Lady Gaga is an American singer and actress. The pop princess has wows all with her powerful performances and controversial moments.
She has won six Grammy awards, thirteen MTV video awards and a golden globe award. In addition, the pop star has recorded three Brits awards in her name and is considered one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
- Nationality: Manhattan, New York City, United States of American
- Date of Birth: March 28, 1986
- Occupation: Singer/ Actress
- Net Worth: $300 Million
Lady Gaga Biography
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born on March 28, 1986, in Manhattan, New York City. Lady Gaga father Joseph Anthony Germantta jr., was an internet entrepreneur, while her mother was an assistant in a telecommunication company. She has a younger sister, Natali. Her father is of Italian decent and her mother is also half Italian and half French. See Also: Ed Sheeran Net Worth ($90 Million) and Biography.
She attended Convent of the Sacred Heart, an all girls school in Manhattan. Lady Gaga was later given an early admission to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she studied music and also improved on her songwriting skills. She later withdrew from the school to pursue a career in music.
Lady Gaga dated award winning record producer Robert Fusari. The two became an item after he secured a recording contract with Interscope Records. In 2010, the relationship hit the rock after Robert filed a $30 million lawsuit against her for not fulfilling their agreed 20% pay cut. He claimed he co wrote most of Gaga hits songs and he even chose her stage name. She dated Matthew Williams an American stylist and her former creative director. They dated from 2008 – 2010.
Lady Gaga also dated Luc Carl an American musician and nightclub manager. They started dating in 2005, and she even revealed in one of her interview that she never loved anyone like Carl. They came back in 2010, but separated she learnt he was still with his girlfriend. She then dated Vampires Diaries star, Taylor Kinney.
The pair relationship started after he played the sweetheart in lady Gaga Video, “You and I”. The actor even proposed to her on Valentines Day in 2015. The following year they called off their relationship off citing their busy schedule.
She is currently involved with Christian Carino, her talent manager. They were seen together kissing at the Super Bowl games in February 2017. See Also: Demi Lovato Net Worth ($40 Million) and Biography.
Lady Gaga Career Path
In 2006, Gaga signed her first professional contracts with Def Jam Records. After just three months the label dropped her.
Gaga served as an apprentice songwriter under Famous Music Publishing, which was Sony/ATV Music Publishing later acquired. She was also hired to write songs for Britney Spears and label mates New Kids on the Block, Fergie, and the Pussycat Dolls.
Akon recognized Lady Gaga vocal abilities when she sang a reference vocal for one of his tracks in studio; Akon then convinced Interscope-Geffen-A&M Chairman and CEO Jimmy Iovine to form a joint deal by having her also sign with his own label Kon Live, making her his own “franchise player.”
In 2008, she released her first album “The Fame”. She released her second album, “The Fame Monster”, in 2009 and won multiple awards, the album featured her most iconic singles ‘Bad Romance’ as well as “Telephone” which featured Beyonce and “Alejandro”.
In 2011 Gaga released her second album “Born this Way”. The album sold 1.108 million copies in its first week in the US, debuting N0 1 at the Billboard 200, and topping the charts in more than 20 other countries. In addition to exceeding 8 million copies in worldwide sales.
She released her third studio album “Arthop” on November 6, 2013. The album sold 258,000 copies in its first week and the album did not achieve commercial success.
The following year she released her fourth album “Check to Check” a collaborative effort with Tony Bennett on September 19, 2014. The album debuted at N0 1 at Billboard 200 and earned her a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Album.
Her fifth studio album “Joanne” was released on October 21, 2016. Lady Gaga drew inspiration from her late aunt who bear the same name. See Also: Nicki Minaj Net Worth ($170 Million) and Biography.
In addition to music, the pop star also appears occasionally in movies. She has featured in Machete Kills(2013), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For(2014), American Horror Story: Hotel(2015-2016).
Lady Gaga alongside Bradely Cooper, starred in movie, “A Star Is Born” as Ally, a role previously played by Janet Gaynor.
Lady Gaga Net Worth
She makes a lot of money from touring. Her “Monster Ball” tour from 2009 -2011 brought in $227.4, “Born This Way Ball” in 2012 to 2013 generated $382.3 million and “Artpop” brought in $257.1 million.
Her other source of income includes streaming services royalties, album sales endorsements deals from big brands and smart investment. Lady Gaga net worth is $300 million. From projections her net worth is likely to in the next few years.