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Full NameKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson
First NameKatheryn
Middle NameElizabeth
Last NameHudson
Birth NameKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Other NameKaty Perry
Birth CitySanta Barbara, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMaurice Keith Hudson
Father ProfessionPastor
Mother NameMary Christine
Mother ProfessionPastor
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationBisexual
Marital StatusDating
SpouseRussell Brand (2010-2012)
Relation WithOrlando Bloom (engaged in February 2019)
AwardsAmerican Music Awards,Juno Award,Brit Award
SibilingsDavid Hudson (brother), Angela Hudson (sister)
FilmographyKaty Perry: Part of Me,The Smurfs
EducationParadise Valley Christian School, Santa Barbara Christian School
Height170 cm
Weight59 kg
Networth$330 M
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Date of BirthOctober 25,1984
Age35 years

How Much Is American Singer Katy Perry's Net Worth?

Katy Perry, an American singer famous for the hit songs Roar, Who You Love, Rise, I Kissed a Girl and Bon Appétit earned her a tag of multi-millionaire through her successful career. Professional since 2001, Perry has released 5 studio albums with a record of 00 million records sold globally.

As of August 2019, Katy owns the net worth of around $330 million, the main credit of her massive income goes to albums sales, tours & concerts.

Perry, the winner of 5 American Music Awards, a Brit Award, and a Juno Award edged out Taylor Swift and Beyonce to become the highest-paid woman in music in 2018. Since 2016, she serves on the judging panel of American singing reality show American Idol.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings

With a successful career with hit-over-hit songs, Katy Perry surrounded herself with multi-million dollars over a period of over 18 years.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Perry has an estimated net worth of around $330 million as of August 2019. Back in 2016, sources cite her fortune was $125 million.

Forbes ranked her #41 in Celebrity 100 2019 with the earnings of $57 million as per data of July 9, 2019.

Also, sources report that between June 2018 to June 2019, Katy Perry pocketed $60 million.

American singer Katy Perry owns $330 million net worth
American singer Katy Perry owns $330 million net worth

Well, the main source of her income is her music career, while the earnings get aid from endorsements, merch sales, and concert-tours too.

Till date, Perry has released 5 studio albums; her debut album Katy Hudson was released on March 6, 2001, by record label Red Hill. Also, she has one live album and 30 singles.

Since April 2007, the singer is signed to Capitol Records and released other 4 albums, totaling 5.

Starting her career from Italian opera at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, where she studied, Katy now enjoys showers of millions of dollars.

Earnings Throughout Year:

  1. Income in 2011- $44 million (#3 on Top-Earning Women In Music by Forbes)
  2. Income in 2012- $45 million (#5 on Top-Earning Women In Music by Forbes)
  3. Income in 2013- $39 million (#7 Top-Earning Women In Music by Forbes)
  4. Income in 2014- $40 million (#5 Top-Earning Women In Music by Forbes)
  5. Income in 2015- $135 million (Top-Earning Women In Music)
  6. Income in 2016- $41 million (#6 Highest-Paid Women in Music)
  7. Income in 2017- $33 million (#9 Highest-Paid Women in Music)
  8. Income in 2018- $83 million (#4 Highest-Paid Women in Music)

Did you know? Perry has worked in a bunch of movies and gave voice-over in The Smurfs; her movie autobiographical documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me, released on July 5, 2012 grossed $32.7 million.

