Ryan Ashley Malarkey - Biography
Last Modified: Jun 14, 2020
|Born on :||April 29, 1987 (age 34)|
|Birth Name /
|Ryan Ashley Malarkey|
|Birth Place:||Pennsylvania, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Diane Green|
|High School:||Lake-Lehman High School|
|University:||Fashion Institute of Technology|
|Married Date:||October 15, 2019|
|Husband's Name:||Arlo DiCristi|
Atheus Omni DiCristina (son)
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dyed Blonde|
|Eye Color:||Olive Green|
|Dress Size:||6 US|
|Breast Size:||35 inch|
|Waist Size:||26 inch|
|Hip Size:||36 inch|
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Who is Ryan Ashley Malarkey?
Ryan Ashley Malarkey is one striking beauty. Full of black-grey tattoos on her body, one can only guess she is a tattoo artist. With her creativity, skills, those killer jaws, she is one of the most sought-after personality.
Ryan Ashley Malarkey: Age, Parents, Siblings
Ryan Ashley Malarkey was born on 29 April 1987 in northern Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Her mother’s name is Diane Green. Apart from these facts, there is no info available on her father’s name, siblings, childhood or what her parents did for a living.
She attended Lake-Lehman High School. She then later attended the Fashion Institute of Technology, with the dream of pursuing a career in fashion designing. She graduated from there in 2007, with the Critic’s Choice award of her class.
Her ethnicity is Caucasian.
Ryan Ashley Malarkey: Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Ryan Ashley Malarkey had been in a romantic relationship with boyfriend Josh Balz. He is an aspiring keyboardist.
After years of dating, the two announced their engagement in 2016. The “chimed in love” couple loves to showcase their love and support for each other on the social media platform. However after a short lived engagement, the couple broke up.
Source: Instagram (Ryan Ashley, Arlo DiCristin)
In 2018 Ryan Ashley Malarkey announced that she is in relationship with Arlo DiCristin, also a tattoo artist. The couple soon got engaged after DiCristin proposed to her with a hand crafted marble ring. The pair married on October 15, 2019 at their home shortly thereafter in front of close family and friends.
The couple welcomed their first child together - son Atheus Omni DiCristina on 16 May 2020. They live with their two dogs Toronto, Casper and a hairless cat.
Ryan Ashley Malarkey: career
After graduation, she worked for a private clothing company. There she was a fashion designer and artist. After a few years, she gradually became more and more interested as a tattoo artist.
So Malarkey moved back to her hometown, took the position of apprentice at a private tattoo studio. Talking about her sudden change in her career, she had said in a 2016 interview,
“I went into fashion, but the whole time I really wanted to tattoo. I thought, "OK, if I don't get into this fashion school, then I'm going to start tattooing. I went to F.I.T. and at the time they only accepted one applicant out of every two hundred. So when I got accepted I was like, "Alright. I'm not going to miss out on this opportunity. Tattooing can wait. I'm going to go to school."
It was crazy that I got accepted. I graduated and I thought, "If I don't get a job within the next couple of months, I'm going to take it as a sign and I'm going to start tattooing." Then right as I graduated a job just fell into my lap. I did that for almost five years at that job and it was great, but I felt really unfulfilled. I decided I didn't want to let any more time pass and I took the plunge.”
Source: Instagram (from left- Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson)
In 2016, Malarkey participated as a contestant in the 8th season of Ink Master Tattoo. Her skill as a tattoo artist surpassed other competitors and she won the competition, walked home with $100 k.
This was a big stepping stone, not only for her but for all women tattoo artists alike as she was the first woman to win the competition. Ryan Ashley Malarkey’s career path then took her to star on a spin-off show of the Ink Master called Ink Masters: Angels alongside Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson, and Gia Rose.
On the competitive show, she traveled all over the country holding tournaments and competitions. She was also featured in the second season of the show, which aired in March.
Now, Ryan Ashley Malarkey is the owner of a tattoo studio in her home state. She is also a co-owner of an e-commerce platform called The Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlor which sales exotic accessories from bath bombs, taxidermy, antique dolls, to animal skulls! The other co-owner of the shop is Josh Balz.
Ryan Ashley Malarkey: Net Worth, Salary
Her net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 million while the estimate on her annual salary is not publicly shared.
Ryan Ashley Malarkey: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Ryan Ashley Malarkey is active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter with millions of followers and counting. She also has an official webpage- ryanashley.com.
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