Kat Von D (real name Katherine von Drachenberg) was born on March 8, 1982 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is a tattoo artist.
Biography and Career :
At the age of four she moved with her family in California. Because she did her first tattoo at a really early age, 14, and also because she worked for the first time in a tattoo shop when she was 16, she was very close to the world of tattoos.
She is now working at the Miami Ink studio in Miami Beach, Florida
, at the True Tattoo shop in Hollywood, California and Elm Street Tattoo in Dallas, Texas.
She appeared in a music video, in HIM's "Killing Loneliness". She is working as a tattoo artist in both America and Canada and is accomplished in portrait and realisti
c art with an emphasis on black and gray scale. Kat Von D got married to Oliver Peck, also a tattoo artist.
She also worked in other places like Elm Street Tattoo in Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas and Inflictions in Covina, California. A lot of celebrities have tattoos made by Kat von D: A. B. Quintanilla Eric Malburg, Matt Skiba, Kurk Gravitron, Davey Havok, Eric Balfour, Mike Vallely, Ryan Wombacher, Kimi Huggerbean, Scott Danough, Brandan Schieppati, Derek Youngsma, Bam Margera, Ville Valo, Steve-O, Gordon Listerine, Frank Iero, Travis Barker, Nick 13, Jeffree Star, Scott Ian, Nicole Richie, Sebastian Bach, Margaret Cho, and Eve
- Her parents' names are Rene Drachenberg and Sylvia Galeano.
- They were born in Argentina
with Spanish, Italian and German origins.
- She was 14 when she had her first tattoo done.
- She was married with Oliver Peck between 2003 and 2007.
- She is a collector of vintage platform shoes and designer clothing.
- She played in an episode of 'Bam's Unholy Union'.
- "I got to actually tattoo one of the members of The Misfits. The very first tattoo I ever did was this Misfits skull."
- "Growing up with a punk-rock background and being an artist all my life, tattooing was something that naturally came to me, I guess. Tattooing just kinda landed in my lap and I gravitated toward it."
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