|Singer, Actress, Entrepreneur
|Source Of Income
The Mother Monster aka Lady Gaga has been an icon for the past decade. A Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy winner singer, she has been a monumental figure in pop culture. Gaga is known for her eccentric fashion, pomp, and grandiose performance, but she is much more than that. The singer has been an ally of the LGBT community for a long time. This New York girl rose to fame after her debut album ‘The Fame’.
Gaga, along with singing, has dabbled in acting and entrepreneurial ventures. She made her acting debut in ‘American Horror Story.’ She is the owner of the cosmetic brand Haus Labs, which she found in September 2019. With fame and superstardom, the singer has accumulated a lot of fortune. So, what is her net worth?
Net Worth Of The Artist
The main channel of income for Lady Gaga has been touring and album sales. Her debut album sold 157,45000 copies globally. In 2011, ‘Born This Way’ sold 672,5000 copies worldwide. It is estimated that she has earned more than $80 million through touring and album sales. Between June 2019 and 2020, she earned $38 million through tours. She also signed a two-year Las Vegas residency at MGM theatre between 2018 and 2020.
Currently, Gaga has a $22.5 million property in Malibu. She also has a cosmetics line Haus Labs By Lady Gaga, which had an estimated value of $532 million in 2019. With all the tours, endorsements, and entrepreneurial ventures, Lady Gaga’s net worth is $320 million.
Early Life And Career Of Lady Gaga
Stefani Germanotta was born on March 28, 1986, in Manhattan, New York. Gaga was born in wealth with her mother, Cynthia, a business executive and her father, Joseph, an entrepreneur. However, she was never inclined toward business. At the early age of four, she started playing the piano, and by the time she reached her early teenage years, she was writing ballads and performing. Stefani attended the Convent of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls Catholic school. At the age of 17, Lady Gaga got enrolled early in NYU’s Tisch School Of Arts.
Gaga dropped out of school to pursue music, independently. During her early days, she used to perform Rock in the Lower East Side of New York. In 2007, while she was working for Sony as a songwriter, Akon signed her for a joint deal with his label and Interscope Record. The artist released her first album ‘The Fame’, which included chart-busting singles like Just Dance and Poker Face. However, the singer rose to fame with the reissue of her first studio album ‘The Fame Monster’ which had some smashing hits like ‘Telephone’ featuring Beyoncé, ‘Alejandro’, ‘Applause’, and others. Her other albums include ‘Artpop’, ‘Born This Way’, ‘Cheek To Cheek’ and ‘Joanne’.
Lady Gaga’s fame quadrupled with her foray into acting. She debuted with Ryan Murphy’s ‘American Horror Story’ for which she won a Golden Globe in 2015. In 2018, she was seen as a singer in the romantic drama ‘A Star Is Born’ opposite Bradley Cooper. She won an Academy Award as well as a Grammy for her fantastic acting and singing prowess. She was also a tour de force actor in the latest ‘House Of Gucci.’
Awards Won By Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is a multi-faceted artist. She has gotten her grip on both the crafts of music-making and acting. The opulence and theatrics in her musical performances and her stellar and solid celluloid presence have gotten her multiple awards. She starred in two prominent films—‘A Star Is Born’ and ‘House of Gucci’. Her portrayal of the underdog artist Ally won her many accolades. She played musician on and off screen too. Gaga won her first Academy Award for the song ‘Shallow’
She also won a BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award for the music score in the Bradley Cooper starrer. The singer won the American Music Awards twice for ‘Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist’ and ‘Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist’. The ‘Million Reasons’ singer won her first two Grammys for ‘Best Electronic/Dance Album’ and ‘Best Dance Recording’ for ‘The Fame’ and ‘Poker Face’. Since then, she has won 11 Grammy Awards. For her stellar performance as Patrizia Reggiani, she won the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.
Brand Endorsements Done By Lady Gaga
Due to the star power and the persona that the little monsters admire, she has bagged some of the most valuable brand endorsements that help her to accelerate her brand and net worth. She is the face of the alcohol company Absolut Vodka during her ARTPOP tour. She joined hands to make her cocktail for the VIP lounge at the concerts.
Gaga collaborated with Doritos for the #BoldStage, where she was paid $2.5 million to perform a private concert for 2,100 people. The artist is an entrepreneur and a beauty industry mogul. She, in 2015, endorsed the Japanese make-up brand Shiseido. Lady Gaga also endorsed Dom Pérignon, a vintage champagne brand, MAC Cosmetics, Valentino, Tiffany & Co., and Tudor
Philanthropic Work Done By Lady Gaga
Besides being a phenomenal performer, Gaga has believed in social change and gave back to society in whatever way she can. She is one of the biggest allies of the LGBTQIA+ community. During her collaboration with MAC Cosmetics, she helped their MAC AIDS Fund’s campaign called ‘VIVA Glam’ to raise money. Together they raised $160 million to fight to aid people affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2012, she co-founded the ‘Born This Way’ Foundation for advocating mental health awareness and an anti-bullying campaign.
During her Chromatica Ball Summer Stadium Tour, she started the ‘Kindness in Community Fund’ to support local organizations and communities. They helped organizations by granting funds to the Boston Alliance of LGBTQIA+ Youth, Adolescent Counseling Services in San Francisco, California, and others. During the pandemic, in 2020, Gaga, in collaboration with World Health Organization and Global Citizen helped raise $127.9 million. She helped during the Haiti earthquake by transferring the earnings from her New York Radio City Music Hall concert.
Lady Gaga has not been lucky in love, unfortunately, but in 2020, she seems to have found her love in businessman Michael Polansky. In February 2020, during the Miami Super Bowl, they indulged in PDA, which confirmed their relationship. On New Year’s Eve in 2020, they were spotted kissing. They were spotted together during the oath-taking ceremony of Joe Biden, where Gaga was performing. He is a Harvard Graduate and co-founder of the Parker Foundation, which aids in creating better public health, civic amenities, and promotion of life sciences.
In 2014, Lady Gaga purchased a blissful ocean-facing mansion in Malibu for $22.5 million. She spent her quarantine time with her husband in the abode. The house is spread over a 10,270-square-foot area across Zuma Beach. The six-bedroom mansion has a beautiful patio which the little monsters got a peek at during the 73 Questions with Vogue video.