Lady Gaga's BF Cut Up Outside Beach House

12/30/2011 10:13 AM PST

Lady Gaga's Boyfriend Taylor Kinney -- Cut Up Outside Beach House

Lady Gaga's new boy toy -- "Vampire Diaries" star Taylor Kinney -- has already established the pec'ing order in his blossoming relationship ... shredding out hardcore in Southern California recently to soak up some rays.

He probably wasn't born this way.