Monday, 25 June 2012

100 Lady Gaga Facts.

  1. Lady Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.
  2. Her stage name comes from Queen's song "Radio Ga Ga”
  3. Nicknames: Gagaloo, Loopy, Mother Monster, Rabbit Teeth, The Germ, Stefi, Little Mermaid
  4. Eyes color: Green
  5. Favorite color: Black, Lavender
  6. Favorite flower: White roses
  7. Favorite candy: Gummies
  8. Favorite food: Peach Cobbler
  9. Favorite drink: Jameson Whiskey on the Rocks
  10. Favorite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
  11. Greatest flaw: Trust everyone
  12. Biggest regret: "[I] don't have any."
  13. Her motto: Life is a performance.
  14. Best advice ever given: "If you don't have shadows, you're not standing in the light."
  15. Left or right handed: Left handed
  16. She has gone bankrupt 4 times
  17. She loves Italian food especially pasta.
  18. When GaGa was 11 years old, she enrolled in acting classes for the first time.
  19. Dollar Bills was the first song GaGa wrote, she was four years old.
  20. Lady Gaga is a natural brunette, but she bleaches her hair so she doesn't get confused with Amy Winehouse.
  21. Lady Gaga is Italian on her father's side and she has French, German, and English roots from her mother's side.
  22. For the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Lady Gaga donated over $500,000 in proceeds from her current tour, The Monster Ball, and from her online store.
  23. Lady GaGa's current fashion icons include; Donatella Versace, Sharon Stone, Casino and Grace Jones.
  24. Lady GaGa designs and makes many of her stage outfits.
  25. Lady GaGa is credited for writing all the songs on her album, The Fame.
  26. Lady GaGa was teased for her quirky, eccentric style by her Convent of the Sacred Heart School classmates.
  27. Lady GaGa came out as a bisexual in 2008. Her song, Poker Face, was also about her bisexuality.
  28. Her official website is
  29. Lady Gaga's father is called Joseph Germanotta.
  30. Her mother's name is Cynthia.
  31. Gaga is the elder of two children.
  32. Gaga's sister, Natali is a fashion student.
  33. Originally, 'Telephone' was going to be called 'Underground'.
  34. In 2010, Lady Gaga was ranked as the second most powerful musician in the world.
  35. Lady Gaga hasn't announced what her favourite animal is, however there are always two Great Danes in her videos.
  36. Gaga appeared on a 2008 episode of 'The Hills'.
  37. She attended the same private Manhattan high school as Nicky and Paris Hilton!
  38. 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".
  39. Gaga refers to her listeners as her 'Little Monsters'.
  40. On 23rd November 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".
  41. The Fame Monster was the best-selling album of 2010 worldwide. 
  42. Her Twitter name is @ladygaga and she has over 18 million followers!
  43. On 19th December 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!
  44. Lady Gaga admits she smokes weed when writing music.
  45. Lady Gaga costumes she wore during her Monster's Ball tour left her $3 million in debt.
  46. Her famous meat dress was 100% real meat, and weighed 50 lbs.
  47. 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.
  48. Lady Gaga was once cited by Chicago cops for indecent exposure for wearing hot pants in public.
  49. On her 20th birthday, Lady Gaga signed a record deal with Interscope Records.
  50. Lady Gaga studied with Christina Aguilera's vocal coach.
  51. Lady Gaga has more Facebook fans than Barack Obama and Justin Bieber!
  52. Her favourite book is 'Letters to a Young Poet', by Rainer Maria Rilke.
  53. Poker Face topped the charts in twenty countries including the UK, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and many European countries.
  54. Poker Face is the most downloaded song in the UK ever!
  55. Gaga dropped out of New York University when she was 19 to pursue her music career.
  56. Just Dance was the first #1 song on the Hot 100 to include the word "dance" since February 1991.
  57. Gaga's song Just Dance was released on Christmas eve 2008 in the UK, it wasn't officially realised in the US until 6th January.
  58. 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".
  59. She has four entries in the Guinness World Records.
  60. Lady GaGa believes that Britney Spears is the Queen of Pop.
  61. She claims she wrote 'Born This Way' in just 10 minutes!
  62. On iTunes, 'Born This Way' sold more than one million tracks in its first five days.
