– Her real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson.
– She was born on October 25, 1984.
– She was born in Santa Barbara, California.
– Her natural hair color is blonde.
– She’s the second child of three siblings.
– She has an older sister and a younger brother.
– Both of Katy’s parents are pastors.
– She grew up listening to gospel music and singing in church.
– She studied at Dos Pueblos High School.
– She studied Italian Opera signing for a little while.
– She loves artist like Queen, The Beach Boys, Heart, Gwen Stefani, Rufus Wainright, Imogen Heap and Madonna.
– Her favorite colors are Blue, Green, Brown, yellow and sometimes funky neon colors.
– If she weren’t a singer, she said she’d be a stay-at-home mom or a stylist.
– Katy’s favorite song to listen to in the car? “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston.
– Not only can she sing, but he can play acoustic guitar and electric guitar.
– She appeared as herself in a 2008 episode of The Young and the Restless.
– Katy is the No. 1 most popular Twitter user, with more than 90 million followers.
– She is preoccupied with personal hygiene. The secret to her pearly whites? “Katy is obsessed with brushing her teeth,” stylist Johnny Wujek says.
– She has never had any plastic corrections done.
– She has 8 tattoos.
For her career
– Her first album was released back in 2001 with Christian music.
– Katy Hudson sounded too close to actress Kate Hudson, so she became Katy Perry instead, using her mother’s maiden name.
– She left home at the age of 17 to pursue her music career. She was signed by Island Def Jam Music Group and went to Los Angeles to work on a new album, which unfortunately never saw the light of day.
– In early 2007 Katy was signed by Capitol Music where she began recording songs for her official mainstream album One of The Boys, which was released in 2008.
– She’s been the only artist since Michael Jackson to have 5 number 1 hits from the same album.
– In 2011 she became the first artist to spend 52 consecutive weeks in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
– The first 300,000 copies of Perry’s 2013 album “Prism” came with seed paper that fans were encouraged to plant. Australian officials took issue with this because the seeds weren’t native to the land down under. They deemed “Prism” a biohazard.
– She has 13 Grammy nominations.
About her movies
– Katy Perry’s 3D concert/bio movie Katy Perry: Part of Me was released in theaters July 5th 2012.
– Part of Me received a PG rating. It was the second movie made by MTV Films to get a PG rating after Napoleon Dynamite, and the studio’s first documentary film to receive the rating, IMDB said.
– Katy’s Super Bowl performance was seen by 118.5 million viewers, making it the most-watched halftime show ever.
– She has written songs for Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale, Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears and more.
– She has released six fragrance.
– She helped deliver a baby in a living room.
– She thinks aliens may have built the pyramids.
– The majority of her management team has been with her from the beginning.
– Her cat is named Kitty Purry, who has her own blog and was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2009 for Best Celebrity Pet.
– She performed Madonna’s “Like a virgin” at the MTV VMA’s 2008.
– Madonna loved Katy’s song “Ur so gay”.
– After Perry performed her hit “I Kissed a Girl” on “The View” in 2008, Whoopi Goldberg kissed her.