Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson better known as Katy Perry is an American singer, actress and songwriter born on October 25, 1984. She was interested in music since her childhood and used to sing in church choir. As a teenager, Katy decided to pursue her career in gospel music. She signed with Red Hill Records and released her first studio album Katy Hudson in 2001. The album did not gain much attention and became unsuccessful. Before her breakthrough as a singer, Katy earned minor success through providing backing vocals and appearing in the music video of Carbon Leaf. In 2007, she signed a contract with Capitol Records and received recognition and acclaim through the release of the singles Hot n Cold and I Kissed a Girl for her second album One of the Boys in 2008. Her third album was released in 2010 with the name of Teenage Dream which consisted of some hit singles including Firework, The One That Got Away and California Girls. Eventually it became the first album by female vocalist to produce five number one Billboard Hot 100 songs. Later on, Perry released her fourth album Prism in 2013 which as well provided her commercial success with the singles such as Dark Horse and Roar. She won numerous awards and nominations throughout her career such as American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and MTV Video Music Awards along with three Guinness World Records.
In addition to that, Katy as well released an autobiographical documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me in 2012, based on her life experiences. She has also a range of perfumes including Meow! Killer Queen and Purr. Philanthropically, Katy Perry always worked for charity causes and supported the organizations which aimed to help people suffering with diseases like AIDS and Cancer. In 2013, Perry as well joined UNICEF to help the children with nutrition and basic education. As for her personal life, Katy Perry got married to Russell Brand in 2010 but the couple divorced in 2012 and after that she began dating singer John Mayer.
Katy Perry Parents, Sister, Brother, Husband Names Family Tree Pictures
Katy Perry Personal Details:
Complete Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Nicknames: Katy Perry, KP, The Queen of Cool
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Businesswomen
Date of Birth: October 25, 1984
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Following are the complete details about singer Katy Perry family tree including her father, mother, sister, brother and husband names as well as pictures.
Katy Perry Family Details:
Grandfather: Frank J. Perry
Father Name: Keith Hudson (Pentecostal pastor)
Mother Name: Mary Perry (Pentecostal pastor)
Siblings: David Hudson (Younger Brother), Angela Hudson (Older Sister)
Former Spouse: Russell Brand (m. 2010–2012)
Children Name: None
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Katy Perry Interesting Facts:
- Her natural hair color is squirrel-brown.
- Perry is the maiden name of her Mother.
- She wasn’t actually allowed to watch MTV during childhood.
- While studying in high school, Katy was teased for having big breasts.
- Kety Perry has written songs for other artists like Kelly Clarkson, Ashley Tisdale and Selena Gomez.