Dale Mehmet Tattoo Ideas & Their Meanings


Dale Mehmet is a famous model with a blended nationality who gained popularity after participating in season 7 of Love Island. He is a hair hairstylist by profession who has learnt the skills by watching other barbers and by working under a few of them. As a model, Mehmet has collaborated with big brands namely, Recharge Apparel, Faux Amour, and Adenosine. Dale has got some amazing tattoos on his body. We have mentioned all of them below along with the meanings that they convey. Let’s have a look at Dale Mehmet tattoos.

Dale Mehmet Tattoos

1996 Tattoo of Dale Mehmet

Where? – Shoulder Blades

Dale has got the numbers ’19’ and ’96’ inked on his right and the left shoulder, respectively. This number is basically his birth year which is 1996. We can modify this tattoo according to the birth year of the bearer. 

Butterfly tattoo of Dale Mehmet

Where? : Right Side of his neck 

Butterflies are a symbol of young love, rebirth and resurrection. It also represents joy, happiness, and delicate beauty. Some people get this tattoo to mark the beginning of a new journey in their life. This tattoo looks extremely pretty and also shows the innocent side of the bearer. 

Medusa Tattoo of Dale Mehmet

Where? : Chest

According to the ancient Greek Mythology, Medusa is one of the three Gorgons who are monstrous. She has venomous snakes instead of her hair. Anyone who looked into her eyes would turn into stone. Medusa’s tattoo is to prevent all sorts of threats from approaching you. More specifically, this tattoo represents female power, transformation, and freedom. This tattoo acts as a protection from evil and negativity. 

Piccolo Tattoo

Where? : Right Upper Arm

Piccolo is a character from Dragon Ball Z. He is an alien from the planet Namek, who was the rival of the main character of the series i.e. Goku but later turned into his friend. This tattoo signify the journey to the right path.

Japanese Dragon Tattoo

Where? : Left arm

The big Japanese dragon, Shenron is the magical dragon from the manga Dragon Ball. It is also part of the anime, namely, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super, and Dragon Ball GT. Shenron dragon tattoos demonstrate power, good heart, but also aggressive temper  and impatience. 

Vegeta Tattoo

Where? : Right Hand

Vegeta is a fictional character from the Dragon Ball Z series. He is the prince of the fallen Saiyan race and the eldest son of King Vegeta. Vegeta is one of the most iconic characters not only in the Dragon Ball franchise, but also in manga and anime history as a whole. He is one of the most popular examples of rival characters in the anime industry.This character is used to demonstrate power and sometimes arrogance. 

Goku Tattoo

Where? : Right upper arm 

Goku is the main character of the Dragon Ball Z series who became well-known for the energetic, pure heart and caring personality traits he inherited from his mother Gine. He was also taught to be respectful to others, hence he is one of the most loved anime characters of all time. This character is used to demonstrate the positive traits of friendship, empathy and power. 

The other tattoos that Dale has on his body are:

  • Gang Tattoo
  • Faces on the left hand Tattoo
  • Leg Tattoo
  • Panda Tattoo


Dale Mehmet got inked with the tattoos that have a deeper meaning according to him. He loves anime, and is highly influenced by Japanese culture. The aforementioned tattoos can be inked in various colours and sizes and can also be modified according to the bearer’s preferences. You can get these tattoos either for the meaning that they convey or for their art style.