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15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021, 12:16 pm

Since Katy Perry has millions of fans all over the world, we guess you too may be one of them! Katy is one of the famous singers in the world at this moment. She is also one of the most loved celebrities. Her songs are amazing. Millions watch her music videos. Are you a fan of Katy Perry too? If your answer is yes, do you think you know about her very well? We don't believe that you do! Here are 15 lesser-known facts about the new Queen of Pop, Katy Perry! Are you ready to check them? All right, here we go!
1.She Is Not Perry

Katy Perry's original name is Katherine Elizabeth Hudson. She changed her name to Katy Perry when she entered the mainstream recording industry. She changed her name from Katherine Hudson to Katy Perry for two reasons. The first reason is that she thought her name sounds similar to Kate Hudson. As you may already know, Kate Hudson is a famous American actress. The second reason is that Katy Perry wanted a name that sounds cool, catchy and casual. Perry is her mother's maiden name. Can you even imagine Katy Perry with her real name Katherine Hudson?!

She Is Not Perry-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

2.She Was A Church Singer

Both Katy Perry's mother and father are pastors. You can imagine how her life was growing up in a religious family.  She used to sing songs at local churches. By the time she turned 9, she was already an amazing gospel singer. Her interest in music grew with her age. She studied Italian open at the age of 17. She remained as a gospel singer for the most of her teen years. In fact, she made her recording debut with a Christian pop music album. Neither Katy Perry nor her friends thought she would sing pop songs, let alone becoming a famous pop star! 

She Was A Church Singer-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

3.Katy Grew up in a Christian Orthodox Family

Katy was never allowed to watch The Smurfs or read Harry Potter when she was young. Katy grew up with strict Pentecostal Christian parents. She spent most of her childhood listening to gospel music. Her parents didn’t encourage her to listen to pop (secular) music.

Katy Grew up in a Christian Orthodox Family-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

4.Katy Perry’s First Christian Pop Album was a Dud

Katy Perry released a Christian pop album when she was sixteen under her real name, Katy Hudson. Katy herself said that this album didn’t even reach a hundred people, before the label went completely bankrupt.

Katy Perry’s First Christian Pop Album was a Dud-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

5.The Only Pop Star After Michael Jackson

Do you know Katy Perry is the only female American singer to score five number ones from a single album? There are only two people on this planet to achieve this feat - one is Katy Perry and the other is Michael Jackson. Katy Perry achieved this feat with her ‘Teenage Dream’ album. 

The Only Pop Star After Michael Jackson-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

6.Katy Perry’s Indian Connection

Russell Brand first proposed to Katy Perry in India while the couple were riding on an elephant, as they were watching fireworks in the sky. The couple even got married in India. Unfortunately, this marriage did not last long, as the couple divorced back in 2012, calling their 2 years young relationship quits.

Katy Perry’s Indian Connection-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

7.Katy Perry Was Stuck Inside a Car Wreck When She was 13

Katy Perry herself said that she was stuck in a car wreck when she was 13. She crawled out of the wreck from a broken window. Those should be some of the more stressful moments of her life. Unfortunately, she didn’t tell us any more details about this incident.

Katy Perry Was Stuck Inside a Car Wreck When She was 13 -15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry


8.She Pierced her Nose Herself

Can you even imagine piecing your nose by yourself? Katy did it. In fact, she pierced her nose herself using a safety pin. This is crazy. She was just 13 when she did this. Bravo Katy.

She Pierced her Nose Herself-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

9.Katy’s Natural Hair Color Is Squirrel Brown

Many people assume Katy Perry is a brunette. In fact, she is not! Oh yes, most of the times you see her with black hair, but that is not the 'Teenage Dream' star's natural hair color. Katy Perry's natural hair color is squirrel brown. A few months back, she announced her unwillingness to change her hair color from black to some other color anytime soon. She said her black hair symbolizes mourning! Do you know why and what for she has been mourning? According to Katy Perry, her jet-black hair signifies the end of the Prism World Tour. She did not like ending the tour at all! Sadly, she had to. 

Katy’s Natural Hair Color Is Squirrel Brown-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

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10.She is a Democrat

Just in case, if you don’t know, Katy Perry is a staunch supporter of the Democrat Party. She even performed at a few Democrat rallies. She even wore a few politically themed dresses that caught public attention.

She is a Democrat-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

11.She Says No to Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeries are a common thing in the entertainment industry, but Katy Perry has never gone under the knife for body corrections. She says she is happy with her body. It is a good sign to see people like Katy Perry staying away from cosmetic surgery, which has become such a trend not only among celebrities but among people in general.

She Says No to Plastic Surgery-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

12.She Takes 26 Pills a Day

Don’t worry. All of these pills are vitamins and other supplements. She herself said this to a magazine. Taking care of health is good, but 26 pills a day does sound a little extreme. We never know what her diet and health plan is, so let us hope she is doing it right.

She Takes 26 Pills a Day-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

13.Katy Perry has OCD

This is shocking. The ‘Teenage Dream’ star confessed that she has OCD and it is so bad that she wants OCD to be written or read CDO, which then will be in alphabetical order. So people with OCD - you have a celebrity on your side. For those you who are looking for more celebrities with OCD, Here is the list.

Katy Perry has OCD -15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

14.She Believes in Aliens

Whether or not you believe in aliens, Katy Perry believes in them. She strongly believes in extra terrestrial life, and she says she even has a ticket to outer space. Well, this is a cool and crazy side of Katy many fans don’t know.

She Believes in Aliens-15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry

15.She Brushes Her Teeth 4 to 6 Times a Day

Oh boy. Let’s hope she has some enamel left. This is really crazy. She made a confession that she brushes her teeth at least four to six times a day. Two times is what the American Dental Association suggest, but why this many times? She didn’t say the reason, but we guess it is something to do with her OCD.
She Brushes Her Teeth 4 to 6 Times a Day -15 Things You Don't Know About Katy Perry



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