Lady Gaga’s Extremely Inspiring And Sensational Tattoos

The Pop Queen and style icon Lady Gaga has a serious love affair with the ink. There are many interesting facts and stories behind all her tattoos. Check them out.


The Pop Queen and the style icon Lady Gaga has fallen head over heels in love with the ink.

The self proclaimed Mother Monster (herself) always surprises her Little Monsters (her fans) with her beautiful and inspiring tattoos.

There are some interesting facts about all of her tattoos. All have their own stories to tell.

The interesting thing is all her tattoos are engraved on her Left side of the body. It is due to the fact that the Lady had promised her dad that she’ll keep all the ink restricted to the left side of her body.

Let’s have a keen look at Lady Gaga’s tattoos and their meaning. Have Fun!

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  2. 2 To commemorate her performance with Metallica on Grammys.


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  4. 4 “Monster Paw”: Inspired by her fans (whom she calls little monster) the Mother Monster got this tattoo.


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  8. 8 Trumpet on the inside of her right bicep: Is inspired by and dedicated to Tony Bennett.


  9. 9 Anchor: On her left rib cage got inked in 2012. In a tweet she mentioned about it as “New Tat. Stamp of his Mermaid”.


  10. 10 Daisies on the shoulder: Three beautiful white daisies sit on Lady Gaga’s left shoulder. She got this tat inked in 2008 just after getting the lower back rose tat by the same tattoo artist, Kat Von D. Obviously Lady Gaga does love flowers a lot.


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  12. 12 German tattoo: To pay tribute to her favourite philosopher, Maria Rilke, she got a quote in German on her left arm. It ranslates to “Confess to yourself in the deepest hour of the night whether you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. Dig deep into your heart, where the answer spreads its roots in your being, and ask yourself solemnly, Must I write?”


  13. 13 Date(12/18/1974) in the middle of German tatoo: To commemorate the day when her aunt Joanne passed away.


  14. 14 Dad tattoo: Right after her father's open heart surgery she got this tattoo to express her love for her father.


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  16. 16 Little Monsters tattoo: Right next to Lady Gaga’s German tat sits her “Little Monsters” for the love of her fans.


  17. 17 “Born this way” tat: The queen of pop has a Unicorn inked on her thigh with a banner that reads “born this way”. Born this way is both the title of her highly anticipated album and its lead single track. Unicorn is a symbol of uniqueness and so is her tat.


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  19. 19 David Bowie: To commemorate her Tribute Performance for David Bowie at the Grammy Awards she got this tattoo.


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  22. 22 Mouse: A quirky little mouse decorates the back of Lady Gaga’s left arm. The tat features a small mouse with an “X” over one eye and a sewing needle and thread in one of his hands. The tat is in honor of Lady Gaga’s younger sister Natali Germanotta whom she used to call “mouse” as a child. The details of the tat also symbolize Natali’s life where the needle shows her love for fashion designing and the thread spells “Nat”, her nickname.


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  25. 25 “Tokyo Love”: Inspired and Handwritten by the famous Japanese photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki in memory of a photoshoot with him. Nobuyoshi had signed all the photographs “Tokyo Love” and Lady Gaga got it inked on her back.


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  27. 27 Peace Sign: In 2006, in memory of John Lennon (her musical idol) and his vision of peace and equality, she got it on her wrist. It reminds her of what is important in the world.


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  29. 29 “Mother monster”: She engraved her own nickname, “Mother monster” on the left side of her rib cage and extending up to her armpit. The tattoo was in honor of 5 year anniversary of The Fame Monster (reissue of her debut album, The Fame (2008).


  30. 30 The lower back rose : In 2008 Lady Gaga decided not to carry her first treble clef tat anymore. She regrets getting that tattoo using a fake ID and its “tramp stamp” location, so she added an intertwining vines and roses tat that sprawls from her lower back to the left side of her waist to cover up her old tattoo.


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  32. 32 “ARTPOP” tattoo:To commemorate her new album “ARTPOP” , she got it tattooed.to her tattoo collection. An interesting thing is, she got the tattoo in August 2012 and gave her fans a super early hint at her album which wasn’t released until November 2013. It is also an expression of her life and career


  33. 33 RIO tattoo: Another addition to pop queens tattoo collection is the “RIO” tat inked on her neck. The tat features the word RIO with the ‘I’ fashioned to look like a cross. Lady Gaga’s new tattoo is inspired by her little monsters and the font is three different fans’ signatures.


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