Having sold more than 27 albums and 146 singles as of January 2016, American Singer Lady Gaga remains as one of the best-selling music artists in history and has remained in Forbes's power and earning rankings.
The singer has won three Brit Awards, six Grammy Awards, and awards from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and also from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, making her career outstanding and has been successful to bag a tremendous net worth.
Let's find out more about her professional life and total assets.
As of 2017, Lady Gaga or, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, has a net worth of $275 million.
Gaga, who is engaged to Christian Carino, was previously in a $3 million debt after her first tour, according to Business Insider. Her tour turned out to be lucrative but also expensive at the same time, all due to Gaga's elaborate costumes.
She lives in a $23 million Malibu mansion, which she bought back in 2014. The 10,2700 square foot house has an underground bowling alley accessible through a secret passage, a movie theater, and an 800-bottle wine cellar.
The house was decorated in a European and Southern style by designer Madeline Stuart. It has five bedrooms, an office, a gym, seven bathrooms, a saltwater pool, a safe room, a bocce ball court, and a stable. This indeed is a lavish use of her net worth.
It has been said that she imported a carpet for her home from Japan for a total of $60,000.
Gaga has also an impressive car collection. After she got her driving license, she immediately bought herself a 1993 Ford Lightning SVT which now costs around $13,995.
She also owns a Chevrolet Nova SS ( $14,100 ), a Chevy El Camino($31,327), and a Lincoln Continental( $45,160.), among other cars.
Gaga has been the supporter of the LGBTQ rights and has been seen giving her time and money for their cause.
She has also made sizeable donations for the cause of Alzheimer's Association, American Foundation for AIDS Research, Artists for Peace and Justice, CLIC Sargent, DoSomething.org, Elton John AIDS Foundation, GLSEN, GRAMMY Foundation, It Gets Better Project, Little Kids Rock, Lupus Foundation of America, MAC AIDS Fund, MusiCares, Oxfam, Redcross, Robin Hood, Sandy Hook Promise, Save the Children, Stand Up to Cancer, and the Trevor Project.
In 2017, after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, she donated $ 1million as a relief.
Lady Gaga dropped out of New York University to pursue her musical career as a fulltime singer. The move that eventually earned her both fame and net worth.
Let's know about her successful albums and singles.
Her debut album The Fame was released on August 19, 2008. The album included hit singles like Just Dance, Poker Face, and Paparazzi.
The album reached number 1 in Austria, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, and the UK and ranked in the top five in the US and in Australia.
The Fame has sold more than 4.79 million albums and 146 million singles. The album sold 9.8 million copies that year and spend a record-breaking 83 weeks on Billboard.
Gaga's top-selling songs are Poker Face, at 7.5 million; Just Dance at 7.2 million; Bad Romance at 5.8 million. A Rolling Stone article once stated Gaga has made $728,000 from Poker Face alone.
Either way, the songs have collected a huge sum and these earnings must be a big part of her net worth.
Her second album was released on November 18, 2009. It includes hit singles like Bad Romance, Telephone, feat Beyonce, and Alejandro.
The video for Bad Romance became the most watched on YouTube in April 2010, and Gaga became the first person with more than one billion view combined views the following October.
The Fame and The Fame Monster together have since sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.
Her album Born This Way was released on May 23, 2011, and debuted atop the Billboard 200, and the first-week sale of 1.1 million copies. The album sold eight million copies worldwide and received three Grammy nominations.
Her third studio album Artpop was also a huge financial success adding to her net worth. It was released on November 2013. The album again made it to the Billboard 200 and sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide, as of July 2014.
Gaga released her conceptual collaborative jazz album with Tony Bennett titled Cheek to Cheek. It had hit singles Anything Goes and I Can't Give You Anything but Love.
The album became her third consecutive number one album on the Billboard 200.
The Monster Ball Tour ran from November 2009 to May 2011 and grossed $227.4 million making it the highest grossing tour for a debut headlining artist.
Her Born This Way Ball tour grossed a total of $183.9 million globally. The Artpop Ball Tour earned $83 million worldwide.
Not to mention, the lady has achieved a tremendous financial success from her career and her net worth substantially accelerated over the period of time.