Perry rose to fame in 2008 with the release of the singles "I Kissed a Girl"—which sparked controversy for its homosexual themes—and "Hot n Cold" from her second album, a pop rock record titled One of the Boys. The album became the first by a female artist to produce five number-one songs in the U.
Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), ventured into disco, and contained the U. Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping singles "California Gurls", "Teenage Dream", "Firework", "E. S., and the second overall after Michael Jackson's album Bad.
Her estimated net worth as of 2016 is 5 million.
She is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, having sold 100 million records globally throughout her career.
She told Billboard, "I know exactly the record I want to make next.
I know the artwork, the coloring and the tone" and "I even know what type of tour I'm doing next.
In film, she released an autobiographical documentary titled Katy Perry: Part of Me in 2012, and voiced Smurfette in the 2011 film The Smurfs and its sequel in 2013.
She hosted Saturday Night Live on December 10, 2011, with Robyn as the episode's musical guest.Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer and songwriter.