Father: her dad’s name is Maurice Hudson, who was born in 1947. He is of English origin and he is a pastor.
Mother: her mom’s name is Mary. She was born the same year as her husband. Before marriage, her surname was Perry and Katy chose her stage name after it. Just like Maurice, she is a pastor.
Siblings: she has two siblings named David and Angela.
Husbands: her first and yet only husband is Russell Brand. She was married to him from 2010 to 2011.
Kids: As of 2017, Katy has no children.
Sexual orientation: straight
Katy has been dating a number of famous men, not to mention numerous rumors (for example, she was rumored to date Robert Pattinson right after he broke up with Kristen Stewart and Jared Leto in 2014). From 2007, she dated Travie McCoy from Gym Class Heroes band for two years. After that, she had a short affair with Josh Groban. Then she fell in love with comedian Russell Brand and the two even married in 2010 but their story ended just in a year. In 2012, she started dating John Mayer and stayed with him until 2014. Her next boyfriend was DJ Diplo, whom she dated for a year till 2015. At last, in the beginning of 2016, her famous romance with Orlando Bloom started and the two are still together in 2017.
Katy’s net worth is approximately $125 million. The main source of her wealth is, of course, music.
Place of living: Katy owns several houses in California, including her $6.5m mansion in LA with a huge swimming pool. She also has an apartment in NY.
Cars: Katy owns a handful of cars, including black Audi A5 and pink smart car.
What is Katy’s real name?
Her real full name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson.
What was her childhood like?
She grew up in a very religious conservative family, where the children were not allowed to do most of the common teenage stuff. For example, she was not allowed to listen to any music except gospel. However, she has always dreamt of becoming a singer and left school at the age of 15 to pursue this dream.
What was her first failed album?
It was Christian pop album named after Katy’s real name. It was very unsuccessful and it reached no more than 100 people.
Why did she change her stage name?
She changed her stage name for her mom’s maiden name because she wanted to avoid being associated with actress Kate Hudson.
What about her next successful music works?
Katy’s career skyrocketed after her 2008 album titled “One of the Boys”, which included some of her most famous songs ever (like “I Kissed a Girl”, “Ur So Gay”, “Hot n Cold”), was released. It also gathered a handful of awards. Her second “Teenage Dream” album followed in 2010 and it was very successful as well. Her third and the last as of 2017 album “Prism” saw the world in 2013.
What does she do apart from singing and writing songs?
Katy is a philanthropist, UNICEF ambassador, and human rights activist. She donates significant amounts of money to support the most vulnerable people around the world. Also, she fights for LGBT rights. And she appeared on TV many times, of course, starred in a number of movies (including comedy film Zoolander 2), and in 2012 she released autobiography movie called “Katy Perry: Part of Me”.
What are her awards and achievements?
During her career, Katy was awarded many times and bet 4 Guinness World Records. The list of her awards includes 5 American Music and 14 People's Choice Awards among others. Also, she was many times in the “Tops” of different magazines.