Ami James
American television personality
Ami James
Ami James, is an Israeli-born tattoo artist. His father, an American, converted to Judaism three years prior to moving to Israel, where he joined the Israeli army and met James' mother. James lived in both Israel and Egypt as a child, and spent much of his childhood without his father who left the family when James was four years old.
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Happy Weekend! Find Out What's New on Netflix This Week
Ok Magazine - over 3 years
It's the weekend! You have full permission to bliss out in front of your screen for the entire weekend. Here's what's new on Netflix this week. Photos: See the very best of celeb Instagrams from this week. Did you miss any? Reincarnated In a cloud of smoke, Vice magazine's Andy Capper follows rapper Snoop Dogg on a pilgrimage to Jamaica, where he experiences a spiritual and commercial transformation, reemerging as Snoop Lion, a reggae artist. NY Ink, Season 2 Already a star in TLC's reality hit Miami Ink, tattoo artist Ami James returns to his hometown of New York and opens up a Soho tattoo shop called the Wooster Street Social Club. Now comes the fun of staffing it with his own handpicked inksters.   CSI New York, Seasons 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 Science in the service of crime fighting comes to the Big Apple in the second spinoff of the "CSI" franchise. Gary Sinise stars as workaholic detective Mac Taylor, who guides an elite squad of forensics investigators determined to nab the ...
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TLC Orders Another Tattoo Reality Show
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
TLC has ordered yet another tattoo reality show. The network announced Thursday that "Tattoo School," a reality show chronicling a two-week tattoo artist training course at Shreveport, Louisiana's World's Only Tattoo School, will be premiering Thurs., May 24 at 10 p.m. ET. The participants in the show will range from disabled military veterans to high school dropouts, according to a press release from TLC. The students will be faced with tattoo challenges that mirror situations likely to arise in professional tattooing. The winner of the competition will receive a golden tattoo gun that can apparently last a lifetime. The show, which first aired as a special in summer of 2011, has become controversial in the tattoo community. Some professional tattoo artists have bristled at the notion that two weeks worth of training is enough to enter the profession. "Tattoo School" is the fourth tattoo-related reality series to air on TLC. "Miami Ink," starring Ami James, ran for ...
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PIC: See Anderson Cooper Covered in Tattoos!
US Magazine - about 5 years
The talk show host sports faux ink while interviewing NY Ink star <a class="fplink fp-319482" href="/ami+james+1">Ami James</a> Get more Us! Follow us on Twitter, Friend us on Facebook, Subscribe to Us Weekly
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You've Got... Ami James Of 'NY Ink' (VIDEO)
Huffington Post - about 5 years
Tattoo artist <a class="fplink fp-319482" href="/ami+james">Ami James</a> of TLC's "NY Ink" talks about the ageless appeal of inking yourself....
