Ben Affleck is an American actor, film director, and screenwriter. Aside from his job, Ben is well-known for his strange and cryptic tattoos, which he regrets. In an interview, he said that he regrets all of his tattoos and has no issue expressing them. He’s even considering having them laser-removed. Let’s take a look at Ben’s five tattoos and their significance.
1.‘The Giant Phoenix’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The multicolored Phoenix Tattoo on Ben’s back is the most recent reveal.
Meaning: Ben rose to prominence when his GIANT tattoo was discovered while shooting naked sequences for his Netflix feature, Triple Frontier. Despite first saying it was a fake tattoo, Ben subsequently said that the tattoo on his back is genuine and has significant significance for him. He refers to it as a “phoenix rising from his ass” tattoo.
2. ‘Huge Cross and Flowers’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Ben has a large cross tattooed on his left bicep, surrounded by many flowers.
Meaning: The flowers inked around the cross are an updated version of his previous tattoo on the same shoulder, which was an upside-down cross with ace cards in diamond and spade.
3. ‘Barbed Wire With Tree and Band of Roses’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Tree and Band of Roses as a continuation of his earlier barbed wire tattoo on his right bicep.
4. ‘OV’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Ben has a strange tattoo on his shoulder blade that says ‘OV,’ MOH NON-TE above it, and TA OR below it.
5. ‘DOLPHIN’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Ben has a Dolphin tattooed on the extreme right side of his lower back.
Meaning: This tattoo, which is seldom seen in Ben’s photos, is a coverup for Ben’s prior tattoo, which included the name of his ex, who was his high school sweetheart.