Danny Trejo’s 7 Tattoos and their Meanings

Remember Danny Trejo, one of the most recognizable badass of Hollywood movies. Danny Trejo is not only known for his impressive acting skills, the guy is a perfect example of rags to riches story. He had a troubled childhood and spent most of his youth on and off in prison.  Danny tried to clear up his life with the help of boxing and later entered acting to be the most recognizable villains in Hollywood. Though his deep voice, harsh and craggy face is ideal for an anti-hero role he is quite the opposite in real life. Apart from his incredible acting skills, great boxing Danny Trejo also sports some pretty impressive tats. Here is all we know about Danny Trejo’s Tattoos and their meanings.

Danny Trejo



1. Mexican cowgirl

Trejo's tattoos

This chest tat is Danny trejo’s signature tattoo that he got during his time in prison. The impressive tattoo is inked directly over his heart and covers majority of his torso. The tattoo features a women wearing a sombrero. There is bright red heart wrapped in barbed wire near the base which is meant to signify ‘forever’ in regard to his marriage with Debbie.

2. Debbie

Danny-Trejo-Cowgirl tattoo

Debbie, name of Danny Trejo’s wife is inked on the right side of his chest. As obvious the tat signifies Danny’s love for his wife.

3. Danielle


Danny Trejo's tattoos


Just like the Debbie tat on the right side of Trejo’s chest there is the name of his daughter, Danielle inked on the left side of his chest. Danny Trejo is truly a family man.

4. Peacock tat

Peacock tattoo

A large peacock is tattooed on Danny’s left forearm. Peacock symbolizes purity of heart and fidelity.

5. Hummingbird tattoo

Arm tattoo


Hummingbird sits on Danny’s right arm. Hummingbird is a totem animal and symbolizes many different things in different cultures.

6. Rose tattoo

Chest tattoo

Another incredible piece in Danny’s collection of body art is that of a rose bush on his right arm.

7. Catholic cross tattoo

Cross tattoo

A catholic cross inked on Danny’s left bicep is a sign of his personal faith.