Learn about the bizarre, hot and creative pop superstar Lady Gaga with these 63 interesting facts and see how many you didn’t know!
Lady Gaga’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.
Her stage name comes from Queen’s song “Radio Ga Ga”.
Her main nicknames are Gagaloo, Loopy, Mother Monster, Rabbit Teeth and Little Mermaid.
She is 34 years old and was born on 28th March 1986.
Lady Gaga’s eye color is green.
Her natural hair color is brown.
Lady Gaga’s height is 5ft1.
Lady Gaga looks for creativity in men and women.
Her favorite colors are black and lavender.
Lady Gaga’s favorite cartoon character is Bugs Bunny.
Lady Gaga does not like kittens, she prefers dogs.
She is left-handed.
Lady Gaga is attracted to both men and women.
Lady Gaga’s father is called Joseph Germanotta and her mother’s name is Cynthia.
Gaga is the elder of two children.
Her first album, “The Fame” was written and co-produced by Lady Gaga herself.
Gaga’s sister, Natali is a fashion student. She was born on 10th March 1992.
In the music video for Telephone, Natali appears as a prisoner inmate.
Telephone was written by Rodney Jerkins and Lady Gaga.
Originally, Telephone was going to be called “Underground“.
In 2010, Lady Gaga was ranked as the second most powerful musician in the world.
Perez Hilton, Beyoncé, Elton John and Katy Perry are some of Gaga’s famous friends.
Lady Gaga taught herself to play piano by ear when she was just four years old.
Her song Born This Way was released on 11th February 2011.
Lady Gaga hasn’t announced what her favorite animal is, however there are always two Great Danes in her videos.
Gaga appeared on a 2008 episode of The Hills.
She attended the same private Manhattan high school as Nicky and Paris Hilton!
The title for Lady Gaga’s single “Born This Way” was inspired by Carl Bean’s 1977 gay disco anthem: “I Was Born This Way“.
Gaga’s producer Rob Fusari nicknamed her Gaga in 2006.
The “Lady” part of Gaga was actually a texting error – Rob Fusari typed “Radio Ga Ga” in a text and it autocorrected “Radio” to “Lady”. She texted him back saying, “That’s it. Don’t ever call me Stefani again“.
Gaga refers to her listeners as her Little Monsters.
On 23rd November 2009, she was promoting her second album “The Fame Monster” at a Best Buy in West Hollywood. She noticed fans waiting for her, who had been there all night, and spent $1,000 on pizzas for her “little monsters”.
The Fame Monster was the best-selling album of 2010 worldwide.
Her Twitter name is @ladygaga and she has over 81 million followers!
On 19th December 2011, her Twitter account was hacked and an update was put on offering free iPads to all her followers. Over 7000 fans clicked the link!
Lady Gaga costumes she wore during her Monster’s Ball tour left her $3 million in debt.
Her famous meat dress was 100% real meat, and weighed 50 lbs.
Lady Gaga was once cited by Chicago cops for indecent exposure for wearing hot pants in public.
Poker Face was released in the UK on 11th January 2009.
On her 20th birthday, Lady Gaga signed a record deal with Interscope Records.
Lady Gaga once appeared on the MTV reality show Boiling Points in 2005.
Gaga’s favorite flower are white roses.
She loves to cook and says she is good at cooking Italian food.
Lady Gaga studied with Christina Aguilera’s vocal coach.
Her favorite book is Letters to a Young Poet, by Rainer Maria Rilke.
Poker Face topped the charts in twenty countries including the UK, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and many European countries.
At the time of its release, Poker Face was the most downloaded song in the UK ever!
Gaga dropped out of New York University when she was 19 to pursue her music career.
Just Dance was the first #1 song on the Hot 100 to include the word “dance” since February 1991.
Gaga’s song Just Dance was released on Christmas Eve 2008 in the UK, it wasn’t officially realized in the US until 6th January.
In the Song “Bad Romance“, the French lyrics are: “Je veux ton amour et je veux ta revanche“, which translates to “I want your love and I want your revenge“.
She has four entries in the Guinness World Records.
Lady GaGa believes that Britney Spears is the Queen of Pop.
She claims she wrote “Born This Way” in just 10 minutes!
On iTunes, Born This Way sold more than one million tracks in its first five days.
She got her inspiration from her single “The Edge of Glory” from the death of her grandfather, who died in September 2010.
The Paparazzi video won two awards at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards; these were for Best Art Direction and Best Special Effects.
The word “Paparazzi” is the Italian term for press photographers who pester celebrities. It is derived from the name of a news photographer, Paparazzo, in Fedrico Fellini’s famous movie, La Dolce Vita (1960).
Lady Gaga Does not have kids.
Lady Gaga wore a Kermit the Frog Jacket, which was made of Kermit the Frog dolls!
Gaga donated all of her proceeds from her show on 24th January 2011 to Haiti disaster relief, which raised over $500,000!