Katy Perry (Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson) was born in Santa Barbara, October 25, 1984. Katie's parents - the clergy.
Immediately after graduating from high school in 2003, she moved from Kaliforinii in Los Angeles. There she changed her surname to Perry - mother's maiden name. She thought that Katy Hudson too similar to Kate Hudson.
On creativity Katy Perry largely influenced by the group Queen, Nirvana and singer Alanis Morissette, the music of which she was fond of.
His first CD Katy released in 2001 under the label Red Hill, thanks to the collaboration with Steve Thomas and Jennifer Knapp.
In 2004, Katie teamed up with the team The Matrix, but had not released any album together in 2007, signed a contract with "Columbia".
Perry's first full-length album One of the Boys was released in the US June 17, 2008.
Katy Perry met vocalist of American group Gym Class Heroes Travis MkKoem, in the video that she filmed, but soon broke up with him. Who meets with comedian Russell Brand.