Passionate Celebrities Who Got a Tattoo for Love

A lot of celebrities have tattoos and some are well known for them. Rihanna has more than 25, Lady Gaga has 20-plus, and Hailey Baldwin has 19. Adam Levine has about 20 and some of them are quite large. Justin Bieber has 42, and Ed Sheeran has more than 60.

But just which celebrities inked a tribute to their loved ones on their bodies? And of those, what relationships have fallen apart, and therefore tattoos have changed? Let’s take a look at some couples whose love has last and a few individuals who may have used permanent ink in haste.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Married while in their mid-’20s, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos have been married for 24 years. They met on the set of All My Children where they were cast for a potential romance. They didn’t have much trouble convincing the audience of their relationship. It was real. The LIVE with Kelly and Ryan host has her hubby’s last name tattooed on the inside of her left wrist. Consuelo has a shoulder tat.

While photographs of the sexy Riverdale star have revealed its presence, the significance of it hasn’t been shared with the public.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Model Chrissy Teigen and musician John Legend met on the set for one of Legend’s music videos in 2006. They were married in 2013. They have two children; a daughter named Luna, and a son, Miles.

In 2019, the couple got matching tats on the inside of their arms. Hers reads “john luna miles,” his says “chrissy luna miles,” sharing their love for the whole family. 

David and Victoria Beckham

They met in 1997. David Beckham had seen the former Spice Girl, Victoria Adams, in some of her group’s music videos. She was familiar with the soccer star and wanted to meet him. They married in 1999 and have four children.

David Beckman isn’t short on tattoos with around 40 tats inked including some of his daughter’s creation. One of his wife sitting sexy appears on his left arm and her name appears on his right hand. Likewise, Victoria has quite a few tats herself including her hubby’s initials inscribed on her wrist.

Kaley Cuoco

Following her December 31, 2013, marriage to tennis pro, Ryan Sweeting, The Big Band Theory actress, Kaley Cuoco tattooed their wedding date on her upper back.

Following their split in September 2015, she had an artist cover the date over with a very large moth. She also has one tattoo on her lower back and one on her side.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is well-known for his tats. He’s also known for having them re-inked. During his engagement to fellow actor, Winona Ryder, in the early ’90s, he got “Winona Forever” inked on his right shoulder.

Following their split, he was able to get the “na” removed from her name leaving it to say, “Wino Forever.”

Amber Rose

Early in 2013, model-actress Amber Rose gave birth to her first son, Sebastian while engaged to fiancé Wiz Khalifa. Later Sebastian was nicknamed Bash.

Following his birth, Rose had Khalifa’s face tattooed on the back of her arm. When the couple split in 2014, she had the tat altered to what looks like British-American rocker Slash, lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses.

Her second son, fathered by Alexander “AE” Edwards, is named after rocker. A fan of tattoos, following the accidental death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, Rose had her sons’ names, Bash and Slash, tattooed on her forehead.

There are plenty more stories to be told of celebs and their tattoos. Watch for more of them here on Showbiz Cheat Sheet.