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Katy Perry Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson was born on 25 October 1984, in Santa Barbara, California USA, and known by her stage name of Katy Perry, is a musician, singer, songwriter, actress, as well as a philantropist. Katy Perry really sprang to fame in 2007, after she signed a record deal with recording company “Capitol Records”, and the following year released “I Kissed A Girl”, a single that brought her national success.

How rich is Katy Perry then? According to sources, Katy Perry’s net worth is estimated to be over $140 million, as of mid-2016, the main source of which is her music career. Reports suggest that Katy’s income in 2013 amounted to $39 million, with album sales of $2.9 million. Perry has some valuable assets as well; her home in Hollywood Hills is valued $11 million, and her house in New York at $2.75 million.

Katy Perry Net Worth $140 Million

Katy Perry was born into a family of pastors. Influenced by her sister, Katy Perry decided to pursue singing and took professional singing lessons when she was just nine years old. At the same age, she performed at their parents’ church and later expanded her audience by performing in public. Katy Perry confirmed to herself that she wanted to pursue music as a career, and after completing her GED at 15, she left high school (Dos Pueblos) and signed a deal with Red Hill Records and even released her debut album entitled “Katy Hudson” under their label, however, after the failure of the album, Perry moved out to Los Angeles, and in 2004 signed a deal with Columbia Records.

In addition to her singing career, at that time Perry worked at “Taxi Music”, a company that is based on helping musicians and songwriters. Before her major success, Perry did fairly well, as one of her songs was included in the soundtrack of the movie “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”, and she provided backing vocals for such artists as Mick Jagger and P.O.D.

Katy Perry’s breakthrough came shortly after. In 2008, Perry released a song called “I Kissed A Girl”, as the main single from her second album “One of the Boys”; the single peaked at #1 on the Billboard charts; and attracted considerable media attention towards her. Even though the album itself gathered rather mixed reviews, it produced another commercially successful single “Hot ‘n’ Cold”. With the success of the songs, Katy Perry ventured on her first world tour called Hello Katy Tour, and also participated in the Warped Tour, as well as Summer Tour 2009 with rock band No Doubt. Katy Perry was at the peak of her career at the time, and therefore her net worth was increasing as well.

A year later, in 2010, Katy Perry came out with her third studio album called “Teenage Dream” that peaked at #1 on the Billboard charts and sold over 2.7 million copies in the United States alone, which in turn earned it a two times platinum certificate from RIAA. The album featured songs with Snoop Dogg and Kanye West and gained Perry a permanent place in the entertainment industry, especially after she guested as a judge on “American Idol” the same year.

Aside from just music, Katy has appeared in several TV productions and films, including, “The Smurfs” (2011) and “The Smurfs 2” (2013); Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012); and most recently in 2015 “Brand: A Second Coming”, “Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour”, “Katy Perry: Making of the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show”, “Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer”, and “Zoolander 2”. All added to her net worth, which has been recognised by Forbes  magazine listing her as the “Top-Earning Woman In Music”  from 2011 to 2015.

In her personal life, Katy was married to English entertainer Russell Brand from 2010-12, and has then apparently been in a relationship with singer John Mayer.

 

 

Katy Perry information

Katy Perry information

Birth date: October 25, 1984
Birth place: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Weight:130 lbs (58.9 kg)
Profession:Actor, Musician, Philanthropist, Singer-songwriter, Voice Actor, Businessperson, Music artist
Education:Dos Pueblos High School, Music Academy of the West
Nationality:American
Spouse:Russell Brand (m. 2010–2012)

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Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Female VideoKaty Perry: Dark Horse (2014)· Jordan Houston
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite SongSong: "Roar"
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Music VideoMV: "Roar"
2013Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Singer
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Artist
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Music VideoFor the music video "Part of Me"
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Pop Artist
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Music Fan FollowingKatycats
2012Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Voice from an Animated MovieThe Smurfs (2011)
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Art Direction· Benji Bamps
2012People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV Guest StarHow I Met Your Mother (2005)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Red Carpet Fashion Icon: Female
2011Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Singer
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the YearKaty Perry: Firework (2010)
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Collaboration· Kanye West
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Special Effects· Jeff Dotson
· Kanye West
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Online Sensation
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Artist