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Reality series men are characters enough - Bend Bulletin
Google News - over 5 years
Ami James of “NY Ink” at his tattoo parlor in SoHo, New York. James is one of the guys on television who aren&#39;t professional actors but stand out all the same. By Neil Genzlinger / New York Times News Service Pity the pretty boys
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Television's Men of Substance, Not Decoration - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
Ami James of “NY Ink” at his tattoo parlor, the Wooster Street Social Club, in SoHo. Yes, the pretty boys have everything going for them. And yet, as hard as they&#39;ve worked and as generous as the gene pool has been to them, they are not the most
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NY Ink, Wednesday, August 31 - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - over 5 years
This series sees Miami Ink&#39;s Ami James (pictured) returning to New York, a city that more or less chewed him up and spat him out 20 years ago. Now that he is older and wiser, he aims to make a go of things with a new tattoo parlour staffed by
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Empire of Ink: The Rise of Tattoo Artist, Reality Star, & Business Man Ami James - BlackBook Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
&quot;We changed the history of tattooing and opened minds,&quot; tattoo artist and rising reality TV star Ami James nimbly explains to me one day earlier this summer. &quot;People would see a bunch of artists, not that whole thug mentality of big biker outlaws,
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Haute Event: Rev Run Gets Cheryl Burke Dancing at Marquee; Ami James Launches ... - Haute Living
Google News - over 5 years
Ami James of “NY Ink” and “Miami Ink” hosted at Lavo Nightclub in celebration of his new clothing line Ami James Ink. Along with a group of 20 he enjoyed Lavo&#39;s signature dishes in the private dining room, making sure to try the Oreo zeppole dessert he
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Having Second Thoughts About That Tattoo? - WebMD (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
And from a recent report on the Today Show, famed New York tattoo artist Ami James says 55% of his clients are women. Wondering why? It&#39;s certainly a personal decision — one influenced by any number of reasons. Tell us yours
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Kat Von D reality show, 'LA Ink,' canceled by TLC after four seasons -- but ... - New York Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
... the payback comes from a much more fulfilling place than any man made form of payment.&quot; Before &quot;LA Ink,&quot; Von D was a cast member of Ami James&#39; &quot;Miami Ink.&quot; James now stars in &quot;New York Ink,&quot; which has been renewed for a second season
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Skin is in - New York Post
Google News - over 5 years
When Israeli-born Ami James moved to New York to work in tattoo parlors in 1992 — five years before they were legal — starring on a TV show was far from what he had in mind. Even now, the star of the six-year-old “Miami Ink” and, now,
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'NY Ink' clip: Corey Miller tattoos Ami James - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
A clip from NY Ink (watch here) shows Corey Miller, who has stopped by and brought his machines, tattooing Wooster Street Social Club shop owner Ami James. He tattooed Ami&#39;s first machine on the back of his leg. His friend who gave it to him killed
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Ami James & Shayli: Fun In Florida - Celebrity Baby Scoop
Google News - over 5 years
NY Ink star Ami James hit the beach in Miami, Florida today with his beautiful daughter Shayli (July 18). Such a cute pair! When not spending the day seaside in the Sunshine State with his gorgeous girl, Ami is busy conquering the body art business in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ami James
    FORTIES
  • 2013
    Age 40
    James also co-founded Tattoodo, an online platform for getting a custom tattoo design, which launched on the 9th of May, 2013.
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    In 2013 James teamed up with PETA in an ad for their "Ink Not Mink" campaign.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 39
    It has been announced that Ami James is opening a tattoo studio, 'Love Hate Social Club' in London, UK in November 2012.
    More Details Hide Details The tattoo studio will have a number of guest tattoo artists including, Darren Brass, Megan Massacre and Chris Núñez.
  • 2011
    Age 38
    He revealed on his blog that he was moving to New York and that his new show NY Ink planned to begin filming in March 2011.
    More Details Hide Details The show premiered on June 2, 2011. Season 2 of NY Ink premiered in December, 2011 and ran through March 1, 2012.
  • 2008
    Age 35
    His wife, Jordan, gave birth to their first child, Shayli Haylen James on August 3, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Their second child, a daughter named Nalia, was born May 8, 2012. James has also recently invested in a jewelry line, Love Hate Choppers Jewelry, with Boston jeweler Larry Weymouth.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1996
    Age 23
    In 1996 he lived for a few months in Denmark, where he did tattoos.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1992
    Age 19
    In 1992, he started his apprenticeship with tattoo artist Lou at Tattoos By Lou.
    More Details Hide Details He is the co-owner (with Chris Núñez) of the Miami Beach, Florida tattoo parlor Love Hate Tattoos, the subject of the TLC reality television program, Miami Ink. James also co-owns the DeVille clothing company with Núñez and Jesse Fleet, and the Miami nightclub Love Hate Lounge, with Núñez and two other close friends. He has also created designs for Motorola's RAZR V3 mobile phones.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Born
    Born on April 6, 1972.
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