- Real Name:
- Katheryn Hudson
- Date of Birth:
- October 25, 1984
- Santa Barbara, Calif.
- Resides in:
- Los Angeles, Calif.
Katy Perry’s road to fame was bumpy. Before becoming a chart topper with infectious hits like “ Firework,” “Hot N Cold” and “The One That Got Away,” the daughter of devout ministers tried to make it on the gospel circuit, released a failed Christian pop album at 16, was dropped from several labels despite working with respected production team The Matrix and was broke by 22. But what didn’t kill her apparently made her stronger. With the 2008 release of One Of The Boys and the decidedly anti-spiritual single “I Kissed a Girl,” she, her pin-up and looks and retro girlie aesthetic became a global phenomenon complete with Grammy nominations, wacky world tours, even wackier outfits (Remember the sparkler bra?) and too many awards show performances to count. Her sophomore album, Teenage Dream, was an even bigger success, containing collaborations with Kanye West (“E.T.”) and Snoop Dogg (“California Gurls”) and spawning enough No. 1 singles to tie Michael Jackson’s record. Unfortunately, her love life has not been as golden. After exchanging promise rings in 2008, things fizzled with Gym Class Hero Travis McCoy. Comedian Russell Brand proposed while vacationing in India in 2009 after only four months of dating. The twosome held a days-long ceremony there less than a year later. But as documented in her concert film Katy Perry: Part Of Me, the union disintegrated quickly and he filed for divorce a mere 16 months later. She has since moved on with Florence + the Machine guitarist Robert Ackroyd and John Mayer, who she dated sporadically from 2012-13. At least she has cat Kitty Purry to keep her company!
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Perry's alter ego makes online debut | Story | WonderwallKaty Perry has adopted a geeky alter ego and set up Facebook and Twitter accounts in her name. The glamorous pop star...Wonderwall
Katy Perry and John Mayer get hands-on during PDA-packed ...Katy Perry and John Mayer hold hands as they leave Osteria Mozza on Jan. 4, 2013 in Los Angeles.Wonderwall
Katy Perry Dazzles in Skin-Revealing Mini, Rocks Crimped ...Katy Perry's bright blue hair continues to influence her style in a major way. PHOTOS: Katy and more stars who are...Wonderwall
Katy Perry Calls John Mayer "Baby," "My Boyfriend ...Wonder if this means John Mayer will ask for a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas? Mayer and girlfriend Katy Perry got into...Wonderwall
Katy Perry's Reps Worried Her Boobs Looked "Too Big" in Ad ...Her cups runneth over...and her reps don't like it! To help promote VH1's upcoming Dec. 5 special Divas Salute the...Wonderwall
Romance Report for Aug. 29 | Gallery | WonderwallKaty Hoping to Upgrade Rob's Pal Status? It's always amusing when the tabloids take on the role of matchmaker, so...Wonderwall
Katy Perry Backs Out of People's Choice Awards | Story ...People's Choice Awards 2012 was to be Katy Perry's first public appearance since her split from Russell Brand but the...Wonderwall
Katy Perry's 3D Movie Will Hit Theaters This Summer ...Katy Perry is coming to a big screen near you. Following in the footsteps of Justin Bieber, the pop superstar revealed...Wonderwall
Kristen Wiig: 10 reasons why we love the funny woman ...No. 3: She once gave Katy Perry a lock of her hair Poor Katy Perry probably received the most fantastically creepy...Wonderwall
Russell Brand Rebounds With Celebrity Sibling, Disses Katy ...July 17, 2012. Russell Brand has been spied with a succession of comely young ladies since splitting from Katy Perry in...Wonderwall
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