If you love tattoos, then you’d certainly want to know more about Oliver Peck fondly called the Texas Cowboy. There are many people, both celebrities, and non-celebrities whose bodies are covered in tattoos but little is known about their tattoo artists. Oliver Peck has established himself as one of the most exceptional tattoo artists in America. He started tattoo-making since he was nineteen and today, he is one of the owners of biggest tattoo spots in major cities of the United States. In addition to his tattoo prowess, he is also a businessman as well as an ex-husband to the Miami-based tattoo artist named Kat Von D.
Who is Oliver Peck?
Oliver Peck was born to Diane Lucas in Texas in the United States on July 29, 1971. He developed a keen interest in art from a very tender age; drawing pictures and painting canvass. Peck attended South West High School where he was an avid skater at the time. Soon after he finished high school, peer influence dragged him into drug addiction which led to his incarceration. While undergoing rehabilitation, Oliver worked in a conveyable factory.
However, his passion for tattoos was reignited when he met a tattoo artist called Stell. When he was nineteen, he moved to Dallas where he worked at Stell’s tattoo parlor called Pair-O-Dice tattoo. Stell was able to guide Oliver, teaching him the rudiments of the business until Oliver became one of the most skilful tattoo artists in the United States. He made his mark in 2008, creating 415 tattoos with the number 13 in 24 hours, thus, earning a spot in the World’s Guinness Book of Record.
Alongside Chris Nunez and Dave Navarro, Peck is one of the judges on the television show titled Ink Master. He has also appeared in Tattoo Artists Critique show alongside Justin Bieber and Rihanna. He is currently the co-owner of a tattoo parlor called Elm Street situated in Texas as well as the owner of True Tattoo located in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Is He Married? Who is The Wife or Girlfriend
Oliver peck got married to a fellow tattoo artist named Kat Von D. Kat is not just a tattoo artist but also a model, musician, author and television personality. She is best known for her appearance on the TLC series titled LA Link. Peck and Kat dated for a while and later tied the knot in 2003. There is not much information regarding their marriage. After three years of successful union, the relationship between the tattoo artists turned sour, thus, ending in divorce. Their divorce process was finalized in 2007 and the duo went their separate ways. They both have a daughter from their marriage.
After the divorce, Oliver Peck started keeping a low profile and there are no more details about his subsequent relationships or girlfriends. As for Kat, she moved on to date several known stars. She had a brief relationship with Nikki Sixx, a bassist with the American heavy metal band known as Motley Crue band; after which she dated a TV personality named Jesse James. Kat also had a relationship with Joel Zimmerman, a Canadian Music producer in 2012 and after a few months of engagement, the duo went their separate ways based on issues of infidelity.
In 2018, Kat married Rafael Reyes who is a member of the band known as Prayers. Although they were married in February, their wedding ceremony was held on June 2 and their families and close friends were in attendance.
How Tall is Oliver Peck?
Oliver Peck is a very handsome bearded guy with a masculine bodybuild. He stands at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 66 kg. He has dark-brown hair and brown eyes. In addition to his beard gang looks, his whole body is covered in tattoos, showcasing what he knows how to do best.
Other Interesting Facts about Oliver Peck
1. Oliver Peck started drawing tattoos when he was nineteen years old.
2. He is one of the most-travelled tattoo artists and has been to several countries including Italy, Germany, Norway, Japan Ireland, and Thailand, just to mention a few.
3. Peck’s net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand which is less than his ex-wife’s net worth of $10 million
4. Oliver Peck registered his name in the Guinness World Book of Records as the tattoo artist with most tattoos in 24 hours in 2008.
5. He married his fellow tattoo artist known as Kat Von D. in 2003 and they divorced in 2007.