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.
Johnny got this tattoo as a fond remembrance of a card game that he used to play with his grandfather Jim.
Johnny is proud of his lineage and displays the portrait of his grandfather, carved on his forearm, in sailor uniform.
Depp Decorated Arms
Johnny’s tattoos are meaningful but they also add to the aesthetic charm of his arms along with the accessories.
Sailor Portrait Tattoo
This tattoo is said to be of his grandfather Jim who was a sailor and died when Johnny was only 14.
Johnny’s Swallow Tattoo
The actor got this tattoo for his movie but later had it redesigned to honor his son Jack.
The tattoo on his left inner arm has words “Silence Exile Coming” taken from a book by James Joyce.
Johnny’s Arm Tattoos
Johnny loves tattoos and all his tattoos are related with an important person or event in his life.
Tha actor poses in style, holding his glasses with his tattooed arm that shows his sailor portrait prominently.
The Brave Tattoo
This tattoo is inspired from his famous, self-directed movie “The Brave” that appears in its several scenes.
Posing Johnny Depp
The actor’s swallow tattoo, etched on right forearm, is very popular as it was redesigned and relates to his son.
Johnny Depp Arm Tattoo
This tattoo with a red heart and a ribbon bearing his mother’s name Betty Sue has a lovely touch.
These small and square boxes on his index finger are phone doodles that Johnny likes to draw.
This tattoo marks two important aspects of Depp’s life; one, his phenomenal movie and another his lovely son.
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.
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.
Love My Mom
Johnny has two tattoos dedicated to his mother and this heart tattoo is more meaningful and adorable.
Back Arm Tattoo
This seemingly simple tattoo design has deep meaning and has been taken from the Chinese text called Book of Changes.
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.
My Tattoo Art
Whatever pose Johnny might make, one or two of his tattoos are always visible as can be seen here.