Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer,
songwriter, businesswoman, philanthropist, and actress. She was born and raised in Santa Barbara,
Having had very little exposure to mainstream pop music in her childhood, she pursued a career
in gospel music as a teen and released her debut studio album, Katy Hudson, in March 2001.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Also known as
October 25, 1984 (age
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
5' 7" (1.70 m)
Katy Perry: Part of Me, The Smurfs 2, The Smurfs
Keith Hudson, Mary Perry
Pop, electronic, dance, rock
Singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, philanthropist
Vocals, guitar, piano