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List of famous tattoo artists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top tattoo artists in the world? This includes the most prominent tattoo artists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable tattoo artists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic tattoo artists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned tattoo artists.

This list includes Kat Von D, Alan Oversby and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known tattoo artists to the lesser known tattoo artists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the tattoo artist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tattoo artists ever?" and "What are the names of famous tattoo artists?" then you're in the right place. (59 items)
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Tattoo Artists
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Kat Von D, best known as Kat Von D, is a Mexican-born American tattoo artist, model, musician and television personality. She is best known for her work as a tattoo artist on the TLC reality television show LA Ink, which premiered August 7, 2007, in the United States and ran for four seasons. ...more on Wikipedia

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Alan Oversby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous 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 on Wikipedia

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Ami James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous 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 on Wikipedia

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Darren Brass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Tattoo Artists
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Darren Brass is an American tattoo artist. He was featured in the reality television show Miami Ink. ...more on Wikipedia

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