Earnings From Album Sales, Ticket Sales & Tours

Here is the list of albums (including 5 studio albums) of Katy Perry and its sales:

One of the Boys (June 17, 2008)7 million copies$9.1 million
Want with the American electronic music duo 3OH!3 (July 2008)455,000 copies$591,500
Shock Value II (December 2009- first week of sales)37,834 copies$49,180
Live album- MTV Unplugged (November 2009)62,000 copies sold$80,600
Teenage Dream (August 24, 2010)6 million copies$7.8 million
Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (March 2012)1.71 million copies$2.22 million
Prism (October 18, 2013)4 million copies$5.2 million
Paradise Valley (August 2013)504,000 copies sold$702,000
Witness (June 9, 2017)900,000 copies$1.17 million
Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (June 2017)140,000 copies$182,000

Ticket Sales & Tours Revenue:

  1. Hello Katy Tour (January 23, 2009- November 28, 2009)- $1.51 million (69,577 tickets sold)
  2. California Dreams Tour (February 20, 2011- January 22, 2012)- $59.5 million (1,069,921 tickets sold)
  3. Prismatic World Tour (May 7, 2014- October 18, 2015)- $204.3 million (1,984,503 tickets sold)
  4. Witness: The Tour (September 19, 2017- August 21, 2018)- $76.9 million (843,917 tickets sold)

Curious to know? How artists earn from albums, tours, merch, and gigs, check it out.

How Much Salary Katy Perry Earned From American Idol?

In 2016, Katy Perry singed for the singing reality franchise American Idol and has worked as a judge for the show since, where Ryan Seacrest serves as host.

Reportedly, she earned the salary of $25 million for the Season 17 of American Idol alongside the judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie.

Copyright Issues & Fines

On August 1, 2019, the Who You Love singer faced a trial on the accusation of copyright infringement for the 2013's hit "Dark Horse".

Along with Perry, co-writer Sarah Hudson, Capitol Records, and producers Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut were brought into the court for copying 2009 Christian rap song "Joyful Noise" by Marcus Gray, a.k.a. Flame.

The jury found inducted Katy Perry and her companions guilty and ordered her to pay $2.78 million in damages to Gray, Lambert, and Ojukwu, with a load of $500,000 on Perry.

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses

Currently, Katy lives in her house in Los Angeles, where she owns a collection of million dollars worth mansions. Surely as a multi-millionaire, Perry does have a luxurious lifestyle and automatically huge expenses.

Alongside expenditure on assets and daily life luxury, she spends a hefty sum on travels, accommodations and her agents.

Most recently, the singer sold her 7,500 sq. ft. house featuring 4 bedrooms was sold for about $9.4 million to Michael Chow, founder of the Mr. Chow franchise.

The property first came in the market in late 2017 for $9.45 million which slashed to $8.95 million before Chow raised up the purchase price nearly to the original listing.

Katy Perry's Los Angeles, California house sold for around $9.4 million
Katy Perry's Los Angeles, California house sold for around $9.4 million

Also, the American singer owns a house in Beverly Crest bought in April 2017 for nearly $19 million; the mansion spread on 5,427 sq. ft. features 5-bedrooms and 5-bathrooms.

For a fact, Lady Gaga rented the property before Katy moved in.

Perry also shed off $7.5 million to buy four-bedroom, five-bathroom for neighborhood house in Beverly Hills area where other stars like Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, Adele, Cameron Diaz, and Jennifer Lawrence maintain the residence.

For a fact, in 2015, after Katy Perry offered to drop nearly $15 million to buy an 8 acre Los Feliz convent, it resulted in legal battle filed by Sisters Rita Callanan and Catherine Rose Holzman who formerly owned it seeking the property open to the public.

The LA covent which Katy Perry wished to purchase
The LA Covent which Katy Perry wished to purchase

However, after Holzman died in March 2018 and the covent went back on the market.

The Richest reports that legal settlement of Perry against Sisters in December 2017 cost around $10 million.

