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Famous Male Tattoo Artists

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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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    Alex Binnie

    Alex Binnie was born Alexander Michael Steven Binnie, on 11 July 1959, in Oxford, England. He is primarily known as a tattooist, and is also a printmaker; he has been a musician and performance artist. As a tattoo artist he is known for being one of a group of artists who originated and popularized the use of large-scale tribal design (non-western, often Polynesian, and also involving elements of fusion across regional boundaries and traditions) in the West. His work reached a wide public with the publication of 1000 Tattoos by Henk Schiffmacher....  more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Chris Garver (born September 11, 1970) is an American tattoo artist and television personality, best known for his appearance on the TLC reality television show Miami Ink....  more
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Chris Nuñez (born April 11, 1973) is an American tattoo artist, television personality and entrepreneur, who has been a tattoo artist for 28 years as of 2019. He is the owner of Handcrafted Tattoo And Art Gallery, a tattoo shop located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and a judge on the Paramount TV network's reality competition, Ink Master, in which tattoo artists compete in challenges assessing their tattoo and related artistic skills. Previously, Nunez was one of the featured tattoo artists on TLC's reality television program Miami Ink....  more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Miami Beach, Florida, USA
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    Norman Keith Collins (January 14, 1911 – June 12, 1973), known popularly as Sailor Jerry, was a prominent American tattoo artist in Hawaii who was well known for his sailor tattoos....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 62 (1911-1973)
    • Birthplace: Reno, Nevada