Katy Perry net worth: Katy Perry is an an American singer-songwriter, producer and musician who has a net worth of $280 million dollars. Every year between 2009 and 2014, Katy Perry earned between $30 and $50 million from album sales, merchandise, touring and endorsements. Between June 2014 and June 2015, she earned an estimated $135 million (before taxes, agents, lawyers and lifestyle expenses). Perry was brought up in a strict Christian home, listening only to Christian music. Her first studio album was an unsuccessful self-titled gospel album released in 2001. Perry released her first internet single "Ur So Gay" in 2007, but did not rise to fame until her second single "I Kissed a Girl" topped international charts in 2008.
Katy Perry's breakthrough album, One of the Boys, followed later in 2008. Both of her singles "I Kissed a Girl" and "Hot n Cold" received multi-platinum certifications. Perry's second album, Teenage Dream, was released in the United States and Canada on August 24, 2010, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200. She has since released a number of albums and singles and has been nominated for 13 Grammys. She hasn't won a Grammy yet, but she has won five American Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, five MTV VMAs and many more.
Perry is known for her style of fashion, wearing unconventional outfits that feature bold colors and vintage styles. Katy was married to British comedian Russell Brand, for 14 months. They are now divorced. With no prenup, Katy could have been on the hook for an estimated $22 million divorce settlement. In the end however, the separation was settled on much lower terms.