Ten things about... Lady Gaga
12:49 10 April 2012
Lady Gaga confirmed the European dates for her world tour this week, with the Born This Way Ball set to visit Manchester and London later this year.
From the Ball's kick off in Seoul, South Korea on 27 April, the world will go gaga for Gaga, so to get yourself prepared, we've got some must-know facts about the Lady herself.
- Gaga's real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
- She has been bankrupt four times
- Gaga taught herself to play the piano by ear aged four
- She went to the same private Manhattan high school as sisters Nicky and Paris Hilton
- Gaga's infamous Meat Dress that she wore for the 2010 VMA's weighed around 50lbs
- The singer has her own range of jewel-encrusted headphones after teaming up with Beats by Dr Dre
- She was ranked number four on Billboard's list of top moneymakers, grossing more than $25million
- Her sister Natali Germanotta appears in the video for Telephone as a prison inmate
- She ordered pizza for her Little Monsters who'd waited all night for her, with the bill coming to around $1,000
- The song Telephone was originally written for Britney Spears to use on her Circus album
Tickets for the Born This Way Ball go on sale for the London and Manchester dates on 13 April.