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30 Celebrities You Didn't Know Had Tattoos

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This list contains information about celebrities that you didn't know had tattoos, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and politicians have tattoos. Even some celebrities with a “good girl” image have surprising tattoos. One famous actress has a tattoo that is in tribute to a beloved pet.

Who is the most famous person that you didn't know had a tattoo? Jennifer Aniston tops our list. Jennifer Aniston has "Norman" tattooed on her foot in tribute to her beloved dog who died in 2011. Anne Hathaway has an "M" on her wrist. She has never revealed the meaning of the tattoo. Helen Mirren has a small tattoo on her left hand. She has said that the tattoo reminds her to "love thy neighbor."

Caroline Kennedy has a tattoo of a butterfly on her right forearm. She got the tattoo on a trip to Hong Kong in the 1980s. Amanda Seyfried has the word "minge" tattooed on her foot. She said, "Colin Firth used to say that word on set and Rachel (McDowell) had to explain to me what it meant. So it's on my foot. It's to make me laugh, and every time I look at it I do."

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  • Scarlett Johansson has several tattoos, including a sunset on her forearm and a horseshoe on her ribcage. When Johansson walked the 2018 Emmy's red carpet, she revealed another tattoo: large, colorless roses and thorns stretching across her upper back.

    People first spotted the ink when she was filming Infinity War in 2017, but many assumed it was fake. 


    • Born: 1984-11-22
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • Although we've known for years about Ben Affleck's smaller tattoos (a ring of barbed wire around his bicep, a fish with a skull and crossbones on his arm, initials on his shoulder blade, a dolphin on his right hip), he recently debuted a giant tattoo of a phoenix rising, covering most of his upper back.

    Rumor has it he got the tat to symbolize his split from his wife of ten years, Jennifer Garner. 


    • Born: 1972-08-15
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Jennifer Aniston has the name Norman tattooed on her foot in tribute to her beloved dog who died in 2011.

    • Born: 1969-02-11
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 30 Celebrities You Didn't Know Had Tattoos
    Photo: Richard Goldschmidt / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0

    Sandra Bullock has a small tattoo on her back.

    • Born: 1964-07-26
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
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