Luis Fonsi’s 12 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Luis Fonsi is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, musician, and composer who is popularly known for his song ‘Despacito’ which is one of the most-watched videos on YouTube with billions of views. He has got several tattoos on his body, Let’s have a look!

1. ‘gratus’ Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘gratus’ tattoo on his left wrist.

Meaning: ‘Gratus’ is a Latin word that means ‘Grateful’ in English.

2. Palm Tree Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Palm Tree’ tattoo on his left forearm.

Meaning: Palm tree tattoo symbolizes peace, blessings, spiritual growth, victory, wisdom, and Garden of Paradise.

3. Boombox Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Boombox’ tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: Boombox tattoo symbolizes the wearer’s passion and love for music and we all know how great singer Luis is.

4. ‘Te Amo’ Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Te Amo’ tattoo on his left hand.

Meaning: He got this tattoo inked in March 2021. On March 11, 2021, he uploaded the picture of this tattoo with the caption in Spanish,

Cuando tu hija te escribe ✍🏽 “Te Amo” en la mano, y en vez de borrármelo, me lo tatúo 💉. 🤷🏻‍♂️❤️”

The caption means,

When your daughter writes ✍🏽 “I love you” on my hand, and instead of erasing it, I tattoo it on myself 💉. 🤷🏻‍♂️❤️”

‘Te Amo’ means ‘I Love You’ in English.

5. ‘XII.XX’ Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘XII.XX’ tattoo on his left shoulder.

Meaning: The Roman numerals ‘XII.XX’ means ‘12.20’ which denotes the birthdates of Luis’ children; Mikaela (daughter) and Rocco (son). Both of them were born on the same dates; Mikaela on December 20, 2011, and Rocco on December 20, 2016.

6. Guitar Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Guitar’ tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: In an interview, he said,

The other part of the tattoo is an Emmy Lou Harris guitar. It’s a Gibson, which is my go-to guitar where I write all of my songs. And underneath there’s a record player with my kids’ names.”

7. Tattoo on his left foot

8. Tattoo on his left arm

9. Tattoo on his left arm

10. Coordinates Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Coordinates’ tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: Luis got the tattoo of the coordinates ’25 41 2.98 N 80 20 19.79 W’ on his left arm.

11. ‘Mikaela’ and ‘Rocco’ Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Mikaela’ and ‘Rocco’ tattoo on his left arm.

Meaning: Mikaela and Rocca are the names of the children of Luis who were born on December 20, 2011, and December 20, 2016, respectively.

12. Tattoo on his left arm