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Lady Gaga's 19 Tattoos With Their Meaning

Published Wed Jul 10 2019 By DGM
Lady Gaga's 19 Tattoos With Their Meaning

The "Bad Romance" singer Lady Gaga has inked a total of 19 wonderful tattoos on her body. Each of the tattoos on her body holds a different meaning and are drawn specifically.

Lady Gaga seems to be a person that is not afraid of needles and is in love with body ink. Here is everything you need to know about all the tattoos of Lady Gaga:

Trebel Clef on Lower Back 

The first ever tattoo that the talented singer had was of a Treble Clef on her lower back when she was just 17 years old. Yes, just 17 and if you have a question of isn't 17 underage? then, it indeed is but she somehow managed to get the tattoo using a fake ID at that time. 

The treble clef symbolizes relationship and connection with music. We don't know why but the eminent star later on added a rose tattoo which symbolizes promise, new beginning and hope just beside the logo of music.

Daisies on the Shoulder 

Another beautiful tattoo Lady Gaga has is of a combination of three daisy flowers on her left shoulder. She inked the tattoo back in 2008 and symbolizes innocence and purity of the holder. It seems like that she loves flowers a lot.

Peace Sign Tattoo 

Lady Gaga whose real name is Stefani Germanotta had a pretty tattoo of a peace sign back in 2006. She inked the tat in the memory of John Lennon who was one of her musical idols.

Gaga further said that the vision of equality and peace inspired her a lot and she decided to have the tattoo in order to pay honor to him as he was assassinated. 

A picture of 6 tattoos of Lady Gaga.
6 tattoos of Lady Gaga.

The logo is upside down for viewers but it is right side up from the view of Lady Gaga. The tattoo makes her remember the important things in life and give priority to peace.

Tokyo Love 

Lady Gaga who has a net worth of $300 million has a writing just beside the daisies' tattoo that says "TOKYO LOVE". She had the writing written on her back to celebrate the collaboration of 'Haus of Gaga' with the legendary Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki with whom she did different photo shoot session. 

Araki had signed all the photographers "TOKYO LOVE" and Gaga had the tattoo with the exact same writing as the photographer.

Dad Tattoo 

Daddy girl's Stefani aka Mother Monster has a tattoo of love which contains the word "Dad" in it. The tattoo is located on the left shoulder blade of her and she inked it in October, 2009 after her dad had a successful open heart surgery. 

German Tat 

The sizzling hot singer had the writing inked on the inner part of her left arm in German language. The tat is from a quote from her favorite philosopher and poet Maria Rilke and she had the tattoo in order to honor the late philosopher. We don't know how the German writing is written but we surely know the meaning as confessed by Lady Gaga herself.

A picture of tattoos of Lady Gaga.
Tattoos of Lady Gaga.

The tattoo in English translates to

 "Confess to yourself in the deepest hour of the night whether you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. Dig Deeper into your heart and ask yourself, Must I write? where the answer spreads its roots in being yourself."


It isn't surprising that the star who had the wheelchair made up of gold to have a tattoo inked on her body that is inspired by her fans. She has a tattoo that says "RIO" where the alphabet 'I' seems to be some sort of cross. The font credit of the tat goes to three of her fans' signatures.

David Bowie Tattoo 

The millionaire artist was the one chosen to perform a tribute song to the late David Bowie at the Grammy Awards. So, the pop singer decided to pay honor to David in a permanent way. For this, she got her body inked with a portrait tattoo of him inked on the left side of her body, below the armpit.

Lady Gaga was chosen to perform a tribute to the late David Bowie at the Grammy Awards, and the pop star decided to commemorate the honor in the most permanent of ways – by getting a portrait tattoo of the legend inked on her side.


In the middle of the German tattoo that the Mother Monster has, she has a date written in it. The date is 12/18/1974 which is the date when her aunt Joanne passed away. So, the date means a lot to her emotionally.

Mother Monster 

Lady Gaga whose nickname is 'Mother Monster' has inked the name in a paisley design. The tat sprawls across the left side of the star's rib cage and extends up to her armpit.


If you take a look at the left elbow of the Grammy Award winner, you'll see a quirky little mouse that decorates her hand in a great way. The mouse features a 'X' over its one eye, sewing needle and threads in its hand. 

According to the star herself, the tat is to pay honor to her younger sister Natali Germanotta whom she used to mouse when they were children. Natali has a passion for fashion designing and the thread that the mouse carries spell Nat, her nickname.

Monster Claw 

Among the many tattoos of Lady Gaga's ink collection, she also has a huge monster paw tattoo on her back that has long and scary fingernails along with necklace with spikes.


The super hot songwriter has a trumpet drawn on the biceps of her right hand and it was inked to pay honor and appreciation for the music legend Tony Bennett.

Anchor Tattoo

The American singer had a anchor tattoo on the left rib cage that she had at the European “Born This Way” Ball tour in 2012. The anchor in the tattoo symbolizes calmness, composure, salvation, hope and steadfastness.


The left hand of Germanotta has a writing that reads "ARTPOP" which is the name of her album. So, she had the tat in order to commemorate her album and add a gorgeous tattoo in her ink collection.

A picture of tattoos of Lady Gaga.
Compilation of the Tattoos of Lady Gaga.

Born This Way & Unicorn

The ex-fiance of Christian Carino has a unicorn drawn on her left thigh with a banner that reads "Born This Way" as like she did with the Artpop album. The Unicorn in the tat  represents uniqueness and so is Lady Gaga. And as far as the writing goes, it is the name of her highly famous album, we all know that for sure.

Little Monsters 

As we all know that Lady Gaga has a huge fan base, she has been given name 'Little Monsters' by her fans and she just loves her fans. To clarify, she has a writing inked on her left arm that says "Little Monsters". Isn't that wonderful of her in having the tat on her body?


Cherub tattoo which is a representation of an angel and is a holy symbol is drawn on the back of her head. She had the tat live in front of her fans at her fragrance launch.

Rose on Lower Back 

The "A Star Is Born" star has a huge tattoo of roses that sprawls from her lower back to her left waist. The credit for the tat goes to the famous tattoo artist Kat Von D and the tattoo was filmed for the show LA ink back in 2008. 

Stefani regretted her first tattoo of treble clef because she had with a fake ID and it had "tramp stamp" location. So, she inked the large rose tattoo on her back as a compensation for the clef tat.

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