Today I will be giving a list of celebrities with tattoos and the meaning behind it.
Only a few decades ago, tattoos seemed like a very exotic body modification that only the most daring individuals would do. These days, there are millions of people rocking various tattoos.
Here are the 10 Nigerian celebrities who are proud tattoo fans.
The Tattoo : “Face of a Lion”
The meaning: Fans think that Wizkid is trying to say that he is the king of Nigeria music industry because the lion is portrayed as the king of Jungle. However this tattoo simply means strength and him being fearless.
The Tattoo: Fela
The Meaning: This eye-catching tatoo signifies inspiration from Fela.
The Tattoo: omo baba olowo
The meaning: “Ema dami duro, emi omo baba olowo” translated into English means “Don’t try to stop me, I am the son of a very rich man”.
3. Oge Okoye
The Tattoo: A dove
The meaning: The dove is commonly interpreted as a portent of love, victory, peace, or God’s will. New Beginning: As in Noah’s story, the dove can represent a new beginning or a fresh start, and this is the meaning attributed to many dove tattoos.
4. Regina Daniels
The Tattoo: Forever 16
The meaning: ‘Forever 16′ is the first word to be inked on Regina Daniels body. The ‘Forever 16’ tattoo also as infinity sign . The phrase with the sign tells how Regina Daniels wants to feel for the rest of her life.
The Tattoo: Butterfly
The meaning: This Tattoo represent freedom and love.
The Tattoo: Nupital Star
The meaning: The Nautical star has five points and each point will have a black side and a white side. Just by the Nautical star inking on Regina’s right arm is the word Princess. If combined, it’s easier to say the actress refers to herself as the ‘Star Princess’.
The Tattoo : Rebecca
The meaning: ‘Lola Rae’ is short for Rebecca, Tekno’s partner
The Tattoo: International
The meaning: To Mark the beginning of him becoming an International Super Star. This is quite hilarious because no one knows his songs outside Nigeria
The Tattoo: Name of Family members .
The meaning: This Iyanya‘s tattoo is heart touching.
In loving memory of his late father, mother and brother, the Nigerian music star has tattooed their names on his chest.
Iyanya lost his immediate family in 2 years. His father died when he was about entering the MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 1 show, shortly after he lost his brother and mother.
The Tattoo: YN
The meaning: This Tattoo stands for Yvonne Nelson. Iyanya’s longtime crush.
The Tattoo : Psalm 100
The Meaning: This Tattoo is a book from the Bible, Psalm 100. “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands….”
The Tattoo: Microphone
The meaning: The microphone Tattoo simply means he is singer and hr loves music.
9. Cubana Chief Priest
The tattoo: The face of a woman
The meaning: The Tattoo on Cubana Chief Priest leg is his late Mother. Below is a picture of him and his late mum
10. Tonto Dikeh
The Tattoo : Pet Dog
The meaning: The actress once had a dog which she so much loved until it died and going to show how much she adored it, she decided to get a tattoo of the dog on her arm.
The Tattoo: A mystery lady and a heart
The meaning: According to Tonto Dikeh, it tool her 10 hours to get this Tattoo on her back.
The only thing that Tonto Dikeh has said sl far about the tattoo meant that she was a part of the society called the Witches of Nigerian.It is her life choice, and nobody has the right to judge her.