With her beautiful face, amazing sense of style, and frequent hair color/style changes, Katy Perry keeps people intrigued. She has offer a young and fresh outlet for music and for fashion that society quickly embraced. She has also been involved with acting and more recently in various business ventures.Â Her real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson and she was born October 25, 1984.
Many people donâ€™t know that Perry got her musical start in the family church and then into the realm of gospel music. Both her mom and her dad are pastors. She recorded gospel albums in 2006 and 2007 but many people didnâ€™t know her music until she signed with Capital Records and Released One of the Boys in 2008. Her hit single from that album Hot n Cold was on the charts for a very long time.
While her parents have supported her musical ambitions, they arenâ€™t thrilled with her choice of music or outfits. They were very upset when she quit high school her freshman year to pursue her music career. She opted to complete her GED and to take some basic dance classes. It is rumored that she is involved in making another album that will be out in 2014.
In 2011, she was reported to be worth $11 million. She was also offered the chance to endorse various perfume fragrances. For those that love the Smurfs, she was the voice of Smurfette in the 2011 movie. She wrote a book about her life in 201 called Katy Perry: Part of Me.
Katy Perry has had her share of negative publicity too. Her provocative outfits in recent years have caused lots of controversy. Many parents feel that Perry isnâ€™t a good role model for young girls due to the bra like designs she wears and the abundance of makeup. They also donâ€™t like the fact that she didnâ€™t finish high school but with a net worth like she has, it isnâ€™t like she canâ€™t support herself!
After her short marriage to Russell Brand ended, she seemed to be spiraling out of control with parties, drinking, alcohol, and an array of men. The rumors quickly circulated that her very concerned parents ask Tim Tebow to step in and help their daughter. Such information though hasnâ€™t been officially confirmed or denied. It does seem like she is trying to work on improving her negative image and be more mature.