Lady Gaga's net worth on her 31st birthday

"Mother Monster" Lady Gaga turns 31 on March 28, fresh off her successful performance at the Super Bowl 51 halftime show.

Plans to celebrate this year's birthday have not been publicly disclosed, but past celebrations have run the gamut: In 2011, Gaga kicked fellow musician Adam Lambert out of her party for his raucous behavior. In 2014, she took in a Broadway show starring pal James Franco.

Whatever she does, Gaga has many "Million Reasons" to celebrate — most of which come with dollar signs. Here's a look at the international superstar's wealth from the start of her career to today.

Lady Gaga Net Worth: $275 Million

In 2008, up-and-coming artist Lady Gaga — Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta — scored a songwriting gig for an Interscope Records imprint. The same year saw the rising star lend her powerhouse vocals to New Kids on the Block for the boy band's comeback album. Although Def Jam Records dropped Gaga during this time, she was soon snapped up by R&B singer Akon for his Kon Live Distribution label.

Her debut album, "The Fame," propelled the singer to major popstar status. "The Fame" was only the first of many successful ventures for Gaga. Today, the artist's net worth is $275 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com. The international superstar earned $59 million in 2015 and $33 million in 2014.

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Lady Gaga performs onstage during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 18: Contemporary Icon Award Recipient Lady Gaga performs onstage at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 46th Annual Induction And Awards at Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)
Lady Gaga and Alexander Wang arrives at the 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala benefit in honor of the museums latest exhibit China: Through the Looking Glass May 4, 2015 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Recording artist Lady Gaga attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 08: Siger Lady Gaga visits the NBA Global Games Tour 2014 match between Alba Berlin and San Antonio Spurs at O2 World on October 8, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Bongarts/Getty Images)
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - SEPTEMBER 22: Artists Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga attend a press conference about the album 'cheek to cheek' at City Hall on September 22, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 07: Lady Gaga walks the red carpet during the 27th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on December 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Lady Gaga attends Samsung GALAXY At Harper's BAZAAR Celebrates Icons By Carine Roitfeld at The Plaza Hotel on September 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Samsung)
US music star Lady Gaga waves upon her arrival at the Narita International airport in Narita, Chiba prefecture on August 12, 2014. Gaga is set to play two nights at the Chiba Marine Stadium in Tokyo on August 13 and 14 before heading to Seoul to perform at the Olympic Stadium on August 16. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Lady Gaga arrives at Roseland Ballroom on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Lady Gaga arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 24: Singer Lady Gaga attends The 2014 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala Honoring Carole King at Los Angeles Convention Center on January 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 08: Lady GaGa attends on day 2 of the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball at 02 Arena on December 8, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
US pop music star Lady Gaga poses for photographers upon her arrival at Narita Airport, outside Tokyo on November 26, 2013. Lady Gaga is in Japan to promote her latest album 'ARTPOP'. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Singer Lady Gaga performs onstage during the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Singer Lady Gaga attends the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Lady Gaga arrives for the 2013 Glamour Women of the Year Award at Carnegie Hall November 11, 2013 sponsored by LOréal Paris, to honor courageous and inspiring women who are changing the world. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Lady Gaga attends artRave on November 10, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Benjamin Rollins Caldwell)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: Lady Gaga speaks at The Daily Front Row's Fashion Media Awards at Harlow on September 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for The Daily Front Row)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE. SPECIAL RATES APPLY.) Lady Gaga talks with 'The Morning Mash Up' Live on SiriusXM Hits 1 at SiriusXM Studio on August 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
Singer Lady Gaga arrives at Macy'€™s Herald Square in New York on September 14, 2012 to launch her first fragrance, Lady Gaga Fame, released through the singer's own Haus Laboratories in association with Coty. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Lady Gaga Music

Of Lady Gaga's six albums, "The Fame" is still the most successful, selling more than 15 million copies worldwide and earning her $18 million, according to celebrity publication TheRichest.

In 2011, she released her mega-hit album "Born This Way," which set the record for the fastest rise to the No. 1 spot on release day. The album sold six million copies worldwide and earned the singer $8 million. She went on to release "Artpop" in 2013, selling 2.5 million copies. In 2014, she paired up with Tony Bennett for the jazz album "Cheek to Cheek," which sold less than a million copies.

