Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs is an American singer and actor. Taye is mostly known for his roles in the Broadway musicals Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Rent. He also starred in the TV series, Private Practice, and Murder in the First. He has also starred in movies such as Brown Sugar, How Stell Got Her Groove Back, The Best Man, House on Haunted Hill and The Best Man Holiday. Taye has many unique tattoos on his body. Let us see what they are and the meanings they hold.
Right Arm Tattoos
1. ‘Chinese Symbol’
Tattoo: Taye’s right shoulder contains a tattoo of the Chinese Tao symbol in a circle.
Meaning: The Tao symbol signifies the path ahead or simply the belief or principles which one has.
2. ‘Boy, Smiley, Scribble, and Band’ Tattoos
Tattoo: The side of his bicep contains a tattoo of a little boy with the words, “CHOCOLATE me!” tattooed below him. Taye’s right forearm contains a tattoo of a smiley made in black ink. Below the smiley is a tattoo of the letters, “IncHeyInch” followed by three full stops and an arrow done upside down. His right wrist is covered in a band tattoo of 7 lines.
Meaning: The boy with the “CHOCOLATE me!” is a tattoo of one of the drawings that his son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs made. Most of the tattoos on his arm are done from his son’s drawings as you’ll soon find out.
3. Right Bicep Tattoo
Tattoo: Taye’s right bicep contains a tattoo of design of a long line with a small loop in it.
4. ‘RISE’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of his right forearm contains the word, “RISE” tattooed on it in a box of dark background.
5. Quote Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm, just above his RISE tattoo contains a tattoo of a quote which reads,
“THE NOBLEST ART IS THAT
OF MAKING OTHERS HAPPY.”
Meaning: The quote focuses on the best deed of our lives which is considered to be the art of making others happy.
6. Writing Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of Taye’s right forearm contains a tattoo of writing which reads, “DADDY LOVES WALKER”
Meaning: Taye got the line tattooed on him to show his love for his son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs.
Left Arm Tattoos
7. Drawing Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his left forearm contains a tattoo of a drawing of two dinosaurs in a box with uneven sides.
Meaning: This is another one of the tattoos of his son, Walker’s drawings.
8. Left Bicep Tattoo
Tattoo: Taye’s left bicep contains another tattoo of a symbolic design.
9. ‘Symbol and Girl’ Tattoos
Tattoo: Taye’s left shoulder contains a tattoo of another Chinese elemental symbol in a circle. Below the symbol, on the backside of his upper arm is a tattoo of a little girl along with dots and a date tattooed beside it. The word, Ma is tattooed below the girl.
Meaning: The girl tattoo is another one of the tattoos done from Taye’s son, Walker’s drawings.
10. ‘Walk and Girl’ Tattoos
Tattoo: The inner side of his left forearm contains the word, “WALK” tattooed on it. The inner side of his left upper arm, just above his elbow contains a tattoo of a black box representing a background inside which is a space left which shows a girl.
11. Writing Tattoo
Tattoo: The outer side of Taye’s left forearm contains the words, “I LOVE DADDY” tattooed on it.
Meaning: This is also a tattoo done for his son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs. The words, “I LOVE DADDY” are tattooed in his son’s handwriting.
12. Band Tattoo
Tattoo: Taye left leg, a little below his knee contains a band tattoo of three different lines, one thick one in between two thinner ones.
13. The symbol on Right Leg
Tattoo: The inner side of his right lower leg contains a tattoo of a symbol.
Meaning: The symbol is actually an Egyptian symbol called ankh. Egyptian Ankh represents life.