who is katy perry ?
Katy Perry (born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. She began performing and singing Christian music at a young age, following in her parents’ footsteps. Katy later turned her attention to popular music, and her debut mainstream album, One of the Boys, was released in 2008. “I Kissed A Girl,” “Hot n Cold,” and “Waking Up in Vegas” were all top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100.
“California Gurls,” “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” “E.T.,” and “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” were among Perry’s five number one singles from his third studio album, Teenage Dream. Her California Dreams Tour grossed approximately $60 million globally, earning her nine Grammy nominations. She began her acting career in 2011 with the voice of Smurfette in The Smurfs, a role she reprised in the 2013 sequel.
Katy Perry: Part of Me, her concert film, was released in July 2012. Katy released her fourth album, Prism, in 2013, which debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and featured hits like “Roar” and “Dark Horse.” Following the release of the album, she embarked on a world tour that lasted the entire year of 2014. Katy made a memorable appearance during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015. Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliot make appearances in Katy’s performance. The audience outnumbered the players in the game. Witness, her fifth studio album, was released in 2017, and included songs such as “Swish Swish” and “Bon Appetit.” Katy also hosted the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards on August 27, 2017.
Katy has dated Travie McCoy of Gym Class Heroes, Matt Thiessen of Relient K, John Mayer, and, most recently, Orlando Bloom. Katy married Russell Brand in a traditional Hindu ceremony on October 23, 2010, but 14 months later, Brand filed for divorce. Katy was briefly linked to Florence and the Machine guitarist Robert Ackroyd after her divorce. In August of 2012, she began a full-fledged relationship with John. Their on-again, off-again relationship ended in February 2014. In 2016, Katy began dating Orlando.
They split up later that year, but were spotted together again in 2017. Katy confirmed the two were back together in April 2018. On Valentine’s Day 2019, he proposed. Katy and Orlando announced in March 2020 that they were expecting their first child together.