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Katy Perry- Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

Katy Perry is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to prominence by the release of One of the Boys (2008) album, that started her massive, long-term success in the music industry.

She’s one of the best-selling music artists in history as well as one of the most influencing figure in modern pop music field.


Katy Perry performed in church when she was a child, then continued to gospel music career. Her singing skill caught the attention of Jennifer Knapp and Steve Thomas.

Then, they brought her to help her improve. In 2001, she had a contract with Red Hill Records and launched her first album titled Katy Hudson.

At the age of 17, she moved to Los Angeles and changed to secular music. She signed to Capitol Records in 2007 and released a song titled Ur So Gay, then an album named One of the Boys.

The album was sold 7 million copies around the globe. This was her breakthrough.

Katy won International Female Solo Artist from Brit Awards in 2009 and held her first world tour, Hello Katy Tour.

Her albums including Prism and Witness always peaked at number on the Billboard chart. She also performed at prestigious stages such as the annual Grammy Awards and Super Bowl.

Some of her songs such as Firework and Roar got Diamond certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Throughout her career, she has collaborated with other famous singers, such as Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Selena Gomez, Kelly Clarkson, and many more


  • Full name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
  • Stage name: Katy Perry
  • Nickname: Katy
  • Birthday: October 25, 1984
  • Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter
  • Education: Dos Pueblos High School
  • Hobbies: Running, hunting antiques, and dancing
  • Instagram: @katyperry
  • YouTube: Katy Perry Official
  • Facebook: @katyperry
  • Twitter: @katyperry

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
  • Weight: 61 Kg (134 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Blonde (dyed black)
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Body Measurements: 36-25-35 (Bust -36, Waist -25, and Hips -35 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
  • Dress Size: 8 (US)


  • Father: Keith Hudson
  • Mother: Mary Perry 
  • Brother: David Hudson
  • Sister: Angela Hudson
  • Children: Daisy Dove Bloom

Husband, Boyfriend, & Dating History

Johnny Lewis

Katy and Johnny Lewis, who’s an actor, started dating in 2005. Unfortunately, they split a year later before she achieved her career breakthrough, for unknown reasons.

Johnny passed away in September 2012 at 28 after falling from a rooftop, which reportedly caused her to feel “devastated.” Her song The One That Got Away is said to be inspired by him.

Travie McCoy

She began her romance with Travie McCoy, the Gym Class Heroes vocalist and Billionaire singer, in summer of 2007.

The pair went on an on-and-off relationship before eventually break up for good in 2008.

He personally confirmed their separation on New Year’s Eve via his blog. His substance abuse and her newly found fame were said to be the reasons behind their split.

Josh Groban

Shortly after her break up with Travis McCoy, she began to be linked romantically with Josh Groban.

That being said, rep teams of both singers refuted the rumors. Josh himself, however, admitted that they “might have skated on the line of dating.”

Russell Brand

Katy and her former-husband, Russell Brand, met at the 2009 MTV VMAs. They tied the knot in October 2010, just a year after began dating.

Unfortunately, their marriage ended quickly after only 14 months. He filed for divorce near the end of 2011, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason behind their separation.

In Katy Perry: Part of Me documentary film, she admitted her super busy schedule and reluctance of having children had led to their split.

Baptiste Giabiconi

Just months after her divorce, Katy appeared in a magazine cover along with Baptiste Giabiconi, a French model and her long-time friend.

This sparked dating rumors between them both. However, she denied the rumors herself by tweeting that she’s “single and satisfied.”

Robert Ackroyd

She began to be linked with Robert Ackroyd, who’s the guitarist of the Florence + The Machine band, in 2012.

According to her interview with USA Today in July that year, the relationship wasn’t even “appropriate to label,” suggesting it wasn’t anything serious.

John Mayer

Katy Perry was involved in a romance with John Mayer from August 2012 to early 2014. Throughout that period, they had on-and-off relationship.

According to an insider’s info, the pair were “at their core, quite different,” which most likely refers to their different stages of life and lifestyles by then.

Robert Pattinson

In between her ‘off’ period of relationship with John Mayer, Katy was rumored to date Robert Pattinson as they were seen together in a Bjork concert.

That being said, she clarified the speculations personally by stating that their relationship was purely platonic.


In April 2014, media sparked dating rumors between her and Diplo, who’s a well-known music producers, as they were spotted enjoying Coachella together.

However, the rumors were quick to shut down as she denied dating anyone on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Orlando Bloom

Katy and Orlando started to get closer in early 2016 as they were captured to appear close at the Golden Globes.

The couple turned to be indeed dating. They got engaged in February 2019 afer three years of on-and-off relationship.

They reportedly looked forward to get married, but have to postpone the plan due to the pandemic outbreak.

She announced that they’re expecting the first child in Never Worn White music video. The pair welcomed their baby daughter in August 2020, who’s named Daisy Dove Bloom.

