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Katy Perry Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 28, 2020

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Short Biography

Katy Perry was born on 25-10-1984 in Santa Barbara in the state of California, United States. She is an American Singer, Songwriter, Film Actress, Philanthropist, Businessperson, Autobiographer, Musician, Activist, Feminist & Recording Artist who best known for her work in Hollywood Industry.

Other Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, Katy Hudson, Katheryn Perry, KP, KatyCat, Katheryn Hudson
Other Professions: Songwriter Film Actress Philanthropist Businessperson Autobiographer Musician Activist Feminist Recording Artist
Appearance: Hollywood

Katy Perry Complete Bio & Career

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, popularly known as Katy Perry is an American songwriter and a famous singer. She has German, English, Portuguese, and Irish ancestry. She was not having a sound financial background and struggled even for food during initial days of her life. Her education started in the religious camps and schools including Santa Barbara Christian School and Paradise Valley Christian School. She studied Italian Opera and she was noticed by rock artist Jennifer Knapp and Steve Thomas. They helped her with her writing skills.
She made her official debut with the gospel record 'Katy Hudson' which was not successful commercially but helped Katy to get positive reviews. Later she worked with few music groups but was dropped. She worked as a vocal artist as well. Perry along with Dr. Luke wrote the songs  "Hot n Cold"  and "I Kissed a Girl" for the album 'One of the Boys' which gave her a major breakthrough. Both the songs were the massive hits and were the top of the list. She faced many controversies for the song “I Kissed a Girl" from the LGBT and religious groups.The singer got engaged with Russell Brand in 2009. She was seen as a judge on “American Idol” and as a guest judge on The X Factor UK. She later worked along with few rappers in different albums which were also topped the Hot 100 chart. She was in the news because her clothing during few shows for her showing large cleavage. She hosted many music award shows and was part of many TV shows.
Later in 2011, She made her film debut with a 3D family motion picture ‘The Smurfs as Smurfette’. It was a huge success. The documentary based on her autobiography was released in 2012 by Paramount Pictures and grossed a handsome amount all over the globe at the box office. She entered in business line and launched two perfumes. She also worked as a promoter of Electronic Arts. She became Popchips’ brand ambassador. In 2010, she married with Russell Brand. The couple separated in 2012. She continued working on her albums and never looked back. She performed at the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show in 2015 and set a Guinness world record. She announced her own record label in 2014 which was renamed as ‘Unsub Records’. She worked in many shows afterward.
She recorded the anthem ‘Rise’ for 2016 Summer Olympics. She played her own character in the movie Zoolander 2 in 2016. She will be seen as a judge on American Idol for the 2018 season.

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Katy Perry Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She is born to Pentecostal pastors Mary Christine and Maurice Keith Hudson. She is a niece of Frank Perry( film director). She has two siblings, David (Actor) and a sister named Angela. She married Russell Brand in 2010 but the couple got divorced in 2012. She was in a relationship with Orlando Bloom ( Actor).

Life's Important Dates Of Katy Perry

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 24
Hip Size 35
Body Figure 36-24-35
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Black, Natural Color (Squirrel Brown)
Shoe Size 8 (US)

Personal Info

Home Town Santa Barbara
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Santa Barbara, California, United States
School Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School (Santa Barbara), Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory (Phoenix), Dos Pueblos High School (Goleta)
Hobbies Meditation, Crochet, Nail Art & Hunting for Antiques
Marital Status Ex-Husband:- Russell Brand (2010-2012), Boyfriend:- Diplo (2014-2015), John Mayer (2012-2015), Orlando Bloom
Debut Album:- Katy Hudson (2001), Film:- Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Best Friends Stevie Nicks, Adele, Rihanna, Adam Lambert & Perez Hilton
Net Worth $125 Million (2016)
Official Website
Best Song I Kissed a Girl, Teenage Dream, Roar, Chained to the Rhythm & Firework
Famous Colleagues John Mayer, Eminem & Kacey Musgraves


Car Collections Range Rover, BMW 3 Series, Audi A5, Maserati, Fisker Karma, Pink Smart Car
Other Collections Bracelet


Favorite Color Blue & Pink
Favorite Brand Chanel, Elie Saab & Alexis Mabille
Favorite Sport Golf
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Movie Romeo and Juliet (1996), Léon: The Professional (1994), Lolita (1997), The Notebook (2004)
Favorite Singer Madonna, Patty Griffin & Freddie Mercury
Favorite Song I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Whitney Houston), Unconditionally (Katy Perry), Killer (Queen)
Favorite Food Chicken Nuggets, Ice Cream & Mushrooms
Favorite Book Me Talk Pretty One Day, The Help & Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
Favorite Perfume Thierry Mugler, Killer Queen & Tom Ford Black Orchid
Favorite Band The Beach Boys, Queen
Favorite Musician Paul Simon
Favorite T.V. Show Flight of the Conchords, Saved by the Bell, The Real Housewives of New Jersey
Favorite Pet Cat (Name is "Kitty Purry")
Favorite Ice Cream Cold Stone Creamery's Birthday Cake Remix
Favorite Drink Apple Cider Vinegar
Favorite Candy Sour Gummy Worm

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Katy Perry

  • She changed her name to Katy Perry to avoid confusion with the actress Kate Hudson and the name was inspired from her mother's maiden name.
  • She was born and grown up in a strict family where she was not allowed to read Harry Potter or watch The Smurfs.
  • She and First Lady Michelle Obama took lunch together on her 28th birthday.
  • She was recognized as"Best Start on the US Digital Chart by a Female Artist," by Guinness World Book of Records in 2010 for the sale of more than two million digital copies of her two singles.
  • Billboard named her as "Woman of the Year" for the year 2012.
  • She was married in a traditional Hindu ceremony in Rajasthan near the Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary.
  • She has recognized in the Guinness World Records again in 2014 for her performance in Super Bowl XLIX halftime show for the highest views which were even more than the show itself.
  • There is mobile app ' Katy Perry Pop' released by her to help the players to become popular musicians.

Katy Perry Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

39 years, 1month, 11 days old age Katy Perry will turn 40 on 25 October, 2024. Only 10 months, 18 days, 19 hours,0 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Katy Perry has celebrated the total number of 39 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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