Romeo Lacoste, born in Montreal, Canada has been an artist all his life. He knew he wanted to be a tattoo artist at the age of 17 but it took a long time to find an apprenticeship. Despite the difficulty, he remained committed to working on his craft. Romeo moved to San Diego, CA in 2010 and began to find his place in the tattoo world, working on local musicians. Word of mouth in the music scene spread and soon Romeo was spending more time in Los Angeles tattooing celebrities as well as tattooing on the Warp Tour.
Romeo’s desire and drive to succeed came from his humble and hungry beginning. In 2014, Romeo auditioned for the reality competition show, Best Ink and was cast on season 3. Since the airing of the show, Romeo has moved to Los Angeles full time and opened his own high end world famous tattoo studio The California Dream Tattoo
Romeo has established himself as an in demand tattoo artist for young Hollywood. Recent clients include: Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Pentatonix, Jack and Jack, Dolan Twins, and many hollywood and ineternet celebrities
Romeo is one of the worlds most famous tattoo artist with the biggest social media following of over 3 million collective followers and over 1 million on instagram alone. Romeo is also known for his personality on youtube and his fine line and detail micro tattoo style.