Kat Von D is known for her amazing artistic talent in the world of tattoos. The 31-year-old has inked up a huge portion of Hollywood, from her ex Deadmau5 to Selena Quintanilla’s big brother.
Check out 25 celebs that have been branded by the beautiful tattoo artist:
1. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Deadmau5
Kat Von D’s ex had the star under his eye tattooed by the Mexicana.
2. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Miley Cyrus
The “We Can’t Stop” singer can’t seem to stop getting tattoos from Kat Von D. When the 20-year-old wanted to ink two crossed arrows near her elbow, she went to Von D. And recently she went and had a mystery tat done by the artist. We’re still waiting to see a photo of that one!
3. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Demi Lovato
The X Factor judge took a trip to Von D’s parlor for her “Faith” tattoo.
4. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Jenni Rivera's Son
La Diva de La Banda’s son decided to get a tattoo in the likeness of his late mother. “To be able to have Kat Von D do my tattoo… as an artist, I really appreciate her craft,” said Rivera.
5. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Dakota Fanning
Von D branded the young starlet with a temporary cherry bomb tat while the two made an appearance on Lopez Tonight.
6. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Beyonce
When Queen B decided she wanted a tattoo, she went straight to one of the best in the business.
7. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Denise Richards
“She actually had ex-husband Charlie Sheen‘s name on her ankle, and we covered it up with a fairy,” Von D said of the piece. “We concealed the name in the fairy wings. It worked out pretty good. But you know, she’s not really the tattoo type. She’s not going to get a big ol’ back piece, or sleeves done.”
8. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Eliza Dushku
The 31-year-old artist tatted Dushku up with an incredible portrait on her shoulder blade.
9. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Eve
"I actually tattooed the kanji on her arm,” Von D said. “Eve is awesome. Actually I tattooed her a couple of times. I told her, 'Man, because of you, every tattoo shop has had to do those paw prints a million times over.' It's a very influential tattoo. A lot of girls started getting that when she got that."
10. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Ewan McGregor
“Tattoing Ewan McGregor ruled and so did he,” tweeted Von D after inking the actor with a piece in honor of his fourth daughter Anouk.
11. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Lady Gaga
The rose tattoo on Gaga’s hip is courtesy of Ms. Von D herself.
12. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Harry Styles
One Direction’s youngest member turned to Von D for his “Won’t stop til we surrender” song lyric tattoo.
13. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Jared Leto
The 30 Seconds To Mars frontman had a tattoo on his forearm done by the Mexican beauty. “Jared Leto was awesome, “ she said. “He came in and got one of the logos for his band, 30 Seconds to Mars. It was just an honor to be able to do that on his forearm.”
14. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Dave Navarro
Known for being a fan of tats, the guitarist went to Kat for a portrait of a woman on his ribs.
15. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Steve-O
The Jackass star and Von D are good friends, but it’s unknown exactly which of his tats were made by the famous artist. All we know is, he’s definitely had some inked by her.
16. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: The Game
The rapper had his Jesus piece and tattoo of his kids done by Von D.
17. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Zayn Malik
The One Direction hottie took a cue from fellow band member Harry Styles and went to Kat Von D to have a detailed microphone tattoo done.
18. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Bam Magera
Magera was featured on an episode of LA Ink as he had a tattoo done by the awesome artist.
19. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: A.B. Quintanilla
The late Selena’s older hermano visited Kat Von D for a black and gray portrait of his sister.
20. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Dave Grohl
Von D inked the Foo Fighters’ founder with some pretty cool black feathers.
21. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Dominic Monaghan
The former Lost star had his tattoo done by Kat on LA Ink, in front of millions of viewers. “He got some lettering on his forearm,” Von D explained. “We did an optical illusion and made it look like his skin was ripped off, so that you could see the lettering inside his body. So it’s a pretty interesting tattoo.”
“It’s actually a Star Wars quote,” she continued. “It basically translates to, ‘It’s not what’s on the outside that counts.’ And for him, I think the quote was really important, because Star Wars was the movie that inspired him to become an actor. So it’s kind of a cool thing to celebrate.”
22. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Linda Perry
The songwriter sought out Von D for one of her pieces, and Kat even chronicled that experience in her book, Go Big or Go Home, which hit shelves on August 4.
23. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Mira Sorvino
Although the actress has not revealed what she’s had inked on her by Kat, she is under the tattoo artists’ list of clients.
24. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Jose Pasillas
The Incubus drummer is just another of Kat Von D’s happy celebrity clients.
25. Kat Von D Celeb Clients: Eric Balfour
The 36-year-old actor had the talented artist create a tribute to the city of Los Angeles on his arm.