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment ProgramSuper Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry (2015)· Ricky Kirshner (executive producer)
· Rob Paine (supervising producer)
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Vocal AlbumFor the album "Prism."
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Duo/Group Performance· Jordan Houston
2015Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Singer
2015Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Song· Jordan Houston
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Artist
2014ARIA Music AwardARIA Music AwardsBest International ArtistFor the album "Prism."
2014BritBrit AwardsInternational Female Solo Artist
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Solo PerformanceFor the song "Roar."
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the Year· Cirkut (Songwriter)
· Lukasz Gottwald (Songwriter)
· Max Martin (Songwriter)
· Bonnie McKee (Songwriter)
2014Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Voice from an Animated MovieThe Smurfs 2 (2013)
2014Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Singer
2014Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite SongFor the song "Roar".
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best CollaborationKaty Perry: Dark Horse (2014)· Jordan Houston (as Juicy J)
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Lyric VideoFor the lyric video for "Birthday."
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Artist
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Pop Artist
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Music Fan FollowingKatyCats
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Single: Female Artist· Jordan Houston (as Juicy J)
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Solo PerformanceFor the song "Wide Awake."
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Twitter Personality
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Solo PerformanceFor the song "Firework."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the Year· Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (Producer/Engineer/Mixer)
· Tor Erik Hermansen (Producer)
· Sandy Vee (Producer/Engineer/Mixer)
2012Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Singer
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the YearFor the video "Wide Awake."
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Female VideoFor the video "Part of Me."
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Visual EffectsFor the video "Wide Awake."
2012People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Animated Movie VoiceThe Smurfs (2011)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Female Hottie
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Vocal AlbumFor the album "Teenage Dream."
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Collaboration with Vocals· Snoop Dogg
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Female Pop Vocal PerformanceFor the song "Teenage Dream."
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Female VideoKaty Perry: Firework (2010)
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Pop VideoKaty Perry: Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (2011)
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Direction· Floria Sigismondi
· Kanye West
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Editing· Jarrett Fijal
· Kanye West
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best CinematographyKaty Perry: Teenage Dream (2010)· Paul Laufer
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Video with a MessageKaty Perry: Firework (2010)
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Art Direction· Jason Fijal
· Kanye West (artist)
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Song· Snoop Dogg
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Pop Artist
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Music VideoFor the video "Teenage Dream"
2010GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Female Pop Vocal PerformanceFor the song "Hot n Cold."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Female Pop Vocal PerformanceFor the song "I Kissed a Girl."


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#Fact
1According to Nielsen data, Katy Perry's Super Bowl XLIX halftime show performance in 2015 was seen by 118.5 million viewers, making it the most-watched halftime show ever. Surpasses the previous record-holder's, Bruno Mars, 115.3 million viewers.
2Is a passionate Los Angeles Lakers fan.
3Before Katy's mother Mary Hudson became an evangelical Christian preacher with husband Keith Hudson, she once dated rock icon Jimi Hendrix.
4Ranked #3 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.
5Was in an on-off relationship with singer John Mayer, from 2012-2014. The two released a duet, together, called "Who You Love", in 2013.
6She holds two Guinness Book World Record: 'Best Start on the US Digital Chart by a Female Artist' in 2010 and 'Best First Female with Five Number One US singles from One Album' in 2013.
7Perry has the most number of followers on Twitter. [November 2013]
8She attended Dos Pueblos High School in Santa Barbara, California before she dropped out of her freshman year to pursue her music career.
9In 2009 while working on a magazine shoot, Katy had a chimp on set, which urinated all over her and forced her to take a shower in the middle of the shoot.
10Katy once described herself as "a fatter version of Amy Winehouse and a skinnier version of Lily Allen". Later, Allen took offense to the statement and threatened to release Perry's personal phone number.
11She once had 13 cavities as a child.
12Katy's ancestry is three sixteenths Portuguese (Katy's mother is of three eighths Portuguese descent). Katy's other roots include English, German, Irish, and smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Welsh, French, and remote Manx (Isle of Man).
13Frequent collaborator with Bonnie McKee.
14Is a staunch Democrat.
15On her 28th birthday, she had lunch with First Lady Michelle Obama.
16Was reportedly offered $20,000,000 to join American Idol (2002)'s 12th season in 2013 as a judge, but declined.
17When her single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" from her hit album "Teenage Dream" went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 2011, the album became only the second album after Michael Jackson's "Bad" to generate five #1 singles. Perry became the first female artist to achieve this feat.
18Has a younger brother, David Daniel Hudson (aka Danny), and an older sister, Angela Hudson.
19Wrote and sold songs to Kelly Clarkson and Jessie James Decker.
20Best friends with actress Shannon Woodward.
21Voted #16 on Ask men's top 99 'most desirable' celebrity women of 2012 list.
22Her husband, Russell Brand, filed for divorce from her after a year of their marriage [December 30, 2011].
23She can play acoustic guitar and electric guitar.
24Has a cat named Kitty Purry. Cat has its own blog.
25When growing up she wasn't allowed to watch MTV.
26Was voted #8 in the 2011 Askmen top 99 "most desirable women" list.
27Married Russell Brand in India.
28Ranked #1 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list.
29Niece of director Frank Perry.
30Is friends with Perez Hilton and Adam Lambert.
31Is close friends with Rihanna.
32Her hit song "I Kissed a Girl" was partially inspired by actress Scarlett Johansson.
33Got engaged to Russell Brand during the Christmas holidays in 2009. They were dating since September 2009.
34Parents Keith Hudson and wife Mary Hudson (neé Perry) are both pastors. She's their middle child and has one older sister (Angela Hudson) and one younger brother (David Daniel Hudson).
35Released an album in 2001 as "Katy Hudson".
36Former Christian folk singer turned pop singer.
37Perry is her mother's maiden name.

