Lady Gaga

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Full Name Lady Gaga
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name Lady Gaga, Gaga, Queen of Pop
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date March 28, 1986
Birth Place New York City, NY,USA

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Lady Gaga Had Amazing Night Out with Lisa Vanderpump 

The Academy Award winner for "Shallow", Lady Gaga made most of her Sunday night when she had an entertaining time with Lisa Vanderpump, a restaurateur, actress, and television personality. Returning from a hectic schedule from Las Vegas, Lady Gaga and Vanderpump bounced between Vanderpump's own West Hollywood hotspots, PUMP, and TomTom. 

According to the insider, they enjoyed their time staying in the beautiful garden, Djing and playing music taking turns. 

Vanderpump later confirmed their night out on her Twitter. She wrote, "Ha sooooo much fun @ladygaga #pump #tomtom #naughtychildren #nopress lol".

What is Lady Gaga Famous for?

- One of the best-selling music artist in history.

- Her singles, "Just Dance", "Poker Face", "Born This Way", "Shallow" among others.

- 2018 critically acclaimed musical drama, A Star Is Born. 

Who are Lady Gaga's parents?

Lady Gaga was born on 28 March 1986. Her birth name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. She was born to a father, Joseph Germanotta, and a mother, Cynthia Louise. She has French and Italian ancestry and also has more distant French-Canadian roots. Her birth place is at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, New York City, New York in the United States. She holds American nationality. Her zodiac sign is Aries. She has a younger sister, Natali. She grew up in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. 

Regarding her education, she attended a private entire-girls Roman Catholic school, Convent of the Sacred Heart at age of 11. 

She started playing the piano at the age of four and started taking piano lessons and practiced it through her childhood. Her parents encouraged her to pursue music and enrolled her in Creative Arts Camp. Gaga appeared in lead characters of Adelaide in  Guys and Dolls and Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at a nearby boys' high school. She also studied method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute for 10 years. As a teenager, she played at open mic nights. She grew up listening to Michael Jackson, the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Mariah Carey, the Grateful Dead, Led Zepplin, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Blondie, and Garbage.

Gaga studied at Collaborative Arts Project 21 through New York University’s Tisch School of Arts but later withdrew from the school to focus more on her music career. She also served as an apprentice songwriter during an internship at Famous Music Publishing. 

Career of Lady Gaga: Music, Breakthrough, Acting, Televison Series, Films

Gaga recorded two songs with hip-hop singer, Grandmaster Melle Mel for an audio book accompanying Cricket Casey's children's novel, The Portal in the Park in 2005. 

She formed a band, SGBand with some friends from NYU playing gigs around New York.

Talent scout Wendy Starland recommended her to music producer Rob Fusari after the 2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame New Songwriters Showcase at The Cutting Room. Fusari collaborated with Gaga and traveled daily to New Jersey to help her to develop her songs and compose new material.

Fusari and Gaga established a company, Team Lovechild, LLC to promote her music career. 

Def Jam Recordings signed Gaga in September 2006 but was later dropped three months later.

She then met performance artist Lady Starlight back her family home. Lady Starlight helped mold her onstage persona. They began performing at downtown club venues. 

The producer and record executive Vincent Herbert signed Gaga to his label Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records. in November 2007. Gaga credits Herbert as the man who discovered her. 

She also got a music publishing deal with Sony/ATV and wrote songs for Britney Spears, New Kids on the Block, Fergie, and The Pussycat Dolls.

Akon, impressed with Gaga's singing abilities, convinced Jimmy Iovine, chairman, and CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M to form a joint deal by having Gaga also sign with his own label KonLive, making her his "franchise player".

She then collaborated with songwriter and producer RedOne in the recording studio for a week on her debut album and signed with Cherrytree Records. 

She relocated to Los Angeles by 2008 and started to work extensively with her record label to complete her debut album, The Fame. She set up her own creative team called the Haus of Gaga.

She released her debut album, The Fame on 19 August 2008. The album peaked at the number one in Austria, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, and the UK, and the top five in Australia, and the US. 

The first two singles "Just Dance" and "Poker Face" from her debut album reached the number one in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the UK. "Poker Face" was world's best-selling single of 2009. 

The other singles from her debut album were "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)", "LoveGame", and "Paparazzi".

She released a standalone EP, a reissue of The Fame titled The Fame Monster in November 2009. "Bad Romance", "Telephone", and "Alejandro" were some of the hit singles from her EP.

She released her remix album, The Remix in 2009, which became one of the best-selling remix albums of all time.

She released her second studio album, Born This Way on 23 May 2011. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The lead single from the album, "Born This Way" sold more than one million copies within five days earning the Guinness World Record for the fastest selling single on iTunes. Other singles from the album are "Judas", "The Edge of Glory", "You and I" and "Marry the Night". 

She released her third studio album titled, Artpop in November 2013. "Applause", "Do What U Want", and "G.U.Y" are some of her hit singles included in the album.

She released a collaborative jazz album with Tony Bennett titled Cheek to Cheek in September 2014. "Anything Goes" and "I Can't Give You Anything but Love" are some of the hit singles from the album.

She and Diane Warren co-wrote the song "Til It Happens to You" for the documentary The Hunting Ground in 2015. 

She released her fifth studio album, Joanne on 21 October 2016. The album's title was named after her late aunt. "Perfect Illusion" and "Million Reasons" are hit singles from her fifth studio album. 

She released a standalone-single "The Cure" in April 2017. 

Her last ten shows of the Joanne World Tour was canceled after she suffered from chronic pain, an effect of fibromyalgia. 

She released a cover of Elton John's "Your Song" for his tribute album Revamp in March 2018.

Gaga and Cooper wrote most of the songs on the soundtrack for A Star Is Born. They also starred in the film. "Shallow" is the lead single from the soundtrack for A Star Is Born. 

