Christina Judith Perri (born on August 19, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Her debut single "Jar of Hearts" went on to sell over 3 million copies in the United States and was a hit around the world. Perri was born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania to Mary and Dante Perri. She has an older brother, Nick Perri. She graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School in 2004.She taught herself how to play guitar. Perri frequently sang and acted in musical theatre as a child.
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Christina Perri moved to Los Angeles when she was 21 years old. According to her, she used to cry every day as she was over 3000 miles away from her family. Later she married and divorced only after 18 months. She used to produce music videos during that time. She moved back to Philadelphia by the end of 2009 and at the same time she wrote "Jar of Hearts". She later moved back to Los Angeles, waitressing at the Melrose Cafe during the day and recording at night. Christina Perri's former husband's name is unknown and there is no news about her current affairs. After "Jar of Hearts" got popular, Perri signed a record deal with Atlantic Records. Her debut album, Lovestrong, was released on May 10, 2011. In 2012, she wrote and recorded "A Thousand Years" for the film The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011). The song went on to sell over 4 million copies in the United States, being certified 4× platinum. Her second EP, A Very Merry Perri Christmas, was released in October 2012. Her second studio album, Head or Heart, was released on April 1, 2014. Its lead single, "Human", was released on November 18, 2013. She has tattoos on her body and her net worth is $4 million dollars.