Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (better known as Katy Perry) is a pop singer whose songs, style and performances have made a mark on the music scene. She stated singing gospel music as a teenager, but was commercially unsuccessful.
In 2007, Katy was signed by Capitol Records and rose to fame with her 2008 smash hit ‘I Kissed a Girl’. Since then she has remained a force to be reckon with on the music scene, with plenty of pop hits dominating the airwaves.
- Katy Hudson (2001)
- One of the Boys (2008)
- Teenage Dream (2010)
- Prism (2013)
Katy is known for her playful sense of style and upbeat pop tempos. She has fun in her costumes, music videos and performances using bright colors and silly inspiration. She has a large fan base on social media especially Twitter, where she won the Guinness World Record for most followers. Katy is highly candid in her interactions with her fans, adoringly nicknaming her fans ‘KatyCats’. She is known for her beautiful looks and figure which has been highlighted in magazines and fashion awards. She has been the spokesperson for major brands including CoverGirl, Proactiv, OPI and more. She has also acted in film and movies including the shows, How I Met Your Mother, Raising Hope and the films, The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2. She has released her own fragrances including Purr, Meow!, Killer Queen and Mad Potion. She even has her own app called Katy Perry Pop. Katy landed the coveted Super Bowl XLIX halftime show performance, which has since become the highest rated Super Bowl performance garnering more than 118 million viewers from the United States alone.
Katy Perry’s personal life has been a source of media attention since she first rose to fame. Her ill-fated romance and marriage with Russel Brand kept her in the media spotlight. Katy had an on again off again romance with singer songwriter John Mayer, although it is said to be over for good now. Katy is now romantically linked with actor Orlando Bloom.