Lady Gaga Net Worth
Lady Gaga net worth: Lady Gaga (real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) is an American pop singer, songwriter, and actress who has a net worth of $320 million. Gaga began her rise to fame performing in the rock music scene of New York City's Lower East Side in 2003.
Early Life: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born on March 28, 1968 in Manhattan. Her family is Catholic and both of her parents have Italian ancestry. Her mother, Cynthia, is a philanthropist and business executive. Her father Joseph, is an internet entrepreneur. She has a younger sister named Natali. Lady Gaga was raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Lady Gaga began playing piano at age four, writing her first piano ballad at 13, and at 14 began performing at open-mike nights. She took piano lessons and practiced throughout her childhood. The lessons taught her to create music by ear, which she preferred over reading sheet music. Her parents encouraged her to pursue music and enrolled her in Creative Arts Camp. She attended the all-girls Catholic school Convent of the Sacred Heart. In the fall of 2003, at age 17, Lady Gaga gained early admission to Collaborative Arts Project 21, a music school at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and lived in an NYU dorm. She improved her songwriting skills by composing papers focusing on topics such as religion, social issues, art, and politics. She dropped out of NYU during the second semester of her sophomore year to pursue her music career.
Career: She worked as a songwriter for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, where Akon helped her sign a joint deal with Interscope Records and his own label KonLive Distribution in 2007. She rose to prominence the following year with her debut album, The Fame, and its chart-topping singles "Just Dance" and "Poker Face". The follow-up EP The Fame Monster (2009) was also a big hit along with the singles "Bad Romance," "Telephone," and "Alejandro."
Gaga's second full-length album, Born This Way (2011) debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with more than one million copies sold. Its title track became the fastest-selling song on the iTunes Store with over a million downloads in less than a week. Gaga experimented with EDM on her third studio album, Artpop (2013), which included the single "Applause". Her collaborative jazz album with Tony Bennett, Cheek to Cheek (2014), and her soft rock-influenced fifth studio album, Joanne (2016), continued to top the U.S. charts. Gaga ventured into acting in 2015, playing a leading role in the miniseries American Horror Story: Hotel, for which she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
In February 2017, Gaga performed at halftime of Super Bowl LI. In August 2017, Gaga began the Joanne World Tour. Gaga's creation of Joanne and preparation for her halftime show performance were featured in the documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, which premiered on Netflix in September. Throughout the film, she was seen suffering from chronic pain, which was later revealed to be the effect of fibromyalgia. It resulted in Gaga canceling the last 10 shows of the Joanne World Tour, which ultimately grossed $95 million from 842,000 tickets sold.
In 2018, Gaga played the lead in the critically acclaimed musical drama film A Star Is Born. She also contributed to the film's soundtrack, which yielded her fourth number-one single "Shallow," and made her the first person to win an Academy Award, a Grammy, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe Award in the same year. Gaga is next committed to portray Patrizia Reggiani, who was convicted of hiring a hitman to murder her ex-husband and former head of the Gucci fashion house Maurizio Gucci, in an upcoming film directed by Ridley Scott.
Gaga signed a two-year Las Vegas residency, named Lady Gaga Enigma, to perform at the MGM Park Theater. The residency consists of two types of shows: Enigma, which focuses on theatricality and includes the singer's biggest hits, and Jazz and Piano, which involves tracks from the Great American Songbook and stripped-down versions of Gaga's songs. The Enigma residency show opened in December 2018 and the Jazz and Piano in January 2019, with the residency due to last until May 2020.
Gaga is one of the world's best-selling music artists and the fourth highest-earning female musician of the 2010s. She has 11 Grammy Awards and awards from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Council of Fashion Designers of America. She has been declared Billboard's Artist of the Year and Woman of the Year. She was ranked number four on VH1's Greatest Women in Music in 2012 and second on Time's 2011 readers' poll of the most influential people of the past 10 years.
Personal Life: Lady Gaga's stage name is a reference to rock band Queen's song Radio Ga Ga. Lady Gaga's music and fashion are inspired by glam rock artists such as Queen and David Bowie, and pop singers such as Britney Spears, Madonna, and Michael Jackson.
Lady Gaga is known for her outrageous fashion choices as much as her performing abilities. Her fashion influence is Donatella Versace. Lady Gaga states fashion inspires her songwriting and performances.
In February 2015, Gaga became engaged to Taylor Kinney. Her engagement to Taylor Kinney ended in July 2016; she later said her career had interfered with their relationship. In October 2018, Gaga announced her engagement to talent agent Christian Carino whom she had met in early 2017. They ended the engagement in February 2019.
She is known for her philanthropy and social activism, including her work related to mental health awareness and LGBT rights. Gaga founded her nonprofit organization, the Born This Way Foundation, which focuses on empowering youth, improving mental health and preventing bullying.
Salary Highlights: In 2012 alone Gaga earned more than $80 million through album sales, tours, endorsements and more. In a more typical year, she earns around $40 million. Between June 2018 and June 2019, she earned $39.5 million.
Real Estate: Lady Gaga lives on a six-acre, $22.5 million property overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, which she bought in 2014. The home features five-bedrooms, 12-bathrooms, and was built in 2006.
|Net Worth:||$320 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 28, 1986 (34 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)|
|Profession:||Record producer, Social activist, Fashion designer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Businessperson, Philanthropist, Music artist, Film Producer, Television producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|