Stefani Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga, is a multitalented singer, actress, dancer, fashionista — the list keeps on going. She appears to be an alien from another planet who fell to Earth to entertain her "little monsters," as she calls her fans.
Today Lady Gaga turns the big three-oh, so it only feels right to mention 30 incredible moments in her life that made us go absolutely gaga for her.
1. Let's not forget that meat dress at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010
2. She did a mean David Bowie tribute during this year's Grammys
3. Gaga's album 'Cheek To Cheek' with big band legend Tony Bennet in 2014
4. When Gaga accidentally bumped into Leonardo DiCaprio at the Golden Globes
5. Her Kermit The Frog outfit
6. When she won a Golden Globe Award this year for her role on 'American Horror Story'
7. Following its 2008 release, Gaga's debut single 'Just Dance' finally hit No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2009
8. When she sang the national anthem during the 2016 Super Bowl
9. Gaga's collaboration with Queen Bey for the song 'Telephone'
10. Her 2015 single 'Til It Happens To You' was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song
11. Gaga's participation in a bloody sex orgy on 'American Horror Story'
12. That bubble dress
13. She's won a total of six Grammys
14. Looking hot in her underwear during a Mets game
15. Gaga's bloody 'Paparazzi' performance during the VMAs in 2009
16. Her Vogue cover shoot
17. Gaga has had parasites (G. germanotta and G. monstraparva), an extinct species of ungulate (Gagadon) and 19 species of ferns (Gaga) named after her
18. Lady Gaga rocked a red lace crown during the VMAs in 2009
19. She's written songs for other artists including Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Adam Lambert, Pussycat Dolls and New Kids On The Block
20. Gaga's piano duel with legend Elton John during the 2010 Grammys
21. Her performance as male alter ego Jo Calderone during 'Yoü and I' in 2011 at the MTV VMAs
22. She has her own organization called the Born This Way Foundation
23. She's openly backed her musical colleague Ke$ha during her trials with producer Dr. Luke
24. Gaga's latex gag during the 2011 Grammys
25. She's a fierce fighter for gay rights, even rallying against Proposition 8 back in 2009
26. She's the mommy of two adorable French bulldogs named Koji and Asia
you used to call me on my cellphone... @missasiakinney ❤️
27. Gaga was puked on by performance artist Millie Brown at 2014's SxSW
28. Gorgeous Gaga got engaged to handsome actor Taylor Kinney in 2015
I never thought anyone would ever love me because I felt like my body was ruined by my abuser. But he loves the survivor in me. He's stood by me all night proud and unashamedly. THATS a real man.
29. Gaga starred in Robert Rodriguez's 'Machete Kills' in 2013
30. Her mermaid seashell look
She isn't a drag, she's a complete queen with immense talents. Happy birthday, Mother Monster! We are so blessed to be reminded to be the weirdest, greatest monsters we can possibly be.