Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge. She has been recognized for her influence on the pop sound and style of the 2010s. Originally singing in church during her childhood before later pursuing it as a career, she signed with Red Hill Records and released her commercially unsuccessful gospel debut studio album Katy Hudson (2001) under her birth name. After Red Hill went bankrupt, she moved to Los Angeles at 17 to venture into secular music, adopting the stage name "Katy Perry" from her mother's maiden name. Perry began working on an album titled Fingerprints with producers such as Glen Ballard, Butch Walker, and Greg Wells while signed to Java Records and later Columbia Records before being dropped. Much of the material from this time la...
|Also known as||Katy Hudson, Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, Katheryn Perry|
|Born||25 Oct. 1984 (Age: 37), in Santa Barbara|
|Married to||Russell Brand (2010-2011)|
|Involved with||Travie McCoy (2007-2008)Russell Brand (2009-2010)John Mayer (2012-2014)Orlando Bloom (2017-)Orlando Bloom (2016-2017)|
|Label(s)||Capitol RecordsVirginEMI[no label]Interscope RecordsRed Hill RecordsAstralwerksVirgin RecordsCapitol RecordsColumbia|
|Label management||Unsub Records (label founder)Metamorphosis Music (label founder)|