10. Tom Leppard
Tom Leppard had been an Englishman formerly recognized as the most tattooed man of the world and later the most tattooed senior citizen by Guinness World Records.
99.2 (or 99.9) percent of the body was covered with tattooed spots that made him appear as a big cat, and then moved to the Scottish Island where he had lived like a hermit in the “cave” on a ruined hill for 20 years.
The whole body of Leppard was covered by a saffron-yellow design, with black spots apart from the insides of his ears and in between his toes. Even the piercing of blue-green feline iris tattooed his eyelashes. He had a series of fangs made by a dentist to complete his leopard look.
He would often be pictured in an extra small bag to preserve his modesty-expenses.
It is said that he spent £ 5,500 on extensive body changes that almost completely covered his skin with a colored pattern of a leopard.
9. Rick Genest
The Canadian artist, actor, model fashion and musician, Rick Genest, also known as Zombie Boy For his full-body tattoos, he held a Guinness World Record.
He was born in Châteauguay, Quebec, on 7 August 1985 as the oldest of three children.
He was a “unique” child and an enormous fan of Living Dead movies from a very young age, according to his mum, Catheryne.
He blacked out when he was 15 years old and was hospitalised where they discovered that he had a massive tumour of his brain.
Half of his brain was taken away, and his young life took the best part of the year.
After recovering from trauma, he got his first tattoo on the left shoulder of the sixteenth birthday, a skull and a cross bone.
When the street rat fellows discovered his operation, they called him “Zombie.”
Finally, he decided to turn his young, beautiful characteristics into the undead.
In addition to numerous fashion campaigns, Genest was well-known for his piercing and hundreds of distinctive tattoos.
Many who shared their sympathies online after his death suggested his mental health had been a factor in his passage.
His career came from there to see him feature films in Hollywood and grace magazines covering all over the world.
After not speaking for years, he even managed to conciliate somewhat with his parents.
After a third-floor balcony in Montreal, Canada, he died from a severe head injury.
8. The Enigma
Enigma (born from Paolo Lawrence) has undergone extensive body modification, including horn implants, ear restoration, several body piercings, and a full-body puzzle tattoo.
On 20 December 1992, he tattooed under the needle of “Katzen the Tiger Lady,” which he later married (and later divorced).
He had heavy tattooing. Since then, more than 200 different artists have tattooed him and, at the same time, have tattooed him up to 23.
Extreme changes in Enigma’s body include horn implants, ear reshaping, and several piercings. Though perhaps the most remarkable is the complete tattoo puzzle that covers him from top to bottom!
As a sideshow artist, Lawrence was a founding member of Jim Rose Circus and later visited and performed music and sideshows with Katzen, called ‘Human Marvels.’
The Enigma also has several mainstream TV programs like The X-Files, Penn & Teller: Bullshit! , the Firecracker movie and Billy Talent’s Fallen Leaves music video.
7. Étienne Dumont
Étienne Dumont is an profesional art critic from Geneva Tribune (La Tribune de Genève).
He is among the world’s most “modified” people. After tattooing the whole body, he continues on his lips and ears with gigantic piercings, with the horn-shaped implants on his skull.
Etienne Dumont was shown to commemorate his 60th birthday in a gallery of art so that all can see his body.
For the first time in 1974, Etienne Dumont tattooed. He decided to continue with the piercing and labrum after almost tattoos had covered his entire body.
His ears then widened to large, huge spacer ears, followed by horn-like implants onto the skull and ringed beneath his hands’ skin.
All this was done over 30 years period, 450 hours in total, one weekly session. Except for his skinny palms, sole, eyelid, and genitals, tattoos cover 95% of the body’s surface.
6. Elaine Davidson
According to the Guinness World Records, Elaine Davidson C is the “Most Pierced Woman.”
In May 2000, Davidson had 462 piercings under examination by a Guinness Record officer, with 192 alone. It was found that she had 720 piercings on 9 August 2001 after she was re-examined.
She is a former nurse who came into being in Berinsfield (Brazil). Now she’s living in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Elaine Davidson, profession wise is a fortune teller and tarot card reader. Her presence and energy draw always attention – her colorful and bright outfits are seriously eye-catching.
5. Kala Kaiwi
Kala Kaiwi is a Hawaiian tattoo and body modification.
He has 67 pierces and 75% of his body is tattooed, so ideally it’s a good job of deciding to have his studio running in Hawaii.
He has stretched the hols in the lungs to four inches, inserted various silicon implants on his head, screwed metal spikes into the top of his skull, a split tongue giving him an unusual scary appearance.
Kaiwi claims that he is unofficially a World Record holder for the largest non-surgically made stretch earlobes measuring around 109mm (4.3 inches) in diameter.
4. María José Cristerna
María José Cristerna Méndez is a Mexican lawyer, businesswoman, activist, and tattoo artist also known as The Vampire Woman.
She is known for her extensive modifications to the body that it undertook as anti-domestic violence activism.
With 96 percent of her body covered, she is the world’s most tattooed woman and is among the world’s most famous figures of tattooing by Guinness World Records.
She had her first-ever tattoo of the Swedish metal band Bathory’s logo at the age of 14.
At the Catholic University of Mexico, she received a degree in criminal law.
She suffered domestic violence during her first marriage, leading her to decide to change her body as a sign of power, courage, and freedom.
Cristerna is now a businesswoman and, in addition to her work as a lawyer with a tattoo studio and an apparel shop where she calls her clothing line Mujeres Vampiro (Vampire Women).
She frequently participates in international tattoo festivals and conventions. She was also invited to various TV shows, including Taboo on the National Geographic Channel and body suspension events.
3. The Lizardman
The Lizardman is a freak and sideshow performer from the United States. His body change, including sharpening of his teeth, a complete body tattoo of green scales, tongue bifurcation, subdermal implants, and green-inked lips.
He loves performing at traditional sideshows such as human blockhead, the cranial corkscrew, gavage, the bed of nails, the Human Dartboard, sword swallowing, fire eating and breathing, and the insectivore.
Sprague is involved in many suspension groups and events in public and private flesh hooks and is very involved in the community of organ modification. He writes also articles on the E-zine body changes. In late 2010, his rock band, LIZARD SKYNYRD, published and played many tours worldwide.
2. Lucky Diamond Rich
Lucky Diamond Rich is best known as the “most Tattooed person in the World,” a title that the Englishman Tom Leppard used to hold.
He is a New Zealand based artist, street artist, and international festival performer, performing tasks like sword swallowing and juggling on a unicycle.
Rich has tattoos covering his whole body, insides of eyelashes, mouth, ears, and foreskin.
Gregory McClaren was an oddball teenager from a dysfunctional family in Brisbane who entered the circus to prevent a falling into a life of crime. He is now 100% tattooed.
Rich covered everything from his eyelids to his gum to his genitals to become the most tattooed man in the world.
1. Stalking Cat
Stalking Cat was an American man known for extensive corporal changes designed to make him look more like a tigress.
He held the world record of “most permanent transformations to look like an animal” for his 14 operational procedures in that direction.
After he started modifying the tigers. Stalking Cat began to tattoo and surgically modify his face in the early the eighties, guided by his vision and his feelings of closeness for the Tigress.
Several surgical procedures were taken to make the US Navy veteran look like a female cat.
He stated repeatedly in interviews that he decided to modify his physical appearance according to what he thought was an old Wyandot tradition, but in reality, this was his personal belief rather than a traditional practice.
According to a blog post from his friend Shannon Larratt, He was found dead in his home in Nevada.