30 Cool Johnny Depp Tattoos

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The Pirates of the Caribbean star, Johnny Depp , is known to enjoy huge popularity among his fans and admirers. It is not only his acting and direction prowess that attracts people but his tattoo style statements are also a big draw. Talking about his tattoo style, they are more of a personal expression and signify important events and people in his life. The actor was once quoted as saying “My body is a journal in a way. It’s like what sailors used to do, where every tattoo meant something, a specific time in your life when you make a mark on yourself, whether you do it yourself with a knife or with a professional tattoo artist”.

He has altogether 13 tattoos on his body that occupy space on arms, chest and fingers. Most of these tattoos are related to his family members like his mother, grandfather, son, daughter, wife and ex. The others have a reflection of his movies and inspirations that he came across during the course of his life time. Today, we have brought for you a collection of 20 Johnny Depp tattoos with cool descriptions regarding the meaning and history that you will love to go through. So, take a look and enjoy.

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Crow Tattoo

Johnny got this tattoo as a fond remembrance of a card game that he used to play with his grandfather Jim.

Crow Tattoo

Crow Tattoo

Tattoo Closeup

Liner

Tattoo Closeup

Tattoo Closeup

Ancestral Pride

Johnny is proud of his lineage and displays the portrait of his grandfather, carved on his forearm, in sailor uniform.

Ancestral Pride

Ancestral Pride

Depp Decorated Arms

Johnny’s tattoos are meaningful but they also add to the aesthetic charm of his arms along with the accessories.

Depp Decorated Arms

Depp Decorated Arms

Sailor Portrait Tattoo

This tattoo is said to be of his grandfather Jim who was a sailor and died when Johnny was only 14.

Sailor Portrait Tattoo

Sailor Portrait Tattoo

Johnny’s Swallow Tattoo

The actor got this tattoo for his movie but later had it redesigned to honor his son Jack.

Johnny's Swallow Tattoo

Johnny’s Swallow Tattoo

Forearm Tattoo

The tattoo on his left inner arm has words “Silence Exile Coming” taken from a book by James Joyce.

Forearm Tattoo

Forearm Tattoo

Johnny’s Arm Tattoos

Johnny loves tattoos and all his tattoos are related with an important person or event in his life.

Johnny's Arm Tattoos

Johnny’s Arm Tattoos

Johnny Photoshoot

Tha actor poses in style, holding his glasses with his tattooed arm that shows his sailor portrait prominently.

Johnny Photoshoot

Johnny Photoshoot

The Brave Tattoo

This tattoo is inspired from his famous, self-directed movie “The Brave” that appears in its several scenes.

The Brave Tattoo

The Brave Tattoo

Posing Johnny Depp

The actor’s swallow tattoo, etched on right forearm, is very popular as it was redesigned and relates to his son.

Posing Johnny Depp

Posing Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp Arm Tattoo

This tattoo with a red heart and a ribbon bearing his mother’s name Betty Sue has a lovely touch.

Johnny Depp Arm Tattoo

Johnny Depp Arm Tattoo

Finger Tattoo

These small and square boxes on his index finger are phone doodles that Johnny likes to draw.

Finger Tattoo

Finger Tattoo

Jack Tattoo

This tattoo marks two important aspects of Depp’s life; one, his phenomenal movie and another his lovely son.

Jack Tattoo

Jack Tattoo

Johnny’s Three Tattoos

The ribbon tattoo with his former beloved’s name, an Indian chief and the Jack tattoo are lined up on his right arm, one after another.

Johnny's Three Tattoos

Johnny’s Three Tattoos

Lily Rose Tattoo

Johnny is a doting father and has got the name of his daughter carved on his chest as a mark of love.

Lily Rose Tattoo

Lily Rose Tattoo

Love My Mom

Johnny has two tattoos dedicated to his mother and this heart tattoo is more meaningful and adorable.

Love My Mom

Love My Mom

Back Arm Tattoo

This seemingly simple tattoo design has deep meaning and has been taken from the Chinese text called Book of Changes.

Back Arm Tattoo

Back Arm Tattoo

Rare Left Arm Tattoo

This tattoo is said to be that of an Afro-American deity Ogum along with the word Salve that means save in Latin.

Rare Left Arm Tattoo

Rare Left Arm Tattoo

My Tattoo Art

Whatever pose Johnny might make, one or two of his tattoos are always visible as can be seen here.

My Tattoo Art

My Tattoo Art

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