Grant Gustin’s 7 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Thomas Grant Gustin is an American Actor and Singer. He is known among all through his roles as Barry Allen / The Flash on the CW series The Flash and as Sebastian Smythe on the Fox series Glee. Grant Gustin is known to be a tattoo lover and has got quite a few interesting inks on his body. Let us explore them.

Grant Gustin


1. SEVEN-FIVE-SEVEN On His Ribcage

Tattoo: On March 31, 2012, this American actor got a tattoo of a map and text that reads SEVEN-FIVE-SEVEN inked right below the map on the left side of his ribcage.

Meaning: The tattoo is a map of the state of Virginia which also carries a star that actually signifies the location of Norfolk where the grant was born. His brother got a matching one too!

2. ‘GOLD’ On His Shoulder

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Tattoo: The left side of Grant Gustin’s shoulder blade has a tattoo that reads, ‘GOLD’ in capital letters inked in black color on it.

3. ‘LOVE Above ALL ELSE’ On His Forearm

Tattoo: On March 14, 2014, Grant Gustin got his very first tattoo on the inner side of his right forearm that reads, ‘LOVE above ALL ELSE‘ inked on it. The word LOVE is separated by a horizontal line that depicts the priority of Love over everything else. Gustin says:

“Alright, it’s official. I want this tattoo. Or a very close version of it”.

4. Skull On His Forearm

Tattoo: On June 19, 2019, he got tattoo treatment recently on the outer side of his right arm of an image of a skull whose head is adorned with the beautiful crown and is enclosed in the cubical cube is inked on it.

Meaning: The skull with a crown is considered to be a symbol of good luck.

5. Couple Tattoo

Tattoo: Grant Gustin and his wife, LA, have a couple tattoo that depicts each other’s names’ initials with an arrow passing through them. They received it from tattoo artist MR.k_tattoo on May 27, 2019. The couple, who got married in 2018, in order to mark their one year anniversary got these inks done together. Gustin got the initial of his wife’s name (Andrea Thoma) i.e ‘A‘ inked where his wife got ‘G’ inked.

6. Lightning Bolt Logo On His Forearm

Grant Gustin Right Arm Tattoo

Tattoo: On May 27, 2019, Grant Gustin got a tattoo on the inner side of his right forearm of a symbol of a flash.

Meaning: The flash symbol represents his popular role as Barry Allen in The Flash, the famous American series. The tattoo was done by tattoo artist mr.k_tattoo. The iconic lightning bolt symbol was used for Scarlett Speedster, the name given to the character of Gustin in the movie.

7. ‘superman…I love him’ On His Arm

Tattoo: The outer side of Grant Gustin’s left forearm is inked with the words, ‘superman…i love him”.

Meaning: Grant received a tattoo that is inked in the way of his mother’s handwriting. Grant is a huge fan of Superman since his childhood and this ink is his dedication and way of expressing his love.

“When I was a kid, I was a huge Superman fan. And also really into like drawing and coloring. And I was like four or five, and so my mom use to draw him for me, Superman, and I would color that in. And that’s why it’s her handwriting. This was also a line in my first professional job.”

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