Cody Simpson’s 17 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Cody R. Simpson is an Australian singer, dancer, actor, and model. He has released a few albums and has also appeared as Dmitry in the Broadway musical, Anastasia. Cody is also the winner of the first season of the show, The Masked Singer (Australia). Cody dated Miley Cyrus in late 2019. What many people do not know is that Cody is an enormous fan of swimming and sailing and has some tattoos dedicated to the same on his body. Let us look at the tattoos he has and the meanings behind them.

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Arm Tattoos

1. ‘Tiger’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The backside of his upper right arm contains a large tattoo of a tiger on it.

Meaning: The tiger design on his arm is what he calls the “Easy Tiger” and it is a nickname given to him by his father who called him tiger before his swimming races.

2. ‘Elvis’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: The inner side of his left forearm contains a tattoo of Elvis Presley.

Meaning: Elvis is one reason that got Cody into singing and is his idol, which is why he got a tattoo of the King on his forearm.

3. ‘Sun’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tattoo of the sun on his left shoulder.

Meaning: The tattoo represents the elements, sun, earth, and the earth and represents the logo of his record label.

4. ‘Anchor’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a large tattoo of an anchor on the singer’s left hand.

Meaning: The anchor tattoo represents his love for the sea, as sailing and swimming are Cody’s hobbies.

5. ‘Skull’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a skull with crossbones playing card on the upper side of his left forearm.

Meaning: While getting his tiger tattoo, Cody saw a deck of cards with the same design and liked it so much that he decided to get a tattoo of that too. The card also has the number 4 of spades, which Cody says is his lucky number.

6. Quote Tattoo

Tattoo: The upper left arm of the singer contains a quote tattooed on it that reads, “mystic man in the sea”

Meaning: This is another one of his tattoo that represents his personality and his love for the sea and swimming.

7.  ‘Bottle’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a glass bottle on the backside of his upper left arm. There is a ship and a skull inside the bottle and a banner is wrapped around it with the words, “SAILOR’S GRAVE” written on it.

Meaning: This is also a tattoo that represents his love for the sea.

8. ‘Design’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his left forearm contains a design of a circle, the letter “S” along with waves.

Meaning: The design represents his song, waves and was used in the same’s promotion. The design is nicknamed, “Cody and the waves” and is one that many of his fans have also got.

9. ‘Heart and Arrow’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a heart getting pierced by an arrow on the upper right arm of the actor. A banner covers the heart and has the word, “MUM” written inside it.

Meaning: The tattoo represents his love for his mother, Angie Simpson.

10. Line Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a line tattooed around his right forearm in the form of a band.

11. ‘Runes’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The singer’s right index finger contains tattoos of runes on it.

12. Tooth Tattoo

Tattoo: The side of Cody’s right wrist contains a tattoo of the tooth of a shark on it.

Meaning: This is another one of his tattoos that represents how much he loves the sea and sailing.

13. Words and Design Tattoo

Tattoo: The side of his right forearm contains the words, “OLD MAN RIVER” tattooed on it. His left hand’s middle finger contains a tattoo of the peace sign on it that has faded a bit.

Meaning: The words, “OLD MAN RIVER” on his wrist represent the name of one of his favorite songs, Ol’ Man River by Paul Robeson.

14. ‘Bird’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his right forearm, below where his elbow folds, contains a tattoo of a design of a bird on it.

15. ‘Tree and Hook’  Tattoo

Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm also contains a tattoo of a palm tree with the swirl of a hook below it.

Meaning: The tattoo represents a beach and fishing. This tattoo is another one of the many that he has that represents his love for the sea.

Chest Tattoos

16. Skull and Energy Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a skull along with crossbones on the right side of his chest. There is also a little scythe behind the skull. The middle of his chest contains the word, “energy” tattooed on it.

Meaning: The tattoo of the skull is one that he got with his then-girlfriend, Miley Cyrus. They both got tattooed whilst they were on a date together.

17. ‘Arrows’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The left side of the singer’s chest contains a tattoo of two arrows, crossing each other, pointing downwards. The letters, “C” and “A” are tattooed on either side of the arrows.

 

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