Katy Perry

Katy Perry – Biography, Songs, Net Worth, and More

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Katy Perry, born on October 25, 1984, is an American singer, television judge, and songwriter. Katy rose to fame in 2008with her second album “One of the Boys”. She is one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world. Every year between 2009 and 2014, Katy earned between $30 and $50 million from merchandise, touring, album sales, and endorsements.

Katy Perry

Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Other names: Katy Hudson, Katheryn Perry, or Katy Perry
Date f Birth: October 25, 1984
Age: 35years
Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Gender: Female
Height: 5ft 6 in (1.7)
Nationality: United States of America
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress, television judge, and businesswoman
Years active: 2001–present
Spouse: Russell Brand(m. 2010; div. 2012)
Partner: Orlando Bloom (2016–present; engaged)
Children: 1
Relatives: Frank Perry (uncle)
Genres: Pop, rock, Christian rock, and disco
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Labels: Red Hill, Java, Columbia, and Capitol
Associated acts: The Matrix

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Early Life of Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson was born in Santa Barbara, California, on October 25, 1984, to Pentecostal pastors Mary Christine and Maurice Keith Hudson.

Katy has German, English, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry. She attended religious schools and camps, including Santa Barbara Christian School in California and Paradise Valley Christian School in Arizona during her elementary years.

Katy Perry has two siblings. She was only allowed to listen to gospel music, she discovered pop music by sneaking CDs from her friends. She started vocal training at age 9 because her sister was taking vocal lessons at the time too and Katy wanted to be like her.

Career

After completing her General Educational Development (GED) requirements at the age of 15, Katy Perry left school to pursue a career in music.

She moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to work with Steven Thomas and Jennifer Knapp. After signing with Red Hill Records, her debut album, “Katy Hudson”, was released n 2001.

Despite positive reviews from critics, the album was commercially unsuccessful, only selling an estimated 200 copies.

Athe age of 17, she moved to Los Angeles, where she transitioned from gospel music to secular pop. In 2004, she signed to the label Java, which was then affiliated with “The Island Def Jam Music Group”.

After Java was dropped, Katy signed with Columbia Records and was dropped in 2006.
In April 2007, Katy Perry signed to Capitol Records, where she worked with Dr. Luke on material for her second album “One of the Boys”.

In order to promote the album, her song “Ur So Gay” was released a digital EP in November 2007. Katy rose to success when she released her single “I Kissed a Girl” in April 2008.

Katy Perry Songs

  • Roar
    Prism · 2013
  • Con Calma
    Con Calma · 2020
  • Dark Horse
    Prism · 2013
  • The One That Got Away
  • Bon appétit
    Witness · 2017
  • Hot N Cold
    One of the Boys · 2008
  • I Kissed a Girl
    One of the Boys · 2008
  • Last Friday Night
    Teenage Dream · 2010
  • Firework
    Teenage Dream · 2010
  • California Gurls
    Teenage Dream · 2010
  • Swish Swish
    Witness · 2017
  • E.T.
    Teenage Dream · 2010
  • Part of Me
    Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection · 2012
  • Chained to the Rhythm
    Witness · 2017
  • Unconditionally
    Prism · 2013
  • Wide Awake
    Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection · 2012
  • Daisies
    Daisies · 2020
  • Never Really Over
    Smile · 2020
  • Teenage Dream
    Teenage Dream · 2010
  • Thinking of You
    One of the Boys · 2008
  • This Is How We Do
    Prism · 2013
  • Harleys In Hawaii
    Smile · 2020
  • 365
    365 · 2019
  • Hey Hey Hey
    Witness · 2017
  • Never Worn White
    Never Worn White · 2020
  • Rise
    Rise Remixes · 2016
  • Birthday
    Prism · 2013
  • Small Talk
    Small Talk · 2019
  • Ur So Gay
    One of the Boys · 2008
  • Waking Up In Vegas
    Waking Up In Vegas · 2009
  • Cry About It Later
    Smile · 2020

Tours

Headlining

  • Hello Katy Tour (2009)
  • California Dreams Tour (2011–2012)
  • Prismatic World Tour (2014–2015)
  • Witness: The Tour (2017–2018)

Co-headlining

  • Strangely Normal Tour (with Phil Joel) (2001)

Movies and TV Shows

  • Katy Perrt: Part of Me (2012)
  • American Idol (2002)
  • The Smurfs (2011)
  • The Smurfs 2 (2013)
  • Raising Hope (2010 – 2014)
  • Saturday Night Live (since 1975)
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show (since 2003)
  • Entertainment Tonight (1981 – 2020)
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 – 2014)
  • The 61st Annual Grammy Awards (since 2019)
  • Kathy Beth Terry is Beautiful (2011)
  • Kathy Beth Terry Talks 6th Grade (2011)
  • V Fest 2009
  • Zoolander: Super Model (2016)
  • Get Off Me (2011)
  • The X Factor (2011 – 2013)
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009 – 2014)
  • Last Friday Night (2011)

Katy Perry Net Worth

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Katy Perry has an estimated net worth of $330 million and earns a salary of $25 million.

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