“The Stories Behind Miley Cyrus’ Body Art: Decoding Her 15 Tattoos”

A tattoo depicting the portrait of someone’s grandma.

grandma tattoo

On Miley’s right forearm, you can see a breathtaking and detailed vintage portrait of her grandmother, Loretta Finley, immortalized through a tattoo. Miley took to Twitter to share a picture of her newly acquired ink with the caption, “Because I am her favorite and she is mine.” This statement sheds light on the strong bond between Miley and her grandmother.

miley cyrus-grandmaa portrait tattoo

On November 6, 2013, Miley Cyrus took to Twitter to share the story behind her ‘Sad Kitty’ tattoo, which features a portrait of her grandmother.

sad kitty tattoo

A triangle tattoo on her right wrist.
The songstress has a unique triangle tattoo on her wrist that holds a special meaning for her. The triangle symbolizes the connection between mind, body, and spirit. She had this tattoo done to remind herself of the importance of balance and harmony in life. It is said that she got this tattoo in 2016 as a tribute to her spiritual beliefs.


Miley Cyrus recently got a new tattoo, an upside-down black triangle located on the middle finger of her right hand. This fresh ink covers up her previous tongue tattoo that showcased a small black smile with a red tongue sticking out. The new triangle tattoo’s significance remains unknown, but it adds to Miley’s ever-growing collection of body art.


Miley Cyrus has recently opted to cover up her infamous ‘tongue’ tattoo with a new ‘triangle’ design. Additionally, the singer has a touching tribute to her late dog Floyd in the form of a tattoo.


Miley Cyrus got a touching tattoo to honor her beloved dog Floyd after his tragic death. The tattoo is located on the left side of her ribcage and features a portrait of Floyd’s head with the speech bubble “With a little help from my friends,” which is the title of The Beatles’ song. Miley’s friends, Wayne Coyne and Katy Weaver, also got the same tattoo in the same location. Floyd’s death deeply affected Miley, and she expressed her sadness on Twitter, saying that she wished she had gone with him and that he was loved more than anything. Miley got this tattoo on July 5, 2014, as a lasting tribute to her furry friend. Additionally, Miley has another tattoo of a crescent moon.


Miley has a tattoo of ‘Crescent Moon’ on her left arm.

Miley’s left arm features a small crescent moon tattoo outlined in black, which is located near her elbow. The tattoo was created by Bang Bang, a popular tattoo artist. Miley describes it as a spontaneous BFF tattoo. Additionally, she has also inked a matching tattoo on Bang Bang’s thumb.

26. ‘LOVE YER BRAIN’ Tattoo

love yer brain tat

Miley Cyrus has a tattoo that reads ‘Love Yer Brain’ on her right forearm which is written in black capital letters. The phrase is also the title track of the Flaming Lips’ 1987 album ‘Oh my Gawd!!!’. Miley got this tattoo on August 5, 2014. Additionally, she has a tattoo that reads ‘I’m in your corner’.


Miley Cyrus has a meaningful tattoo on her right arm that reads “I’m in your corner”. This tattoo is a tribute to her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, and the iconic musician Johnny Cash. It features Johnny Cash’s signature alongside the phrase “I’m in your corner”. Miley has shared in an interview that this tattoo is a replica of Johnny Cash’s autograph that he gave her when she was a child. In addition to this, Miley has another tattoo on her left hand which is dedicated to her brother and holds a special significance.


Miley Cyrus recently added a new tattoo to her collection. She got her brother’s nickname, ‘Wukong’, tattooed on her left forearm. The singer is no stranger to getting inked, and this time she chose to honor her sibling with a permanent tribute. In addition to ‘Wukong,’ Miley has also added an ‘Alien’ tattoo to her body art collection.

Miley Cyrus tattoo Alien

Miley Cyrus has added yet another tattoo to her extensive collection of body art, this time opting for an ‘Alien’ design on the ring finger of her right hand. The black and white ink is joined by a grey kitty face tattoo on her arm. During the same session, Miley also decided to add some color to her existing tattoos: the heart tattoo was filled in with a galaxy print, the triangle was transformed into a slice of watermelon, and the eye on her ring finger was given a pop of color.


Miley Cyrus has a new tattoo on her right-hand middle finger. She replaced her previous triangle tattoo, which resembled a tongue emoji, with a slice of watermelon. The new tattoo features a red/pink gradient, little seeds, and a green rind. It was created by the talented tattoo artist, Lauren Winzer.


Miley Cyrus has ditched her ‘triangle’ tattoo and opted for a new ‘watermelon’ design. In addition to that, she also has a ‘Yoshimi’ tattoo.

miley cyrus-yoshimi tattoo

A tattoo of a robot on her left forearm with the word ‘Yoshimi’.
In 2014, the famous singer got inked alongside her close friends Wayne Coyne and Katy Weaver, by getting identical tattoos of a pink robot on their inner left forearms. This robot design is a smaller version of the one featured on the cover art of ‘The Flaming Lips’ album titled ‘Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots’ released in 2002. In addition to this, she also has a tattoo of a naked woman on her body.

miley cyrus-naked woman tattoo

Body Art:
A depiction of a nude woman on Miley’s left rib cage area.
In January 2015, the pop star revealed her new ink addition during a Hawaii trip with Patrick Schwarzenegger – it depicted a woman embracing a baby and was previously unseen.
33. ‘Small Fish’ tattoo.


Miley Cyrus has a tattoo on her left arm that features her beloved pet fish, Pablow. The tattoo depicts a small fish and pays homage to her love for animals. On February 5, 2015, Miley got the tattoo as a way to honor Pablow, who had recently passed away. The loss of her pet was so devastating to her that she even wrote a song titled “Pablow-The Blowfish” in tribute. Additionally, Miley has another tattoo on her arm that reads “BIEWTY.”

miley cyrus-biewity tattoo

Miley Cyrus proudly flaunted a fresh ink on her upper left arm back in March 2015. The tattoo reads ‘BIEWTY’ in bold black letters and serves as a tribute to her best friend and personal assistant, Cheyne, who has the same tattoo on his wrist. Meanwhile, Miley also sports a ‘Rose’ tattoo whose meaning remains unknown.

miley cyrus-rose tattoo

Miley Cyrus decided to get a new tattoo on her left arm, a beautiful ‘rose’ design that she chose to cover up her previous ‘avocado’ tattoo. The talented singer and actress got her new ink on October 23, 2019, and was quite excited to share the news with her fans on Instagram, where she posted videos of the whole process. With her new ‘rose’ tattoo, Miley has added another unique piece of body art to her collection.


Miley Cyrus has made a change to her body art as she recently covered her ‘avocado’ tattoo with a new ‘rose’ tattoo. Additionally, she also has a ‘KATZ’ tattoo on her body.

KATZ tattoo

Miley Cyrus has a personal tattoo on her left arm that reads ‘KATZ’. This particular ink is a loving tribute to her best friend Katy Weaver, who is also the girlfriend of Wayne Coyne. In return, Katy has ‘MEOWTZ’ tattooed on her right wrist as a symbol of their strong bond. Recently, Miley has added the letter ‘Y’ to the end of ‘KATZ’, creating a new nickname for Katy – ‘KATZY’. Another tattoo on Miley’s body is the ‘Tooth’ tattoo, which holds a different significance altogether.

Miley Cyrus tattoo tooth

Miley Cyrus has a unique tattoo on her right forearm that depicts a tooth. This particular tattoo matches the one belonging to Wayne Coyne, the frontman of the band ‘The Flaming Lips’, and his girlfriend Katy Weaver. It is believed that the three of them share a close friendship.

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