Christina Judith Perri was 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.
The singer was born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, the US as the daughter of parents, father Mary Perri and Dante Perri. She also has an older brother named Nick Perri, a former guitar player and a cousin named Dominic Perri. She is of the mixed ethnic group as her father is from Italy and her mother is from Poland.
While talking about her schooling days as she graduated from her high school, Archbishop Ryan High School in 2004. The singer taught herself how to play guitar while 16 years' old. She was once enrolled in college as a communication major for a year before dropping out to pursue her music career.
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 the same year, she got married and got 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.
The Jar of Hearts sold 48K digital copies in its first week and in a month, it had 100,000 copies sales. The song peaked at number 17 on the Hot 100. This song also won her The BNC Award at the MP3 Music Awards in 2011.
Christina's first tour was in 2011 for her Lovestrong Tour. Later, she went on another tour in 2014. Her second tour was named as Head or Heart Tour. She was also a part of the opening act of Love is a Four Letter World Tour, Demi Lovato's Demi World Tour, One Republic's Native Tour, Ed Sheeran's x Tour, and Ed Sheeran Tour.
While talking about her dating rumors, then she had been dating reporter boyfriend Paul Costabile since January 2016. The couple first met each other during an interview in 2013. In June 2017, she and her beau got engaged.
The couple got married on December 12, 2017, but before her marriage, she was already pregnant with her first child which she announced in August 2017. She gave birth to her first baby, a daughter, Carmella Stanley Costabile on January 17, 2018.
The musician has an estimated total net worth of around $4 million as of 2018.
The new mother is highly active on her social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter as she has around 971K followers on her Instagram and 1.13 million on her Twitter.