It’s a rite of passage some of us go through as nervous teens and others go through as multimillionaire superstars (far less of the latter…but still).
After years of driving with her learner’s permit, Lady Gaga officially earned her driver’s license over the holiday weekend (July 3). The Mother Monster commemorated the moment with a few posts on her Instagram, specifically finishing the written exam at the DMV, kissing the ground as she passed the driver’s test and showing off her excitement for finally being able to hit the open road without another “adult present.”
Born Stefani Germanotta, the native New Yorker didn’t really have a need for a driver’s license back in her younger days but soon realized she needed one once she moved to Los Angeles. Back in 2012, Gaga tweeted that she was learning to drive when a paparazzi stuck a camera in her car, which made for a most jarring experience.
Gaga has been celebrating firsts all year long. Back in February, the 30-year-old star received her first Oscar nomination and took home her first Golden Globe for her TV debut in American Horror Story. These milestones, along with her impending nuptials with fiancee Taylor Kinney, and now this newfound freedom are all setting Gaga up for her best year yet .