Katy Perry is one of the most successful pop singers and songwriters of all time.
Emerging in the late 2000s with her provocative hit single I Kissed a Girl, she’s gone on to break records with her numerous number one singles and best-selling albums.
Who is Katy Perry, how old is she, when is her birthday, how tall is she and what is her background?
Katy Perry, whose real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, is a world-famous pop singer.
She was born on October 25, 1984 to devoutly Christian parents and began her career singing gospel music.
She discovered pop music as a teenager through friends. She’s now 34 years old and 1.73 metres tall.
Why is Katy Perry famous and what is her occupation?
She’s famous for being one of the most popular contemporary pop singers and lyricists.
She’s had numerous number one hits and has become one of the best selling music artists of all time.
What is Katy Perry’s net worth?
The star’s net worth is $125million, according to Forbes magazine’s most recent estimate.
How much does Katy Perry earn?
According to Forbes magazine, she earns $44million per annum.
How much does Katy Perry weigh?
The talented singer is said to weigh around 59kg or 130 pounds according to recent sources.
Where does she live?
Her main residence is in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California.
Who is Katy Perry dating, who has she dated in the past and why did they break up?
Katy Perry is currently dating American actor Orlando Bloom. Previously, she has been in relationships with actor Jonny Lewis, singer Travis McCoy, British comedian Russell Brand and singer John Mayer.
Was she married to Russell Brand, why did they break up, how did they meet?
Katy Perry was married to British star Russell Brand from 2010 until 2011. They met in 2009 when she was filming with Brand for the comedy movie Get Him to the Greek.
They got married in October 2010 in India, but Brand filed for divorce just 14 months later. The singer has explained they had conflicting schedules and Brand wanted kids whereas she didn’t.
Are Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom still dating, how did they meet, what happened when they went paddleboarding?
She is still dating American actor Orlando Bloom. In 2016, the couple went paddle boarding whilst on holiday in Italy and Orlando Bloom was photographed completely naked. These naked photos then made their way into various media outlets and generated plenty of controversy.
Is Katy Perry dating John Mayer?
The Roar hitmaker is not currently dating John Mayer. However, the pair were in a long-term relationship from 2012 to 2015.
Watch Katy Perry talk to James Corden in the video below:
What song has she written about her exes?
On her album Witness, she has a song called Miss You More, which is about missing one of her ex-boyfriends.
There’s been much speculation about who she was referring to, but Perry has never confirmed any details.
What are Katy Perry’s biggest songs and albums, what was the first song she released, how many number ones has she had, what are they?
The first single she released was I Kissed a Girl in 2008. Her best-selling album is Teenage Dream, released in 2010.
The singer has had 11 number 1 singles in the US, including California Gurls, Dark Horse, I Kissed a Girl, Firework, Hot N Cold and Roar.
What song did Katy Perry write about Taylor Swift, why did they fall out?
Taylor Swift has written a song called Bad Blood about her falling out with Katy Perry, while Katy’s song Swish Swish is allegedly about Swift.
The two singers were originally friends, but after Perry reportedly tried to poach several of Taylor’s dancers from one of her arena tours, Taylor Swift went public about her annoyance with Katy in a Rolling Stone interview.
The California Gurl hitmaker then wrote an insulting tweet about her. Katy accuses Taylor of starting their feud, but also says she forgives her.
Does Katy Perry have a Grammy, what awards has she won and when?
She’s received many awards and accolades for her music. She’s never won a Grammy, despite being nominated 13 times.
Billboard magazine declared her Woman of the Year in 2012.
Her music video for Firework was named Video of the Year at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). She’s also received the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award from UNICEF.
Did Katy Perry get a boob job, what cosmetic and plastic surgery has she had done?
The singer denies ever having had any plastic surgery, although rumours continue she’s had breast enlargement.