While many chose their careers in life, others had their career chosen for them. Although there are certain factors that influence our choices in life, passion for a given lifestyle and profession can be said to be a major factor. Therefore, it can be tentatively said that passion was the reason behind Tatu Baby’s career choice.
Lovers and fans of “Ink Master” reality series would be very familiar with the name Tatu Baby, as she is popularly known. She is a world-class American tattoo artist who has made a name for herself in the ink industry. She has competed in so many “Ink” contests in which she often finishes successfully. In season two of the Ink Master, Tatu Baby remained the fan favorite among all the contestants.
Despite all of these, there is more to Tatu Baby other than being just a tattoo artist. Most people who know her don’t know other activities she engages in. So the question is, who is Tatu Baby? Keep reading to find out.
Tatu Baby – Biography
Tatu Baby was born Katherine Flores on October 28, 1987, in Colombia, but was raised in Miami, Florida. There is not so much information as regards her parents and siblings. Asides from the fact that she attended a high school in Miami, much is not known about her educational background and qualifications. Katherine picked interest in tattoos when she was still a teenager. At the age of 14, she became interested in the tattoos; as a matter of fact, she soon took it up and started taking on clients – she did her first tattoo job at the age of 19 and that was the starting point of her career.
While other teenage girls were still moving back and forth on the subject of what professional path to take, Tatu Baby had it all figured out. It was simple. She just wanted to be a tattoo artist. She started her career at the age of 19 and since then, she has remained relevant in the industry.
Competing in the Ink Master series brought her to the limelight and her expertise made her the fan favorite in the second season of the reality TV series even though she emerged 4th position overall. This never discouraged her, and because of the love she got from her fans and well-wishers, she was motivated to return in the third season of the series and this time around, she finished as the second runner up.
Aside from competing in the Ink Master series, Tatu Baby at one time appeared as a guest on Black Ink Crew season 5. This spot was earned as a result of her achievements and growing recognition in the tattoo industry. More so, Tatu Baby appeared on the 8th episode of Ride The Sky Train.
She is the co-owner of “Till the End Tattoo Gallery” where clients come to get tattoos of their choice. The gallery is believed to be one of the choicest in Miami and attracts a large number of visitors and business clients. Tatu Baby has appeared on so many tattoo magazines which feature the best artists in the country and is highly recognized in her field.
Relationship – Is She Married?
One of the questions that come to mind at the sight of the tattooed star is her relationship status. To answer that question, Tatu Baby is not married but it can’t be said with all certainty that she is single. She was known to have a boyfriend and they have a son together. The present status of that relationship is difficult to ascertain and as such, we can’t say if they are still together at the moment.
It is rumored that she is currently dating Ceaser Emanuel, an American reality TV star and fellow tattoo artist even though there is no proof of this.
Other Facts About The Tattoo Artist
• Tatu Baby has a very unique body structure. Her height is around 5 feet 7 inches and her body weight is 55 kilograms.
• In addition to being a tattoo artist, she is also an Instagram model. Her pictures online attract about five thousand likes and she has over 1 million followers on Instagram.
• More so, Tatu Baby is a Christian. Sources have it that she grew up in a Christian home and loves to participate in Christian activities.
• Being a tattoo artist requires a high level of skill, concentration, and professionalism. Just as it takes a whole lot of hard work and mastery, it also pays substantially. Tatu Baby is good at what she does and as such, she has made quite a fortune for herself. She is estimated to be worth $1.2 million.