Lady Gaga hasn’t had too much luck finding love after her recent breakup with ex-fiance, Taylor Kinney. The attractive pair was in a relationship for five years before heading for splitsville last summer. Let’s take a look at Lady Gaga’s dating history.
Lady Gaga’s fans were left devastated after the news of her breakup with former fiance and Chicago Fire star Taylor Kinney broke in July 2016. In the latest news, it was reported that the 35-year-old Kinney has moved on from nursing his broken heart, and into the arms of a 26-year-old radiologist from Philadelphia. Naturally, Lady Gaga wasn’t too happy when she heard the rumors and in an interview with Howard Stern on Monday, January 16, she stated that she wouldn’t “f*****g throw a party” if Kinney started dating again. She believes that the two self-proclaimed “hippies” still deeply love each other, despite their differences. Following the announcement, Lady Gaga’s legions of followers began combing through her social media accounts for potential and past boyfriends of the “Million Reasons” singer-songwriter. Scroll down and keep reading to take a quick trip down memory lane with Lady Gaga’s dating timeline and boyfriend list.
#1 Taylor Kinney (2011-2016)
The 30-year-old Lady Gaga and 35-year-old Taylor Kinney began their five-year relationship after meeting on the sets of her 2011 music video, “You and I.” The former lovebirds became engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2015, after Kinney popped the question with a $500,000 10-carat heart-shaped diamond ring. However, the good-looking couple surprised everyone with the sudden announcement of their breakup last year and Lady Gaga took to Instagram to share a message that read, “Taylor and I have always believed we are soulmates. Just like all couples we have ups and downs, and we have been taking a break. We are both ambitious artists, hoping to work through long-distance and complicated schedules to continue the simple love we have always shared. Please root us on. We’re just like everybody else, and we really love each other.”
More recently, Gaga publicly stated that “I hate to sound like a hippie, but I kind of am one, and so is he. We love each other; that’s it. It’s just about life changes, and we all go through different stages, and we’re focused on different things.” Awww, isn’t that sweet!
#2 Luc Carl (2005-2011)
Lady Gaga was rumored to have met Luc Carl while studying music at New York University in 2005. They dated on and off for a few years as her career began to take off, and ironically, her song “You and I” was based on her relationship with Carl. Back then, the bar owner and Lady Gaga, who went by her original name Stefani Germanotta, hung out together at clubs on the Lower East Side.
#3 Matthew “Dada” Williams (2009-2010)
Lady Gaga was in a relationship with the creative director of Haus of Gaga for a year, after they met at a sushi restaurant and had an instant connection. However the twosome called it quits after working on the music video for “Alejandro,” because they wanted to continue their creative professional relationship. After news of the breakup surfaced, Gaga confessed, “Dada is quite brilliant, and we were crazy lovers, but I stopped it when we discovered what a strong creative connection we had. I didn’t want it just to be about careless love.”
#4 Speedy Gonzales (2009)
Lady Gaga and the entrepreneur Speedy met on the set of her music video “Love Game,” in 2009. He is well-known for keeping a low-profile and is rarely photographed by the paparazzi. While the exact reason behind the breakup is unknown, a heart-broken Lady Gaga had admitted back then, “Do you know the feeling of your heart being so terribly broken you can feel the blood dripping out? When you have felt this, only then you know how I’m doing.”
#5 Rob Fusari (2008-2009)
Last but not least on Lady Gaga’s list of boyfriends includes record producer and songwriter, Rob Fusari. She was just 23-years-old at the time, and he was he was her manager-cum-boyfriend, despite being engaged to and living with his fiance. The controversial relationship came to light in Lady Gaga’s unofficial biography, Poker Face: The Rise and Rise of Lady Gaga.