American singer, songwriter and actress, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, popular with her stage name Lady Gaga has a net worth of $220 million.
Born on March 28, 1986, Lady Gaga started her musical career by performing in theaters and in high school plays. She studied at CAP21 through the New York University’s Tisch School of Arts, however, dropped out so as to pursue her musical career then.
Her early childhood life in high school describes her as “very dedicated, very studious, very disciplined” but also “a bit insecure”. She knew how to play a piano at the age of four and she also wrote her first piano ballad at 13 and started to perform in open mic nights just after a year then.
She was noticed by Akon while working as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing and the famous artist helped her sign a joint deal with Interscope Records and KonLive Distribution after which she got into singing.
Lady Gaga started getting into prominence in 2008 with her debut album The Fame which was a commercial and critical success with global chart-topping singles like Poker Face and Just Dance. The Fame Monster in 2009 was her follow-up EP which had successful singles like Telephone, Bad Romance and Alejandro. In 2009, she released her second full length album Born This Way which saw itself rise in the top charts in more than 20 countries while also making sales over a million copies in the first week.
She released her third album Artpop in 2013 which also included several hit singles like Do What U Want and Applause. Lady Gaga then went on to release her first collaborative jazz album Cheek to Cheek in 2014 with Tony Bennett which rose to the number 1 spot in United States music charts.
Lady Gaga has been popular because of her diverse and flamboyant contribution with her live performances, fashion and music videos. She is also one of the best-selling musicians of all times which saw her achieve 5 Grammy Awards and 13 MTV Video Music Awards.
The 2010 Time’s world’s most influential people, Lady Gaga has been a regular artist to appear in the Billboard’s artist of the year as well.
Lady Gaga has always refused to lip sync in any of her musical shows and her vocal range is frequently compared to be up to par with those of Madonna and Gwen Stefani. With musical styles of electropop and dance-pop, she reflects the classic pop of 1980s and Europop of 1990s in her music.
Having been inspired by legends like The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Mariah Carey, The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Whitney Houston, and Elton John, Lady Gaga has also mentioned about Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath as her best bands.
She has also been involved in several philanthropic endeavors and activism for LGBT rights while she also owns the Born This Way Foundation that focuses on youth empowerment and issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring, and career development.
Lady Gaga net worth of $220 million all comes from her music albums, her portrays and business.
Quick Facts about Lady Gaga
Full Name: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
Profession: Singer, songwriter, record producer, philanthropist
Height: 5′ 1″ (1.55 m)
Weight: 110 lbs (49.8 kgs)
Ethnicity: Italian, French Canadian, English, German
Date of Birth: March 28, 1986
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, USA
Education: New York University, DropOut
Marital status: Single
Lady Gaga’s Zodiac/Astrological sign: Aries