Katy Perry Overview
- Full Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter
- Birth Date: October 25, 1984
- Birth Place: California, United States
- Age: 34
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Father’s Name: Keith Hudson
- Mother’s Name: Mary Perry
- Ethnicity: English, German and Irish
- Nationality: American
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 61 Kg
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Waist Size: 25 inch
- Bra Size: 36 inch
- Hip Size: 35 inch
- Online Presence: Instagram / Twitter
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, famous from her stage name Katy Perry was born on October 25, 1984, in California, US. She is an American singer and songwriter. Similarly, her father’s name is Maurice Keith Hudson and her mother’s name is Mary Perry. She has ethnicity of English, German and Irish. Both of her parents were Pastor.
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As her parents frequently moved places, she had attended different religious schools. She also attended Paradise Valley Christian School in Arizona and Santa Barbara Christian School in California. At the age of 15, she passed her GED tests and completed her education.
After she completed her high school education, she shortly studied Italian opera at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.
It sounds quite weird that she unsuccessfully stepped in the music industry. Firstly, she released her first debut album named “Katy Hudson” on March 6, 2001. But, the album became commercially unsuccessful.
However, Perry rose to fame after her second album “One of the Boys”. It’s singles “I Kissed a Girl” and “Hot n Cold” became much popular. She also received awards for ‘Best New Act’, and ‘International Female Solo Artist’ for the album.
Similarly, she released her third studio album “Teenage Dream in 2010. It became commercially successful as most of it’s songs even peaked Billboard Hot 100.
Likewise, she released “Prism” in 2013 and “Witness” in 2017. Both of the album also became widely successful.
Currently, she is a judge of America’s biggest show ‘American Idol’.
Perry has also received many awards, including four Guinness World Records, five American Music Awards, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award.
She firstly married Russel Brand in 2010 after being in a relationship for a long time. However, they separated two years later in 2012.
Then, she dated Travie McCoy from 2007 to 2009 and John Mayer from 2012 to 2015. She also dated Orlando Bloom from 2016 to 2017. But, currently, she is single.
She has an estimated net worth of $280 million.