Ryan Henry Net Worth 2018, Bio, Age, Height

Ryan Henry Net Worth 2018, Bio, Age, Height

Ryan Henry is a known American tattoo artist who is a star of “Black Ink Crew: Chicago” TV show and the owner of his own tattoo shop named “Chicago’s 9Mag”.

He is the star of this reality show, especially because he is the best tattoo master, inspired by Japanese traditional art of tattoo a lot.

Early years

He was born as Ryan Henry on May 27, 1986 in Chicago, Illionois, United States.

He had a sister named Nova Henry who later tragically died which caused a great turning point in his life.

Ryan and his sister were very close in their youth and always relied one on another. They covered for each other and defended each other in front of parents.

Career development

In 2013, Ryan Henry entered the world of business by opening his own tattoo shop called “9Mag”.

It was a normal development if his career since he has been tattooing people from 2009. He emphasizes that his tattoo art is in memory of his tragically killed sister Nova.

A known tattoo artist called Miya Bailey recognized his talent and became his mentor.

Miya encouraged him to learn the history of black tattoo culture so he was given the oportunity to meet some of the best artist in the world of tattoos.

This opened him new dors and excelled his skills in a big way.

His first appearance in front of the camera was in a tattoo documentary called “Color Outside the Lines”.

Showing up in the documentary gave him a big career push and gave him the opportunity to become a famous tattoo artist.

He joined the crew in the VH1 show which is often known for the physical fights between employees of  the 9Mag tattoo shop.

The show is named “Black Ink Crew” and Phor Everim and Katrina Jackson are the other two artists in this show.

The violent behaviour often whitnessed in the show came to a point that a neighbor called the police which stopped filming the series shortly.

In May 2018, there was a serious breakout in the series which brought high controversy.

It was in January 2018 that he was filmed to carry some kind of weapon and has destroyed some parts of his shop. It was strange because he was always against violence and guns, especially after what happened to his sister but something one of his employee did made him furious and wayward.

Executive producers of the show stopped filming during the incident and the show was reschuled to a later date.

The first fight of the crew members was in 2017 and it was seen how one employee knocks the other one to the ground.

Due to often fights and the last betrayal Ryan found about, he decided to change 9Mag as a brand and build a new place with new people and new ideology.

Ryan is still learning about tattooing although he has a great deal of experience in this field.

He often travels to tatoo conventions where he meets up with other tattooist and compare their techniques.

He is an avid fan of Japanese tattooing style and also a freehand style where he can show his creativity. He also has a lot of tattoos on his body and every one of them has a deeper meaning.

He uses ink to express his views on the world, memories on people he loves and loved and as an artistic form.

The third season of the show has ended but nobody knows whether there will be a fourth season due to the complications amongst star actors.

It is known that the series will be also filming in New York due to her great popularity and the huge income it brought to her producing company.

Personal life

He is in a relationship with Rachel Leigh, with whom he has a child but they are in a very insecure relationship, often breaking up and making up again.

He has known Rachel from high school and the two of them were high school sweethearts. They relationship was impecable until she discovered he cheated on her and she broke it off.

Rachel is a very capable businesswoman who started her own company in 2012. Ut is a company based on cosmetics, precisely a luxury nail polish business.

Rachel is an educated woman, with a degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology who managed to find a way to incorporate her love for high-end design with a high-earning business.

Rachel has two kids. Mason’s father is Henry, but her other child’s father is a singer Jeremiah. Mason was born in 2007.

In 2017, he started dating Kat Jackson, a beautiful tattoo artist which caused Rachel to do the same. She started dating Jeremih but their relationship was very short. Jeremih left Rachel while she was pregnant with Grey.

She gave birth to Grey after she broke up with Henry. Later they got back together but she never confirmed it in her social media accounts.

Although he is not always on good terms with Rachel, it is plain to see that he cares for her a lot.

On Valentine’s 2018 he posted her photo on Instagram, wishing her the very best. This is the reason why people are sure that Ryan wants to bring their relationship to the way it was before the split.

He also bought her a new Benz in May the same year and he posted it on his Instagram channel. As for his family, he experienced trauma when his sister and his niece were murdered.

He is very bonded to his mum Ava Loni and they kept together after Nova lost her life. In 2009, his sister Nova and her baby girl were murdered by her boyfriend. He has no other siblings and he often mentions Nova in his interviews.

His mum’s birthday is only one day away from the date his sister Nova died, so every year his mother takes her own birthday extremely hard.

He also speaks to women about domestic violence and encourages them to get help. He claims that women need to claim the respect they loose because of their abusive husbands.

He is of mixed origin, and is a part African American and part Japanese.

Nova, his sister was in a relationship with Eddy Curry, who was a former basketball player of Chicago Bulls. They had two kids together: Noah and Ava.

After they got separated, Nova started going out with an attorney Frederick Goings, who also lived in Chicago.

He was the one that succeeded to gain her a big child support against Curry.

She hired a new lawyer after Goings gave her a very high bill for his work, going over $20,000.

Goings was furious and unfortunately had a weapon so he killed Nova and her baby  Ava in their home.

Noah, his nephew,  was older and managed to escape the bullets but he recognized Goings as the shooter.

This was a traumatic experience both for Noah and Ryan and changed the perspective on both of their lives.

He is involved in a lot of community charity work, he responds to invitation for local gatherings and workshop in order to help young people to find their goal in life.

Quick summary

Full name: Ryan Henry

Date of birth: May 27, 1986

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Age: 32

Profession: tattoo artist, reality TV star

Height: 1,83 m

Weight: NA

Net Worth: $500,000

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