Lady Gaga's very first album The Fame took the pop world by storm with her singles Just Dance and Poker Face. Her second album The Fame Monster got an astounding six Grammy nominations. Through the years, she has set a standard in pop culture. It won't be an exaggeration to say the 5 feet dynamite was born this way, a winner.
Lady Gaga’s Early Life
Lady Gaga (real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) was born on 28th March 1986 in Younkers, New York. She was into music from an early age, getting her hands on the piano when she was as little as 4.
Gaga got accepted in the Juilliard School in Manhattan but chose to study in a private Catholic school instead. She wrote her first piano ballad at the age of 13 and her first performance was in a New York nightclub at the age of 14.
Gaga got an opportunity to enroll in New York University’s Tisch School of Arts, where she studied music and honed her songwriting skills. However, itching for creative inspiration, she withdrew from the prestigious school.
Lady Gaga’s Career
In 2005, Gaga was signed by Def Jam Records but only to be dropped just months later. Failing to make a mark at her first big opportunity, Gaga had to make a shift at clubs on New York City’s Lower East Side. There, she got an opportunity to collaborate with several rock bands and also, to begin her experiment with fashion. At around 2007, when she was working at Interscope Records, writing songs for artists like Britney Spears and Pussycat Dolls, she caught the attention of R&B singer Akon. Akon signed her to his label and Gaga got a chance to record her debut album, The Fame. The album was a success, not just in the United States.
Gaga’s very first single Just Dance featuring Akon received tremendous acclamations and commercial gain, firing her up at the pop charts. The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for best dance recording. Her second single Poker Face topped the pop charts in most of the categories, in virtually every country and also won the 2010 Grammy Award for best dance recording. In 2009 she dropped her second album The Fame Monster followed by Born This Way in 2011. The Fame Monster won the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. Gaga flooded the 2011 Grammy Awards with her nominations.
The fashion experimentalist could not achieve the same degree of success with the album Artpop (2013) as her previous albums. After staying a rather low-key for few years, Gaga released her fifth studio album Joanne, yet again reaching number one in the United States and countries around the world.
Lady Gaga’s Net Worth
Superhit artist Lady Gaga was at the very top of commercial stature, especially in 2011. Her songs were at the top not only in the US but in all nooks and corners of the world. It shouldn’t be surprising to hear that Gaga is worth a bizarre amount.
As of 2018, the net worth of Gaga is an astounding $275 million according to Luxatic. Besides her money-making creations, her albums, the superstar has also acted in American Horror Story.
Gaga also has a fabulous collection of cla s sic cars. Watch them here.
Lady Gaga’s Personal Life
Gaga was involved in an off-screen romance with Vampire Diaries wolf Taylor Kinney. The two met on the set of Gaga’s music video of You and I and hit it off. The romance led to a romantic proposal from the guy on the Valentine’s Day, to which Gaga could not say no.
However, the couple called off their engagement after five years of staying together. When Gaga announced the breakup in 2016, it stoked everyone, as the pair who appeared to be in deep love suddenly saw fit to part ways. As big a news as it was, the real reason behind the split up never got out.
by rajan, 06 Jul, 2018