You can read Alex Crisano’s life story from the tattoos that cover his 6’6”/230-pound frame — well, almost.
“How many tattoos do I have?” asked Alex, a Piscean (February). “I have lost count!”
On one side of his neck is a tattoo of the Philippine flag intertwined with the Italian flag (“I’m half-Filipino and half-Italian, you know,” said Alex), similar to that of wrestler Dave Batista a.k.a. The Animal who is also half-Italian and half-Filipino. On Alex’s right thigh is a tattoo of FPJ (“My idol”) and covering almost his whole back is the face of Christ. On his chest is a rosary, on his arm a Chinese character that means good luck, his son’s name Alex Louis Jr. and above his wrist the number 10305 which is the zip code of Staten Island in New York where he grew up. “I have a friend, his name was Anthony, who died of complications from diabetes. He told me, ‘When I die, just have 10305 tattooed on your wrist’. He was only 29.” Read more