Matt Damon’s latest tattoo is dedicated to his late father! The Good Will Hunting star recently paid a heartfelt tribute to his dad Kent Damon, also an actor with his new ‘nomad’ ink. He got his new tattoo on his right upper arm by celebrity artist Winterstone.
In the past, many celebrities such as Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas, pop star Ariana Grande and more have gotten inks in honor of their loved ones. Continue reading further to see the new tattoo of the Hollywood actor Matt Damon.
Matt Damon’s new ‘Nomad’ tattoo is a heartfelt tribute to his late dad
Yeah, you read that right. Matt Damon’s new ink that says ‘nomad’ is in honor of his late father Kent Damon who died in the year 2017. At the time of his death, he was 74 years old. Back in the day, he even essayed a role in his son’s 2003 film Stuck on You.
Nomad is simply the family’s surname Damon spelled backwards. In addition to this, it was also the name of the elder Damon’s boat, as per celebrity tattoo artist Winterstone, who’s the one responsible for the ink.
“Got to tattoo an idol of mine! Such a cool job to have great experiences like these #mattdamon. And Mr. Damon tattooed me! His first time tattooing! A small universe…aka a dot,” he wrote alongside a video of the tattoo session on the social media platform Instagram.
The tattoo artist Winterstone went on to say, “The tattoo has great meaning. For his late father, we tattooed NOMAD which was his fathers boat and also says DAMON backwards! Pretty rad tattoo with so much Meaning!”
Prior to this, the Departed star decided to honor his kids in a permanent way. In the year 2019, he got the names of his four daughters: Alexia, Isabella, Gia, and Stella just below where his new ink sits. We must say his tattoos are beautiful.
When did Matt Damon’s father Kent Damon die?
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Matt Damon’s father Kent Damon passed away at the age of 74 in the year 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Then, the actor’s publicist confirmed the news of his demise.
According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, at that time, Kent suffered from the rare blood disease multiple myeloma and in the last few months his condition had worsened.
During an interview with Extra, while promoting the Alexander Payne-directed movie, The Great Wall actor talked about his father and mentioned that his father’s prognosis was not good. He was diagnosed in the year 2010.
At that time, Matt said, “It’s been a slow unfolding. My dad’s sick, so that’s a process we’re going through. We’ll take any prayers you got, so throw ’em up there.”
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