Lady Gaga is the first thing that comes to our mind when we think of an eccentric but a famous personality. Born as Stefani Germanotta she is better known as her stage name Lady Gaga who is today one of the most popular American singers and songwriters. Although she is form a well to do family but has worked for everything she wants from a very early age.
Gaga's parents, who exposed her to artists like The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Elton John, had significant influence on her childhood and, presently, still do. Her debut in Hollywood was with the Def Jam Records who signed her as a singer in 2005.
Lady Gaga came to prominence as a recording artist following the release of her debut album The Fame (2008), which was a critical and commercial success that topped charts around the world. Lady Gaga released "Born This Way," the title single from her third album. The album Born This Way hit stores in May 2011. It sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week of release giving it the best single week of sales for any album since 2005. Apart from being a singer and a songwriter she has emerged as an eccentric dresser. She is often spotted wearing unique outfits like a dress made of raw meat to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards which was condemned by animal rights.
Lady Gaga has a golden heart as she is one celebrity who is always ready to help people in need. It was proved when she raised money for Japan relief last year and managed to collect millions of dollars for charity. Her collectables are often on sale in the name of charity. Recently her autographed urinal (unused) was up for sale at an auction and was sold for $460,000 and the money was used for a noble cause.
Gaga is a strong supporter for fighting against HIV hence joined forces with MAC Cosmetics to launch a line of lipstick under their supplementary cosmetic line, Viva Glam. all net proceeds of the lipstick line were donated to the cosmetic company's campaign to prevent HIV and AIDS worldwide. The sales of Gaga-endorsed Viva Glam lipstick and lipgloss have raised more than $202 million to fight HIV and AIDS.In a nutshell Lady Gaga is ‘Born this way’ and is unique in her own sense.
Lady Gaga who has achieved enough of fame and success in past few years did not invest in real estate properties because she was touring all long. She use to live in a rented mansion in Bel-Air for which she paid a rent of $ 25,000 a month. The house boast six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. But in 2010, she finally invested in real estate ad bought a grand mansion in Scotland.
Location: The lavish estate is in East Lothian in Scotland.
Accommodation: Lady has bought most expensive mansion in Scotland for £8-million. The house is spread in the area of 200 acres after all it has to be extravagant when its Gaga’s mansion. The lavish Scottish castle has 60 rooms and has a 1,300 square-foot ballroom with three kitchens. The Yester house was built between 1699 and 1728, it was owned from the 1970s by Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti, who died in 2007.
Neighborhood: Lady Gaga is not the only famous Scottish homeowner, American singer Bob Dylan has a £2 million estate in the Cairngorms. Donald Trump is developing a top golf resort near Aberdeen.
The kitchen concept
The screen hall
Master suite for owner
The living room
The balcony view
New York Home
Lady Gaga owns a lavish palace like property in Scotland and rents an apartment in Bel-Air for which she paid a rent of $ 25,000 a month. She also owns a parental house in New York. The building was build around 1927 and is themed as Pythian Egyptian. The house is build in the upper west side of New York City.
New York home
Lady Gaga is often spotted in her shining black Lincoln MKZ. The car truly matches her extravagant lifestyle as this car is a symbol of luxury sedan category. The car has a powerful V6 engine, available all-wheel drive and a distinctive, retro-look interior design. The exterior of her car includes the familial Lincoln waterfall grille and tasteful chrome trim.
Lady Gaga who is known for her unique styles owns a rather huge car. Chevrolet Suburban One of the longest-running models sold in the United States and was debuted in 1936. Although it’s as good as a mini truck but is rather quick for it as it can reach 60 mph in less than 9 seconds.
Lady in her Suburban
When it’s about rich and famous the Mercedes has to be in the kitty. It seems that Lady Gaga is in love with SUV she owns a Chevrolet Suburban and also has a GL-Class SUV (Mercedes). The Lady drives her muscular black SUV quiet often. The car can accommodate at least seven people comfortably and her car has multi-zone climate control and eight beverage holders.
This eccentric dresser is crazy for black cars as most of her cars are black in color. The sensational singer owns a luxurious Porsche Panamera S which is one of the most lavish cars in the series. The car cabin is a rather magnificent place, with wonderfully upholstered seats and a five-dial instrument binnacle.
Rolls-Royce Corniche III
Lady Gaga owns a classic vehicle which she often drives in city. Her red Rolls Royce Corniche III is rather modest than her extravagant personality. The engine management system was switched to the more modern MK-Motronic. This timeless beauty was showcased in 1989 Frankfurt Motor Show and since then is part of many rich and famous people’s classic possessions including Lady Gaga.
