Have You Ever Wondered…
Who Has the Most Followers on Twitter?
The answer is Kate Perry with with over 71 million followers as of June 2015. Who is Kate Perry in a nutshell?
Katy Perry, original name Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.), American pop singer who gained fame for a string of anthemic and often sexually suggestive hit songs, as well as for a playfully cartoonish sense of style. (Britannica.com)
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23 Fun Facts About Kate Perry – Did You Know?
1. Kate Perry was born in 1984.
2. Kate Perry was born in Santa Barbara, California.
3. Kate Perry’s original name was Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson.
4. She gained fame by singing sexually suggestive hit songs written as anthems.
5. She has a “playfully cartoonish sense of style.” (Britannica.com)
6. Kate Hudson was born and raised in southern California.
7. Growing up, Kate Perry’s parents were both born-again Christian traveling ministers.
8. Kate was not allowed to listen to secular music in her house as a child.
9. Kate Perry grew up singing hymns of the church and gospel songs.
10. When she was a teenage she learned how to play the guitar.
11. She tried to start a music career with a Christian record label in Nashville.
12. Her gospel style album called Katy Hudson, was released in 2001 and sold poorly.
13, Kate started being influenced by rock artists that here friends introduced to her like Freddie Mercury (Queen) and Alanis Morissette.
14. She moved to Los Angeles, California, to seek success in secular music.
15. Kate didn’t want people to confuse her name with the actress Kate Hudson, so borrowed her mother’s maiden name, Perry.
16. Kate Perry’s first big success was in 2007 with Capitol Records with the EP Ur So Gay.
17. A few months later, Kate made a bigger mark with the single “I Kissed a Girl.”
18. “I Kissed a Girl” became a number one hit in several countries.
19. Kate’s album One of the Boys (2008) went on to register sales of over one million copies in the U.S.
20. Kate Perry is known for her “quirky, vividly coloured fashions—which borrowed variously from 1940s pinup models, burlesque performers, and the kawaii (“cute”) cultural aesthetic of Japan.” (Britannica.com)
21. She was married to well-known English comedian, Russell Brand from 2010-2012.
22. Kate Perry tied Michael Jackson’s record for most number one hits songs from a single album at five in 2011.
23. Kate has been given several Grammy Award nominations one of which was album of the year for Teenage Dream.
Written by Kevin Woolsey, Top 10 Graphic by statista.