Perry is her mother`s maiden name.
Former Christian singer, now pop singer.
Released an album in 2001 as "Katy Hudson".
Parents are both pastors.
Got engaged to Russell Brand during the Christmas holidays in 2009. They were dating since September 2009. (imdb.com)
Her hit song "I Kissed a Girl" was partially inspired by actress Scarlett Johansson. (imdb.com)
Is close friends with Rihanna.
Is friends with Perez Hilton and Adam Lambert. (imdb.com)
Ranked #1 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list. (imdb.com)
Is a natural blonde. She dyes her hair black. (imdb.com)
Married Russell Brand in India. (imdb.com)
Was voted #8 in the 2011 Askmen top 99 "most desirable women" list. (imdb.com)
When growing up she wasn't allowed to watch MTV. (imdb.com)
Has a cat named Kitty Purry. Cat has its own blog. (imdb.com)
She can play acoustic guitar and electric guitar. (imdb.com)
Her husband, Russell Brand, filed for divorce from her after a year of their marriage December 30, 2011 (imdb.com)
Voted #16 on Ask men's top 99 'most desirable' celebrity women of 2012 list. (imdb.com)
Best friends with actress Shannon Woodward. (imdb.com)
Wrote and sold songs to Kelly Clarkson and Jessie James. (imdb.com)
When 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. (imdb.com)
Was reportedly offered $20,000,000 to join "American Idol" (2002)'s 12th season in 2013 as a judge, but declined. (imdb.com)
On her 28th birthday, she had lunch with First Lady Michelle Obama. (imdb.com)