Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, professionally is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, fashion designer, and philanthropist.
She was born in the year 1986 on March 28 in Manhattan, in the city of New York to Joseph Anthony Germanotta and Cynthia Louise. Her father by profession was an internet entrepreneur and was of Italian descent.
Lady Gaga’s earlier career
Her mother is of half French Canadian and half Italian, German, English as well as Scottish ancestry.
She was able to play and sing the piano from her young age; and she also attended her convent of sacred heart at the age of 11 where she was bullied because of her appearance.
She was small as well as plumper than other girls having large front teeth and eccentric habits. However, at the age of 14, Lady Gaga starts performing at open mike nights in different bars and clubs.
At the age of 17, she gained early admission in the New York University’s school of arts.
Furthermore, to sharpen up her songwriting skills, she started composing essays and analytical papers on religion, arts, social issues, and politics.
With the passing time, at the age of 19, she withdrew herself from studies and moved out of her parent’s home so that she can pursue her musical career. At that time she started her own band which started gaining local attention.
Starting off her achievements
After so many struggles a brief partnership with scout Rob Fusari, that resulted in the creation of stage name as Lady Gaga who signed her first record to Def Jam in 2006. But, after three months she was dropped from that label.
Devastated, with disappointment she returned home and became fascinating herself by the emerging shows and dancing in bars where she dressed just little more than the bikini while experimenting with drugs.
At that particular point of time, Gaga met the performance artist Starlight after her performance in the 2007 Lollapalooza festival.
After this, she signed with Vince Herert for streamline records which were an imprint of the Interscope records.
Serving as the apprentice songwriter under the internship at the famous music publishing was later acquired by Sony music publishing, she subsequently struck a deal with Sony.
As a result, Lady Gaga was then hired to write songs for the labelmates new kids and Britney Spears on the block of the Fergie.
However, at the Interscope, Akon the singer and songwriter recognized the vocal abilities of Gaga when she sang a vocal for one of Akon’s tracks in the studio.
At that point of time, Akon convinced A & M chairman, Interscope and CEO Jimmy to create a joint deal by signing Gaga also with his own label that is Kon Live by making Gaga his franchise player.
In the year 2008, Gaga released her first debutant album “The Fame” on lukewarm radio play.
She then toured around Europe and in different gay clubs in the US to promote her album. But, this was not her first hit there was another hit “Just Dance” that paved the attention of the audience in 2009.
After this, she earned several awards and nominations for the string of hits then her first album spawned different smash hits.
She even collaborated with him for the song “Big Girl Now” from the group album named “the Block”.
By the following years, she released almost eight songs. In the year 2013, she released her third studio album named Artpop, unfortunately, it did not work as strongly to the audience as her other album did.
As a singer, dancer, actress, she took her first award to her home in the best original song on 24 February. She has also earned six Grammy awards and she is also a songwriter and a dancer.
In the year 2018, she has earned $50 million by making her one of the highest paid entertainers around the world.
Success with Joanne
In October 2016, she released her fifth album, Joanne, her fourth album reached number one in the US and top the chart around the world.
Partnering with Mark Ronson, she tapped her life story for the album named her aunt and father’s sister Joanne Germanotta who die when she was born.
In one of her interview with People Magazine, she told that “returning to the family and then came from there to your history this is what that makes you strong”.
“Joanne is like a profession for me and when I get into the studio I forget that I am famous”.
She even told people that her relationships completely influence the stories that she tells in Joanne.
She launched her Joanne world tour in her latest album that was released in August 2017.
There are different performances she made at the Super Bowl 50, NRG stadium in Houston with her iconic songs like “Bad Romance”, “Edge of Glory”, “Born This Way” and more.
She also found her success on small screen and on stage. In the year 2015, she joined the American horror story: hotel and here she showcased the serious acting chops by playing a mysterious owner of the hotel.
She is loved by many but criticized mostly because of the dresses she wears.
Lady Gaga’s Personal life
In the year 2015 Valentine’s Day, Lady Gaga was engaged to Chicago Fire actor named Taylor Kinney.
But after their five years of relationship, in 2016 July the couple called off the engagement and broke up their relationship.
After this, she got engaged with Agent Christian Carino in 2017 summer. In the year 2019 February, after attending the Grammy award show the singer without her Fiancé confirmed that they called off the engagement.
Lady Gaga’s Net worth
At present, Lady Gaga has a net worth of $300 million as per the celebrity net worth.
Getting publicity from “A Star Is Born” helps her to increase from $275 million and she became the international superstar by earning $50 million in just first half of 2018 as per the Forbes report.
Her fans have always been waiting and are still waiting for her new album. She has earned mostly through the concerts and tours.