Net Worth

According to several sources, she has accumulated around $330 million to $355 million of net worth. Her income is primarily earned through her massively successful career as a singer and entertainers in general.


Katy has sold more than 143 million records globally, which cemented her as one of the top-selling music artists in history.

She also earned a lot from touring. The California Dream Tour, that she embarked on from 2011 to 2012, grossed $59.5 million. Meanwhile her Prismatic World Tour that happened in 2014 to 2014, grossed over $200 million.

TV Show Appearances

For her appearance as one of the American Idol judges, she earned $15 million in the first season alone. She reportedly received $25 million for the 2019 season.


  • Her trademarks are colorful wigs and outfits.
  • Her friends include Rihanna, Adam Lambert, and Perez Hilton
  • Perry’s musical influences are Freddie Mercury and Alanis Morissette.
  • Her favorite color is blue.
  • She enjoys eating Asian food like sashimi and Chinese chicken salad.
  • When she was a child, her parents forbade her to listen to MTV and only allowed her to listen to gospel music.
  • She was married to English actor Russell Brand in 2010 in India. Yet, they divorced in 2012.
  • In 2010, Maxim magazine ranked her at number one on Hot 100 Women.
  • Katy had a voice-over role in The Smurfs as Smurfette.
  • Billboard listed her as the Woman of the Year in 2012.
  • She had her 28th birthday lunch with Michelle Obama.
  • In 2013, Guinness Book World Record named her the Best First Female with Five Number One US singles from One Album.
  • Perry partnered with Staples Inc. in 2014 and donated 1 million USD to DonorsChoose to support education.
  • Forbes magazine ranked her at number six as one of the Highest-Paid Women in Music in 2016.
  • In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign gave the singer the Nation Equality Award.
  • She also performed in Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester concert in the same year.
  • The E.T. singer became the first person that hit 100 million followers on one of the most famous social media, Twitter.
  • On 2019 Valentine’s Day, she was engaged to the English actor, Orlando Bloom
  • In August 2020, she gave birth to a daughter named Daisy Dove Bloom.
  • Her ideal type is…


“I am so grateful for all the love and support I’ve had from people around the world.”

“I don’t need the Prince Charming to have my own happy ending. Katy Perry I’m happy, I’m in a good place, I’m looking forward to my future.”

“Find out what your gift is and nurture it.”

“Sometimes if you want to achieve something great, there will be curveballs. You just have to dodge them every once in a while.”

“I’m going to let love lead the way, always. And I was born with this blind – blind ambition, and it’s kind of gotten me here to this point. And I think that I’ll stick to it.”

“I’m kind of a good girl – and I’m not. I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I’m a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That’s what the stories in my music do.”

“If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.”

“For a modern woman it is important to be supported and that there is equality in every aspect, and that it’s not two halves that make a whole – it’s two wholes that make a whole.”

“I’ve done a lot of bad things. Use your imagination.”

“I unfortunately still crave chicken McNuggets and bacon, which is the meat candy of the world.”

“People always ask me, ‘What is it that you regret?’ And I say, ‘nothing, because I could not buy what I’ve learned.’ And I apply those things to my life I learn. And hopefully, hopefully it helps me to be a better human in the future and make better choices.”

“I never want to be just one thing – I want to be multidimensional.”

Pics of Katy Perry

1. Even though she is known for her colorful hair, the black hair also suits her, right?

Katy Perry- Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

2. What do you think of this cow-pattern outfit?

Katy Perry- Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

3. Look at this sparkling golden dress!

Katy Perry- Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

4. Her bright smile encourages anyone to smile too

 Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

5. The floral dress makes her even prettier

 Biography, Profile, Facts and Career


Who is Katy Perry?

She is an American singer and songwriter.

Who is Katy Perry’s real name?

Her real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson.

What makes Katy Perry famous?

She’s famous because of her One of the Boys (2008) album, that started her massive, long-term success in the music industry.

Where is Katy Perry from?

She was born in Santa Barbara, California, United States.

How old is Katy Perry?

She was born in 1984, and she is 39 years old as of 2023.

When Katy Perry celebrates her birthday?

She celebrates on the 25th of every October.

How tall is Katy Perry?

Her height is 5’8″ or 173 cm.

Who are Katy Perry’s parents?

Her father’s name is Keith Hudson and her mother’s name is Mary Perry.

Is Katy Perry married?

No, she is currently unmarried. But she is in a relationship with Orlando Bloom.

Who is Katy Perry’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriends are Johnny Lewis, Travie McCoy, John Mayer, and Robert Pattinson. She’s also used to be rumored to date Josh Groban, Baptiste Giabiconi, Robert Ackroyd, and Diplo.

Who is Katy Perry’s ex-husband? 

Her ex-husband is Russel Brand.

How rich is Katy Perry?

Her net worth is around $330 million to $355 million.

What is Katy Perry nationality?

Her nationality is American.

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