Johnny Depp’s Tattoos & Their Meaning… Yes, we gonna explore that today!
John Christopher Depp II aka Johnny Depp does not need any introduction, his name is enough. He has not only aced as an actor but has gained immense popularity as a producer, musician, and painter.
Our favorite Captain Jack Sparrow is 58 years old, but you cannot guess his age by his appearance. His cool looks can make the ladies go weak on the knees. What adds to his cool attitude are his amazing tattoos.
37 Tattoos of Johnny Depp That You Need To See RN!!
He has got as many as 37 tattoos inked on his body. If you are also looking to get a tattoo inked, you can check out Johnny Depp’s tattoo.
1. Cherokee Tribe Tattoo
Starting from his right arm tattoo, Johnny got a tattoo of ‘Cherokee Tribe’ inked. This was his first tattoo which he got at the age of 17.
2. Betty Sue Tattoo
Johnny Depp was very close to his mother who died in 2016. He got a tattoo of his mother ‘Betty Sue’ inked on his left arm. He got the tattoo inked in 1988.
3. Wino Forever (Winona Forever Earlier) Tattoo
Depp’s third tattoo is on his right bicep which is Wino Forever. Earlier, this tattoo was for his ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder, but after his breakup with her, he modified this tattoo and changed it to Wino Forever.
4. Triangle Tattoo
Fourth is a suprematism triangle tattoo which includes basis geometric forms. He got the tattoo inked in 1993. A black-colored reverse triangle with rectangles and a few rectangles around the triangle, which is colored red.
5. The Brave Tattoo
Fifth is a tattoo on Johnny’s right forearm inspired by one of his films ‘The Brave.’ He described the tattoo as the ultimate goal of our life.
6. Three Rectangles Tattoo
Johnny’s sixth tattoo is on his right hand’s index finger. The tattoo is of three rectangles which according to Johnny Depp are ‘permanent phone doodles.’
7. No. 3 Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s seventh tattoo is a no. 3 on his left hand near his thumb. Johnny Depp once said that when he was getting a tattoo done, he randomly asked the tattoo artist to ink no. 3 on his hand. It came naturally to him.
8. Lily-Rose Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s eighth tattoo is a Lily-Rose tattoo inked on his left chest. Lily-Rose is the name of the daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis. He has dedicated his tattoo to his daughter.
9. Jack Sparrow Tattoo
Johnny’s ninth tattoo is a Jack Sparrow-Pirates of the Caribbean. He has got the tattoo inked on his right forearm. The tattoo has a bird with the name of Johnny’s son Jack inked.
10. Question Mark Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s tenth tattoo is a question mark with a small cross inked on his right leg. Depp got this tattoo in 1991 by tattoo artist, Jonathan Shaw. And, along with him, Jonathan on his left knee, which was actually inked by Johnny Depp himself.
11. Silence Exile Cunning Tattoo
His eleventh tattoo is of the text ‘Silence Exile Cunning’ which is a quote from the book ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.’ He has got the tattoo inked on his left forearm.
12. Three Hearts Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s twelfth tattoo is of three hearts which he got inked for his ex-girlfriend Vanessa Paradis and their two children. He has got three red heart tattoos inked on his left arm.
13. Grandfather’s Portrait Tattoo
Depp’s thirteenth tattoo is dedicated to his beloved grandfather Jim. He got the portrait of his grandfather inked on his right forearm.
14. Mother’s Portrait Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s fourteenth tattoo is for his mother. This is his second tattoo for his mother which is her portrait. He was very close to his mother who had passed away.
15. Gonzo Fist Tattoo
Johnny’s fifteenth tattoo is on his left leg which is of a Gonzo Fist. The tattoo is dedicated to his late friend Hunter S. Thompson, who was an American journalist and author.
16. Skull Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s sixteenth tattoo is a skull with crossed bones which he got inked on his right arm. This tattoo was inspired by the film series ‘Pirates of the Caribbean.’
17. Salve Ogum Tattoo
Next in the row is a tattoo of Salve Ogum inked on his left forearm. Salve means save which is derived from a Portuguese/Latin word. Ogum means an Afro-American deity. This is his seventeenth tattoo.
18. Dots Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s eighteenth tattoo is of dots that are inked on his left ankle.
19. Rook Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s nineteenth tattoo is a rook tattoo near his left wrist. The idea of the tattoo is inspired by Eastern Kentucky’s card game called ‘Rook.’
