Katy Perry Life and Facts


40 Things you must know about katy Perry


  • The real name of Katy Perry is Katheryn Elizabeth Hunsdon, but she did not use her actual name as other actress Kate Hudson have the similar name, so she wanted to develop a unique name for avoiding confusion between the two.
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  • Basically, her mother’s maiden name is Perry.
  • Santa Barbara, California is her birth place.  On Oct 25,1984 she opened the eyes.
  • Katy began the foundation of her singing career at her parent’s church because they both were pastors. Her age at that time was just 9 and she kept singing until she was at the age of 17.
  • Perry’s parents were very strict. Her Pentecostal Christian parents even did not allow her to read any entertaining book like Harry Potter or to watch any TV show like ‘The Smurfs’. Unexpectedly Katy made her film debut as Smurfette in ‘The Smurfs’ in July 2011.
  • Her parents forced her to listen Christian music, but she was highly inspired by You Oughta Know when she heard her first non- Christian album, Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill.
  • Perry has a younger brother and an older sister. She is the second child of three siblings.
  • She learnt Italian Opera singing for a very little time.
Katy Perry and her father Keith Hudson (Source: Reuters)
  • Christian pop was her begging step in music career.
  • Katy released a Christian pop album using her real name ‘katy Hudson’ at the age of 16.
  • Katy left her home for music career and joined Def jam Music Group and for making a new album she went Los Angeles, which sadly never saw a light of day.
  • Gym class Heroes lead singer, Travis McCoy and katy dated for quite a long year. Later both split for good on 2009.
  • Katy recorded the video for ‘I Kissed a Girl’, as she was still dating Travis who also appeared in the video.
  • After Michael Jackson Perry was the most significant figure who have 5 number 1 hits from the same album Billboard reported.
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  • On July 5th, 2012 Katy’s 3D concert) bio movie ‘part of me’ was released in theaters.
  • IMDB mentioned, Katy Perry’s movie’ part of me’ received a PG rating after Napoleon Dynamite, and he also said it was the first documentary film which received the rating.
  •  Katy inherited contralto vocal range.
  • She engaged with Russell Brand in 2009, during the vacation of Christmas. Since September they were dating.
  •  Around new year 2009, sitting on the top of an elephant seeing fireworks in India, Brand proposed katy.
  • Katy was expected to play a role in Russel Brand film ‘Get Him to the Greek’, but later she scene was not added.
  • Actress Scarlett Johansson was extremely inspired by Katy’s song ‘’ I kissed a Girl’’.
  • Her close celebrity friends are Rihanna, Perez Hilton and Adam Lambert.
  • Her cat’s name is Kitty Purry who has its own blog.
  • Katy married with Russell Brand in India and he demanded divorce after a year of marriage on December 30, 2011.
  • She offered $20,000,000 to be a part of American Idol’s 12th season in 2013 as judge, but she did not put a command.
  • Katy had a lunch with First Lady Michelle Obama on her 28 birthdays treat.
  • Katy’s family is three sixteenths Portuguese as her mother is of three eights Portuguese. English, German and Irish considered her other roots.
  • Once Katy Perry explained herself as ‘’ a fatter version of Amy Winehouse and the Skinnier version of Lilly’’, but this statement of katy made Lilly offensive and she even decided to deleted Katy’s number. 
  • Katy had made a great performance on ‘The View’. Even the host Whoopi Goldberg kissed on her lips by saying he liked it.
  • Katy also writes songs for Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale and Kelly Clarkson.