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In an era where tattoos are suddenly mainstream, it takes a lot to shock us. However, we can't take out eyes off of Lucky Diamond Rich, who has been announced as the Guinness World Records most tattooed man.


Born Gregory McLaren in New Zealand, Rich joined the circus at the age of 16 and became an professional in areas of chainsaw-juggling, unicycle riding, and sword swallowing. And along the way, he began collecting tattoos.


Today, he's clocked in over 1,000 hours being tattooed. He finished his first bodysuit at the age of 28 and now twenty years later, he's gone over his existing tattoos between two to five times. He claims to have 200% of his body tattooed, including extremely uncommon areas such as the gums, genitals, toe webbings, and inside his ears.

Prior to holding the title, the title of most tattooed man was held by the late Tom Leppard. However, we doubt anyone will come close to the amount of ink that Rich has any time soon.


What do you think about the most tattooed man in the world? Take a look at his video with Guinness World Records below and let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section.