Cynthia Germanotta is an American philanthropist, activist, and businesswoman, better known as the mother of music sensation Lady Gaga. A former telecommunications executive, she is the co-founder and president of the non-profit organization 'Born This Way Foundation.' Germanotta and Gaga established the foundation with the prime motive of eradicating the social disgrace associated with mental health among the youth. The foundation also intends to “empower youth” and “inspire kindness and bravery’’ through cutting-edge research. In addition to contributing to her foundation, Germanotta has been an advocate for other organizations and causes, too, such as the 'Women’s Council on Heart Health' of the 'Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute,' the 'Empowerment Initiative' at the 'University of Nebraska-Lincoln,' the 'Ladies Auxiliary Committee' of 'The Columbus Citizens Foundation,' and the 'Parsons New School of Design.' Her remarkable charitable work has been honored with awards such as 'Dancing Classrooms,' the ‘Columbus Citizens Foundation Humanitarian Award,' and the 'Greater Boston PFLAG.' Germanotta co-owns a restaurant with her husband.
Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
Also Known As
Cynthia Louise Germanotta
George Washington University, West Virginia University
Paul Douglas Bissett
Lady Gaga, Natali Germanotta