Ellie Goulding’s 6 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Elena Jane Goulding, better known by her stage name Ellie Goulding is an English Songwriter and Singer. Her debut album, Lights debuted at “NO.1” in UK Albums Charts. She won her first Grammy Award nomination for her single, “Love Me Like You Do”. Ellie has quite a few inks on her body. Let us explore those together.

Ellie Goulding Tattoo-

1. ‘Side’ Tattoo

ellie goulding side tattoo

Tattoo: Ellie’s left ribcage contains the tattoo of a geometrical pattern.

Meaning: The tattoo was done by Dr. Woo and was inspired by Ellie’s idea of stars, planets and the galaxy.

2. ‘Skull and Crossbones’ Tattoo

ellie goulding skull and crossbones tattoo

Tattoo: There is a small skull with crossbones tattoo on Ellie’s right middle finger.

Meaning: Ellie got this matching tattoo with her boyfriend.

3. ‘Lotus’ Tattoo

Ellie-Goulding-Lotus Tattoo

Tattoo: The singer’s right ribcage contains the tattoo of an intricate lotus flower.

Meaning: She revealed the tattoo with the caption, “Say not ‘I have found the truth’ but rather ‘I have found a truth’.”

4. ‘Tibetan’ Tattoo

Ellie-Goulding-Tibetan Tattoo

Tattoo: The underside of Ellie’s left wrist has the Tibetan mantra, “Om mani padme hum” inked in red.

Meaning: The tattoo translates to, “Jewel in the Lotus.”

5. ‘Arrow’ Tattoo


Tattoo: The side of Ellie’s right index finger sports the tattoo of a white arrow.

6. ‘Triangle’ Tattoo

ellie goulding triangle tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of Ellie’s right wrist contains a tattoo of a red triangle.

Meaning: Ellie told GQ magazine, “I got a random tattoo the other day. It’s a red triangle, which makes everyone think I’m arty, which I’m not. I used to draw red triangles all the time. It must mean something — maybe I don’t know it yet. But I’ll figure it out.”

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