Katy Perry Net Worth
Katheryn Elizabeth “Katy” Hudson, popularly known as Katy Perry is an American singer, actress and songwriter through profession. Katy has an estimated net worth of $280 million. Born on October 25 1984 in Santa Barbara, California, Katy left Dos Pueblos High School in order to pursue her musical career. She started recording demos and learned to write songs and play guitar in Nashville. After working with Red Hills Records, she released her debut album, a gospel record titled “Katy Hudson” on March 6 2001. Her album was commercially unsuccessful but earned positive review from critics. At the age of 17, she started writing songs with producer Glen Ballard and moved to Los Angles. Katy later adopted the stage name “Katy Perry”, using her mother’s maiden name.
Katy earned just $200,000 by selling her album Katy Hudson. Behalf of the commercial unsuccessful of her first album Katy Hudson, she released her second album titled “One of the Boys”. Her second album was a huge success selling 5 million copies of album worldwide and earned $5 million. The album was peaked on number 9 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The album is featured with number of hit singles including Thinking of You, Waking Up in Vegas and Hot n Cold. After rising into prominence by releasing her second album, she got involved in musical tour called “The Warped Tour” in 2008. She also hosted the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards in same year and won the award for Best New Act. The award for her also became one of the major factor to increase her net worth. In 2010 May 7, she released “California Gurls” featuring rapper Snoop Dogg. The single was the lead single from her third studio album “Teenage Dream”. Like her second album, the album was highly appraised. The album was peaked on number one on Billboard Hot 100 in June. The album earned $6 million by selling $6 million copies of “Teenage Dream” worldwide. As one of the top singer in music industry, she has served as a judge on American Idol and The X Factor UK. Her appearances as judge also contribute to add relevant amount to her net worth.
In 2013, her fourth album “Prism” was released featuring lead single “Roar” and other hit singles including “Unconditionally” and “Dark Horse”. The album was peaked on number one on Billboard Hot 100 and has sold more than 4 million copies till August 2015. She received $2.9 million from her fourth album. About the asset Katy owns, she has a beautiful house located in Hollywood Hills which is worth of $11.2 million and also owns penthouse in North Moore Street which is worth of $2.75 million. Apart from her successful music career, Katty made her film debut in the 3D family motion picture “The Smurfs” as Smurfette on July 29, 2011. The movie was financial success worldwide and added a good amount to her net worth. On July 2012, she released her autobiographical documentary “Katy Perry: Part of Me” under the label of Paramount Pictures. The movie grossed $32.7 million worldwide at the box office. Apart from her musical and acting career, she made her fortune from Perry shills for Proactiv, Adidas and Ubisoft and has also own perfume line called Purr. Katy Perry, today is undeniably one of the most popular American musician, songwriter, singer and actress having an estimated net worth of $210 million.
Things to know about Katy Perry
Full Name: Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Date of Birth: 25th October, 1984
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Katy Perry Net Worth: $280 Million