Chris Núñez Biography
Chris Núñez is an American TV Personality, Tattoo Artist, and Entrepreneur well-known for starring in the show, Ink Master, as a judge. He is also known for working with Ridgeline Empire, and as a former graffiti artist.
Chris Núñez Age
Núñez was born on April 11, 1973, in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. He is therefore 50 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 11th of April every year.
Chris Núñez Height
Núñez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches.
Chris Núñez Family
Núñez was born to his loving parents, whose names are unknown. When Núñez was 18 years old, his father passed away, which made him rebel during his early 20s and late teens. At the age of 16, he got his very 1st tattoos, which were the names of his father and mother. There is no information regarding whether Núñez has any siblings. Núñez is of Cuban descent, and he was brought up in Miami, Florida.
Chris Núñez Wife
Núñez is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. However, he has been in a marriage with Carole-Anne Leonard and has dated Margarita Anthony.
Chris Núñez Ex-Wife
Núñez was married to Carole-Anne Leonard, a famous American model. It is known that their marriage did not last long until they called it off, through a divorce. The reason for their divorce is unknown.
Chris Núñez Children
Núñez and his ex-wife, Carole-Anne, were blessed with a daughter, named Andreanne Núñez. It is also known that Núñez is a dad to a son, named Anthony Nunez, who he got with his ex-girlfriend, Margarita Anthony.
Chris Núñez Net Worth
Núñez has an estimated net worth of between $5 Million-$10 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a TV Personality, Tattoo Artist, and Entrepreneur.
Chris Núñez Tattoo
Núñez always loved art and started painting graffiti when he was a teen. He says his dad approved of it as long as it was a picture and not just Núñez’s name. Later on, he found a passion for tattooing and got a chance to learn at a local tattoo shop as an apprentice.
Núñez began his tattoo career as a graffiti artist before becoming a tattoo artist. He began a tattoo shop with his friends but still did construction work, which was part-time. Later, with Ami James, he established “Love Hate Tattoos” in Miami Beach, Florida. Now, he is the owner of Liberty City Tattoo in Wynwood-Miami, FL. Núñez owns a tattoo shop known as HCFL Tattoo.
Chris Núñez Ink Master | Shows
Núñez is famous for starring in the reality TV show called “Miami Ink”, which aired on TLC Network. He was a judge on “Ink Master”, a reality competition show, airing on the Spike network. In Ink Master, tattoo artists compete in challenges to show their tattoo and artistic skills.
He works with a media company called Ridgeline Empire. This company has two other parts called Ink Skins and Upset Gentlemen. They also have an animation studio that produces animated series such as Toothians and Hoodbrats.
Why Did Chris Núñez Leave Ink Master?
“Ink Master,” a reality competition show, surprised fans when Paramount Network canceled it in late 2020 after 13 successful seasons and three spin-offs. The departure of longtime judges Dave Navarro, Chris Núñez, and Oliver Peck happened without a proper finale or goodbye, leaving fans in shock.
Looking back, there were signs indicating the show’s sudden end, and the crew might have been aware beforehand. In March 2020, the show was put on “indefinite hiatus,” which hinted at its eventual cancellation, even though there were plans for a Vegas finale at that time.
However, “Ink Master” made a return with Season 14 on Paramount+ in September 2022. The original run’s cancellation was influenced by various factors that led to its unexpected departure from the airwaves. Here are the real reasons why “Ink Master” was briefly canceled.
Chris Núñez Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 756K followers on Instagram.