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 very famous for her style sense and even 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.
1. ‘Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Cross Tattoo on her right forearm.
Meaning: Like the number of celebrities, Maggie Q has got a cross tattoo 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
Tattoo: Zulu Phrase Tattoo on the left side of her torso.
Meaning: Maggie has got a Zulu phrase ‘umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu’ tattoo 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.
4. ‘Chinese Letters’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Chinese Characters on the inner side of her left arm.
Meaning: Chinese characters have been inked by Maggie Q on the inner portion of her left arm. The meaning of this tattoo is not widely known, but speculations had been made that these Chinese letters represent the name of her very close friend who had passed away. Still, she has not made any form of official statement regarding this as this tattoo has been very close to her and she likes to keep it private.
5. ‘Tibetan Script’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Tibetan Script Tattoo on her right arm.
Meaning: After her visit to a monastery in Tibet, Maggie has 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 promoting vegetarianism. PETA even declared her to be one of three ‘Sexiest Vegans’ of 2017.