Well, other experience of Katy Perry on exchanging hands in real estates includes:

  1. Sold Los Angeles house spread on 4,706 sq. ft. featuring 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms for $3.3 million in July 2011
  2. Bought Sunset Strip property from National Lampoon executive Daniel Laikin for $6.5 million in April 2012
  3. Bought two properties in Hollywood Hills including two houses on three adjoining lots for $11.2 million in 2013
  4. Sold her North Moore Street Penthouse, in New York in 2013 for $2.75 million

Other Assets

In addition to that, the American singer's asset collection includes luxury cars like:

  1. Maserati Grancabrio- $300,000
  2. Tesla Model S- $110,000
  3. Ferrari California- $200,000
  4. Mercedes Benz W180- $48,000
  5. Audi A5- $61,000
  6. 1966 Chevrolet Impala- $45,000
  7. Maserati GT Convertible- $160,000
  8. BMW 3 Series- $47,600
  9. Range Rover
Katy Perry and her Tesla car
Katy Perry and her Tesla car

As reported, in March 2014, she bought each of her 5 assistants a Fisker Karmas, electric car worth around $100,000, spending $500,000 in total.

Tax Payments & Insurance

Since Katy Perry owns multiple properties in California, she is liable to pay 0.793% of each of the assets' assessed value as property tax along with house insurance premiums.

As reported, the average cost of house insurance in California is around $1,000 per year while the house insurance price in Los Angeles is $1,360 per year.

Also, she is liable to income tax policy, which takes away $5.20 million upon the annual revenue of $10 million; income tax is inclusive of 36.61% Federal tax, 2.41% FICA and 13.05% State tax.

Endorsements, Business Lines & Instagram Earnings

Katy Perry as a famous figure earns a huge sum of money from her endorsements. She has sponsorship deals with Adidas, Ashish, Charlotte Olympia, Prism Collection and many others.

Back in October 2013, she became brand ambassador for Cover Girl. She is also spokesperson for Proactive and was the face of H&M Holiday 2015 campaign.

In addition to that, Perry has a perfume line Killer Queen and a shoe line collection Katy Perry Collections (launched in 2017).

No doubt that she makes millions of dollars from endorsements & merch sales, alongside her Instagram sponsorship where her followers count 84.1 million.

As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Katy Perry's Instagram can earn her $166,973- $278,289 per sponsored post.

Did you know? As of May 2019, the value of Perry's website was reported to be $113,300.

Charity Works

The American singer is also active in charity works and has associations with many non-profit organizations like American Foundation for AIDS Research, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, LeBron James Family Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer and UNICEF.

Back in March 2014, the singer teamed up with Pharrell Williams to raise funds for Museum of Contemporary Art’s 35th-anniversary event that collected a fund of $2.4 million.

Also, in June 2014, Katy alongside Staples Inc. donated $1 million to which supports teachers and funds classroom resources in public schools.

Katy Perry's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Engagement, Married Life, Husband, Divorce & Relationship

Born on October 25, 1984, in Santa Barbara, California, the USA, Katy Perry's birth name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. Her parents Mary Christine (nee Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson are pastors.

The singer has a brother David Hudson and a sister named Angela Hudson. Perry holds American nationality and hails from English, German, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry.

Raised in a Christian family, Katy attended Paradise Valley Christian School in Arizona and Santa Barbara Christian School in California.

As of August 2019, Perry's age is 34 and has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches (170 cm).

Relationship Status: Is She Married Or Dating?

Meanwhile, Katy Perry is dating and enjoys a blissful relationship with her boyfriend-turned-fiance Orlando Bloom.

The duo got engaged in February 2019 but is yet to open up about their wedding plans.

Katy Perry and her fiance Orlando Bloom
Katy Perry and her fiance Orlando Bloom

Prior to Bloom, Pery was in numerous failed relationships in the past.

Well, she was married to her then-husband Russell Brand from October 23, 2010, to July 16, 2012.

For a fact, Katy was nearly made to pay $22 million in divorce settlement, however, settled in much lower conditions.

Katy Perry and her ex-husband Russell Brand
Katy Perry and her ex-husband Russell Brand

Till date, the Roar singer has dated Justin York (2002-2005), Johnny Lewis (2005-2006), Matthew Thiessen (2006-2008), Travie McCoy (2007-2009), Robert Pattinson (2012), John Mayer (2012 - 2015), Riff Raff (2014) and Diplo (2014-2015).

Updated On Fri Aug 16 2019 Published On Mon Aug 05 2019 By