20. Harley Davidson Skeleton Key Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s twentieth tattoo is on his left wrist which is of a Harley Davidson Skeleton Key. One of his friends Damien Echols got the same tattoo inked at the same time.
21. No Reason Tattoo
Depp’s twenty-first tattoo is on his left wrist. The tattoo is of ‘No Reason’ which is the same as the tattoo of American singer-songwriter Marilyn Manson.
22. Les Fleurs du Mal Tattoo
Johnny’s twenty-second tattoo is inked on his back i.e. Les Fleurs du Mal which means the evil flowers. The Les Fleurs du Mal is suggested by the French poet Charles Baudelaire.
23. Brothers Tattoo
Depp’s twenty-third tattoo is inked on his right side. The tattoo is of Brothers which is written in Theban alphabets. The tattoo is inked by one of his good friends.
24. Zigzag Tattoo
Johnny’s next tattoo is a zigzag tattoo inked on his left hand. His friend Damien Echols got the same tattoo inked on his left hand. This is his twenty-fourth tattoo.
25. Li’l Guitarist Tattoo
Johnny’s twenty-fifth tattoo is on his left arm which is of a little guitarist which is a replica of a drawing made by Johnny’s son Jack.
26. Crow Tattoo
Next is a crow tattoo on Johnny’s right hand which is his twenty-sixth tattoo. Two of his friends have got the same tattoos inked on their hands.
27. Snake Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s twenty-seventh tattoo is a snake tattoo near his right wrist. A snake is considered the symbol of transformation, renewal, and new beginnings. Depp got this tattoo in 2012.
28. Comanche Shield Tattoo
The twenty-eighth tattoo of Johnny Depp is of a Comanche shield inked on his right leg. He got this tattoo inked in the honor of his adoption into the Comanche Nation in 2012.
29. ‘Man is Giddy Thing’ Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s twenty-ninth tattoo is on his left arm which is of a ‘man is a giddy thing.’ These lines are from the Mumford and Sons song ‘Sigh No More’ as well as from Shakespeare’s play ‘Much Ado About Nothing. This faceless man is a drawing made by his son, Jack.
30. ‘SCAM’ Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s thirtieth tattoo is on his right hand which is of a SCAM. Earlier, it was a tattoo of SLIM which is a nickname of Amber Heard, but after their divorce, he modified the tattoo to SCAM.
31. Wind Over Heaven-Ching Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s thirty-first tattoo is a tattoo of Wind Over Heaven-Ching inked on his right arm. The meaning behind the tattoo is ‘Forcing your way will only bring misfortune. Remain focused on your path and remove obstacles with gentle actions.’
32. ‘Death is Certain’ Tattoo
Johnny’s next tattoo is on his right leg of ‘Death is Certain’ along with a skull and cross tattoo. This is the thirty-second tattoo.
33. Ouroboros Tattoo
Johnny’s thirty-third tattoo is of ouroboros which is an ancient symbol of a dragon eating its tail. The tattoo is inked on his right arm.
34. JJ 13 Tattoo
Johnny’s thirty-fourth tattoo is of ‘JJ 13’ inked on his left arm. Johnny got this tattoo inked in April 2019. This tattoo was for Johnny’s bodyguard, Jerry Judge who died on April 5, 2019. He was the ‘Life Angel’ of the actor, who was Johnny’s bodyguard for almost more than 20 years. And. that’s why Depp got this tattoo inked on his left arm.
35. Big 3 Tattoo
Depp’s thirty-fifth tattoo is a big ‘3’ tattoo inked on his left bicep.
36. Anchor Fish Tattoo
Johnny Depp’s thirty-sixth is an anchor fish inked on his right elbow.
37. Sun Setting Over The Sea Tattoo
Last in the row, is a tattoo of a sun setting over the sea. This was a tattoo of a portrait of a lady about his ex-wife Amber Heard. He then covered this tattoo with a ‘sun setting over the sea.’
Depp earlier had his ‘Portrait of Lady Tattoo’ that he has now covered with sun setting over the sea tattoo.
Johnny Depp’s Tattoos & Their Meaning were crazy just like his insane acting skills. He has been in the industry for years, and every tattoo he has on his body is a symbol of his journey, his life, and his experiences.
We bet you won’t regret taking inspiration from any of Johnny Depp’s tattoos ever…