Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California, USA. Both of her parents are pastors.
Took on the stage name Katy Perry, using her mother's maiden name, to avoid confusion with actress Kate Hudson.
Made chart history in 2011 by becoming the first female artist to have five Billboard Hot 100 number ones from the same album.
The word 'Jesus' is tattooed on her left wrist. She has 3 other tattoos: a strawberry on the left foot and 'Go with the Flow' written in Sanskrit on the left arm and a smiling peppermint on her right foot
Katy's first US number one single "I Kissed a Girl" was partly inspired by a girl crush she has on American actress Scarlett Johansson. Whom she described as a natural beauty.
Married British comic actor Russell Brand on October 23, 2010 in a traditional Hindu ceremony near a tiger sanctuary in Rajasthan, India. they had only been a couple since September the previous year.
Katy was listening to Jeff Buckley's album "Grace" when she lost her virginity.The place where katy lost her virginity was Nashville. She was 17 years old
Perry was Once quoted as saying she has 'the sex appeal card' but Katy wasn't always happy with her curvaceous figure. During high school she was often teased about having big boobs, so she would tape them down and try to disguise them by wearing baggy clothes.
She Attend the Dos Pueblos High School in California, before dropping out at the age of 17 to pursue her music career.
Perry's 2010 guest appearance on "Sesame Street" failed to air as the producers felt that her segment was to sexual for the children's show.
Bonus Katy Perry Facts
Received her first guitar from her church as a 13th birthday present.
She used to be a seat filler at award shows.
Her favorite number is 9. Her favourite skittle flavour is the red.
Known for her frequent hair colour changes, She is however, a natural blonde.