Chris Nunez is an American tattoo artist, entrepreneur and television personality who is the owner of Handcrafted Tattoo And Art Gallery in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a judge on Ink Master.
Early Life & Family
Chris Nunez was born on April 11, 1973, in Miami Beach, Florida, the United States of America. Names and details about his parents have not been disclosed but he once said that his father was like his friend and he supported him as long as he was alive.
His dad died when Chris was 18 years old. He honored his parents on his first ever tattoo; he used their names on it. It's unclear if Chris has a sibling or not.
He is of American nationality and of Cuban descent. He belongs to white ethnicity. As for the educational background of Chris, he has studied at Chaminade Madonna Prep School.
As an intern, Chris Nunez served as a cleaner, running errands, fixing machines, to background work. He learned the fundamentals of tattoos.
The first tattoo he inked was the names of his mom and dad. His craft grew as he honed his artistry skills in various styles and eventually rose to fame through his traditional Japanese Style.
He was one of the cast members of the famous tattoo television show, Miami Ink. In an episode of the Spike TV show, he was tattooed by his mom on his lower left calf. He has currently been one of the judges of the show since January 2012.
He is also a member of the media corporation Ridgeline Empire and of an animation studio Hoodrats & Toothians.
In the TV show, tattoo artists compete in challenges assessing their tattoo and related artistic skills.
Chris Nunez is a married man. He has been married to his loving wife Carole-Anne Leonard. The tattoo artist has not revealed when and how he first met his partner but as per the report, the couple dated for long before they exchanged the wedding vows.
The pair shares an adorable child, daughter Andreanne Núñez, together. As for the past affairs and girlfriends of the tattooist, he has not opened up about his dating history in any of his interviews.
In September 2014, Chris was arrested for DUI and was released just hours later.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a successful tattoo artist, Chris Nunez earns a decent amount of money from both his career as a tattooist and Miami Ink judge.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Chris Nunez has an estimated net worth of $7 million. He has an expensive car, Lexus LX 570.
The exact figure of Chris' annual earning has not been disclosed. However, as per neuvoo.com, a tattoo artist in the United States takes $16 per hour and earns $30,000 to $60,000 per year.
Body Measurement, Height, Weight, Age
Body Measurement : N/A
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inches
Weight : N/A
Age : 46 Years Old