Lady Gaga is one of the best-selling music artist of all time with a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. She is one of the highest earning female artists of the 21st century and one of the most recognizable singers of our generation. Apart from singing she is a songwriter and an actress as well.
Lady Gaga is among those artist that have built a name for themselves through her over the top performances and fashion choices that are absolutely stunning and shocking: a good example is when she showed up in MTV VMA 2010 in a meat dress and in 2009 a red crown covering her whole face.so how did she get to have a net worth of $275 million.
Biography & Wiki
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta or rather The Pop icon Lady Gaga is the child of Joseph Anthony Germanotta, J.r and Cynthia Louise. She was born in 1986 in New York in Manhattan area and she has one sister baptized Natali. The parents who were of lower class had Italian, French and Canadian roots.
She went to Convent of the Sacred Heart, Catholic school where she learnt how to play Piano and acting. She would later join lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute when she studied Method acting. Because she loved music she joined New York University Tisch School of the Arts to sturdy music and sharpen her songwriting skills although would later drop out to focus on her music career.
Lady Gaga has never been married although she was engaged to Taylor Kinney in 2015 on valentine’s day after five years of being together but now the relationship is over. Currently she is dating Christian Carino an Agent.
Lady Gaga career started way back in 2005 when she was signed by Def Jam Records whom dropped her after a while which made her turn to sing in clubs and venues. She would later meet Lady Starlight who assisted her in molding her persona especially onstage. She would later get signed by Streamline Records which was an imprint of Interscope Records and worked as a songwriter for artists such as The Pussycat Dolls, Britney Spears, Akon among others. Lady Gaga was discovered by Akon who signed her to Kon Live and that’s how she got to record her famous album that was a commercial success and what propelled her to internationally “The Fame”.
The Fame album sold over 15 million copies and topped charts in UK, Canada, Ireland, US, Germany, Australia among other nations. The two best-selling singles with over 9.8 million copies sold and went ahead to earn a Guinness world record are “Poker Face” and “Just Dance”. She would then release The Fame Monster EP and among the songs that topped the charts in almost 20 countries are “Bad Romance”, “Telephone” and “Alejandro”. ‘Bad Romance” song made lady Gaga become the first person to have over 1 billion views and the first female to have her song downloaded a lot in a year in US.
In 2011 Lady Gaga released Born This Way which was her third studio album and it had very successful songs such as “Born This Way”, “the Edge of Glory”, “Marry the Night”, “you and I “ among others. All through her career Lady Gaga has released some other albums which are Artpop (2013), Cheek to Cheek (2014), and Joanne (2016).
Awards & Achievements.
The Queen of pop is one of the most awarded music artist and in her trophy cabinet she has 12 Guinness World Records, 6 Grammy Awards, 1 ADL Awards, 13 MTV Video Music Awards,1 America Music Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award, 6 Billboard.com Mid-Year Music Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards, 3 Brit Awards, Fashion Icon lifetime achievement award, 13 BMI Awards, 12 Clio Awards, Digital Diamond Award among others. In total Lady Gaga has won 220 awards and 488 nominations.
Net Worth of Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga net worth stands at $275 million. Having sold more than 145 million singles globally and more than 26 million albums Lady Gaga is undoubtedly one of the richest best-selling artist.
Lady Gaga has made her money through music a good example is Born This Way album which made around $8 million. Another major contributor to Lady Gaga net worth fortune is her tours. “Little Monsters” have been a major contributor to her net worth. It’s said The Fame Ball tour brought around $3.5 million for lady Gaga and Monster Ball tour earned Lady Gaga around $227 million while Born This Way Tour generated around $167 million for the superstar.
Apart from records and tours she also adds her net worth from sale of Fragrance and deals with MAC cosmetics among others.
Lady Gaga net worth has largely been boosted by her fans “Little monsters” and its undeniably clear that you need people on your way up and you can’t make it alone. She might be weird, produce blasphemous videos and shock you during red carpet due to what she might be wearing but she has a voice that warrants her the title Queen of Pop.