Over the years, Katy Perry has definitely turned into a modern day pop sensation. Despite being extremely popular, there are some amazing facts about the pop icon that you may not be aware of. Recently, Katy Perry’s latest album Witness achieved global success like her previous works. The singer knows how to stay in the limelight. However, there are some amazing facts about Katy Perry that aren’t known to everyone. We are taking this time to go through some of those amazing facts.

Amazing Facts About Katy Perry


1. She didn’t use her real name that is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, as her stage name to avoid confusion with actress Kate Hudson.

  2. Katy Perry’s parents are pastors. She started her singing career at her parent’s church at the age of 9 and did so till she was 17. 

3. whereas growing up Perry wasn’t allowed to observe Smurfs, or browse Harry Potter attributable to her strict Pentecostal oldsters. Years later in 2011, she created her film debut as Smurfette in Smurfs.

 4. Perry started her music career singing Christian pop. At the age of 16, Perry released a Christian pop album under the name Katy Hudson. The album bombed big time and was a massive failure.  

 5. At the age of 17, Perry left home to pursue her music career. Island Def Jam Music Group signed her to work on a new album. The album never got released.