A SENIOR citizen holds the report for being probably the most tattooed lady on the earth – and she or he solely received her first inking when she was 50 years previous.
Florida resident Charlotte Guttenburg first entered the report books in 2015 when she claimed the title of the world’s most tattooed feminine senior citizen with 91.5 per cent of her physique lined.
However she didn’t cease there and has continued to get extra inkings through the years.
Guttenburg now has 98.75 per cent of her physique lined in designs, in response to the Guinness World Records.
Not solely did she enhance her report of the world’s most tattooed feminine senior citizen but additionally claimed two extra titles to her checklist of accolades, being the most tattooed lady ever and most tattooed lady dwelling.
Solely her face and a small a part of her fingers and ft are left unmarked.
Whereas she mentioned she had all the time had an appreciation for tattoos she didn’t get her first one till she was 50.
Her first husband, who died a few years in the past, objected to her getting any tattoos though he had a pair himself.
She received a butterfly placed on her chest for her first inking.
“I knew instantly that I needed to get a full go well with,” Guttenburg mentioned in 2018, recalling her determination to get that preliminary tattoo.
Her superb story although doesn’t fairly finish there.
Her husband is Chuck Helmke, who holds the title for probably the most tattooed male senior citizen on the earth.
They met when Guttenburg was having a preliminary session achieved and Helmke provided to carry her hand, understanding how painful it was.
Collectively, the couple maintain each the female and male titles, for many tattooed senior residents on the earth.
In addition they maintain two different information – Chuck having the most skulls tattooed on the physique at 376 and Charlotte having the most feathers tattooed on the physique at 216.