Speaking to Regis and Kelly on the Live show, Elton said that Gaga has taken from influence from him and the pair are so close it's as if they are related.
"She is kind of like the b**tard daughter of Elton John," he said.
"If I had a daughter it would be GaGa, no doubt. She has the same penchant for high shoes; she’s great."
Elton, who has duetted on a song with Gaga from the forthcoming movie 'Gnomeo and Juliet' added: "She is influenced by so many people - you can see it... she is like all of us. When I first started out I was influenced by people and then you gradually form a character of your own......