Biography of Katy Perry, Facts, Real Name, Age, Net-worth, Awards, Family, Relationships


Katy Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and reality TV show judge. She gained prominence when she released her second album “One of the Boys” in 2008.

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

Perry has English, German, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry. Through her mother, she is a niece of film director Frank Perry.

She has a younger brother named David, who is a singer, and an older sister, Angela.

Perry is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold over 143 million records worldwide. All of her studio albums released under Capitol have individually surpassed one billion streams on Spotify.

She has nine U.S. number-one singles, three U.S. number-one albums, and has received various accolades, including four Guinness World Records, five Billboard Music Awards, five American Music Awards, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award.

Full Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Date of Birth: October 25, 1984

Place of Birth:

Age: 37

Height: 173 cm

Eye Colour: Blue

Weight: 61 kg

Nationality: American

Genre: Pop, Rock, Disco

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Entrepreneur

Record label: Red Hill, Java, Columbia Capitol

Instruments: Vocals, guitar

Net-worth: $330 Million

Personal Life: She is in a relationship with Orlando Bloom and they have a daughter named Daisy Dove.


She started her career by recording demos and learned how to write songs and play guitar before she joined Red Hill Records and recorded her debut album, a contemporary Christian record titled Katy Hudson.

She teamed up with Ballard’s label, Java Records, which was then affiliated with The Island Def Jam Music Group in 2004.

Perry and Dr. Luke co-wrote the songs “I Kissed a Girl” and “Hot n Cold” for her second album One of the Boys. A campaign was started with the November 2007 release of the video to “Ur So Gay”, a song aimed at introducing her to the music market.

Perry released her first single with Capitol, “I Kissed a Girl” in 2008, as the lead single from One of the Boys. The track reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Perry hosted the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards in November 2008, where she won the award for Best New Act.

She also hosted the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards in November 2009, becoming the first person to host two consecutive ceremonies of the European Awards.

Perry recorded a live album titled MTV Unplugged, which featured acoustic performances of five tracks from One of the Boys as well as one new song, “Brick by Brick”, and a cover of Fountains of Wayne’s “Hackensack”.

She released “California Gurls” featuring Snoop Dogg on May 7, 2010 song was the lead single from her third studio album, Teenage Dream, and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in June.

She also served as a guest judge on British The X Factor later that month before releasing the album’s second single, “Teenage Dream”, in July.

“Teenage Dream” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in September.

Teenage Dream debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.

It has since sold 6 million copies worldwide. Teenage Dream won the 2011 Juno Award for International Album of the Year.

“Firework” was released as the album’s third single. It became the album’s third consecutive number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on December 8, 2010.

Following the release of her single “Never Worn White” in March 2020, “Daisies”, the lead single from her sixth album, was released on May 15, 2020. Its second single “Smile” followed two months later.

Perry released the album’s lead single “Chained to the Rhythm” featuring Skip Marley.

It reached number one in Hungary and number four in the United States. The track was also streamed over three million times on Spotify within 24 hours, breaking the music streaming service’s record at the time for the highest first-day streaming for a single track by a female artist.

The album’s second single, “Bon Appétit” with Migos, was released that April. It’s third single, “Swish Swish”, featured Nicki Minaj and followed the next month.

They respectively peaked at numbers 59 and 46 in the United States and made the top 15 in Canada.


Perry’s music incorporates pop, rock, and disco, and Katy Hudson contains gospel. Her subsequent releases, One of the Boys and Teenage Dream, involve themes of sex and love, according to Wiki.

One of the Boys is a pop-rock record, while Teenage Dream features disco influences. Perry’s fourth album, Prism, is significantly influenced by dance and pop music. Lyrically, the album addresses relationships, self-reflection, and everyday life.

Her fifth studio effort Witness is an electropop album that she described as a “360-degree liberation” record, with themes including political liberation, sexual liberation, and liberation from negativity.

Many of her songs, particularly on Teenage Dream, reflect on love between teenagers; W magazine described the album’s sexual innuendos as “irresistible hook-laden melodies”.


Katy Hudson (2001)
One of the Boys (2008)
Teenage Dream (2010)
Prism (2013)
Witness (2017)
Smile (2020)


The Smurfs (2011)
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Brand: A Second Coming (2015)
Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour (2015)
Katy Perry: Making of the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show (2015)
Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer (2015)
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)


American Music Awards: Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

ARIA Music Awards:

Most Performed Song

Billboard Music Awards:

Top Female Artist

Top Digital Songs Artist

Katy Perry Crossover Artist of the Year

MTV Europe Music Awards: Best Female

Best Pop Video

NRJ Music Awards: International Female Artist of the Year