Lady in her vintage car
Lady Gaga loves to get behind the wheels of her silver colored Audi R8. The singer has been photographed several times taking it around for drives around her Beverley Hills neighborhood in Los Angeles. This $205,000 car sports an aerodynamic shape and has been designed for extreme speed. It can touch a top speed of 320 km/hour and can zoom to 100 km/hour after start in 3.5 seconds. All-LED headlights, metallic paint and a large grille provide the two door coupe with a stylish appearance. Hi-tech electronic systems like a Bang & Olufsen 465 watt surround sound system have been incorporated in the R8.
Greek island of Crete
American superstar Lady Gaga is one of the many musicians and film stars who love to spend their leisure time in Greek island of Crete, one of the biggest Greek island, 260 km long and 60 km wide. As per the reports, Gaga along with her boyfriend Luc Carl, and body guards lived in luxurious Elounda resort for some days. The couple reportedly was spotted soaking up in the sun, later both enjoyed having a night out and a romantic dinner.
Location: Greek island of Crete is located in the southeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea.
Main attractions: Greek island of Crete is full of contrasts and famous for its beaches, food, and natural beauty. The mountains, sea and ancient history of the island combines with the Cretans’ relaxed nature to make the island an idyllic holiday destination.
Gaga along with her boyfriend Luc Carl
Greek island of Crete
Greek island of Crete
Born This Way Foundation
Lady Gaga is a true philanthropist and is associated with many charitable organizations. She herself is launching a charitable trust named on her album “Born this way’. This organization is going to launch on February 29 2012. The foundation will explore the best ways to reach youth and create a new culture of kindness, bravery, acceptance and empowerment. The organization will address issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring and career development advocacy.
Lady Gaga addressing the people
Lady at the launch
M.A.C AIDS Fund
Gaga also contributes in the fight against HIV and AIDS with the focus upon educating young women about the risks of the disease. She has joined hands with M.A.C Cosmetics to launch a line of lipstick under their supplementary cosmetic line, Viva Glam. All net proceeds of the lipstick line were donated to the cosmetic company's campaign to prevent HIV and AIDS worldwide and raised more than $202 million.To support this cause Gaga performed at Pan-Asia 2010 in Tokyo. She was dressed in all white jump-suit and the event also featured a one-of-a-kind M.A.C Viva Glam inspired piano.
M.A.C eyemakeup range
Artists for Peace and Justice
Lady Gaga is associated with Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) which supports poor and downtrodden people around the world. This fundraising effort has been commenced by Oscar-winning Canadian director Paul Haggis and friends in 2009. The foundation is currently working towards building schools to serve the poorest areas of Haiti. The organization is also providing education, hot meals, clean drinking water and regular medical treatments to the children living in the slums.
Artist for Peace and Justice supported by many celebs
Stand Up To Cancer
Lady Gaga supports and raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer which is a non-profit organization. The foundation raises money for cancer researchers and scientists to come together and attain their familiar goal: the cure for cancer.. It is a new enterprise shaped to speed up pioneering cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives.
Charity for NYC Superstorm Sandy
Lady Gaga pleadges $1 million to the Red Cross to aid NYC Superstorm Sandy victims.
Lady Gaga’s giving spirit has always been an motivation to her fans as she has auctioned off her very dear collectables for charitable causes. Her favorite one-of-a-kind Steinway Grand Piano bearing her very own signature was auctioned off in partnership with auction house Charity Buzz. The instrument which was last used by Lady Gaga, during her performance in May last year at New York, was on on auction to raise money for young aspiring artists, through an organization called Ten ‘o’ Clock Classics. The Piano was up for $60,000, and is slated to fetch much more.
Lady performing on Steinway Piano
Candy Pink & Diamonds iPad2
Lady Gaga is a gadget freak and hence posses a limited edition polished White Gold Plated iPad2. Her gadget has got a bling makeover by one of the premier names in luxury gadgets, Computer Choppers. This amazing Apple iPad 2, boasts 228 white VS diamonds that are inscribed in the Apple Inc. logo, which itself is made of solid 14-carat Gold, while sporting a lovely Pink color.
Candy Pink & Diamonds iPad2
Amongst many precious possessions that Lady Gaga auctions off quite often, she has recently auctioned her nude picture. The nude portrait of her is made by Jazz musician, Tony Bennett, which was under hammer at eBay. Signed by the word ‘Bennedetto’, which is characteristic of the jazz performer, this piece of art is as accurate a piece of handwork to depict the ‘weird’ Lady Gaga, as one can get. On first sight, one sees the intricate and rather accurate work of Mr. Bennett who has managed to bring Lady Gaga alive on paper like none before. The portrait was sold for $30,000. All proceeds went to Exploring the Arts, an organization founded by Bennett and his wife to benefit arts education in public schools, and Gaga’s own Born This Way Foundation.
Lady Gaga art collection
Lady Gaga’s collection of art is as unusual as her dressing sense. The expensive paintings and other art work is now more an investment and Lady believes in investing for the same. She has splurged on the work of many artists like Leigh Bowery and Fancesco Vezzoli.