The 32-year-old was also known as "Zombie Boy" due to his full-body corpse tattoo.
Gaga mourned his death on Twitter, writing, "The suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy is beyond devastating".
She added: "If you are suffering, call a friend or family today".
It has been reported that Montreal Police found the model dead in his apartment. "We must save each other", she continued.
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In a second tweet, Lady Gaga wrote, "Science tells us that it takes 21 days to form a habit, if you're suffering from [a] mental health issue I beckon for today to be your first day or a continuation of the work you've been doing". He holds a Guinness World Record for most insect tattoos (176) and another for most human bone tattoos (139).
The "Million Reasons" singer shared the sad news on Twitter Thursday confirming he took his own life.
If you're anxious someone you know may be at risk of suicide, you should talk to them, says the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention.
Following the music video, Genest helped relaunch Jay-Z's Roc-A-Wear label in Europe in 2012 and began to model for magazines, including GQ and Vanity Fair.
Genest's last Instagram post was allegedly published after his death.