Lady Gaga has eleven tattoos and the meanings of each one revolve around her passions in life. Gaga got her first tattoo at seventeen with a fake ID, clearly this pop star doesn't mind breaking the rules. It's of a treble clef and is located on her lower back. The meaning of this tattoo was to represent her love for music and singing.
The meaning of Lady Gaga's "ARTPOP" tattoo was to celebrate her "Artpop" album. Located midway down her left arm, this ink design looks pretty cool. "Artpop" was released in 2013 and featured Gaga's hit song "Applause".
The meaning of Lady Gaga's heart tattoo was to be in honor of her dad. The tattoo features a heart with a banner that reads: "dad". Gaga got the design in honor of her father after he underwent open heart surgery.
The meaning for Lady Gaga's unicorn tattoo was to honor the success of her "Born The Way" album. This tattoo is one of the only ones Gaga has with color and is located on her thigh. The design features a unicorn and slightly blue banner that reads "Born This Way". Lady Gaga is a major advocate for being unique and rare, so a unicorn tat seems like an obvious choice.
Lady Gaga has a tattoo that says "Rio" with the meaning of honoring her fans. Gaga got the design inked on while vacationing in Rio during November 2012. The font of the tattoo is done by three different fans and the is located behind her left ear. Gaga's creativity never ceases to amaze.
The meaning behind Lady Gaga's peace tattoo was to be a tribute to John Lennon. Lennon was one of Gaga's biggest musical idols . Like Lennon, Gaga claims to be an avid supporter of global peace despite some of her less than peaceful song lyrics. The peace symbol is located on her left wrist.
The meaning behind Lady Gaga's german tattoo was in honor of her favorite writer Rainer Maria Rilke. In German it says: "Confess to yourself in the deepest hour of the night whether you would have to die if you were forbidden to writer. Dig deep in your heart, where the answer spreads it roots of your being, and ask yourself solemnly, must I write?" The quote is located on the inside of her left bicept and by the looks of it Gaga appears to have an intellectual side.
Lady Gaga claims the meaning of the rose tattoo on her lower back was meant to be a way to somewhat conceal her treble clef tattoo. Guess Gaga does have some regrets in life. Gaga adjusted the look of the treble clef tattoo by adding a design of roses on the left side of her waist and up her lower back. This ink was done by the famous Kat Von D.
The meaning behind Lady Gaga's cherub tattoo was to commemorate her fragrance launch at the Guggenheim Museum in 2012. The tattoo is located at the dead center of the back of Gaga's head and was tatted on by the famous tattoo artist Michael Mahoney.
Even Lady Gaga has an anchor tattoo and while the meaning is unclear, it's speculated to be for boyfriend Taylor Kinney. LIke all of her tattoos, this anchor is located on her left side and on her ribcage. Gaga got the anchor done at the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum.
While the meaning of Lady Gaga's daisy tattoo is unclear, it probably has to do with her love for art and nature. This shockingly normal tattoo is of three daisies and is located on her left shoulder. This was Gaga's second one to get after first getting inked at seventeen.
Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki was behind the meaning of Lady Gaga's tattoo that says "Tokyo Love". Haus Of Gaga collaborated with this famous Tokyo photographer during 2009. The tattoo was handwritten by Araki while Gaga was visiting Japan.
The meaning of Lady Gaga's "Little Monsters" tattoo on her arm was to celebrate her fans. Gaga coined the name "Little Monsters" for her fans after seeing them crawl and scream during one of her 2009 concerts. Only someone as bizarre as Lady Gaga would be able to refer to her fans as "monsters" and get away with it.