Lady Gaga Fun Facts and Trivia

Published by in Offbeat
11th Feb 2017

With  becoming more popular every day, her fans and people just discovering her for the first time are dying to know the facts about her, not the crazy rumors. At only 23, the Yonkers, -born sensation has become a pop star, a gay icon, fashion plate and one of the celebrities most rumored to be everything under the sun due to her seemingly wild lifestyle. The facts about  are sometimes surprising, but they sure are fun

Lady Gaga was born Joanne Stefani Germanotta. She was known for shocking babysitters as a child by showing up to greet them nude according to

Lady Gaga learned to play piano by ear at age 4. By age 13 she had composed her first piano ballad. A year later she was performing at open mic nights at clubs like The Bitter End in NYC. She began taking vocal lessons from the same coach used by  at about this time as well according to

Lady Gaga is more than a pretty face and wild child. She attended Convent of the Sacred heart School in Manhattan, the same school Paris and Nicky Hilton attended. The real grabber is at 17, she was 1 of 20 people in the world to ever gain early admission to NYU’s Tisch School of Arts according to

Lady Gaga cites Queen and  as creative inspirations. Her stage name came from Queen’s hit “Radio Gaga.”

Her favorite  are Donatella  and Peggy Bundy according to Lady Gaga’s website.

Before Lady Gaga became famous for singing her songs, she had a solid reputation as a hit-maker writing for The Pussycat Dolls according to

Before Lady Gaga hit it on her own, she performed with several bands including Mackin Pulsifer and SGBand.

Lady Gaga signed her first big deal with Def Jam records, but terminated the contract after only a few months because of a poor working relationship.

If Lady Gaga ever gets tired of performing on the stage she is covered. Interscope Records signed her to a deal writing songs for Fergie, Britney Spears, and New Kids On The Block.

On June 11, 2009, Lady Gaga scored the cover of ’s coveted annual “Hot List” issue. Later in the year she was voted the fashion icon of 2009.

Lady Gaga is always known for her immaculate hair, but truth be told she is a brunette, and the gorgeous blond locks seen on stage and in videos are wigs.

“Haus of Gaga” is the name she gave to the crew that works with her which includes stage designers, sound artists, clothes designers, and visual artists that make a Lady Gaga show the spectacle it is.

The first single Lady Gaga released was “Just Dance.” It went to #1 in 5 countries. The follow-up “Poker Face” went to #1 in 6 countries according to Billboard Magazine.

Lady Gaga’s first tour was opening up for New Kids On The Block on their reunion tour according to

Finally, Lady Gaga is a woman! It has long been rumored that she is a transsexual woman, but as Gaga herself said in a More! Magazine interview, “I really am a lady! I’m not quite as outrageous as I look – underneath all this I am deeply moral and actually a really nice girl.

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