How Much is Lady Gaga Worth?
If you have ever listened to the radio or turned on a television set, there is a good chance that you have either heard or seen Lady Gaga. In fact, there are many people who are asking, ‘what is it that Lady Gaga can’t do?’ This is because she has dominated in the music industry, as well as the television and movie industry as well.
While it is no secret that Lady Gaga is successful in just about everything she does, nothing can be more true since her double Oscar nominations this year for her role in the movie, A Star is Born.
Being born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Lady Gaga was able to start her music career at an extremely young age. In fact, at the age of just 4 years old, she was able to learn how to play the piano. It is this skill that helped her to her first performance at the age of 14, playing in a nightclub in New York City. With all of her music and acting talents, she has been able to amass quite a big fortune over the last decade. As if she wasn’t successful enough, her career continues to reach new heights and doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon.
Lady Gaga first hit the music scene in 2008, releasing her original debut album titled ‘The Fame.’ Her debut album did extremely well and contained monster hits such as ‘Just Dance,’, as well as ‘Poker Face.’ In fact, these hits are actually still played on the radio today, over 10 years later. These songs have also sold over 7 million downloads each.
Not being content with just making smash hits for the radio, Lady Gaga has also expanded her empire into the acting scene. Having played smaller roles in television shows such as American Horror Story, she was able to land her first major lead actress role in the recent Bradley Cooper movie, A Star is Born.
This role had her nominated for both Best Original Song, as well as Best Actress. Even though she didn’t win for the best actress, her original song, ‘Shallow,’ did win for the best original song in a movie at the Academy Awards for this year, 2019. Lady Gaga was also fortunate enough to join Bradley Cooper on stage to perform the award winning song live, in front of the 1,000’s in attendance, as well as the millions watching at home.
So Why is Lady Gaga Worth Over $300 Million?
Aside from Lady Gaga’s recent success on screen and in the music booth, there are several other reasons why her net worth is estimated at over $300 million.
Back in 2007, Lady Gaga was fortunate enough to score a job with Interscope Records. That same year, she also guest featured for New Kids on the Block. While Def Jam Records later dropped her, the rapper Akon’s label quickly picked her up.
Soon after being signed, she then released her debut album, ‘The Fame.’ This album did extremely well and launched Lady Gaga to the pop star status that she is known for. However, this album was only the beginning of what was to be a very successful career. In fact, to show how exceptionally successful Lady Gaga has been, it is reported that in just the first half of 2018, she reported earned over $50 million.
While we are very aware of Lady Gaga’s recent success, she has actually always been successful, even before she got into acting. Having released 5 solo albums, her three most popular have sold a combined 14 million copies. The include:
- The Fame – 8,8 million copies
- Born This Way – 3.8 million copies
- Artpop – 1.4 million copies
Aside from the successful album sales, Lady Gaga also has several singles simply continue to outperform. These include:
- Born This Way
- The Edge of Glory
- Bad Romance
With her last album being released back in 2016, it was debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at number 1. That album has gone on to sell over 1 million copies and is still reaching new heights every single day.
To help boost her album sales even more, Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl performance during halftime during the 2017 game, created an additional 150,000 digital downloads…. on that day alone.
Lady Gaga Concert and Tour Earnings
While Lady Gaga’s fans can’t get enough of her music, the ‘Little Monsters’, as her fans are named, are more than eager to help her sell out just about everyone of her tours. This is great for Lady Gaga, as it only helps add to her total net worth.
Lady Gaga’s ‘The Fame Ball’ tour, which was in 2008, made her a cool $3.15 million. Her next tour, which was named ‘Monster Ball,’ and ran from 2009-2011, was able to bring in a whopping $227.4 million. Not to be outdone, her following tour did even better, bringing in $382.3 million from 2012 to 2013.
Lady Gaga Acting
As if her music career weren’t enough, Lady Gaga has also done exceptionally well in television shows, as well as big movies. Being part of the cast of ‘American Horror Story’ in 2015, she received rave reviews and was able to use that success to propel herself into larger roles in major motion pictures. Mainly, in the smash hit, A Star is Born,’ co-starring with Bradley Cooper.
Multiple Business Ventures
There is a saying that success yields more opportunity for success. Nothing can be farther from the truth when it comes to Lady Gaga. Having partnered with a host of different companies throughout her career, she has partnered with companies such as MAC, Versace, Barney’s New York, as well as several perfume lines.
With all of Lady Gaga’s success, both in the past and recently, there is no guessing how far she will be able to take her career and how much she will be able to grow her worth too. Currently at over $300 million, the sky is her only limit.