Katy Perry's Career As a Singer: All About Her Net Worth, Salary, Awards & Lifestyle

    Updated On 27 Feb, 2018 Published On

    Five-time American Music Awards winner Katy Perry is one of the best selling music artists of all time with over 100 million records sold worldwide throughout her music career. The 33-years-old has a net worth of $130 million as estimated in 2017.

    Perry's second tour California Dreams that started from February 2011 grossed over $59.5 million universally, and she also won the MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Live Act of 2011. The tour ended in January 2012, and she earned over $5 million from the tour.

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    Back in 2008, she had an affair with the rapper Travie McCoy and later, after a year, she got engaged to the English comedian Rusell Brand and went for the vacation in Rajasthan, India, and got married.

    Katy Perry: Net Worth, Salary, Career

    Perry's song, The One That Got Away from her third album was at the number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Likewise, her first single I Kissed a Girl that was released in 2008 held the number one spot.

    Her second album One of the Boys that released in 2008 was the major breakthrough for the American artist's career as it sold over 7 million copies worldwide, while Perry was able to bank over $5 million from the music album. 

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    Later, after a year in 2009, she won the Brit Awards as International Female Solo Artist. The same year, she started her first world tour Hello Katy Tour, which grossed over $1.5 million, 91% of their target.

    Perry's single, E.T. featuring Kanye West was the fourth single from her 2010 album. The song named Teenage Dream made at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 list in less than two weeks of its release, making Katy Perry the first female artist with five number ones on Billboard. 



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    In 2013, Perry released her fourth album Prism which sold over $4 million copies worldwide and also grabbed the 1st rank on Billboard 200 chart along with a Grammy nomination. Perry took home over $7.8 million from the album as her net worth was over $45 million in 2014.

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    Following this, Perry headed towards her third major tour Prismatic World Tour and performed in 27 countries. This one proved to be Katy Perry's most successful tour as it sold over 2 million tickets and collected over $350 million pretax. The tour ended in October 2015, and Katy Perry's alone cut was over $135 million playing 124 concerts.

    Katy Perry’s income in the year 2014-2015 was $5,294,118. She made slightly more than $4.5 million in 2013. In 2016, Katy Perry’s yearly income was more than $6,088,235.