Updated: 02/14/2017 10:11 AM | First Published: 02/02/2017 04:51 PM

Katy Perry

Katy Perry performing live

A celebrated personality of American music industry, Katy Perry is a singer/songwriter, actress, and philanthropist. She was born as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on 25 October 1984 in Santa Barbara, California as the second of three children of Maurice Keith Hudson and Mary Christine (née Perry). She has an elder sister named Angela and a brother named David, who is also a singer.

Katy discovered her interest in singing during her childhood and would often perform tracks along with her sister. Her family generally discouraged music other than gospel but after hearing her sing, her parents suggested her to join the vocal training. She was 9 at that time.

Soon afterward, she began singing in her parents’ ministry. She also started composing songs, which she would later sing publicly. Katy is a trained Lindy Hop, jitterbug and swing dancer.

Having released a handful of hit singles like California Gurls, Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.), Roar, etc. in the past, Perry has established herself as an influential music artist. She has recently come up with a single Chained to the Rhythm after releasing Rise in August 2016.

Claimed as “one of the best-selling musical artists of all time”, Katy has made various records in her career, along with earning many awards. Moreover, she has been recognized as one of Top-Earning Women in Music with an estimated net worth of $125 million as of 2016. 

Apart from her record-setting songs, her vibrant fashion has helped her to stand out amidst fellow singers. The popularity has resulted in her becoming the most followed Twitter user.

A pop rock singer, Katy has been linked with a few popular artists. She was married to British comedian Russell Brand from 2010 to 2012. Following the divorce, she had a fling with singer John Mayer. She is currently in a relationship with actor Orlando Bloom.

Name Katy Perry
Profession Singer
Gender Female
Birthday October 25, 1984
Age 36 Years Old