo and related artistic ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Profession: Tattoo artist, Entrepreneur, Presenter

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Sailor Jerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Tattoo Artists
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Norman Keith Collins was a prominent American tattoo artist, famous for his tattooing of sailors; he was also known as "Sailor Jerry". An annual event now takes place in Hawaii called the "Sailor Jerry Festival". ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1911-1973)

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States of America

Profession: Tattoo artist, Sailor

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