Ryan Ashley Malarkey is a US-based tattoo artist who rose to fame after she was crowned as the first female winner on the 8th season of the reality show, Ink Master.
After being popular from the show, she also appeared in numerous TV ventures, which included a spin-off series named Ink Master: Angels.
As of now, she is the co-owner of The Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlor, which showcases antiques, taxidermy, and other items. Also, inside the parlor, she has her own tattoo studio.
Moreover, in January 2019, she was featured as the cover in the Inked Magazine alongside famous tattoo artist Arlo DiCristina. She was even awarded different honors for her involvement in the tattoos sector at many Tattoo Expos.
Besides, her brilliant talent in tattoos has managed to gain more than one million followers on her Instagram account only.
Well, let’s have an in-depth look at the tattoo artist’s wiki, personal life, and more through the article!
Wiki Plus Bio (Age)
The award-winning tattoo artist stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.77 meters) and has a weight of 61 kg.
Born in 1987, in Pennsylvania to Diane Green, Ryan cuts her birthday cake on the 29th of April every year.
Though Ryan likes to keep her family information private, it’s known that she has a sister.
She was very creative from a young age, so much so that after completing her graduation from Lake-Lehman High School in 2005, she got enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Technology and studied Fashion course.
Besides, due to her creative mind, she even managed to win the Critics’ Choice Award while she was studying her Fashion course.
Is Ryan Ashley Malarkey Dating Or Single?
As per the pictures that Ryan Ashley Malarkey and her fellow tattoo artist, Arlo DiCristina, are sharing on their respective social media accounts, it’s pretty sure that they are in a relationship.
They both met each other through the medium of Inked magazine in November 2018. Well, it can be guessed that it was since then that their relationship kicked-off.
Besides, they both were featured as a couple in January 2019’s issue of Inked magazine.
Ryan Ashley Malarkey with her boyfriend Arlo DiCristina at Puerto Rico on 5 January 2019 (Photo: Arlo DiCristina's Instagram)
Moreover, they are seen together in different countries, promoting their brand and showcasing their talent to the whole world. Furthermore, in February 2019, both of them wished each other on Valentine’s Day by posting a photo on their Instagram profile.
Well, it seems the duo are looking forward to making their bond stronger and taking some major decisions in their life.
Relationship With Joshua Balz
Before being in a romantic bond with Arlo DiCristina, Ryan Ashley was in a relationship with Joshua Balz, aka Josh Balz. The two reportedly started their dating life in 2013.
Making their relationship bond even stronger, the pair started their shop and became the co-owners of The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor.
As time passed and they knew each other more closely, they took a step forward towards being husband-wife and decided to get engaged in March 2016.
Besides, people also thought that sooner or later, they would announce that they were going to get married.
However, as Ryan had dates and travels with Ink Master: Angels, their strong bond started to become weak. And, in 2017, they finalized to break their engagement and walk their separate ways.