Get the latest news on Katy Perry, controversial singer of 'I Kissed A Girl', 'Firework' and 'Teenage Dream' and wife of UK star Russell Brand.
Real Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Born: 25 October 1984
Height: 5' 8" / 1.73 m
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Did you know?
Katy's 2001 debut album – under real name Katy Hudson – is a gospel collection.
Her second album never saw the light of day and she was dropped by Island Def Jam.
Katy's breakthrough was the 2007 video release of 'Ur So Gay'.
In 2009, she guested on Timbaland's 'If We Ever Meet Again' from 'Shock Value II'.
Katy married British comedian Russell Brand in a Hindu ceremony in October 2010.
First Single: I Kissed A Girl
First Album: Katy Hudson
First Big Top 40 No.1: California Gurls