Dazzle With Hollywood Star
Unless you live under a rock, we’re sure that you know who Angelina Jolie is. She’s an American Hollywood actress who starred in numerous top-grossing films. Aside from the roles she portrayed, she’s also famous for the causes she support, her colorful personality and controversial love life. Learn more about this most sought after actress and why the iconic movie star generated enthusiasts that want to cop some Angelina Jolie tattoos.
Cop Some of these Cool Angelina Jolie Tattoos
From small and barely there to huge and eye-catching, Angelina Jolie has all sorts of tattoo styles and sizes. Unlike most movie stars, she’s proud of her tattoos and flaunts them every time she has a chance to do so. Aside from magazine covers and film posters that show her face, photos of her tattoos are also all over the internet.
Because of her unique persona and taste in tattoo art, many fans chose to get tattoos that look like hers. In fact, some were die-hard supporters who just had to get her face tattooed on their bodies. Scroll down to see more of these awesome Angelina Jolie tattoos that we’re talking about:
Angelina Jolie’s Khmer Tattoo
Before her three biological kids with ex-hubby Brad Pitt, she was mom to Maddox Chivan. She adopted him from Cambodia. Hence, the official language of the country was the inspiration for this tattoo.
Prayer of Protection
Done in the traditional Thai needle and hammer tattoo procedure, Noo Sompong Kanhphaiin was Angelina Jolie’s tattoo artists who was chanting as he worked and while she was kneeling in prayer.
Map coordinates to her kids’ birthplaces
We all know how devoted she is to her children. In fact, she wears ink that prove how much she value them in her life. This tattoo on her left upper arm are map coordinates for her six children’s places of birth.
A Homage to Winston Churchill
Inside her left forearm is the date 13 May 1940 in Roman numerals. This day, the British statesman delivered his notable “blood, toil, tears and sweat” speech.
Demi Lovato channeling Angelina Jolie
Just like how Angelina Jolie rocks Roman Numeral inks, Demi Lovato is also loving the minimalist tattoo style. The tattoos over her rib cage represent the birth dates of her family members.
Angelina Jolie’s Back Tattoos
The movie star is a known tattoo enthusiast. Just as she is a globetrotter, her body is adorned with tattoos she got from several she visited around the globe.
Angelina Jolie the Tattoo Connoisseur
Her tattoos are mostly done in one tone black ink. But just as her taste in color is simple, the designs are complex and customized. They are also meaningful and symbolic, which makes them all the more special.
Quod me nutrit me destruit
This Latin phrase inked with a large cross a few inches below her navel means “What nourishes me destroys me.”
Angelina Jolie Tattoo templates
Angelina Jolie has the most interesting tattoos. Since more people want to covet the superstar’s inks, there are some tattoo shops who offer to replicate her tattoos for their clients.
Bengal Tiger Back Tattoo
The actress got this Bengal tiger tattoo on her lower back in Bangkok in 2004. We admire the tiger’s fierce stance to match Angelina Jolie’s hypnotic and piercing gaze.
Know Your Rights
It a widely-known fact that Angelina Jolie is an ambassador for the United Nations. She’s a staunch advocate for human rights and her Gothic lettering of this tattoo further emphasizes her strong support for this cause.
Artistic Lower Back Tattoo
The tattoo artist that drew this piece is Noo Sompong Kanhphaiin. He is also the artist of her shoulder blade tattoo.
Stealing the Spotlight at the Red Carpet
Angelina Jolie loves to show off her back tattoos at the red carpet. She loves wearing dresses that reveal most her back so her tattoos get as much photos as her face.
It’s common to see people have names of their loved-ones tattooed on them as a gesture to profess their endearment. But for Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, instead of names she had her kids’ and husband’s birthplace coordinates to dress up her upper arm for this red carpet look.
Angelina Joile’s Inner Wrist Tattoo
The tattoo is the letter “H” in rune style. During the time she got the ink, she was dating Timothy Hutton, but she says that the symbol means more about his brother James Haven.
Geography Lessons from Angelina Jolie
The tattoos at her right upper arm are latitude-longitude coordinates of her family’s birthplaces.
Slicked Back, Wet Look Beauty
In a tattoo recreating one of Angeline Joilie’s most popular photographs, we’re sure that there’s hardly any look or styling that’s going to be unforgiving for this movie star’s exquisite beauty.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
One of Angelina Jolie’s most memorable big screen hits is her title role for the 2001 film adaptation of the video game “Tomb Raider.”
In Tomb Raider, Lara Croft travels the world in the quest to retrieve valuable artifacts from ancient tombs. She is often fighting ancient statues of deities, just like this Buddha on this guy’s forearm tattoo.
In this forearm tattoo, we see an image of a powerful and woman with a piercing gaze at one side, then transcendental look on the other. Much like Angelina Jolie’s dazzling eyes.
A girl and her guns
She’s a rebel with a cause. Lara Croft is an expert fighter and ambidextrous shooter who can use two pistols at once.
Based on a widely-popular action-adventure video game from 1996, Angelina played the lead role as a British Archaeologist.
Multi-Awarded Game Character
In 2006, Lara Croft gained her star in the “Walk of Game,” a recognition similar to what is given to the actors and actresses in Hollywood.
Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft
Lara Croft’s signature look is the long braided hair with a few stray bangs at the front.
Body Art in the Form of Angelina Jolie Tattoos
When it comes to creativity, virtually nothing is too strange as long as you find a design worth wearing permanently. In this Angelina Jolie tattoo, she’s inked with other embellishments. Talk about avant garde skin art.
Lips like Angelina Jolie
Her lips are among Angelina Jolie’s most striking facial features. It’s got a naturally kissable pout that’s hard not to notice.
