Katy Perry Biography


Katy Perry

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Birth Name: Katy Perry
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Age:   32 Years
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Katy Perry, who has the beautiful black hair and blue eyes, is a renowned singer and songwriter from United States. She has also established herself as an actress. She is mainly popular in the world from her 2008 single, I Kissed a Girl. Katy Perry was born in a Christian family in Santa Barbara, California, United States of America. She was born as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on the laps of Mary Christine (née Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson. She is an American and is of English, German, Irish, and Portuguese descent.

In September 2009, Katy began her romantic love affairs with Russell Brand. Russell Brand is a popular comedian and an actor from England. After dating him as her boyfriend, they got engaged in the late 2009. They continued this engagement for about a year and they finally got married on 23rd of October 2010. They got married in a Hindu ceremony in Rajasthan. She was happy to have him as her loving spouse; however, this married life ended in a divorce on 16th of July 2012.

After that Katy was seen dating John Mayer. John Mayer is a well known singer and songwriter from United States. They have on and off relationship for several months and they finally broke up in 2014.

Both of Katy's parents are born again Christians and they are completely devoted to god. As her parents set up churches across the United States, she got enrolled at several religious schools and camps as a child. She had hard days as a child as her family was economically poor. She became interested in gospel music and began practicing singing using her sister's cassette tapes. Her music talent was discovered by her parents and they encouraged her to take vocal lessons. When she was 9, she tool vocal training and then she sang in church till she was 17. She got her first guitar as a present on her 13th birthday. She also began practicing dancing. When she was 15, she took part in General Educational Development and later on she joined Music Academy of the West where she studied Italian opera. Her music talent was appreciated by several music artists and she singed a recording deal with Red Hill Records. Her debut album Katy Hudson was released on 8th of February 2001. It was the unsuccessful album as it sold fewer than 200 copies. She got her rise in fame after she released her single I Kissed a Girl on 28th of April 2008. She is also an actress and has been active in acting since 2011. She has been earning huge amount of annual salary and her net worth is said to be around $135 million.

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Born in Santa Barbara, California, United States

1984 25th of October

Katy Perry was born in a Christian family in Santa Barbara, California, United States of America. She was born as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on the laps of Mary Christine (née Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson. She is an American and is of English, German, Irish, and Portuguese descent.

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Completed her General Educational Development (GED)

1999

She received her formal education from Paradise Valley Christian School. She also attended Santa Barbara Christian School and Dos Pueblos High School. While she was in Dos Pueblos High School, she completed her General Educational Development requirement. 

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Released her debut album, Katy Hudson

2001 8th of February

She joined Music Academy of the West where she studied Italian opera. Her music talent was appreciated by several music artists and she singed a recording deal with Red Hill Records. Her debut album Katy Hudson was released on 8th of February 2001. It was the unsuccessful album as it sold fewer than 200 copies.

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Began dating Russell Brand

2009

In September 2009, Katy began her romantic love affairs with Russell Brand. Russell Brand is a popular comedian and an actor from England. He is also an author, and activist. After dating him as her boyfriend, they got engaged in the late 2009.

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Won ASCAP Pop Music Awards

2009

She got her first nomination in ASCAP Pop Music Awards in 2009 and that was for Most Performed Song. She won this award twice in 2009. She was also honored with this award in 2010 and that was for Most Performed Song.

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Married to Russell Brand

2010 23rd of October

They continued this engagement for about a year and they finally got married on 23rd of October 2010. They got married in a Hindu ceremony in Rajasthan. She was happy to have him as her loving spouse; however, this married life ended in a divorce on 16th of July 2012.

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Began her acting career

2011

She is also an actress and has been active in acting since 2011. She made her acting debut by starring in the movie The Smurfs. In 2012, she appeared in Katy Perry: Part of Me which is a documentary based on her.

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Won American Music Awards

2011

In 2010, she got nominated in American Music Awards from three different categories but she did win any of them. She won this award for the first time in 2011 and that was for Special Achievement Award.

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Won Billboard Music Awards

2011

Billboard Music Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the music industry and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. She won this award twice in 2011 for Top Hot 100 Artist and Top Digital Songs Artist.

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Began dating John Mayer

2012

After that Katy was seen dating John Mayer. John Mayer is a well known singer and songwriter from United States. He is also a producer. They have on and off relationship for several months and they finally broke up in 2014.

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