She was born in Manhattan, New York, United States on March 28, 1986 under the name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. She is a singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, activist and fashion designer. Daughter of a businessman and a telecommunications assistant of Italian origin, after four years started playing the piano by hearsay and the twelve and made her first steps as a composer. As a child acts in music school and at 16 she is presenting to audition for a professional role. It aims to theater and acting classes at the University of New York and immersed in the world of cultural bohemian of the city.
Lady Gaga became famous as an artist after the release of their debut album, The Fame (2008). The album’s first single, Just Dance, appeared in April 2008, soon was number one in countries like the United States (with over 400,000 digital downloads), Canada, Australia or the United Kingdom. For this work the flamboyant artist was nominated for a Grammy for the first time. In late November 2009, Lady Gaga released her third EP titled The Fame Monster. The album featured several comments, mostly positive comments from critics of contemporary music, and with a good commercial reception, entering the repertoire of the ten best-selling albums of almost all countries where she was. Her next album, Born This Way (2011), reached the top of several charts and contains singles like Born This Way, Judas, The Edge of Glory and You and I. After taking a year off due to a hip injury, was released her third studio album, ARTPOP (2013), which became her second number one album in the United States.
Her latest work is the album that took off in 2014 with Tony Bennet, Cheek to Cheek, for which he was honored at the Grammy Awards. By April 2015, Lady Gaga had sold 28 million albums and 140 million singles, some of which are among the best sellers in the world.