After an initially difficult time breaking into the US music scene Katy Perry’s 2010 album “Teenage Dream” exploded on the charts rocketing her to fame and breaking every record imaginable. Five years later? She’s still riding high with the ongoing success of her “Prism” album. She recently wrapped up her Prismatic World Tour. If you’re like the rest of us you’re eagerly waiting to see what’s next for this superstar sweetheart. While we wait, here are four fun facts you can enjoy about America’s pop princess.
Katy Perry Fun Facts
Fun Fact #1: Katy Perry’s Real Name
Katy Perry isn’t actually her real name. Her full name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. She later changed her name to avoid confusion with the actress Kate Hudson.
Fun Fact #2: I Kissed A Girl
Her hit song “I Kissed a Girl” was partially inspired by actress Scarlett Johansson.
Fun Fact #3: Lunch with Michelle Obama
Birthday Royalty: For her 28th birthday Katy enjoyed a presidential treat. She had lunch with Michelle Obama! Since Katy is an avid supporter of the Democratic party her birthday lunch was indeed a dream come true.
Fun Fact #4: Katy is a Natural Blonde
Though Katy’s hair has literally been every shade of the rainbow. Most often a stunning, raven black. She is actually a natural blonde.
Fun Fact #5: Katy Perry Loves To Jump Rope
Katy’s favorite fitness activity? Jumping rope. She has incorporated her jump rope routine into her stage act. She relies on it stay fit, tone muscle and boost energy
Fun Fact #6: Katy Perry Song Writter
Katy loves to write songs as much as she loves to sing them. When she’s not on tour she’s scribbling away and has penned lyrics for Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale and Kelly Clarkson (to name just a few!).
Katy Perry will be preforming at the Super Bowl Halftime. Special guests Lenny Kravitz & Missy Elliot will be taking part as well. “Roar” and “Firework,” her two most explicitly inspirational songs, will be part of the act. Rumors of Madonna or Britney Spears joining Katy during the Super Bowl Halftime performance ended up being just that…rumors.
You can also see fun facts on Taylor Swift.