7 Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Katy Perry

1. Katy Perry's real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson. She changed her name to avoid confusion with actress Kate Hudson.

2. Katy Perry was once a backup singer for Christian artist Jennifer Knapp and even appeared in her music video for "Undo Me".

4. Katy Perry is a big fan of the TV show "The Office" and even named her cat after one of the characters, Dwight Schrute.

5. Katy Perry has a fear of water and can't swim, which makes shooting music videos like "California Gurls" and "Roar" particularly challenging for her.

6. Katy Perry is a huge fan of Indian food and even has a song called "Tandoori Nights" that was inspired by her love of the cuisine.

7. Katy Perry has a dog named Nugget who has his own Instagram account with over 130,000 followers.