  63. She got her inspiration from her single 'The Edge of Glory' from the death of her grandfather, who died in September 2010.
  64. The Paparazzi video won two awards at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards; these were for Best Art Direction and Best Special Effects.
  65. Lady Gaga wore a Kermit the Frog Jacket, which was made of Kermit the Frog dolls!
  66. Lady Gaga has 9 albums and 28 songs which made it to the charts as of week 10/2003
  67. The songs spend a total of 5942 weeks on the charts, and the albums a total of 3450 weeks.
  68. The most successful song was Poker Face which spend a total of 990 weeks (17%) on the charts.
  69. The most successful songs by peak position are Alejandro,Bad Romance, Born This Way, Just Dance, Lovegame, Paparazzi, Poker Face and Telephone which peaked at number 1.
  70. The least successful songs are Big Girl Now, Black Jesus † Amen Fashion, Judas Remix, Poker Face / Speechless / Your Song, So Happy I Could Die and Starstruck they spend both 1 week on the charts.
  71. Gaga's meat dress was made of 100% real meat and came from a local family butcher is Los Angeles.
  72. She flew the equivalent of five times around the world on her ‘Monster Ball’ tour. She tracked up 130,000 air miles in a year as she traveled to 78 cities.
  73. The meat dress weighed 50lbs.
  74. Gaga said it was the most comfortable dress she wore all night.
  75. She began working with a collective called the "Haus of Gaga" in 2008.
  76. Lady Gaga was discovered by recording artist Akon, who signed her to his label shortly after hearing her sing for the first time.
  77. After opening for New Kids On The Block and the Pussycat Dolls, Gaga headlined her first tour, The Fame Ball. 
  78. Lady GaGa's father is the owner of a Wi-Fi company in New York City.
  79. Throughout 2007, Gaga collaborated with performance artist Lady Starlight, who helped create her onstage fashions.
  80. In May 2010, Time magazine included Gaga in its annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.
  81. In June 2010, 'Forbes' listed Gaga fourth on its list of the 100 Most Powerful and Influential celebrities in the world.
  82. She is also ranked as the second most powerful musician in the world.
  83. Gaga's trademarks are her hair bow, her platinum blond hair, her futuristic outfits.
  84. She carries a glow-in-the-dark disco stick during performances.
  85. Lady Gaga always features two Great Danes in her music videos.
  86. She refers to all her fans as "Monsters"
  87. She often portrays herself as a rebel in her videos
  88. She used to be a go-go dancer.
  89. At seventeen, she was one of twenty people in the world to have gained early admission to the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
  90. On February 20, 2009, she donated tickets and a meet and greet, for any show on her Fame Ball tour, in the US or Canada, to raise money for Odyssey Charter School and elementary schools in Los Angeles affected by budget cuts.
  91. Her song "Telephone" was originally written for Britney Spears' sixth album Circus. However, after it failed to make the album's final track listing, Gaga recorded the song as a collaboration with Beyonce Knowles for her second album, The Fame Monster.
  92. She was told by her school drama teachers that she was ‘too ethnic’ for success.
  93. The diner used in the video for ‘Telephone’ is the same diner that appears in US cop show NCIS.
  94. Gaga made her catwalk debut at designer Nicola Formichetti’s Mugler fashion show in Paris in March.
  95. Gaga also recently revealed that her hair was falling out due to over-dying it. 
  96. The tattoo on her inner left arm is a quote from her favourite philosopher Rainer Maria Rilke and translates into: “In the deepest hour of the night, confess to yourself that you would die if you were forbidden to write. And look deep into your heart where it spears its roots the answer and ask yourself; must I write?”
  97. She has said that she overcomes feeling vulnerable by giving herself pep talks.
  98. Her favourite song on ‘The Fame’ was ‘Paparazzi’ and her favourite from ‘The Fame Monster’ was ‘Speechless’.
  99. Lady G says that her forthcoming perfume would ‘smell like an expensive hooker’. And added that, “We’ve taken blood out of my own blood sample for it.”
  100. She is only tattooed on one side of her body.

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