Katie McGowan - Updated Feb 2024

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Katie McGowan

Katie McGowan is an American tattoo Artist. Katie McGowan is the season six contestant on the Spike TV show “Ink Master”. She works as a tattoo artist at a shop, “Black Cobra Tattoo” in Sherwood, Arkansas.

Early Life and Childhood

Katie McGowan was born on April 24, 1986, in Little Rock, Arizona, USA. She is 37 years old and is under the astrological sign, Taurus. She holds American nationality.

The name and information regarding McGowan’s parents are not available at the moment. However, we do know that she has a sister, and her name is Madison. Also, her parents are camera-shy and chose to remain anonymous. Similarly, information regarding her cousins, grandparents, relatives, and any other family members is also not available until now.

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Caption: Katie McGowan with her sister, Madison (Source: Instagram)


Regarding McGowan’s educational background and qualifications, she attended Conway Senior High School. She then went on to enrol at Hendrix College to study Spanish and French while pursuing a BA.

Also, in her early years, she was able to excel at drawing and won many art competitions. Her enthusiasm for the tattoo arts slowly replaced his interest in painting and drawing.

Career and Professional Life

Katie McGowan’s first position as an electric artist was at Electric Heart Tattoos. She then went on to collaborate with a group of extremely talented artists. While she was a student at EHT, she also improved her tattooing methods.

Likewise, after years of tattooing, she was provided the incredible opportunity to appear on Spike’s show “Ink Master”.  She featured in the show in the year 2015. She appeared alongside her mentor Matt O’Baugh who is the owner of Black Cobra Tattoo. The two of them performed admirably in the competition but were eliminated in the eleventh episode.

Then, in season 9 of IM in 2017, the Black Cobra team was able to make a comeback to face 34 outstanding performers. Unfortunately, this time too, they lost to DJ Tambe and Aaron “Bubba” Irwin of Old Town Ink. And, as of now, she shares ownership of Little Rock-based tattoo shop Love Spell Tattoo with an amazing crew of artists.

Moreover, her journey from being overweight to fit was definitely a rollercoaster ride. She admitted in an interview with Inked Mag that her busy work schedule led to unhealthy food habits, like ordering fast food for dinner. However, after a not-so-great experience at the Cheesecake Factory, she realized she needed to take control of her eating patterns. With a consistent workout routine and a nutritious nutrition plan, she was able to transform her body.

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Caption: Katie McGowan tattooing on her client (Source: Instagram)

Relationship Status

Katie McGowan is married and tied the knot with her husband, Norman Williamson. She was in a relationship with Norman for a long time before they finally got married. The couple also has a son together and his name is Zeke. However, no information regarding her past relationships has come forward until now.

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Caption: Katie McGowan along with her husband and their son (Source: Instagram)

Katie McGowan – Body Measurements

Katie McGowan has a height of 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is 64 Kg but her other body measurements are not available until now. Moreover, McGowan has brown-blonde hair and dark grey eyes.

Social Media

Katie McGowan is pretty active on all of her social accounts. She owns her Instagram account under the name “katietattoos” and has garnered 156K followers on it. She also owns a Twitter account, “katietattoos” and has 12.8K followers until now.

Net Worth 2023

As per idolnetworth, Katie McGowan has a net worth of $6 million and her main income source is her tattooing career.