Age: Katy Perry is 35 years old(as in 2020).
Home Town: Santa Barbara, California, United States.
Date of Birth 25 October 1984
Spouse: Russell Brand (m. 2010–2012)
Net worth: $125 million (2016 estimate)
Partner: Orlando Bloom (2016–)
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Katy Perry (1984—)
Famous American Singer and Songwriter
Katy Perry is a famous American singer. Katy Perry’s original name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, but she is famous with her name Katy Perry among her fans and in the world of singing. She started singing when she was very young and looking for a career in religious singing. Her debut album “Katy Hudson” released in 2001. Perry touched the sky of fame when her song “I Kissed a Girl” released in 2008. Her most famous and record breaking album “Teenage Dreams” was released in 2010.
Katy Perry’s Early Life and Education
Katy Perry was born in Santa Barbara, California on October 25, 1984. This might be most surprising for the fans that Katy has brought up in a conservative family. Katy belongs to a very conservative family and she has grown up in a very conservative atmosphere, where it was impossible to think to pursue a career in modern singing and write the songs like “I Kissed a Girl” in which she wrote about sexual exploration.She is a sensation in the pop music industry now. Katy has one younger bother, David born in 1988. and an older sister named Angela born in 1982.Katy started gospel singing from her childhood, singing in the Church from the age of 9 as her family was not in favor of secular music.She first listen popular music from a CD she sneaked from her friend.
She also learnt dance and guitar in her childhood. She was sent to religious school and camps for study. She got her primary and elementary education from Paradise Valley Christian School located in Arizona and Santa Barbara Christian School in California.
Katy Perry’s Singing Career and Break Through
Katy left the Dos Pueblos High School at the age of 15 to pursue a career in music and studied at the Music Academy of the West, where she learnt Italian Opera.Her debut album was “Katy Hudson” a Gospel singing record released in 2001, which remained unsuccessful as per business point of view.She moved to Los Angeles when she was only 17 to pursue a career in Pop music and started to work with producer Glen Ballard. She recorded a singing deal with with The Island Def Jam Music Group but the deal was cancelled before completion. She also worked in an independent company “Taxi Music”. She continued to work hard and then she recorded a song “Old habits die hard” which won the best original song award in Golden Globe Awards 2005. In 2006, Perry also worked in a musical based movie “Learn to Fly”.In April 2007, Katy was signed to Capital Records by Jason Flom. At Capital Records she wrote her two most famous songs for her second album “one of the Boys” first song was “I Kissed a Girl” and second was “Hot n Cold”. Katy’s first single was released on April 28, 2008. This song earned her a lot of fame because it reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.Then she released her blockbuster “Ur so Gay”. Which made him stand between the top singers of America.
Her two other single tracks “ One of the Boys” and “Hot and Cold” were released in the same year and both the songs earned positions on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, number nine and number three respectively. In 2009, She released, “thinking of you” and “Waking up in Vegas”. In the same year Perry had a world tour “Hello Katy Tour”. She also got recognition from Guinness World Records as th “Best Start on the U.S. Digital Chart by a Female Artist”, in January 2010. Perry’s another blockbuster “Teenage Dreams” Released in 2012. Perry released lot of record breaking singles in 2013 and 2014, remained at top on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and 200, “like Prism “,and the most famous “Dark Horse”, “Birth Day”, “This is How we do it”and “Who you Love”.
Katy Perry’s Achievements and Awards
In 2013, Perry was rakned 5th on the list of Top Global Recording Artists by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). In 2014, She was also recognized as the Top Certified Digital Artist ever by RIAA. Katy has won lot of awards including five MTV Video Music Awards, five American Music Awards. She also won fourteen People Choice Awards. She has also recorded the Three Guinness World Records.
Katy Perry’s Married Life
Katy married Russell Brand in Rajhastan, India, on October 23, 2010, but this marriage could not last long and ended in divorce in 2012. Perry was so distressed by the divorce and said that she was thinking about suicide. But later in that year Perry started making relations with John Mayer, a singer.
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