Johnny Depp's Many Tattoos
Johnny Depp is an extremely popular actor known for his eccentric roles, personal style, and many tattoos. Depp self-injured himself as a young teen. It has been stated, that he has at least six scars from self-injuring himself. Depp views his scars and tattoos as a personal journal recording moments in his life. He has at least 14 documented tattoos. On his shoulder, lies an Indian chief tattoo to remember his Native American history.
One of the tattoos on his chest sited the name, Lily Rose after his daughter which he exposed for the "Rolling Stone" cover in 2008. On his lower arm, there is a tattoo called Betty Sue dedicated for his mother. There is another tattoo with a bird flying over water with the word Jack for his son. His children and his mother is very important to him, and he wanted to document that love.
He has followed a long line of people who has their exes name on their bodies. He has a tattoo that originally said, "Winona Forever." When he and Winona Ryder broke up, he changed the tattoo to say "Wino Forever." This tattoo lies on his right bicep directing opposing the tattoo for his mother.
He has a brave tattoo to remember his film, "The Brave." This film was important to the actor because it is his directing debut. The number 3 is on his left hand. He has three small rectangles on his right index finger.
Johnny says that this number is mysterious thus important. There is an question mark near his right ankle. On his right leg contains a tattoo of a scull and crossbones with the words "Death is Certain" underneath the artwork.
Johnny Depp views his body as his own personal artistic playground. He is one of top stars in Hollywood and his tattoos have become part of his trademark look. He is very vocal about his love for tattoos. His varying interests are reflected in the diverse style of tattoo artwork. He even has a quote from a favorite book. Most of Depp's tattoos are a mystery to the public, and only made known to those who are closest to the talented actor. His tattoos are perfect for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in his iconic portrayal.
His tattoos are like a badges of honor or numerous battle scars through art.