- Katy Perry is a singer.
- She is currently engaged to actor Orlando Bloom.
- She was once married to actor/comedian Russell Brand.
- Katy and Orlando share a daughter, Daisy (2), together.
Katy Perry, 37, may be one of the most famous pop singers in the world, but she’s also led a pretty interesting romantic life. The talented star is currently engaged to an actor Orlando Bloom45, with whom she shares her two-year-old daughter Daisyand was once married to actor and comedian Russell Brand47. Both romances have made a lot of headlines over the years and Katy hasn’t been shy about sharing her feelings about them both on social media and in interviews.
Find out more about her engagement to Orlando and marriage to Russell below!
Katy and Orlando
How did Katy and Orlando meet?
Katy and Orlando first met at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards. They were seen flirting after exchanging pleasantries that night and it immediately sparked dating rumours. They made their romance Instagram official just a few months later in May 2016 when Katy posted a photo of them lying on a grand staircase in Cannes, which can be seen above. They both wore white clothes and she cleverly captioned it with, “we can’t.”
The pair broke up in early 2017 but reconciled by 2018. They both shared more memorable photos from their time together and were also spotted together on numerous outings, including Katy’s 24th birthday celebration.
When did Katy and Orlando get engaged?
Orlando proposed to Katy on Valentine’s Day 2019. He gave her a $5 million flower diamond ring with a ruby center. She shared a close-up photo of her ring, which can be seen above, on Instagram and their close-up was also partially featured in the post. Orlando decorated the room he proposed in with tons of red heart-shaped balloons and it seemed like a truly unique experience. “full bloom,” the bride-to-be captioned the post.
The lovebirds’ wedding was supposed to take place in Japan at the end of 2019, but they put it on hold and later postponed it again when the COVID pandemic hit. “You can’t plan anymore in 2020 because those plans are always cancelled… Everyone now has to take life one week at a time,” she said The mirror in an interview published on July 25, 2020. “Of course it will happen in the future, but for now we just want to deliver a healthy child,” she added during her pregnancy with their daughter.
How many children do Katy and Orlando have?
Katy and Orlando welcomed their daughter Daisy in August 2020. They announced the birth with a beautiful black and white photo of the baby girl’s tiny hand, seen above, and a caption on UNICEF’s official Instagram page. “We are overwhelmed with love and wonder at the safe and sound arrival of our daughter,” Katy and Orlando told UNICEF shortly after the birth.
Since her arrival, Daisy has been spotted on numerous outings with her famous parents and they’ve both gushed about her in interviews and online. “I got everything I was ever looking for when I became a mother. So grateful for that deep, deep love and honored to join the mommy club. Happiest Mother’s Day,” writes Katy in a tweet on her first Mother’s Day in May 2021.
Katy and Russell
How did Katy and Russell meet/get engaged?
Katy and Russell first met in 2008 when she filmed a cameo for his movie, Get Him from the Greek. By 2009, they started dating and were soon spotted together at events and on other outings. “When he was filming Get Him from the Greek, I did a cameo with him. My scene asked me to break up with him,” Katy said Glamour about their meeting, in a 2010 interview. “And on the way down the stairs to the scene, I hopped like a bunny. I hop like a bunny when I’m happy – I get a little childish. He gives me the Christmas Eve jitters.”
The couple got engaged on New Year’s Eve 2010 after Russell proposed in a tent at the foot of a mountain in India. They happily announced the news in January 2010 through their representative.
When did Katy and Russell get married?
Katy and Russell said “I do” in October 2010 They exchanged vows in a traditional Hindu ceremony in India and two months later Russell couldn’t help but gush over his new wife in an interview on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. “I’m really happily married,” he said at the time. Katy later gushed about the marriage during her own appearance on the show. “We are just very good friends. … Our favorite time is just being at home with our cats and having fun,” she said.
When did Katy and Russell split?
In November 2011, rumors began to circulate that Katy and Russell’s marriage was on the rocks, and by the following month it was confirmed that they had split. Russel revealed that the reason their romance didn’t work out was because they were at different points in their lives, during an interview with Howard Stern in July 2012. “She is young, successful and dedicated,” he said. “[The reality is] you can’t fully understand it until you do it. I was very much into the idea of getting married and having children.”
In June 2013, Katy also commented on the divorce. “He is a very smart man, and I was in love with him when I married him,” she said Vogue. “[But] let’s just say I haven’t heard from him since he texted me to say he was divorcing me on December 31, 2011.” She further claimed that Russell was intimidated by her success. “When I met him, at first he wanted an equal, and I think a lot of times strong men want an equal, but then they get that equal and they’re like, ‘I can’t handle the equality.’ He didn’t like the atmosphere of me being the boss on tour,” she said.