Some Lesser Known Facts About Katy Perry
- Does Katy Perry Smoke? Yes
- Does Katy Perry drink alcohol? Yes
- She pursued Gosspel music in her teenage years after she had already sung at the church since she was very young.
- Red Hill dropped her after her first album didn’t work out. She was also dropped by The Island Def Jam Music Group and Columbia Records before she was signed by Capitol Records in April 2007.
- She acquired fame with her single “I kissed a girl” in 2008 followed by “Hot and Cold” .
- In 2010, her album Teenage Dream hit top positions on Billboard Hot 100 including The one of got away at number 3. She was the first female to have five number one tracks from one album to be listed on the Billboards, second only to Michael Jackson’s Bad.
- Perry has four Guinness World Records to her name, has stayed the highest-earning artist for four years (2011-2015) as listed by Forbes. She is one the best selling artists of the world selling 100 million copies worldwide.
- She did not belong a well-off family when she was young and sometimes, they had to depend on the food from church.
- Her mother did not allow her to eat Lucky Charms because she was skeptical of its relation to Lucifer and call “deviled eggs” “angeled eggs”.
- Singing with her sister Angela, her parents realized that she should take singing lessons and she was involved in their ministry and sang in the church from the the age 9-17 years old.
- Katy left school after getting her GED (General Education Development) at the age of 15.
- Her parents, for her birthday, gifted her the first guitar when she was 13.
- Katy Perry’s voice type is contralto.
- Russel brand proposed her sitting on an Elephant at the New Years Eve watching with fireworks in the sky!
- Katy Perry has a cat named Kitty Purry and has her own blog!
- Katy Perry was offered an amount of $20,000,000 to join the twelfth season of American Idol, but she declined.
- She had lunch with Michelle Obama on her 28th birthday!
- Katy said she was the skinnier version of Lily Allen and fatter version of Amy Winehouse, to which Lily Allen took offense and threatened Katy to make her phone number public!
- Whoopi Goldberg kissed Katy on her show ‘The View’ and she said “I liked it”.
- Katy has written songs for other artists like Selena Golmes and Kelly Clarkson.
- Perry uses tattoos nicely to launch her albums and songs. She has strawberry and peppermint for the songs One of the boys and Teenage Dream.
- She strongly supports the democratic party.
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