#Quote
1You know you're living right when you wake up, brush your hair - and confetti falls out!
2People don't understand that I have a great relationship with my parents - like, how that can exist. There isn't any judgment. They don't necessarily agree with everything I do, but I don't necessarily agree with everything they do. They're at peace with - they pray for me is what they do. They're fascinated with the idea that they created someone who has this much attention on her.
3I don't believe in a heaven or a hell or an old man sitting on a throne. I believe in a higher power bigger than me because that keeps me accountable. Accountability is rare to find, especially with people like myself, because nobody wants to tell you something you don't want to hear. I'm not Buddhist, I'm not Hindu, I'm not Christian, but I still feel like I have a deep connection with God. I pray all the time - for self-control, for humility. There's a lot of gratitude in it. Just saying 'thank you' sometimes is better than asking for things.
4There's times when you see other people who, the only reason why they have success is because they're just shock jocks, which works for a period of time. I haven't really taken off all my clothes yet... Yeah, I've done my fair share of 'naked on a cotton candy cloud' situation, but everything is with a wink. It's not like, 'Here's my vagina'.
5I think it's important to not just play the sexy card. Be sexy but be smart and sophisticated.
6I've told my boyfriend that if Scarlett Johansson wanted to go out with me, I'd ditch him immediately. Female beauty can be incredibly powerful... Actually, I'm obsessed with beautiful women and their elegance. I like the paradox of appearing innocent and sexy all at once.
7When I was 15, I fell in love with a female friend. I thought she was beautiful and wanted to be like her. She had such a huge impact on my life, but I never told her how I felt.
8I get drunk, I pick my nose, I swear and I fart! I don't care, I'm not planning to become the President of the United States.
9Queen's track 'Killer Queen' made me discover music and helped me come into my own at the age of 15. The way Freddie Mercury delivered his lyrics just made me feel like a confident woman; I'd say his fingerprint is all over me in general.
10I remember hearing Killer Queen by Queen and falling down in what felt like slow motion in my bed listening to the lyrics. And I thought to myself, 'Oh my gosh, this music is incredible. These lyrics speak to me...' and that made me want to be what I am.
11[on her luncheon with First Lady Michelle Obama, 2012] Now my birthday is complete!
12The number one issue for me is equal rights, whether it's being able to be equal in love, and being treated equally whether you have ovaries or not. (Billboard, 2012)
13[on her documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)] I wanted to show the entire operation. People just think I'm the girl wearing the ruby slippers. I wanted to show them at the end of the journey. I am the Oz as well.
14This is a really important time in my life. I can't just be the girl who sang I Kissed a Girl. I have to leave a legacy.
15"I Kissed a Girl" was inspired when I opened up a magazine and I saw a picture of Scarlett Johansson. I was with my boyfriend at the time, and I said to him, 'I'm not going to lie: If Scarlett Johansson walked into the room and wanted to make out with me, I would make out with her. I hope you're okay with that?'
16(on her song "I Kissed a Girl") The song was inspired by a friendship I had with a girl when I was 15, and I did kiss her. I was totally obsessed with her. She was beautiful - porcelain skin, perfect lips - and I still talk to her, but I've never told her the song is about her.
17My singing is really important to me, but when children come along they'll be my main focus. I'd never put my career in front of my babies - it'd be a case of fitting jobs around them.
18Look, any couple in a serious relationship has that talk about babies, but we haven't decided when. Russell wants lots of children and I think there's something amazing about tons of kids running around. We probably won't have the talk again for a few years - it's important to enjoy each other before having babies.
19[on Rihanna missing her wedding] I was upset she couldn't make it but let me promise you, there was no one more upset about it than her. When you have an album coming out you don't have a spare second in the day and you're answerable to the record company. She felt really bad she couldn't be there but we're still the very best of friends. My girl organized the best bachelorette party ever and I'll always love her to bits.
20[on The X Factor (2004)] The most gorgeous judge is Cheryl. That woman is just edible.
21[on future husband Russell Brand] He's a genius and geniuses are both wonderful and delicate in the greatest way.
22[on Rihanna] We're friends and we're both kind of on this crazy roller coaster, and ... it's nice to have good girlfriends. I pride myself on having cool chicks in my life, and she's a cool chick.
23Have I ever kissed a girl? Of course I have. I can't sing a song and not have done it. That'd be complete hypocrisy. I fancy Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Angelina Jolie - I'd definitely kiss them.
24[on who she wants to kiss] Scarlett Johansson before she gets married to Ryan Reynolds. She is a classic beauty. I love that 1940s pin-up look.
25If people want a role model, they can have Miley Cyrus.

#Trademark
1Powerful contralto vocal range
2Love ballads
3Colorful wigs
4Colorful outfits
5Black hair and blue eyes

Is Katy Perry's Net Worth Deserved?

  • Klaus Geltl

    Katy Perry’s net worth is now around 250 to 280 million dollars. This needs an update.

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