Lady Gaga is one of the versatile celebrities because of her singing, acting, and songwriting skills. And only a few people know her real name, which is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.
She began her career in 2007 with Interscope Records writing songs for many famous singers, including Britney Spears and The Pussycat Dolls.
Calling Lady gaga, a born singer, will not be wrong as her first performance was at the age of 14, and wrote her first piano ballad at the age of 13. In 2008, her first album was released named “The Fame” that really made her a famous pop singer.
The net worth of Lady Gaga is estimated at $350 million. On some websites, the net worth is also expected at around $300 million.
Early Life and Career
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born on March 28, 1986, in New York. She started learning piano at 4, and at 13 she wrote her first piano ballad. She attended a private Catholic School in New York, regardless he was accepted in Manhattan School.
At the age of 20, Lady gaga studied Music and worked on her songwriting skills. She was signed by Def Jam Records, but they canceled her contract.
Gaga started performing on her own in different clubs and venues in New York. She also collaborated with many Rock Bands during that time.
In 2007, lady Gaga was signed by Interscope Records for songwriting. Akon helped her to start her singing Career in Interscope Records as he was impressed by her performances and struggles. Gaga’s first debut album, “The Fame,” was a successful album. This album was later reissued in 2009, named The Fame Monster.
After Def Jam Records canceled the contract with Lady Gaga, she started to perform on her own. She also made her own band named SG Band and collaborated with many other bands. She continued her journey towards the music industry.
Gaga was later signed by Interscope Records as a lyricist. She wrote songs for many famous singers, including Britney Spears and The Pussy Cat Dolls. Akon helped her with her first debut album that was a huge success. Her first single was “Just Dance” was a hit because of her dressing, dance, and music.
The Fame Monster was released in 2009 that gave her international recognition. The Monster Ball was a second worldwide tour concert and was filmed at Madison Square Garden, New York, from which she earned $220 million.
In 2010, Lady Gaga was one of the most successful commercial artists. Her third music album was “Born This Way” (2011). Lady Gaga’s Artpop (2013) was not so successful, but she came back with “Cheek to cheek” that earned Grammy for the best traditional pop vocal album.
Lady Gaga Started her acting career in 2013 by occasional appearances in Machete Kills (2013) and sin city (2014). Lady Gaga starred as the Countess on American Horror Story Fifth Season, Hotel (2015). It was her first major acting role that earned her a Golden Globe Award in 2016.
Lady Gaga played a lead role in A Star is Born (2018), which was also a big success. Lady Gaga won an award for best actress and an award for best original music. In an interview, she said that she wanted to be an actress before she wanted to be a singer.
Lady Gaga has earned numerous awards for her acting and music. Lady Gaga has won at least 29 awards, some of them are following.
- Academy Award for Best Original Song
- Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song
- Billboard Music Award for Top Artist
- Grammy Award for Best Music Video
- Grammy Award for the Best Pop Duo or Group Performance
- Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
- American Music Award for Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock
- Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist
- GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist
In 2015, Lady Gaga engaged to Taylor Kinney‘s actor in Chicago Fire. They broke up their relationship after being together for five years.
Lady Gaga got engaged to Christian Carino, who was her agent. Later in 2019, it was confirmed by a representative that her engagement was off.
Lady Gaga and Michael Polansky met through Sean Parker and are together since January 2020. Michael Polansky is a tech CEO and attended Harvard at the same time as Mark Zuckerberg. He is known as the executive director of the Parker Foundation and working for Facebook.
Lady Gaga Net Worth and Source of Wealth
As Lady Gaga is a successful singer and actor, singing is the primary source of her wealth. Gaga nearly earned $200 million in her early professional career.
She earned $90 million only in 2011. In 2018, gaga earned around $50 million. And as of 2021, the total net worth of Lady Gaga is approximately $350 million.