10 Powerful Backstories Celebrities Memorialized With Their Tattoos


We never know what it means to a particular person when we see a tattoo. And celebs are no exception at all. A small star may represent grandma, as they are reminded to value what they have by a seemingly ordinary caption. Easy but expressive tattoos can be used in whole tales of hardships, defeats, family, and hard work.

Chrissy Teigen

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In September 2020, the famous model and her husband lost their son. The parents were going to give him the name Jack. Chrissy honored their child sometime later and tattooed his name on her forearm.

Dua Lipa

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The tattoo that says “Sunny Hill” was Dua Lipa’s first and most special tattoo. This is because this is the name of the neighborhood where her parents grew up in Kosovo. This is a place that feels like Dua’s house.

Sam Smith


Sam tattooed the female and male gender symbols on their fingertips. They’ve long struggled with gender identity. And it started out as a non-binary back in 2019.

Ed Sheeran

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This singer is giving his mom a special tribute. This is a mother-and-child tattoo based on a painting by Henri Matisse. As Ed notes, with his first paycheck, this drawing was the first thing he purchased for his wife.

Gisele Bündchen

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This supermodel was given a star in honor of her late grandmother. The idea came after Gisele moved to New York, where he did not see any stars. She herself drew it on her hand, later turning it into a permanent tattoo.

Lady Gaga

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Tony Bennett himself crafted the draught of this tattoo. To commemorate their joint album and friendship, Lady Gaga got it. Beneath the trumpet, she even tattooed his signature.

Miley Cyrus

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Only breathe” was done in honor of the late grandparents of the singer who had lung cancer and her close cystic fibrosis friend.” Everyone was unable to breathe. This tattoo reminds Miley that nothing can be taken for granted.

Luce Hale

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The actress had her sister’s matching tattoo. It says “I love you” and symbolizes the bond they have. It is written in the writings of their grandmothers that they were very close to and loved a lot.

Paris Jackson

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The King of Pop’s daughter has 3 tattoos devoted to her dad. “BAD” recreates his album’s title and style. She even has her face and the words “Apple Head,” her dad’s nickname that she used.

Have you got some tattoos? What’s the significance behind them? In the comments, you can share your stories and pictures.

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