Who is Katy Perry?
Katy Perry is a big name in the music and entertainment industry. She is a professional singer and songwriter. This 35-year-old singer is also a television judge for the American Idol. Apart from music, Katy has also appeared in several biographies and worked as a voice actor in movies. Furthermore, she worked with famous labels like Red Hill, Java, Columbia and Capitol Records.
Katy was born on the 25th of October, 1984 as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in a coastal city of California named Santa Barbara. She was born to Mary Christine and Maurice Keith Hudson. Both of her parents were pastors of the Protestant Christian movement. Furthermore, she has two siblings, one sister named Angela Hudson and a younger brother named David Hudson.
Katy’s star sign is Scorpio. She stands to 5 feet and 8 inches tall and her weight is around 61 kilograms. Furthermore, Her body measurement is 36-25-35. She is of mixed ethnicity of English, German and Irish. She is an interesting individual whose hobbies are golf and collecting antiques. Furthermore, pink, aqua and blue are her favorite colors.
Perry attended the Paradise Valley Christian School and the Santa Barbara Christian School for elementary education. Later, she attended the Dos Pueblos High School but left to pursue music.
Social Media of Katy Perry
Katy has Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and her official website as well. Her Twitter id is @katyperry. She has more than 108.4 million followers on Twitter. Furthermore, her Instagram id is @katyperry. She has more than 89 million followers on Instagram. Her official website is www.katyperry.com
Marriage and Dating
Katy Perry dated Travie McCoy since 2007 for a total of two years. She then dated Russell Brand, an actor in 2009 and the couple married in 2009. However, they divorced in 2011. Katy then dated singer John Mayer in 2012 for two years. She then was in an on and off relationship with actor Orlando Bloom since 2016. The couple is still happily together.
The Music Career of Katy Perry
Katy Perry signed with the Red Hill Records after she was recognized by Steve Thomas and Jennifer Knapp, who were famous Rock artists. Her debut album was titled “Katy Hudson”, which released in March of 2001. This album had a total of 10 tracks titled Trust in Me, Piercing, Search Me, Last Call, Growing Pains, My Own Monster, Spit, Faith Won’t Fail, Naturally, When There’s Nothing Left. In this album, Katy worked with producers like Otto Price, Collier, and David Browning. The album-length was of 48:11. Katy then moved to Los Angeles to change her music style from Gospel to Secular music.
One of the Boys
Katy signed with Java, a record label affiliated to The Island Def Jam Music Group in 2004. However, her association with Java was short-lived and she signed with the Columbia Records as a solo artist. However, she was dropped from the record label in 2006. She then worked in Taxi Music for a while. She then signed to Capitol Records in 2007 April. Shen released her second album titled One of the Boys on the 17th of July, 2008.
The album included songs of genres Pop Rock and Soft Rock. In this album, Katy worked with producers like Greg Wells, Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Glen Ballard, Dave Stewart, Butch Walker, S*A*M and Sluggo, and Ted Bruner. The album had a total of 12 singles titled One of the Boys, I Kissed a Girl, Waking Up in Vegas, Thinking of You, Mannequin, Ur So Gay, Hot n Cold, If You Can Afford Me, Lost, Self Inflicted, I’m Still Breathing, and Fingerprints. This album debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200 charts, number 11 on UK Albums Chart and certified platinum by RIAA.
Katy Perry released her third studio album titled Teenage Dreams on the 24th of August, 2010 under Capitol Records. This album contains songs of genres pop and rock. This album had a total of 12 tracks titled Teenage Dream, Last Friday Night, California Gurls, Firework, Peacock, Circle the Drain, The One That Got Away, E.T., Who Am I Living For? Pearl, Hummingbird Heartbeat and Not Like the Movies. Katy even won one Billboard Music Awards for this album in 2012 and other awards like the IFPI Platinum Europe Awards, Juno Awards, Premios Telehit, and American Music Award.
Prism is Katy’s fourth studio album that released on the 18th of October, 2013 under Capitol Records. This album contains songs of pop genre and has a length of 48:39. Katy worked with producers Klas Ahlund, Benny Blanco, Bloodshy, Cirkut, Dr. Luke* Greg Kurstin, Max Martin, Stargate and Greg wells for this album. Prism has a total of 13 tracks titled Roar, Legendary Lovers, Birthday, Walking on Air, Unconditionally, Dark Horse, This is How we do, International Smile, Ghost, Love Me, This Moment, Double Rainbow, and By the Grace of God. This album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 charts and has sold around 4 million copies worldwide.
Witness is Katy’s fifth studio album, that released on the 9th of June, 2017 under Capitol Records. Katy worked with producers like Max Martin, Mark Crew, Jeff Bhasker, Holter, Illangelo, Ilya, Elof Loelv, Mike Will Made It, Dustin O’Halloran, Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy, Ali Payami, Rationale, Corrin Roddick, ScoolyShellback, PJ “Promnite” Sledge, and Felix Snow for this album. This album topped charts in various countries like United States, Canada, and Spain.
Katy Perry has been and is a judge for American Idol and The Voice.
Net Worth of Katy Perry
Katy Perry’s net worth is estimated to be around $83 million. She earns money through her albums and appearing on various television series like the American Idol. Furthermore, she also earns money through various endorsement deals.