Legendary singer and performance artist who since her 2008 debut album, The Fame, has become a five-time Grammy Award Winner.
She played Adelaide in her school's production of Guys and Dolls.
She wore a dress made of raw meat to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.
She was born to her parents Joseph, an internet businessman, and Cynthia, a telecommunications assistant.
She once appeared on the TV series The Hills, starring Lauren Conrad.