Katy Perry Biography
Katy Perry, an American singer and songwriter was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on 25th October 1984 in Santa Barbara, California.She is the daughter to Maurice Keith Hudson and Mary Christine Perry.
Growing up, she attended religious schools and camps, including Paradise Valley Christian School in Arizona and Santa Barbara Christian School in California during her elementary years.
Katy Perry Music Career
Perry started her singing career through taking singing lessons around the age of 9 and learning to play the guitar when she was 13.Perry completed her General Educational Development (GED) requirements at age 15, and left Dos Pueblos High Schoolto pursue a musical career. She briefly studied Italian opera at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.
Perry then moved to Nashville where she signed with Red Hill Records.Katy Perry then recorded her debut album which was a gospel record titled Katy Hudson and was released on March 6, 2001.Katy Hudson received positive reviews from critics, though was commercially unsuccessful and sold an estimated 200 copies before the label ceased being operational in December.
Katy went on t do other songs but it was her two songs that Luke co-wrote: I Kissed a Girl and Hot n Cold for her second album One of the Boys that got a very good reception.In December 2010, Perry played Moe Szyslak’s girlfriend in the live-action segment from a Christmas episode of The Simpsons titled “The Fight Before Christmas”.
In February 2011, she made a guest appearance on the How I Met Your Mother episode Oh Honey, playing a woman known as Honey.The role won her the People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Guest Star in January 2012. She made her film debut in the 3D family motion picture The Smurfs as Smurfette on July 29, 2011.
February 2017, Perry released “Chained to the Rhythm,” the first single from her upcoming album Witness, which was released on June 9, 2017.
Katy Perry Husband
Perry tied the knot with comedian and actor Russell Brand. Their union, however, did not last long. Brand filed for divorce in December 2011.
Katy Perry Children
Currently the musician and actor,Katy Perry has no children.
Katy Perry Awards
Katy Perry, as from the beginning of her career received five American Music Awards, 16 ASCAP Pop Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, four Guinness World Records, five MTV Video Music Awards, 14 People’s Choice Awards, a Juno Award, a Brit Award, two Myx Music Awards, three NRJ Music Awards, and five Teen Choice Awards. She has also been nominated for two ARIA Music Awards, 13 Grammy Awards, two Q Awards, and five Radio Disney Music Awards.