In 2015, two Lady Gaga songs — "Just Dance" and "Poker Face" — passed the seven million download mark, making her the only artist to have two songs reach this level. Her other top hits include:

"Bad Romance"
"Born This Way"
"Applause"
"The Edge of Glory"
"Paparazzi"
"Telephone"
"LoveGame"
"Alejandro"

Her latest solo album, "Joanne," was released Oct. 2016 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart dated Nov. 12, 2016. The album has sold 435,000 units domestically.

Following her Feb. 5, 2017, 13-minute performance at the Super Bowl halftime show, Gaga saw a 1,000 percent surge in music sales, according to Nielson Music. The singer sold around 150,000 digital songs and albums that day alone.

Lady Gaga Concert Earnings

Since Lady Gaga's fans — nicknamed "Little Monsters" — can't get enough of her music, it's no surprise the artist's tours are a major contributor to her net worth.

Gaga's 2008 "The Fame Ball" tour earned $3.15 million, followed by the 2011 "Monster Ball" tour, which brought in $227.4 million. The 2013 "Born This Way" tour generated $168 million in gross income.

In early 2017, Gaga announced a new world tour for "Joanne," which will kick off at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The singer — who will likely earn between $3 and $4 million for her back-to-back weekend performances, according to Billboard — filled the headlining spot after Beyoncé dropped out following her Feb. 2017 pregnancy announcement.

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Lady Gaga on Screen

Lady Gaga has found success on the small screen as well as the stage. In 2015, Gaga joined the cast of "American Horror Story: Hotel" and showcased some serious acting chops. On "AHS," she played The Countess and mysterious owner of Hotel Cortez. The star's "American Horror Story" performance received rave reviews and helped revive her image after the much-criticized "Artpop" fail.

She is set to star in "A Star Is Born," a movie about an actor who helps a young singer/actress find fame, despite his own demons. The film, which also stars Bradley Cooper, is slated for release in 2018.

Lady Gaga Awards

Lady Gaga's talent as a musician and actress have earned her numerous awards. Gaga's music has won her six GRAMMYs, 13 MTV Video Music Awards, eight MTV Europe Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, three People's Choice Awards and an American Music Award.

Lady Gaga's performance in "American Horror Story: Hotel" earned her the 2016 Golden Globe Award for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television" category.

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Lady Gaga Business Ventures

Not only is Lady Gaga a brilliant creative mind, she's also a savvy businesswoman who knows how to market her brand. The superstar has partnered with a host of companies in a range of industries to generate name recognition and boost her ever-growing fortune.

From 2010 to 2014, Gaga was the creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid imaging products. Also in 2010 and 2011, she served as a spokesperson for MAC's Viva Glam campaign, which raises money for the MAC AIDs fund. In 2014, the singer was the face of the Versace Spring/Summer campaign and also starred in the Japanese cosmetic company Shiseido's 2015 "Be Yourself" campaign.

After opening a temporary workshop at the store during the 2011 holiday season, Lady Gaga was featured in the Barneys New York Spring 2016 campaign. The popstar also has two of her own fragrances; "Fame" debuted in 2012 and sold six million bottles its first week and 30 million in less than a year.

In 2016, the singer's startup, Backplane — a social media platform for her fans — went bankrupt. Gaga had partnered with Google in 2011 on the venture, which was initially valued at $40 million.

Lady Gaga and Her Investments

On Valentine's Day 2015, Lady Gaga's boyfriend Taylor Kinney proposed to her in Manhattan, and the singer said yes. In exchange, Gaga received a heart-shaped platinum engagement ring — thought to be about 8 carats — worth an estimated $500,000.

The couple had been dating since 2011, when Kinney starred in the music video for Gaga's hit song "You and I." They later broke up in July 2016, ending their engagement. In Feb. 2017, she was linked with CAA talent agent Christian Carino.

Aside from creating chart-topping hits, Gaga has an affinity for the good life. In 2014, she bought a 10,270-square-foot Malibu, Calif., mansion for $23.5 million. In 2016, she reportedly bought the $5.25 million Hollywood Hills home of musician Frank Zappa, according to Variety.

Not surprisingly, the trend-setting Gaga has a soft spot for fashion. In 2012, she paid a record-breaking $121,758 for an Alexander McQueen gown at an auction from the personal collection of Daphne Guinness.

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