Born as Katheryn Hudson on 25th October 1984, Katy Perry, as she is professionally known, is an American Pop Star who has consistently defied gravity through her successful music career. She has released hits like Dark Horse, Roar, Wide awake, Kissed a girl, and more.

Background

Katy was born in a conservative Christian home in California. Her parents, Keith and Mary Hudson, are born again Pentecostal pastors. She has two siblings. Her elder sister, Angela Hudson and younger brother, David Hudson, also a singer. Secular music was banned in the Hudson family, and the children were also not allowed to watch cable T.V. channels like MTV.

Career

Katy started her music career at a young age. As a choir member at her parents’ church. At the age of 16, Katy recorded her first Christian pop single called ‘Trust in me’ as Katy Hudson. The album sold less than 200 copies before RedHill label closed shop. Moving to L.A. at the age of 17, she adopted Katy Perry as her stage name. She plunged into secular music, rebelling against her parents’ teachings. … Read the rest