Originally posted on June 28, 2019 @ 6:55 pm
What makes a good tattoo artist? This is perhaps a question that rings loud in the mind of anyone who wants to get a tattoo. You cannot get one from just any random artist unless quality is something which does not concern you. The Black Ink Crew is made up of a host of remarkable artists; one of them being the lovely Cristana Dutchess Lattimore. In this review, we will take an in-depth look at the Cristana Lattimore.
Dutchess Lattimore Net Worth, Sources of income
Being a tattoo artist can make one quite a decent living. Especially if they work at a reputable studio. Cristana Dutchess is also a reality television star. As such, it was not surprising to learn that her net worth was quite substantial. Cristana Lattimore net worth is $ 800,000.
A decent chunk of this, as we already mentioned, comes from her work on reality television. The casts on famous reality tv shows can make an average of $ 10,000 for ever episode they appear in.
The Dutchess’ show “The Black Ink Crew” has been running for seven seasons now, so it is not hard to see where all of her wealth comes from.
Dutchess from ‘Black Ink Crew’ also owns her tattoo studio in Charlotte, and this generates an additional income for her. She has also modeled for magazines like Urban Ink, getting paid in the process.
Additionally, she is a recognized social media influencer, which undoubtedly helps her earn a little extra cash on the side when it comes to advertising products and services.
Like most of her crew, the reality star owes her livelihood to reality television. Before she shot to fame; however, she was attended graduate school to further her studies.
It was around this time that Cristana Lattimore decided to get serious about becoming an artist as well. Her incredible talents and gifts were evident right from the offset, garnering her numerous attention. Building on this momentum, she moved to New York in 2010 to further her craft.
It was here that she was picked up to work for a famous studio in Harlem by owner Ceaser Emanuel. As such, she becomes part and parcel of the Black Ink Crew.
The show premiered on January the 13th and has been a rousing success ever since. The crew caters to some of the most renowned names in the Black Community.
As such, it has garnered a lot of attention and funfair. It is no surprise that the show is still going strong, seven seasons later, and has produced spin-offs such as the Black Ink Crew: Chicago.
Cristana Lattimore is a big part of its success. Her personalities and antics help rake in thousands of fans, and her skill as an artist keeps the clients coming. The star has also featured in covers of publications such as inked and Urban Ink.
The year 2015 marked an important milestone in the artist’s life, as it would see her venturing out on her own for the first time when she opened a tattoo studio, Pretty- N- ink (a smart play on the phrase pretty in pink) in Charlotte.
Is Dutchess Lattimore Married? Dating?
The tattoo artist is no stranger to the dating game. She once dated Ceaser Emmanuel, the very man who brought her on to the black ink crew.
While it is said that you can’t have your cake and eat it at the same time, their relationship seemed to be going well. At one point, fans even speculated that marriage was in the works. This was not the case, however, as the two eventually went their separate ways.
Cristana Lattimore announced the split via Instagram. 2017 found her in relation with NFL superstar Zack Sanchez. This relationship also did not last. In a cruel bit of irony, it was rumored that the football star dumped the ink queen through Snapchat.
Most recently, there has been no word as to whether Dutchess Lattimore is dating someone new.
Dutchess Lattimore Age, Wiki-Bio.
|Full name||Cristana ‘Dutchess’ Lattimore|
|Age||35 years old.|
|Date of Birth||February 25th, 1984|
|Place of Birth||Lincolnton, North Carolina, USA.|
|Profession||Tattoo artist, Businesswoman, Reality television star.|
|Net worth||$ 800,000.|
Cristana Lattimore was born on the 25th of February, 1984 in Lincolnton, North Carolina to Ricky and Cristana “Dutchess” Lattimore. This makes the tattoo artist 35 years old at the moment. As to whether she had siblings growing up, that part of her life remains a mystery to us.
Art is something that always came naturally to Cristana Lattimore, even as a child. She could be found painting various patterns and shapes all across her house, a thing her parents dislike.
They assumed it was just something that would pass, but boy was they wrong. Perhaps softening that blow was the fact that Cristana Lattimore had always been a good student, quick to wit and boasting a sharp mind. She has a degree in Business Mangement with a major in Visual Art.
This was after she graduated with top honors from North Carolina A&T. She would then go on to pursue a Master’s degree.
Cristana Lattimore would eventually find her way back to art when she moved to New York and joined the black ink crew. This shot her career into the stratosphere, eventually enabling her to even open her studio after a time.
Today, she continues to be an integral member of the team, even after her fall out with Ceaser Emmanuel. The two put the show first and decided that their past relationship would not affect the quality of their work.