The strange behaviors, unique style of bold clothing, frequent hair color changes, and overall bizarre elements of Lady Gaga have gained her a great deal of attention. This musician seems to let it all go and just when you think that she can’t surprise you, she will! Her real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta and she was born March 28, 1986.

She was born and raised in New York with a passion for music and fashion from a very young age. The Convent of Sacred Heart is where she went to school and then attended New York University Tisch School of the Arts. At night, she could be found in Manhattan performing various rock music covers at the clubs.

Her first album was released in 2008 and she became well known for her hit, Poker Face. Lady Gaga also had a huge hit with Bad Romance. Her tour would take her all over the world and lasted for 18 months. This Monster Ball Tour is the highest grossing tour of all time! Her next album in 2011 offered hits including Edge of Glory and Born this Way.

She has often said that her idols include Madonna, Queen, and David Bowie because they did music and fashion their way. They didn’t succumb to the pressures of society or the media. She has won numerous music awards and Time Magazine named her as one of the Most Influential People every year since 2010.

The fact that she continues to experiment with new music and new looks allows her to always reinvent herself. Her fans don’t get tired of the same old thing and they love seeing her on tour as it is a new show every time. These changes also continue to expose new fans to what she has to offer so her fan base continues to grow.

Lady Gaga is very involved in an array of different charities. She offers both her time and her money to be able to help others. This includes the HIV and AIDS Foundation and immigration advocacy. She also established the Born this Way Foundation in 2012. The foundation aims to educate youth about being unique, fights bullying, and helps with building self-confidence. It has recently added a career building option.

She is currently dating Taylor Kinney and the two seem to be very much in love with each other. He has stated in various interviews that he wants to be with her forever and soon would like to start a family.