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Ami James

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Date of Birth: 1972 , April-6
Birth Nation: Israel
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Ami James
Birth Name Ami James
Nick Name Ami
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Tattoo artist Entrepreneur Clothing Television personality
Net Worth N/A
Famous for Love Hate Tattoos
Married Yes
Married to Jordan Kidd (m. 2006), Andrea O'Brian (m. 2005)
Children Nalia James, Shayli Haylen James
Divorce , Andrea O'Brian ( Div 2006)
TV Show Miami Ink, NY Ink, Worldwide Tribe

Quick Timeline of Ami James

1972 Born in Israel
2005 Married to Andrea O'Brian
2006 Married to Jordan Kidd
1996 lived in Denmark
2012 Announced opening a tattoo studio
2017 Amie's Net worth
1984 Moved to United States
1992 Started his apprenticeship

Detail Timeline of Ami James

April 6 , 1972

Born in Israel

 Ami James was from the middle class family born in Israel to parents of diverse descent. He holds the citizenship of United States and Israel and he is Jewish. His father is an American and he also served in the Israeli army for several years. 


Married to Andrea O'Brian

Ami James's first wife was Andrea O'Brian whom he got married in September 2005. However, Their relation ended up in very short period of time.They got divorced in the year of 2006. The reason behind their divorce was Amie's affair with Jason Kidd, an American football player.  

October 11 , 2006

Married to Jordan Kidd

Ami James married to Jason Kidd after he divorced his first wife, Andrea O’Brien on Oct 11, 2006. Currently, Amie resides in Miami, Flordia along with beautiful wife, Jason and two daughters named Shayli and Nalia born on 3rd August 2008 and 8th may 2012 simultaneously.      


lived in Denmark

In the year of 1996, Ami James lived several months in Demarks, where he did tattoos and earned several experiences. Besides, his tattoo career he has also invested in jewelry shops, Love Hate Jewelry with Boston Jeweler Larry Mouth.  


Announced opening a tattoo studio

Ami James announced the opening of his tattoo studio, 'Love Hate Social Club' in London, the UK in November 2012. Similarly, after a year later he teamed up with Animal Rights Organization, PETA and also co-founded the online platforms "Tattoodoo".   


Amie's Net worth

Ami James has earned a good amount of money throughout his career. As of 2017, it has been estimated that his net worth is 5.1 Million dollars. He earns mostly from his tattoo career, clothing business, and Miami Nightclub. 


Moved to United States

Ami James was born in Israel to an American father and a Jewish mother. He spent most of his childhood days in Israel but when he was eleven years old he moved to the United States and settled in Miami. However, he didn't stay there long as he soon moved back to Israel. 


Started his apprenticeship

After Ami James got his first tattoo, he became more interested in tattoo designing and then he wanted to start his career as a tattoo artist. In 1992, when he was twenty years old he started his apprenticeship in Tattoos By Lou. He took his tattoo lessons under the supervision of tattoo artist Lou. 


Ami James is an amazing personality in the Artistic world, better known as the co-owner of tattoo parlor Love Hate Tattoos and Devil Clothing.

Early life

Amie James was born on April 6, 1972, to a military family in Israel. He is also the founder of the popular online platforms, Tattoodo. Regarding his ethnicity, he is white and belongs to Israelis- American nationality.


CAPTION: Ami James

SOURCE: inkedmag


Amie is considered as one of the most gifted artists of his generation.

Since his early childhood, Amie was interested in art, following the passion of her father towards painting and tattoos.

Later, he moved to the United States to live with grandparents from where he started his tattoo career with a tattoo artist Lou at “Tattoos By Lou” in 1992, and he has been engaged in his tattoo business.   

Married life

He was first married to his girlfriend, Andrea O’Brien in 2005. After divorce with his first wife, Jason Kidd came into his life as his second spouse, who is also an American football player.

Currently, the couple has two children; daughters Shayli Haylen James and Nalia James, born on 3rd August 2008 and 8th May 2012 respectively.

The couple is living a happy married life without having any rumors of getting a divorce.  


Apart from his tattoo career, he has stepped into Hollywood as a producer and actor and he is an established leading artist in the field of tattoo art. 

Growing up in a military family, he also completed his military service as a sniper in the Israel Defense Forces at an early age.

He is well known for his works on First We Take Brooklyn, World Wide Tribe (Producer), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (Actor), Miami Ink (Writer/Consulting Producer for five episodes).

Net Worth

Talking about his economic aspects, Amie has earned a tremendous amount of money throughout his career.

As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be around $5.1 million, a major part of his wealth comes from his clothing business Deville and Miami Nightclub.

Moreover, he also earns a big chunk of money from his tattoo business. At present, his growing success has drawn the attention of many people.