Odell Beckham Jr. is among the best wide receivers in the NFL at present. Born in November 1992, Beckham began his NFL career in 2014 with the New York Giants. The team drafted him as their 12th pick in the first round of the NFL draft in 2014. He signed a massive $10.8 million rookie contract and stayed with the team for four years.
In 2016, the wide receiver became the fastest player to record 200 receptions and 4,000 yards in the NFL. He joined the Cleveland Browns in 2019 and played two years with them before joining the Los Angeles Rams. With the Rams, Odell Beckham Jr. won a Super Bowl in February last year.
At present, Beckham is playing with the Baltimore Ravens. Throughout his nine-year career, Odell Beckham Jr. has recorded 531 receptions for 7,367 yards. He also has a total of 56 receiving touchdowns to date. However, along with his performance in the league, the star player is famous for his amazing tattoos.
How many tattoos does Odell Beckham Jr. have?
Odell Beckham Jr. is crazy about tattoos and has ink all over his body. The star wide receiver looks nothing short of a living piece of art with his meaningful tattoos. As per reports, the NFL star has a total of 86 tattoos on his body. The most important part is that all of these tattoos hold certain meaning and importance.
Beckham has an inspiring tattoo of Barack Obama‘s portrait on his right thigh. He has a Health Ledger Joker tattoo and a “Why so serious” tattoo on the same thigh. The Ravens star has a Michael Jackson tattoo, a “Forever” tattoo, and a “legendary” tattoo on his right leg. Odell Beckham Jr. has a portrait of Lil Wayne on his right thigh. He also has a “Love Symbol-Prince” tattoo on his right leg.
The wide receiver then has a Jesse Owens tattoo on his right thigh and a Malcolm X tattoo on his right leg. He has a Martin Luther King Jr.. and a Muhammad Ali tattoo on the same leg as well. There are portraits of Tupac Shakur and American singer Prince as well on his right leg. Beckham has a “Tyson vs. Holyfield Sports Illustrated cover” on his right thigh. (Via: Body Art Guru)
Odell Beckham Jr. has a “92” tattoo near his right knee, and a “Royalty” tattoo on his right hand. The Browns star has a “Lion” tattoo on his left thigh. He has his jersey number “13” inked on his right arm. Beckham has a “Creation of Adam” tattoo on his right hand, and a small heart tattoo on his right wrist. He also has a “Golden Gate Bridge” and a “HOLLYWOOD” tattoo on his back.
His other back tattoos include the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty, the Urban City, and the Helicopter tattoo. The Giants star has a “Planet of Apes” and a “Night scene” tattoo on his back as well. Odell Beckham Jr. has a “LEGENDARY” tattoo on his right thigh and a“BOURBON” tattoo on his right arm. He has a stairs of heaven and a flying bird tattoo on his left pec.
Odell Beckham Jr. has a gorilla tattoo on his right torso and a nautical star tattoo on his left shoulder. He has a Barcode tattoo on his left wrist and a piano tattoo on his right arm. Beckham has a “one dream” tattoo on his right wrist as well. He has a lioness, elephant, giraffe, and a hippopotamus tattoo as well. The Rams star has a Kobe Bryant portrait on his right ribcage and a star on the center of his chest.
What’s the meaning behind Odell Beckham Jr.’s Kobe Bryant tattoo?
Back in 2020, Odell Beckham Jr. had a new tattoo and it was a portrait of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Just like his other tattoos, Beckham showed his new tattoo to his fans via Instagram. However, this tattoo was among the most special ones. That’s because Beckham had it after the death of Bryant.
The Los Angeles Lakers star, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died in a helicopter crash in January 2020. There were 7 other people with them who died in that unfortunate accident. A month later, the NFL star had a portrait of Bryant on his right rib cage. He revealed that the tattoo was his way to honor and pay tribute to the NBA star.
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It’s worth noting that Odell Beckham Jr. is not the only star who got a tattoo for Kobe Bryant. NBA stars Anthony Davis and LeBron James also got tattoos to remember the star basketball player. While talking about his favorite moment of Bryant, Beckham revealed that it was seeing the young Bryant playing against Michael Jordan.
Considering the heart-touching tattoo, it’s obvious that Beckham was a huge fan of Kobe Bryant. However, all his other tattoos are equally meaningful as well.