Who Is Lady Gaga?
Lady Gaga is an award-winning pop singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress who is worth $350 million. She took the entertainment industry by storm with her uniqueness and versatility. Apart from her music, she is also known for her unique fashion style. Some of her most famous songs include Poker Face, Telephone, Born This Way, Bad Romance, Just Dance, and Alejandro.
- Celebrity Name: Lady Gaga
- Full Name: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
- Gender: Female
- Birth Date: March 28, 1986
- Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
- Age: 34
- Height: 1.55m
- Weight: 53 kilos
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Boyfriend: Dan Horton
- Children: None
- Profession: American actress, songwriter, and singer
- Net Worth: $350 million
Born originally as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Lady Gaga was born on March 28, 1986, in Manhattan, New York City, US. Her family belonged to the upper-middle class and she was raised as a Catholic. Her parents are Joseph Germanotta, an internet entrepreneur; and Cynthia Louise, a business executive, and philanthropist. She has one sister named Natali. Her parents both came from Italian ancestries but she also has Canadian and French roots.
At the age of four, Lady Gaga already started playing the piano. She had piano lessons and practiced religiously during her entire childhood. Her parents supported her love for music and sent her to the Creative Arts Camp.
When she was 11, she went to the Convent of the Sacred Heart, a Roman Catholic school exclusive for girls. She also went to the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and studied method acting for ten years.
In 2003, she received early admission to a music school in New York named Collaborative Arts Project 21. There, she practiced her music more and she became better with songwriting. However, in 2005, she stopped schooling and decided to focus on her music career.
Lady Gaga is a known philanthropist. The proceeds of her Radio City Music Hall Concert in 2020 went to the rehabilitation of the country’s relief fund. The revenues from her online store from that day were also donated there. According to her, she sold a total of $500,000 products on that day alone. In 2012, she was also active and heavily supported the group Artists Against Fracking.
In that same year, she also launched the Born This Way Foundation, which focuses on empowering the youth.
As she always keeps it real, Lady Gaga is open about her sexual preference. She admitted that she is a bisexual and a strong advocate of the LGBT community.
Lady Gaga Career
Lady Gaga is a multi-talented woman and her careers in music and film are flourishing. In the course of her music career, she was able to sell more than 145 million singles and more than 26 million album copies across the globe. In 2011 alone, her Born This Way album earned Lady Gaga more than $8 million. She also went to a lot of tours, including The Fame Ball Tour in 2009, The Monster Ball Tour in 2009 to 2011, The Born This Way Ball in 2012 to 2013, The Artpop Ball in 2014, The Joanne World Tour in 2017 to 2018, and The Chromatica Ball that will happen in 2021.
Lady Gaga is also a great actress. She appeared in movies like the Machete Kills, Sin City, Gaga: Five Foot Two, and A Star Is Born. She also has a lot of TV appearances. She was in The Sopranos, Boiling Points, Gossip Girl, Saturday Night Live, Double Exposure, The Simpsons, and so much more. Moreover, she made a lot of appearances in the TV hit, American Horror Story.
Awards and Achievements
Lady Gaga has a very successful music career. AS a result, she has won numerous awards and received a lot of honors. Some of them are:
- 11 Grammy Awards
- 1 Academy Award
- 1 BAFTA Award
- 3 Brit Awards
- 2 Golden Globe Awards
- 13 MTV Video Music Awards
- Guinness World Records
- Young Artist Award from the National Arts Awards
- Contemporary Icon Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame
- 2016 Jane Ortner Artist Award from the Grammy Museum
- Fashion Icon Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America
- 2015 Woman of the Year
- Digital Diamond Award Certification from the RIAA
Apart from her multiple awards, Lady Gaga also has many achievements. In 2019, she is the first female artist to win four different awards – a BAFTA Award, a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award in a single year for the soundtrack of A Star is Born. Two of her songs, Poker Face and Bad Romance, were certified Diamond. Also, only her songs, Just Dance and Poker Face have more than seven million downloads.
Lady Gaga Total Net Worth
Lady Gaga has a net worth of $350 million. She is one of the most successful and richest artists in the music industry. As of 2014, she was able to sell more than 124 million records. Many of her songs were a successful hit. She earned about $512 million from her tours and concerts. Aside from her successful music career, she also starred in some films. Some of these include Machete Kills, Sin City: A Dame to Kill, Gaga: Five Foot Two, and A Star is Born, where she was one of the lead casts.