Published On: Jun 06 2011 12:21:08 PM CDTUpdated On: Sep 16 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT
Think you know ink? Then try to guess who these tattoos belong to, starting with this one-time child actress who was named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive in 2013.
It's Scarlett Johansson, who besides tattoos of a bracelet and a brightly colored rising sun on her forearms also sports two circles interlinked with the letter on her ankle and a horseshoe design inscribed with the words Lucky You on her ribcage.
This pair of little houses on her upper back is just one of several tattoos this HBO star often displays on the red carpet.
The tattooed houses belong to "Girls" star and creator Lena Dunham. Among her other tattoos is a scene from the children's book "The Story of Ferdinand" on her upper right arm.
These neck ink is just a small sample of the growing number of tattoos this Canadian pop star sports these days.
Besides the neck tattoo, Justin Bieber has more than 20 tattoos these days, including nearly a full sleeve on his left arm. Among the singing star's tattoos are an outline of a seagull near his hip, "Yeshua," a Hebrew word for "Jesus," down his ribcage, a portrait of Jesus Christ on the back of his left leg, a crown on the left upper side of his chest, the Roman numerals for one, nine, seven and five on his right upper chest, and a cross on the middle of his chest.
This actress counts the movies "Across the Universe," "The Wrestler" and "The Ides of March" along with the HBO series "True Blood" among her acting credits.
It's Evan Rachel Wood. Besides the Edgar Allan Poe verse on her upper back, she also counts a diamond on her right ankle, a "J" on her left ankle, and a Shel Silverstein drawing of a candle on her back among her at least nine tattoos.
This British singer-songwriter won six Grammy Awards in 2012 for her sophomore album, including Album of the Year, equalling the record for most Grammys won by a female artist in one night.
Adele sports a "One Penny" tattoo on her left wrist as a reference to her mother, Penny Adkins. She also has three dots immediately underneath the One Penny tattoo. She is known to have at least two more tattoos: the letter "A'" behind her right ear and above her neck and the word "Paradise" written on her left hand.
This singer/actress made her debut as child actress in "Barney & Friends" and went on to become a Disney Channel star.
Demi Lovato has at least a dozen tattoos, including a flock of flying birds with the word "Faith" on her right forearm and the word "Strong" on her right wrist. The wrist tattoo forms the phrase "Stay Strong" with combined with the one her left wrist.
Another former Disney Channel star, this singer was once better known by her assumed stage name but is now better known for twerking.
Some of Miley Cyrus' many tattoos can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her right wrist, the Roman numerals "VIIXCI" and a Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a human heart seen from two angles on her right forearm, a curved animal tooth on the inside of her upper right arm and a dreamcatcher on her right side. Among her other tattoos are the words "Just Breathe" on the left side of her ribcage, the word "LOVE" on the inside of her right ear, "Love Never Dies" in small letters on the inside of her left arm, and a Teddy Roosevelt quote on her left forearm She also got the words "Rolling Stone" tattooed on the bottom of her feet during an interview for a cover story in the magazine of the same name.
This hot actress "transformed" movie audiences in 2007 and again in 2009.
The image of Marilyn Monroe on her right forearm is just one of several tattoos "Transformers" star Megan Fox has, as seen by this photo.
Among this versatile actor's more than 30 tattoos are an Native American head in profile, a bird flying over water with the word "Jack" in honor of his son, and .
It's hidden under his sleeve here, but Johnny Depp also has the words "Wino Forever" tattooed on his right bicep. The altered tatt once said "Winona Forever" in reference to ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder.
This Oscar-winning star's left arm shows the map coordinates for the birthplaces of her children.
But the tattoo, one of Angelina Jolie's many, is actually an altered tattoo replacing one honoring her ex.
The tattoo originally featured the name of Jolie's ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton along with a dragon.
This pop singer has the Sanskrit phrase "Anuugacchati Pravaha," which translates to "go with the flow," tattooed on her right arm.
Katy Perry's tattoo matches one her ex-husband, British comedian Russell Brand, has on his right arm as well. Perry also has several other tattos, including some script reading "Jesus" on her left wrist, a lotus flower on her right wrist, a cherry blossom, peppermint candy and strawberry on her ankles, and Hello Kitty's head on the side of her right middle finger.
This famed soccer player has a little bit of spice in his life, as well as more than a few tattoos.
No one can bend it like David Beckham, seen here at the end of a 2012 MLS match for the Los Angeles Galaxy.
This trumpet tattoo is among this trendsetting singer's freshest ink, having just been added in the summer of 2014.
Lady Gaga has so much ink she has said in interviews she can't remember the exact number of tatts on her body.
This South African beauty began a career in modeling before acting in films.
Oscar-winner Charlize Theron walked the runways in Milan and Paris before coming to Hollywood.
This red and black tattoo adorns the arm of a famous singer with a fantastic voice.
The tattoo, which reads "Te Amo Siempre," Spanish for "I love you forever," belongs to Christina Aguilera. It also features the Hebrew letters Yud and Bet, the initials of the singer's ex-husband Jordan Bratman.
This guitarist features a colorful tattoo taking up much of his left arm.
John Mayer, who has been almost as well known for his mouth as his music over the past few years, is sporting the ink.
This singer has a veritable constellation of stars on the back of her neck.
Rihanna's other tattoos include a Pisces sign behind her right ear, a star in her left ear, a Sanskrit prayer on her hip, "rebelle fleur" in script on the left side of her neck, a small cross on her left collarbone, the birthdate of her best friend and assistant in Roman numerals on her left shoulder, and her personal motto "Never a failure, always a lesson" written backward on the front of her right shoulder.
The simple message "I am ..." can be found just below this actress' right ankle.
Although "Ghost Whisperer" star Jennifer Love Hewitt has shown off several fake tattoos over the years, the "I am" message on her ankle is her only real one.
This sassy pop singer has several tattoos, including those seen here, a guardian angel on her back and a bar code on her neck.
Among the ones on Pink's arms are the word "Help" with a circle and the words "What goes around comes around" on her wrist.
This fiery Irish actor has several tattoos, including an Irish cross with the words "carpe diem" on his left forearm and a Tahitian tribal design on his right bicep.
Colin Farrell's tattoo cross, a little of which can be seen here, actually covers up the words "... with my girl," referencing his ex-wife, English actress Amelia Warner.