Cody Brigan is originally from Mahtowa, Minnesota. His ancestors are White Earth band and Fond du Lac band of the Ojibwe tribe. He served in the Navy after high school as a submariner and, following his departure from the Navy, began his tattoo career in 2009. He permanently relocated to Washington state in 2012. He is a devoted father and husband, enjoys gaming and camping and takes tips in the form of chocolate covered almonds.