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Jared Leto Tattoos

Updated June 14, 2019 2.2k votes 977 voters 232.2k views6 items

Jared Leto tattoos, ranked by fans of the sexy star and of body art. Jared Leto is best known for acting on the popular 90s series My So-Called Life and as the lead vocalist for the rock band 30 Seconds to Mars. Leto landed his breakout role in 1994 as Jordan Catalano, the love interest for Claire Danes on the teen drama My So-Called Life. He has also appeared in several films throughout his Hollywood career including playing the title character in the biopic Prefontaine and Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. Leto co-founded 30 Seconds to Mars in 1998 with his brother Shannon Leto. 30STM has a huge following thanks to its self-titled debut album and 2005's A Beautiful Lie.

Now that you know a little more about Jared Leto's life and career, it's time to answer the question: what do Jared Leto's tattoos mean? 

Jared Leto's tats honor the people in his life that are most important to him and remind him of how far he's come in the entertainment industry. Leto has at least 6 tattoos, with special meanings or memories attached to them. Jared Leto's body art includes shapes and symbols, like the Alchemy symbol for air, that often appear on 30 Seconds to Mars album artwork and various merchandise. Leto also sports two large Roman arrows on his calves as well as the Latin phrase "Provehito in altum," the motto of his band 30STM, on his chest.

Similar to other stars that have tattoos, such as Russell Brand ink or Trace Cyrus tats, Jared Leto has made headlines several times as he has added a new tattoo to his collection. He is one of the hottest tattooed celebrities and famous people with tattoos.
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  • 1. Provehito In Altum

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    The Latin phrase tattooed on Jared's chest says "Provehito in Altum," which means "Launch forth in the depth." It is also his band's motto.
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  • 2. Alchemy Triangles

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    Jared sports triangle tattoos, the Alchemy symbol for air, on each of his elbows.
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  • 3. Glyph Symbol

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    Jared has another symbol dedicated to his band tattooed on his right wrist.
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  • 4. Echelon "X" Symbol

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    On Jared's left arm is the Echelon "X" symbol that is also part of his band's iconography.
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