Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, best known as Lady Gaga is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer. Gaga was able to sing and play the piano from a young age. She attended the Convent of the Sacred Heart from age 11 where was bullied for her appearance and eccentric habits. By the age of 14, Gaga was performing at open mike nights in clubs and bars. After a brief partnership with talent scout Rob Fusari, which resulted in the creation of her stage name, Gaga was signed to Def Jam Records in 2006; however, she was dropped from the label after just three months. Later, Gaga was signed by Vince Herbert to Streamline Records, an imprint of Interscope Records. She also made her acting debut in Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Machete Kills’. EliteColumn brings you the top 12 hand-picked quotes from this amazingly talented singer.