Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is the real name of Lady GaGa. She was born in Yonkers, New York, to Cynthia and Joseph Germanotta on 28 March 1986. She is a pop singer and a songwriter.
Lady Gaga is known for her strange fashion choices and performing abilities. According to Lady Gaga her fashion style is influenced by Donatella Versace. Lady Gaga states fashion inspires her songwriting and performances.
Lady Gaga’s gets her name with reference to rock band Queen’s song Radio GaGa. Her music and fashion is inspired by rock artists like Queen and David Bowie, and pop singers such as Madonna, Britney Spears, and Michael Jackson.
Career: Lady Gaga learned piano at the age four. She performed at open mike nights from the age of 14. In August 2003 she attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and studied music and improved her songwriting skills. She later dropped off from school.
In 2007 Gaga was signed by Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records and started composing songs for other artists on the label, including Britney Spears, New Kids on the Block and The Pussycat Dolls. Akon discovered Gaga while she was performing a burlesque show and later signed her for his label Kon Live. Through 2007 and 2008, she wrote and recorded her debut album, The Fame which was successful internationally. With her creative team, “Haus of Gaga,” the performer earned fame internationally.
Lady Gaga’s second album was The Fame Monster which was critically acclaimed album and was a commercial success. Her next album was Born This Way and it was also a commercial success. The album generated hit singles like “The Edge of Glory”, “Judas”, and “Born This Way”.
Her album Artpop was released in August 2013. In 2014, an album of jazz duets with crooner Tony Bennett called Cheek to Cheek was released. In 2015 she acted in American Horror Story: Hotel, which earned a Golden Globe for her. Gaga played a witch in the sixth season of American Horror Story: Roanoke. In 2016, Gaga released her album, Joanne, which became number one in the United States and around the world.
In 2016, Lady Gaga made headline after performing the national anthem and on her songs like “Edge of Glory,” “Born This Way,” and ” Just Dance,” at Super Bowl 50.
In 2015, Lady Gaga got engaged to Taylor Kinney but in July 2016, it they called off their engagement due to reasons unreported. She had two previous relationships with Speedy and Luc Carl. Thirty years old star is currently single.
Gaga is a socially responsible citizen and has contributed actively to various charities. For natural disaster of 2010 Haiti earthquake, she donated the proceeds of her concert and profits from her official online store of January 24, 2010 for the country’s reconstruction relief fund. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, Gaga raised $1.5 million by selling a bracelet designed by her. On June 25, 2011, Gaga performed at MTV Japan’s charity show in Makuhari Messe, which benefited the Japanese Red Cross.
In 2012, Gaga donated $1 million to the American Red Cross for helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Gaga is also actively involved in spreading awareness of HIV and AIDS by educating young men and women about the the disease. GaGa in collaboration with MAC Cosmetics has launched Viva Glam lipstick. The revenue generated from Viva Glam lipstick and lip gloss is donated to fight against HIV and AIDS.
Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization was launched by Lady GaGa in 2012 for youth empowerment and other related issues. Its name is inspired from the 2011 album.
Gaga is a strong advocate of LGBT rights. She gives credit of her early success to her gay fans. She also revealed in an interview of her being a bisexual. Her first performance is at the New Now Next Awards, an awards show aired by the LGBT television network Logo in 2008.
Lady Gaga Net Worth
Her net worth currently estimated is $300 million according to the wealth record. Her yearly earnings are as ….
2015- $59 Million
2014- $33 Million
2013- $80 Million
2012- $52 Million
2011- $90 Million
She owns 2 houses, California mansion located in East Lothian in Scotland worth £8-million and Newyork home which is her parental home. She owns 6 cars which are Lincoln Mkz, Chevrolet Suburban, Mercedes-Benz GL450, Porsche Panamera, Rolls-Royce Corniche III, and Audi R8.
Her main source of wealth is music. She is a singer as well as a songwriter. She also earns money by acting in television. Back plane is a social network builder platform started by Lady Gaga in 2011.
Lady Gaga is always in news because of her dressing whether it is her red meat dress or her bubble dress. She made headline in Superbowl performance because of wearing extremely revealing dress. She was recently in news for helping RuPaul kick off the ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Lady GaGa is a person who achieved success and fame because of her own hard work and creativity. Being in the list of top 10 singers doesn’t make her arrogant or move away from her social responsibilities. She ensures to contribute in the development of the society and that makes her a real star.