ARTIST PROFILE

Katy Perry

Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson

Birthday: October 25th 1985

Fav Dish: Chinese Chicken Salad

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, profesionally known as Katy Perry,born October 25th 1985 is a singer,songwriter and Television show judge. Famous for her top charting songs like “Roar”, katy Perry is a great blend of good looks and angelic voice.After adopting the stage name Katy Perry and being dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records, she signed a recording contract with Capitol Records in April 2007.

Perry has received various awards, including four Guinness World Records, five American Music Awards, a Brit Award, a Juno Award, and thirteen Grammy Award nominations. She has been included in the annual Forbes lists of highest-earning women in music from 2011–2019. Her estimated net worth as of 2016 is $125 million. She is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 18 million albums and 125 million singles worldwide. In film, she released an autobiographical documentary titled Katy Perry: Part of Me in 2012, and voiced Smurfette in the 2011 film The Smurfs and its sequel in 2013. Perry also began serving as a judge on American Idol in 2018.

On social media, Perry surpassed Justin Bieber as the most followed person on Twitter in November 2013. She won the 2015 Guinness World Record for most Twitter followers, and became the first person to gain 100 million followers on the site in June 2017. Keith Caulfield of Billboard stated that the singer is “the rare celebrity who seems to have enormous popularity but genuine ground-level interaction with her adoring KatyCats.”[278] With a combined total of over 263 million followers across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, she is the fifth most followed musician across social media. In June 2017, Time listed Perry among its “25 Most Influential People on the Internet” of the year, writing that her live-stream for Witness was “blazing a trail” for being “the closest any major entertainer has come to giving fans the kind of ‘real’ intimacy that social media purports to provide”.