Ami James is a tattoo artist, entrepreneur, and television personality. He co-owns a Miami Beach, Florida-based tattoo shop named 'Love Hate Tattoos,' which has been featured on TLC Network's show, Miami Ink.
Besides that, he currently owns five tattoo shops around the globe.
Ami James’ Married Status, Wife
Ami James is a married man. He has been married to his wife Jordan Kidd since 11 October 2006.
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Together, the pair are parents of two children: Shayli Haylen (born August 2008) and Nalia James (born May 2012).
Ami James and his wife Jordan Kidd with their babies Shayli Haylen and Nalia James in August 2012 (Photo: Film Magic)
Before getting married to Jordan, Ami was formerly married to Andrea O'Brian from September 2005 till they had their divorce the following year in 2006.
Net Worth Details, Career
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ami James owns a net worth of $5.1 million. He has earned his massive net worth as a tattoo artist, as well as from his various investments in different tattoo shops and firms.
For tattooing, he holds the position as an owner and tattoo artist of the tattoo shops like ‘Miami Ink’ and ‘Love Hate Tattoos.’ Besides that, he has also invested in various businesses like the DeVille clothing company, the Miami nightclub 'Love Hate Lounge,' 'Love Hate Choppers Jewelry,' and Motorola's RAZR V3 mobile phones.
Ami James’ Bio (Age), Early Life
Ami James was born on 6th April 1972, in Israel. He spent his childhood in Israel, Egypt, and the United States.
His father was an American by birth who converted into Judaism three years prior to moving to Israel. He worked with the Israeli army. In Israel, he met Ami’s mother, who had emigrated from Bucharest.
Ami’s father left Ami with his mother when he was four years old. Later, when he reached the age of 11 or 12, Ami went to his grandparents (his father’s parents) in the United States before moving to Miami at the age of 12.
A few years later, he again went back to Israel in his teen years so that he could complete his military service in the Israel Defense Forces as a sniper, which he eventually did complete.
Interesting Facts About Ami James
- Ami James started tattooing from his home from around 1992, by beginning his training with tattoo artist Lou at Tattoos By Lou.
- At the age of 15, he purchased his first tattoo, and that experience inspired him to become a tattoo artist.
- He has appeared playing himself in the reality shows like The Tattoo Shop, Go' morgen Danmark, Tattoo Titans, NY Ink, Miami Ink, and American Chopper: The Series.