Brad Pitt’s 10+ Tattoos & Their Meanings

Brad Pitt and his classy inks make him one of the most stylish celebrities in the world. Women are magical about him and so is with his tattoos. Brad Pitt is a very secretive person and thus, keeps mum most of the time about his ink and as to what it means. This makes us even more anxious because his tattoos usually have a unique meaning. Brad is kind of very mystical with the meaning of his tattoos. So no one actually knows the exact number of tattoos he has got, as he brags them out pretty lesser times, whereas commenting upon them is no less than a surprise. His tattoos are a blend of pragmatism and sentiments. Let us try and find out below as to what his body inks mean.

Brad Pitt tattoos

1. Forearm Tattoo

Brad Pitt Forearm Tattoo

Brad Pitt’s left forearm bears a tattoo of the quote “Absurdities de l’ existence.” It is French meaning for “Life is absurd.” True that life gets illogical, inappropriate and weird once in a while, thereby making no sense of what is happening.

2. Sanskrit Tattoo


A tattoo in Sanskrit has been inked on the lower back of Brad Pitt on the left side. This tattoo matches Angelina Jolie’s tattoo also. This ink has been a sort of protection tattoo for his son, Maddox.

3. Angelina’s Scribblings 


Brad Pitt also had an ink on his lower back, which appeared quite haphazard. It was initially apparent that this tattoo was a sight of the first map of New Orleans Levee System but later on, Brad declared that it was actually a scribble done by Angelina Jolie on his back some fair night.

4. The Iceman Tattoo

Brad Pitt The Iceman Tattoo

Brad Pitt Tattoo - Iceman

Brad has an ink on his forearm, which is an outline of Ötzi the Iceman, also known as Frozen Fritz and Similaun Man.

On his left foremarm, Brad has the outline of a man known as Ötzi the Iceman, also known as Frozen Fritz and Similaun Man. Underneath the drawing is the word “invictus,” which means “unconquered.” The body art was added after one of his first tattoos, which lies right next to it. It is a phrase that reads “Absurdities de l’ existence,” which is French meaning “Life is absurd.”

5. Angelina’s Date of Birth

Brad Pitt has got inked Angelina Jolie’s date of birth on his lower abdomen. It has been done in Khmer, which is the official language of Cambodia. However, the numbers are 6-4-75. Unfortunately, we could not come with its picture.

Brad Pitt Tattoo - Angelina Jolie's Birth Date on Stomach

Brad Pitt Tattoo – Angelina Jolie’s Birth Date on Stomach

A few years ago, Pitt got another tattoo of intricate design surrounding the existing tattoo of Angelina Jolie’s birth date tattoo.

n another nod to his former love, Brad had Angelina’s date of birth inked on his lower abdomen, which he showed off when waving to his fans during a photo shoot for his 2014 film Fury. The numbers of the date, 6/4/75, have been inked in Khmer, which is the official language of Cambodia, the country held dear to Angelina as she has done humanitarian work there and it is her first son Maddox’s homeland.

Brad Pitt Tattoo - Design on Stomach

6. Brad’s Forearm

Brad Pitt Tattoo Forearm

Brad Pitt Tattoo - Family Member Initials on Forearm

Brad Pitt Tattoo – Family Member Initials on Forearm

Brad Pitt Tattoo - Family Member Initials on Forearm

Brad Pitt Tattoo – Family Member Initials on Forearm

Brad surrendered a tattoo on his right forearm for the love of his whole family. The tattoo can be seen as a thin-lined elongated cross that consists of the initials of everyone in his charming family. There we can see, is an A for AngelinaM for Maddox, P for Pax, Z for Zahara, S for Shiloh, K for Knox and V for Vivienne.

7. Bicep Tattoo

Brad Pitt tattoos

Before Brad got married to Angelina in 2014, he got an ink which is a variation of a romantic poem by Rumi. It is a sweet and short saying, ‘There exists a field, beyond all notions of right and wrong. I will meet you there’.

8. Invictus Tattoo

Brad Pitt Invictus Tattoo

On got ‘Invictus’ inked on his lower left hand which means ‘unconquered.’ It is basically in reference attributed to a ‘William Ernest Henley’ poem.

9. Motorbike Tattoo

Brad Pitt - Motorbike Tattoo

Brad Pitt – Motorbike Tattoo

Pitt has a motorbike tattoo on his left bicep, which shows his love for motorbikes. It’s no secret Brad loves riding motorcycles. The romance is so deep he decided to have an image of one inked onto the outside of his left arm! The depiction is the front of the bike, and it looks to be hand drawn.

10. Silhouette Tattoo

Brad Pitt - Silhouette Tattoo

This tattoo was inked near his bicep tattoo (no. 7 in the list), the tattoo depicts the silhouette of a walking man and his shadow.

11. The Rhinoceros and a Human Skull

At the premiere of his new film Bullet Train in July 2022, the actor showed off his leg tattoos in a linen skirt and lace up boots. Just below his knees, a design of what appears to be a rhinoceros and a human skull can be seen in black ink.

12. Poem by Rumi

“There exists a field, beyond all notions of right and wrong. I will meet you there.” This reportedly was done right before his wedding to Jolie back in 2014.



More Secretive Tattoos

Brad Pitt Tattoos

Brad Pitt is known for keeping his tattoos very secretive, we found some more tattoos in a video of Brad Pitt, directed by Ryan McGinley.

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