20 Interesting Facts About Katy Perry

The singer who is known for her initial quirky hits like “I kissed a girl” to some of the great songs like “Fireworks” and “Teenage Dream” has made her place in Pop Music Industry. This fashionista, singer and songwriter surely knows how to “Roar.” From her weird props to peculiar dresses and not to forget the colorful hair, this artist is interesting as hell.
Read on to find out some interesting facts about Katy Perry.

Katy Perry June 2012

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1. Katy Perry is not her Real Name

The singer’s real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson which she changed to avoid the confusion with actress Kate Hudson. Perry is her mother maiden’s name.
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2. Conservative Family

Katy perry's parentsBoth parents of Katy Perry are pastors. She was raised in conservative family where she was not allowed any music or even read Harry Potter books.
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3. Born to Sing

Katy started singing quite early at the age of just 9. She used to sing in Church gospel choir before making it big in the music industry.
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4. Talented Writer

Selena Gomez

This singer is not just a pretty face but is also a talented writer. She has written songs for Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez and Ashley Tisdale.
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5. Bucket List of Perry

Machu Picchu

Just when we thought celebrities don’t really need a bucket list, this star shares in an interview that her bucket list includes climbing Machu Picchu, learning Spanish and figuring out how to crochet.
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6. Just a little girl with Teddy Bear

giphyKaty Perry admits that she always travel with a Teddy Bear which she is really attached to and has trouble sleeping when this cuddly thing is not around. How adorable she is!!
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7. Kate has a Kitty Purry

Katy perry and kitty purry

The star has a cat which is named Kitty Purry. She couldn’t have gotten more creative with the cat name?
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8. “Squirrel Brown” is her Real Hair Color

Katy Perry pink hairThe singer who is known for her colored hair from blue to green (to what not!!) admits that her real hair color is squirrel brown. Isn’t that a very hard fact to know?
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9. The cutest proposal by Russell Brand

katy perry russell

Even though the much hyped couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand split up and went their own ways, Brand proposed the singer in the cutest way possible. It was in India when they were on the elephant watching fireworks.
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10. Her first Christian Pop Album was a Big Flop

At the age of 16, Katy came up with her first Christian Pop Album by the real name ‘Katy Hudson’ which singer said literally reached 100 people and the label went bankrupt after that. Surely a bad start!
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11. Katy came up with her Scent “Purr”

Purr and meow

Seems like the star cannot get over her cat, so she named her branded perfume “Purr” which comes in cat shaped bottle. The design of the bottle is loosely based on her own pet feline. That’s surely a real love!
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12. Believes in Aliens

The singer has a strong belief on the existence of Aliens and thinks that pyramids are made by aliens. That’s gotten a little too far, Katy!
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13. Song ‘I kissed a Girl’ was no. 1 for seven weeks

Part of Me - Katy PerryKaty’s album hit no. “I kissed a girl” which was released in May 2008, peaked at No. 1 spot for straight seven weeks on Billboard Top 100.
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14. Guinness World Record Holder

Katy Perry 2014Katy has two Guinness Book World Records in her hat, one as “Best Star on the US Digital Chart by a Female Artist” in year 2010 and other as “Best First Female with Five Number One US Singles from 1 Album” in year 2013.
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15. Katy in Barbie

Katy Perry and barbieEven though the star does look like a real Barbie, when executives of Barbie approached her and asked if she would like to make her own doll, she said a joyous yes and got Katy Perry styled Barbie with accessories and functions.
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16. She has OCD

Katy Perry once said in an interview that she suffers from high levels of OCD so much so that she wishes that the alphabets O,C and D should be put together alphabetically like CDO.
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17. Pill popper

Katy Perry is known to be pill popper. She takes about 26-28 pills daily for her Vitamins. Isn’t it too much Katy?
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18. Highest Earning Musician in 2015

Katy Perry 2012This talented singer and songwriter got featured in Forbes mentioning she is the highest earning non-boxer celebrity 100 list. Congrats Katy!!
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19. She tied record same as Michael Jackson

Katy Perry album ‘Teenage Dream’ ties Michael Jackson’s record for most number one singles on an album. Jackson set record with his album “Bad”.
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20. She celebrated her 28th Birthday with the First Lady

Katy Perry side faceKaty Perry kicked off her 28th Birthday by having lunch with none other than the First Lady, Michelle Obama. Now that’s a great birthday!
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