Ryan Ashley Malarkey is a famous award-winning tattoo artist. A late bloomer in her career, she had the idea about art as she was a design associate at private label fashion. With her immense passion and desire, she has taken her profession to a whole new level.
Narrowing down her style and color to just black and grey, she wants her tattoos to be designed beautifully and make it one of a kind. She loves art and to create a symbol that reflects on many symbols in her own body.
Ink Master's First Lady Winner! What Is Ryan's Net Worth?
Ryan Malarkey summons the net worth from her career as a professional tattoo artist and a reality star. She earned a big prize and also gained popularity as the winner of a famous television show, Ink Master. Ryan also makes the revenue from her oddities parlor in Kingston named as The Strange and Unusual. An average salary of a tattoo artist in the USA is $31,065. Being a star of the show and going up and winning it makes her no ordinary tattoo artist. So it won't be surprising to see her net worth of at least around five digits or in millions.
Ryan won the famous television show Ink Master in 2016 and was crowned as the "Tattoo Queen." She wrote her names in the record book as she became the first female winner of the show at the age of 29. She eventually became a star of the spin-off show Ink Master: Angels in 2017. Despite all odds, she was able to win the show with her bold ambition, which proved she was the top tattooer of that season.
In season 13 on Ink Master: Grudge Match, Ryan Ashley is set to bring her tattoo knowledge as a judge. The brand new season of Ink Master spinoff was announced on 21 August 2019.
Dated Josh Balz; Is Ryan Married?
Ryan Ashley Malarkey started dating former keyboard and synthesizer player Josh Balz in 2013. She got engaged to her then-boyfriend in 2016. Though they became engaged but not married, they seemed to be in a serious relationship with each other as Ryan often furnished their romantic love life with social media fans.
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Ryan Malarkey poses a mirror selfie with her then-fiancée Josh Balz on 1 January 2017 (Photo: Instagram)
While posting the mirror selfie, she mentioned in the caption that she is lucky to be in love with Josh, who is the best partner she could ever ask for. But later, Ryan Ashley Malarkey and her ex-fiancée Josh Balz swayed away from the scoop of romance and split each other for unknown reasons.
Dating New Boyfriend
After her split from Josh Balz, Ryan is now dating another hunk, Arlo DiCristina. Her new boyfriend, Arlo, is a talented tattoo artist, who has a stunning tattoo portfolio. He is also an owner of the Elysium Studio parlor in Colorado.
Their enthralling bond has caught the public attention, which is visible on the romantic Instagram post that they dedicate to each other. The tattoo artist also defines herself as a lucky girl to have found Arlo as her beau. During the Valentine's in February 2019, the lovebirds snap a fervid shot for 'Inked Magazine.' Sharing the collages of photos, Ryan assured her fans that she and Arlo are madly in love with one another.
The two also love to travel—they were seen on vacation in Colorado, Puerto Rico, and New Zealand back in the year 2018. On the Colorado trip, in late-November 2018, she and Arlo traveled to a desert to Moab and enjoyed the hot spring in Glenwood.
As of now, it looks like Ryan and her sweetheart Arlo have been open to showing their great chemistry on the social network. But, on the other side, they have yet to reveal the timeline of their dating history.
The tattoo artist was born on 29 April 1987 in northern Pennsylvania. Ryan, age 32, stays in Black Mountain, Pennsylvania, with her partner Josh and two dogs Toronto and Casper. Belonging to white/Caucasian ethnicity, she stands at the height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.80 meters).
Ryan's parents have been supportive of her endeavors. Her mother, Diane Green, recalled that Ryan was creative at an early age and used to sell her projects in family gatherings. In her hometown in Sweet Valley, she studied at Lake-Lehman High School.