Katy Perry Family Members and Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Katy Perry Family Members and Net Worth – Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson “Katy Perry” is an American singer, actress, and songwriter from Santa Barbara. Perry is mostly known for her songs ‘I Kissed a Girl’ (2008), ‘Hot n Cold’ (2008), ‘Teenage Dream’ (2010) and ‘Part of Me’ (2012).
She initially gained recognition when she released her debut single ‘ I Kissed a Girl’ which topped the U.S Billboard Hot 100 list that year.
As of 2019, Katy Perry’s net worth is roughly $330 million dollars. Today Katy Perry is one of the best pop singers in the world.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson “Katy Perry” was born in Santa Barbara, California on the 25th of October, 1984. She is the daughter of Pentecostal pastors Maurice Keith and Mary Christine Hudson. Perry has one younger brother named David and an older sister named Angela.
Growing up Perry primarily listened to gospel music which she later wanted to focus on doing later in her career. After leaving Dos Pueblos High School she signed to music label ‘Java’ where she pursued her career as a musician.
David Hudson (younger brother)
Date of birth: August 11, 1988
David is Katy’s younger brother, her big fan and a person, who wants to follow her pace. In 2012 Hudson Jr recorded an extended play “Dirty Face”, which gained international success.
A year later he presented the first studio album. In addition to singing, David pursued acting too. He played in a short comedy “Summer Campbell” and some other films. Currently the young man resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Career and Achievement:
Katy Perry’s career started when her first gospel music album was launched in 2001.
However the album was not quite successful, so eventually, she shifted from gospel music to popular music. At the age of 17, Perry traveled to Los Angeles and recorded a few songs with some music labels.
In 2005 the movie ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants’ included a song by Katy Perry. She also featured in a music video ‘Learn to Fly’. Perry’s big breakthrough came in 2007 when she finally signed a contract with the ‘Capitol Records Company’.
Perry’s debut single ‘I Kissed a Girl’ was released in 2008 and received well by the listeners making it top the music charts in several countries.
The song also topped the U.S Billboard Hot 100 list and became viral. The same year Perry already was engaged in the ‘Warped Tour’ and the following year she went on the ‘Hello Katy Tour’.
One year later Perry named her new music live album ‘MTV Unplugged’ which included five singles from the album ‘One of the Boys’. Perry was also the duet singer along with Timbaland in the song ‘If We Ever Meet Again’.
Her single ‘California Gurls’ later topped the U.S Billboard Hot 100 list.
Perry made an autobiographical documentary titled ‘Katy Perry: Part of Me’ which was a huge hit in the theatres in 2012. In 2013 she starred as a voice actress in the animated film ‘The Smurfs 2’ which was the sequel of ‘Smurfs’.
As of 2019, Katy Perry’s net worth is estimated to be $330 million.