Selena Gomez’s 8 Tattoos & Their Meanings

The 25-year-old singing sensation, born in Texas, the U.S, Selena Marie Gomez is an international pop star and an actress. Currently, she is the most followed celebrity on the Instagram. Her posts include beautiful pictures of hers which have millions of likes. The American singer has numerous tattoos on her body which holds great significance to her. Check out these tattoos to know her style!

Selena Gomez Tattoos

1. Musical Note On Wrist

Selena Gomez Wrist Tattoo

As a singer she got her first tattoo inked on her right wrist which is a musical note in the year 2012. She said, “I was named after a singer (Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez), and music obviously is a big influence for me.” As told by her the tattoo is a constant reminder to her that even if she is not performing on stage, she is a singer and music means a lot to her.

2. Roman Number On Nape

Selena Gomez Nape Tattoo

The pop-star has inscribed a tattoo on her nape in Roman Numerals that reads “LXXVI” which is 76 in numeric form. Her tattooist Keith McCurdy disclosed that it is a tribute to one of her family members. There is a contemplation about her mother Amanda that she was born in the year 1976.

3. Note On Right Hip

Selena Gomez Hip Tattoo

Selena Gomez got inked a phrase from The Philippians 4:13 verse of the Bible stating “God Strengthens Me” in a cursive font on her right hip to which the singer explained,”I can do all the things through Christ who strengthens me.” This act of her shows that Gomez is a real Catholic and believes in God.

4. Semicolon On Her Right Wrist

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The Baby Face Actress has got inked a semicolon on her right wrist which holds profound meaning. It is a symbol of suicide prevention of a non-profit organization Project Semicolon. The organization outline itself as a “movement dedicated to presenting hope and love for those who are struggling with mental illness, suicide, addiction, and self-injury.”

5. Arabic Phrase On Back

Selena Gomez Arabic Tattoo

The singer and the performer got an Arabic phrase inked on the upper right side of her back. It states “أحب نفسك أولا” which implies to “love yourself first.” This tattoo got carved at the most complicated place, and it took almost 45 minutes for the tattooist to inscribe it there. Well, this act of her states that she is a bold and strong girl!

6. Om Symbol On Hip

Selena Gomez Om Tattoo

The 25-year pop star got a sacred yet stylish word “Om” inked on her left hip, but in a varied version like “X31”. “Om” holds scared meaning in Hinduism and many other religions but for her, it means a sense of calmness, gratitude towards God, and meditation.

7. Letter “g” Behind Her Ear

Selena Gomez Ear Tattoo

The American singer holds a letter “g” in the lower case behind her left ear. This act of her was in the air as people thought of the letter “g” as “j” for her on and off boyfriend Justin Beiber. But, she cleared the rumor and said that this symbol is for her little sister Gracie who was born on 12 June 2013. What a sisterly act this was!!

8. “Sunshine” On Foot

Selena Gomez Foot Tattoo

Selena Gomez sports a tattoo on her right foot which states “Sunshine.” As told by her this tattoo is for her grandmother as she was the one who raised her when her parents parted ways. Well, its an act of gratitude shown by her towards her grandmother.

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