Tattoo by Jimmy Wong

Jimmy Wong is regarded as the legend of modern tattoo artistry as he is the one who brought contemporary tattooing into Thailand. He started his career as a tattoo artist in 1971, during the Vietnam War. At that time, he tatooed many American soldiers who stationed in the US airbased in Nakhon Phanom, the border of Thai-Lao. In 1977-1978, after the Vietnam War ended, he moved to Bangkok, settled down at Pratunam and started his little tattoo studio which was the first one in Thailand there.

Tattoo by Jimmy Wong Sukhumvit Road

At the very first years of his career, Jimmy Wong did tattoo work both in his tiny studio and outside when there were customers called from hotels. He even used to tattoo in the bathroom of a bar named City Bar on Sukhumvit Road Soi 4. His great works made his reputation begin to be well-known among expats who visit Bangkok gradually.

Nowadays, Jimmy Wong is known as the best tattoo artist in Bangkok. The tattoo artist spirit is not only in his blood but also inherits to his children; Ju, Jukko, Jack and Joy. Each of them has their own tattoo studio in the downtown of Bangkok. The Wong Family is one of the only two tattoo families in the world, another is the Leu family from Switzerland.

You can visit tattoo studios under Jimmy Wong's name at:

To get a tattoo at Tattoo by Jimmy Wong, you have to make an appointment in advance, no walk in.

Contact Info:

Tel : +66 (0)89-230-7375


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