Maggie Q’s 5 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Margaret Denise Quigley, popularly known as Maggie Q, is an American actress and a model, mostly known for her roles in action movies. She started her career as a model and later joined the Hollywood industry by making her Hollywood breakthrough as a co-star in the movie, Mission Impossible III, along with Tom Cruise. Maggie Q is famous for her style sense and for her body tattoos. She has got a number of unique inks on her body, representing her personality. Let us read to know more about her tattoos and their meanings.

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1. ‘Cross’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Cross’ Tattoo on her right forearm.

Meaning: Like other celebrities, Maggie Q got a ‘cross’ tattoo inked on the inner side of her right forearm. Cross tattoos are very spiritual in nature. It represents the person’s faith in Christianity. It is a symbol of strength, courage, peace, and culture.

2. ‘Zulu Phrase’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Zulu Phrase’ Tattoo on the left side of her torso.

Meaning: Maggie got the ‘Zulu’ phrase ‘umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu’ inked on the left side of her torso, meaning, ‘you are who you are because of how you relate to others around you.’

3. ‘Phoenix’ Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘Pheonix’ Tattoo on her left hip.

Meaning: ‘Pheonix’ is a spiritual imaginary bird, representing transformation, death, and rebirth. For Maggie, this tattoo represents the struggle of growing up and succeeding in her chosen path. The story of the journey from being nothing to everything. She got it inked on her left hip.

4. ‘Chinese Letters’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Chinese Characters’ on the inner side of her left arm.

Meaning: ‘Chinese characters’ are inked on the inner portion of her left arm. The meaning of this tattoo is not widely known, but speculations were made that these Chinese letters represent the name of her very close friend, who passed away. Still, she has not made any form of official statement regarding this as this tattoo is very close to her and she likes to keep it private.

5. ‘Tibetan Script’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Tibetan Script’ Tattoo on her right arm.

Meaning: After her visit to a monastery in Tibet, Maggie got this Tibetan mantra inked on her right arm, meaning, ‘compassion to all living beings’. She turned vegan in order to protect animals from cruelty. She has even taken part in PETA, Asian’s campaign for promoting vegetarianism. PETA even declared her to be one of three ‘Sexiest Vegans’ of 2017.

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