15+ Secrets Behind Celebrity Tattoos

Today we at figured out the meaning of star tattoos and unraveled the secrets and secret messages hidden behind them. We hope you enjoy it.


James Franco

Under the hat, James Franco hides a tattoo of a couple in love. It features actors Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, who have been voted Hollywood’s most beautiful duo since the release of A Place in the Sun. The actor made a tattoo specifically for the filming of his own film “Zeroville”.

Megan Fox

The actress’s right shoulder blade is adorned with the phrase “We will all laugh at gilded butterflies”. This famous quote is from Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Jennifer Aniston


The “Norman” tattoo on Jennifer Aniston ‘s foot is dedicated to her deceased dog, whom the actress loved very much.

David Beckham

Celebrity David Beckham has a tattoo with a philosophical meaning. This is a Chinese proverb. It reads “Death and life have pre-determined appointments; riches and honor are from heaven”


Victoria Beckham

The former Spice Girl got the tattoo of her husband’s initials along with “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine’ ” Victoria dedicated this tattoo to her husband David.

Jason Momoa

If you look closely, you’ll spot the phrase “Pride of Gypsies” on the actor’s inner forearm. The tattoo holds sentimental value because it’s the name of the production company he founded in 2010.

The most prominent of of Momoa’s tattoos is a nod to his Hawaiian roots, as he revealed in 2013. Such a tattoo , according to the actor “It’s supposed to take the darkness out of your heart and bring the light in,”


Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera has a lower-back tattoo which reads “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine” in Hebrew, right above her ex-husband’s initials, JB.


Lady Gaga

The other tattoo which Lady Gaga got in Japan is actually written in German.  This large text on her bicep is a passage from Gaga’s favorite writer Rainer Maria Rilke, whom she describes as “a poet and romantic philosopher.” The tattoo translates to “Confess to yourself in the deepest hour of the night whether you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. Dig deep into your heart, where the answer spreads its roots in your being, and ask yourself solemnly, Must I write?”

Brad Pitt

In the lower abdomen, the actor hides another secret message to his ex-wife. In 2014, photographers managed to capture the actor’s tattoo , the content of which, according to observant fans, is an indication of Angelina Jolie’s date of birth.

Jessica Alba

On Jessica Alba’s right wrist, she has got inked in Sanskrit “Padma”. The Padma in Sanskrit means lotus flower. Jessica said this image was taken after breaking up with one of her lovers. Most likely, the actress was referring to Michael Weatherly , her Dark Angel partner.


The tattoo under the right collarbone of a celebrity is translated from English as “Never a failure, always a lesson” quote on her shoulder.
Rihanna’s self-motivational tattoo represents her “motto in life for everything,” according to the singer. It’s written backwards on her skin because she wanted to be able to read it in the mirror.

Orlando Bloom

Orlando got his first small sun tattoo on his stomach when he was still a teenager. This tattoo can mean the following: “energy, balance and inner strength.”

Kristen Stewart

The celebrity decided to make the third tattoo after shooting the movie “Clouds of Sils Maria”. Kristen’s heroine had a tattoo in the form of a light bulb from the painting of the famous Spanish artist Picasso “Guernica” on her right forearm. Kristen notes that she got used to it, so she decided to make a real tattoo after shooting.

Anne Hathaway

The actress has not spoken to the press about this tattoo, so we can only speculate about it’s meaning. Two possibilities of what it stands for are her older brother’s name Michael and her mother’s maiden name McCauley. Most likely, the tattoo on her left wrist with a letter “M” on it, some thought its W but its actually a letter M according to Anne.

Helen Mirren

The tattoo on the left hand of the actress with Mayan symbols. Mirren found solace and inspiration in a Mayan phrase she discovered: “in La’kesh.” She had it tattooed on her left hand.
It’s means “You are my other self. We are one. I am another yourself.”

Selena Gomez

“Love yourself first” – this is how the tattoo on the back of a popular Hollywood actress and singer is translated from Arabic .

Heidi Klum

The tattoo on the right hand of the German supermodel was made in honor of her ex-husband Sil, whose name is written on the arm, and the 4 stars symbolize Heidi’s children.

Do you have tattoos or would you like to get one for yourself? What symbol or phrase would you dare to immortalize on your body?

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