Gaga surpassed Taylor Swift to become the only female with five US number one albums in the 2010s.

She has headlined several tours such as 2009 The Fame Ball Tour, 2009-11 The Monster Ball Tour, 2012-13 Born This Way Ball, 2014 ArtRave: The Artpop Ball, 2014-15 Cheek to Cheek Tour (with Tony Bennett), and 2017-18 Joanne World Tour.

She has started working for her sixth studio album. 

Acting 

She made her television debut appearing in a small role as a high school student in a 2001 episode of The Sopranos. 

She guest-starred as an animated version of herself in an episode of The Simpsons.

She has appeared in the documentary films, The Zen of Bennett and Katy Perry: Part of Me. 

She played an assassin named La Chameleon in the 2013 American action exploitation film, Machete Kills. 

She briefly appeared in a 2014 American neo-noir action crime film, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.

She played the major role as hotel owner named Elizabeth in the fifth season of the television anthology horror series, American Horror Story titled American Horror Story: Hotel from October 2015 to January 2016. For her role, she went on to win the Golden Globe Award.

She played a witch named Scathach in American Horror Story: Roanoke in 2016.

She starred as a struggling singer named Ally in Bradley Cooper's critically acclaimed musical romantic drama, A Star Is Born, released in October 2018. 

Business Ventures

In the late 2000s, She collaborated with consumer electronics company Monster Cable Products to create in-ear jewel-encrusted headphones called, Heartbeats by Lady Gaga. 

She also partnered with Polaroid in January 2010 as their creative director. She announced a suite of photo-capture products called Grey Label. 

She released her first fragrance, Lady Gaga Fame in 2012 and her second fragrance, Eau de Gaga in 2014.

She became the Versace's spring-summer 2014 face with a campaign called, "Lady Gaga for Versace".

She was guest editor for V fashion magazine's 99th issue in January 2016.

Gaga and Elton John released the clothing and accessories line, Love Bravery at Macy's in May 2016.

What are Lady Gaga's Achievements and Honors?

Lady Gaga has won 9 Grammy Awards, 1 Academy Award, 1 BAFTA Award, 3 Brit Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards, 13 MTV Video Music Awards, and several Guinness World Records.

She entered the Guinness Book of World Records becoming the most downloaded female act in a year in the US in 2009.

She earned the Guinness World Record for the fastest selling singles on iTunes after her song "Born This Way" sold more than one million copies within five days. 

She has won the inaugural Songwriters Hall of Fame's Contemporary Icon Award.

She has won the National Arts Awards Young Artist Award. 

She has won the Jane Ortner Artist Award from the Grammy Museum in 2016.

She has also been recognized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America with the Fashion Icon Lifetime Achievement Award.

She became the first person to win an Academy, a Grammy, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe Award in one year. 

She is the first woman to receive the Digital Diamond Award certification from RIAA. She is also one of three artists with at least two Diamond certified songs. 

She is the only artist to have two songs pass 7 million downloads, "Poker Face" and "Just Dance".

What are Lady Gaga's Philanthropy and Activism Works?

Lady Gaga is a great philanthropist. She has donated and contributed to several causes all around the globe including the 2010 Haiti earthquake, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, California wildfires, and Woolsey Fire.

She also contributes to the fight against HIV and AIDS raising more than $202 million selling a line of lipstick in collaboration with Cyndi Lauper and MAC Cosmetics.

She launched the Born This Way Organization in 2012. The non-profit organization focuses on youth empowerment. 

Gaga and Elton John's collaborating clothing and accessories line, Love Bravery donated 25% of each purchase to Gaga's Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

She partnered with Starbucks for a week in June 2017 with the "Cups of Kindness" campaign. The company donated 25 cents from some of the beverages sold to the foundation.

She appeared in a video by Staples Inc. to raise funds for the foundation and DonorsChoose.org.

She actively supports LGBT rights worldwide. 

Who is Lady Gaga Dating?

Lady Gaga is bisexual.

Lady Gaga first dated producer, Rob Fusari from May 2006 to January 2007. 

She then briefly dated actor Taylor. They met while filming the music video for Gaga's "You and I" in July 2011. 

She got engaged to Taylor Kinney in February 2015. Their engagement ended in July 2016. She later explained that her career interfered with their relationship. 

Gaga was then engaged to talent agent Christian Carino. They met in early 2017. They got engaged in late 2018. However, their engagement ended in February 2019. 

She revealed in 2014 that she had been raped at 19. For which, she underwent mental and physical therapy. She has posttraumatic stress disorder that she attributes to the incident and says that support from doctors, family, and friends has helped her. 

She was tested borderline positive for lupus in 2010. She claimed that she was not affected by the symptoms. 

What are Lady Gaga's Body Measurements?

Regarding her body features, she has a tall height of 1.55 m i.e 5 feet 1 inch. She has a balanced body weight is of 117 lbs i.e. 53 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 36-26-37 inches. She wears a bra of size 34B. Her original hair color is brown and her eye color is hazel. She wears a dress of size 6 (US) and shoes of size 8.5 (US).

What is Lady Gaga's Net Worth?

According to Forbes, she earned $62 million, $90 million, $52 million, $80 million, $33 million, and $59 million from 2010 to 2015 and $50 million in 2018. She is one of the best-selling music artists selling 27 million albums and 146 million singles as of January 2016. She has grossed over $512.3 million in revenue from her concert tours and residencies. She was ranked fourth on Billboard's list of top moneymakers of 2011. She topped Forbes' List of Top-Earning Celebs Under 30 in 2013. She earns from her singing career, concerts, tours, and residencies. Besides singing, she also earns from her acting career, business ventures, and endorsements. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $300 million.