Career: Katy found fame with the release of her second single, I Kissed A Girl, in 2008. Her debut album One of the Boys, went platinum and the 2010 follow-up, Teenage Dream, became one of only nine albums ever to produce four Hot 100 number one hits. She has also released a fragrance called Purr and has been cast in 2011 film The Smurfs.
Relationships: Katy dated Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie McCoy for several years before they split in 2008. She started dating Russell Brand in September 2009 after they met at the MTV Video Music Awards. They got engaged in December 2009 and married in India on 23rd October 2010. In January 2012, Russell and Katy decided to divorce, with the funnyman citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for their split. Since then, Katy has been linked with musician Roger Ackroyd and John Mayer.
FYI: Katy’s birth name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. She took the stage name Katy Perry in 2007.