David Michael "Dave" Navarro (born June 7, 1967) is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is best known as a founding member of the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction (four studio albums) and as a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers (one album). He also released one solo album Trust No One (2001). Navarro has also been a member of the Jane's Addiction spin-off bands, Deconstruction and The Panic Channel. Allmusic's Greg Prato described him as "one of alternative rock's first true guitar heroes," with an eclectic playing style that merges heavy metal, psychedelia, and modern rock.
Navarro's third marriage was with Carmen Electra from 2003 to 2007.
Navarro is also known as the host and one of the judges on Ink Master, an American TV reality tattoo competition now in its eighth season on Spike.