Kat Von D Tattoos

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Kat Von D tattoos, ranked by fans of the sexy star and of body art. Famous for her work as a renowned tattoo artist, Kat Von D is also a businesswoman, model and media personality. Kat received her first tattoo at age 14 and quit school two years later to become a tattooist. One of her earliest TV appearances was on the TLC series Miami Ink. After she left Florida, Kat Von D opened her own tattoo shop High Voltage Tattoo in Hollywood, California. Kat starred on her own reality show LA Ink until 2011.

After watching Kat tattoo customer after customer on Miami Ink, you must have asked yourself the question, "what's the meaning behind all of Kat Von D's tattoos?"

Well, quite a few of Kat Von D's tats honor the people in her life that are most important to her. Kat has at least 27 tattoos, each with a special meaning or memory. Kat Von D's body art includes highly detailed portraits of her family members and personal heroes, including Ludwig van Beethoven. The tattoo artist has also inked pictures of her partners on her body, including ex-husband and fellow tattoo artist Oliver Peck and former boyfriend, motorcycle customizer Jesse James.

Similar to other stars that have tattoos, such as Miley Cyrus Inked or Johnny Depp Body Art, Kat Von D has made headlines several times as she has added a new tattoo to her collection. She is one of the hottest tattooed celebrities and famous people with tattoos. 

  • 1
    85 VOTES

    Kat Von D's Older Sister

    Kat Von D's Older Sister
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    Inked over her left arm is Kat's sister Carolyn.
    85 votes
  • 2
    125 VOTES

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    Her favorite composer's face is inked across Kat Von D's thighs.
    125 votes
  • 3
    90 VOTES

    Mi Vida Loca

    Inked on her back are the words "Mi Vida Loca," which means "my crazy life."
    90 votes
  • 4
    67 VOTES

    1940s Vargas Painting

    1940s Vargas Painting
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    A tattoo done at age 18, Kat had a 1940s Vargas pin-up painting inked on her upper left arm.
    67 votes
  • 5
    108 VOTES

    Kat Von D's Mom

    Kat Von D's Mom
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    She had her mother's portrait tattooed across her left shoulder blade. 
    108 votes
  • 6
    95 VOTES

    Kat Von D's Dad

    Regarded as her hero, Kat Von D had her father's high school graduation photo tattoed on her right arm.
    95 votes