Angelina Jolie’s Face
Hailed in 2009 by Vanity Fair as the “Most Beautiful Woman in the World,” the actress’ face has been subject of countless masterpieces, including this eerie sketchwork tattoo of her face.
Angelina Jolie with a Cigarette Tattoo
Before she became the big Hollywood superstar that she is now, Angelina Jolie was usually cast in character roles. Here is a tattoo of a young grungy Angelina Jolie smoking a cigarette.
Merging Two Tattoo Designs to One Awesome Masterpiece
It takes a brilliant tattoo artist who’s keen on details and willing go the extra mile with the client’s vision to pull of merging two designs to create a unique and meaningful tattoo.
This tattoo is a remembrance of one of Angelina Jolie’s most memorable characters. In this psychological drama movie, a young Angelina Jolie co-stars with Winona Ryder in a role that won her 3 Best Supporting Actress Awards from the Academy Awards, the Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors’ Guild.
Angelina Jolie’s Facial Structure
Angelina Jolie’s face shape and bone structure is not the soft, angelic type, but it’s the perfect kind of attractive that keeps people interested and yearning to stare at her longer.
Wanted: Angelina Jolie Tattoos at the Back
In 2008, Angelina Jolie played the role of an expert assassin named Fox in the action-thriller flick, Wanted.
Angelina Jolie’s Wrist Tattoo Making an Appearance at the Oscars
Here is Angelina Jolie flashing a big smile and waving to her fans during the red carpet press photo op for the Oscars in 2001. The tattoo is a rune style “H” inked in honor of her brother James Haven.
A Mighty Heart
Taken inside the car as Angelina Jolie and her then-husband Brad Pitt were leaving after they graced the premier of the movie “A Mighty Heart” at the Palais des Festival in Cannes in May 2007. This photo gets a clear shot of Angelina’s famous upper arm tattoo of her children’s birthplace coordinates.
It Started with XIII
Angelina Jolie is not one to adhere to social conventions. This inner arm forearm tattoo that bears the date May 13, 1940. But before is was a date, she had it done with just the number 13 in Roman numerals. She’s not a believer of superstitions and getting a number that’s often deemed unlucky by some is her way of breaking out of the norm.
Angelina Jolie’s Inner Arm Inscriptions
Inside her right forearm is the word “determination” in Arabic script, while on her left inner forearm is a quote by American playwright Tennessee Williams. It reads, “A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages.”
Angelina Jolie’s infamous tattoo of dragon with ex-husband’s name
One she had during her youth, this tattoo of an oriental dragon tattoo with name Billy Bob inked on top of it was done during the time she was with former flame and ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton. They were a May-December Romance with a 20-year gap between them. They got married in 2000, but the two parted ways in 2003. After the split, she decided to get the tattoo removed and resolved to never have another man’s name tattooed on her ever again.
Below is a closer look of Angelina’s latest back tattoos. These Sak Yant tattoos were done the traditional hammer and needle style by a former Thai monk.
Toil and Tears
These tattoos were temporary ones she wore only for the film Wanted. The inspiration for these words was taken from a line from Sir Winston Churchill’s speech. It’s quoted as “We have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”
Elegant in Black Dress and Black Ink
Photographed at the red carpet of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony, Angelina stuns onlookers with her gorgeous aura and her stunning and one-of-a-kind body art.
Panthera T. tigris
The Bengal Tiger is a species of tiger endemic to the Indian subcontinent. Sadly, these magnificent felines are already considered endangered species, thus they belong to the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Capturing their beauty, Angelina Jolie has this huge tattoo of a Panthera Tigris tigris on her lower back. It covers an old tattoo that Angelina is no longer fond of and wanted to replace.
Also called the “Master Yant” that uses the ancient Khmer language Khom. Each of the five lines represent a special “yantra” or blessing for protection from injustices, bad luck, and black magic, to invite good fortune and success, and to boost charisma.
Imagining Angelina Jolie in full sleeves tattoo
Though this photo is only a mock-up of what Angelina Jolie would look like if she had full-sleeves, we’re sure that she could really pull off that style.
Behind-The-Scenes of a Work of Art
Here’s a snapshot from the actual tattoo session for Angelina Jolie’s Khmer Sak Yant shoulder blade tattoo.
Her tattoos are her best style staple
Even with nothing much as clothing, Angelina Jolie still slays with her ravishing natural beauty and her equally beautiful skin art. Front and center here is her Sak Yant tattoo, then just peeking above the white sheets that cover her lower half is her tiger tattoo.
Ex-husband Billy Bob
Angelina was briefly married to actor Billy Bob Thornton in 2000. However, they couple split in 2002. A year after their divorce was finalized. Today, stayed amicable and the two stars managed to keep their friendship.
United Nations Goodwill Ambassador
Many people see Angelina Jolie as an iconic strong and independent woman. But behind the bad-ass image is a soft and compassionate heart. She’s a strong advocate for human rights, which is evident in her “know your rights” tattoo below the nape.
The Best Tattoo Cover Up
After her marriage with Billy Bob ended, Angelina Jolie had her tattoo of his name on her upper arm removed. It took her several laser tattoo removal sessions to have the name and dragon design almost erased. To improve the appearance of her upper arm, and to have something more meaningful to flaunt on the same spot, Angelina got her kids’ places of births’ geographic coordinates inked.
Reminder of Life and Death
Among old Angelina Jolie tattoos that’s already been erased and replaced is this tattoo of the Japanese character for the word “death.” She had it inked to remind her to always live her life to its fullest. On this site now is a Khmer blessing tattoo.