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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?"
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

Age: Died at 63 (1933-1996)

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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 family when James was four years old. Suffering from severe ADD, James explains that he was drawn into art and tattooing from a young age as his father had tattoos and was also a painter. James moved to the United States aged 11 or 12, living with his father's parents before moving to Miami at the age of 12. He moved back to Israel in his teens and completed his military service in the Israel ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Israel

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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

Age: 46

Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States of America

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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 Andersen of Sacred Tattoo in Auckland, Dan began traveling playing music and pursuing his self-taught tattoo career, spending the most part of two years in Australia. In 2004, Dan moved to Los Angeles, California. In 2006 he started the alternative/new wave band The Dear & Departed. Signing to Science Records saw the release of their first LP Something Quite Peculiar. In 2008 he was invited to work at ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

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