63 Interesting Facts About Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Her stage name comes from Queen's song "Radio Ga Ga".

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 36 years old and was born on March 28, 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 March 10, 1992.

In the music video for Telephone, Natali appears as a prison 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 February 11, 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 November 23, 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 December 19, 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. She wore it to the MTV Video Music Awards on September 12, 2010.

Lady Gaga often carries a purple teacup and saucer in public, because it makes her feel at home, as she drinks tea with her mother there.

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 January 11, 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.

Lady Gaga has more Facebook fans than Barack Obama and Justin Bieber!

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 January 6th .

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 January 24, 2011 to Haiti disaster relief, which raised over $500,000!

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19 Comments

  1. Thank you so much for this. I’m doing a school presentation about Stefani and even I learned new things about her!

  2. I have to do a school project about new york and lady gaga was born that

  3. gaga is different from everyone thats what makes her special and thats y i like her she is so cool

  4. As this is a site that is run from the UK with English writers, we use the English spelling for all articles, rather then the American spellings. Thanks!

  5. you spelled color wrong and also favorite and i knew tha im only 10 and you are older than me that is sad

  6. quit if u dont like gaga u dont have to like her but keep it to yourself please

  7. Heels and camera angles. That’s all. She’s actually really tiny!!

  8. i dont know what such good things in her that people are following her

  9. there are so much facts that i didnt no about thank you for telling me those stuff

  10. lady gaga is the dogs doodahs she`s brill and anybody who says otherwise is a jealous freak oh yea and monster Herli what a name that is u are just
    jealous of lady gaga`s good look`s and personalty

  11. lady gaga was not born a woman HE was born wit a penis and the boobs r facke and so is his/her vagina if he/she has 1

  12. I understand how you have been taught growing up. Yes, you are entitled to what you believe. But others around the world can think much differently. It is the way it is.

  13. hes bad i hate you lady gaga his song alehandro is bad. dont sing this alehandro alehandro(GOD) dont call my name(2x)alehandro(god )im not your child roberto(Holy spirit) dont sing this pls

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