Over the past several years, almost half of Hollywood has gotten tattooed. And while there are thousands of tattooers out there, the majority of stars go to the same tattoo artists. These 15 artists have solidified their reputations in both the tattoo and entertainment industries—setting the standard for some of today's hottest tattoo trends.
Bang Bang is perhaps the most well-known celebrity tattoo artist and his list of famous clientele is practically endless. Some of his most recognized clients include Justin Bieber, Cara Delevingne, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Rita Ora, Demi Lovato and LeBron James.
Another notable tattooer to the stars is JonBoy. JonBoy calls Halsey, Hailey Baldwin, Lauren Jauregui, Ashley Benson, Lindsay Lohan, Kylie Jenner, Noah Cyrus and Bella Hadid his regulars.
Oscar Akermo may not have inked as many stars as his boss Bang Bang, but his work can be seen on UFC fighter TJ Dillashaw.
Legendary actor and director Sylvester Stallone sought out California's own Mike DeVries for his portrait tattoos.
Tattooer Doctor Woo has inked up half of Hollywood, including Miley Cyrus, Drake, Ariel Winter and Emilia Clarke.
Not every celebrity wants a fine-line micro tattoo. For example, Bert Krak has inked up Action Bronson for years.
Many stars have sought out the pioneer of color realism for their tattoos, including The Rock, P. Diddy, Tess Holiday, Jenna Jameson, Jeffree Star, Liam Payne, Cheryl Cole and Amber Rose.
Joe Jonas sought out the skills of NYC's own Eva KRBDK for this Dali micro portrait.
NYC tattooer Jon Mesa is responsible for inking Pete Davidson, Ariana Grande and Jake Paul.
Belgian tattooer Inal Bersekov has tattooed rapper Drake on a number of occasions.
Recognized as the most famous tattooer on YouTube, Romeo Lacoste has tattooed Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Tyler Oakley, Alexis Ren, Kendrick Lamar and James Charles.
Industry icon Mark Mahoney calls Johnny Depp, Adam Levine, Mickey Rourke, Angelina Jolie and Adele his clients.
Michelle Santana has inked a number of stars, including SZA, Kendall Jenner and Smokepurpp.
Game of Thrones actors Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner have enlisted the artistry of Mr. K.
London Reese has tattooed both Julia Michaels and Pete Davidson.