Since releasing her breakout hit album “One of the Boys” in 2008, Perry has gone on to get one RIAA-certified platinum album and two certified multi-platinum. She’s had 14, Top-10 hits including nine No. 1 singles, according to Billboard.
In 2017 and 2018, Perry grossed more than $1 million per night on her “Witness” tour, Forbes reported.
Perry was the first person to have 100 million followers on Twitter in 2017, and for a time she had the most-followed account on the social media platform.
In 2017, Perry signed on to judge ABC’s reboot of American Idol, reportedly earning $25 million per year on the show.
Perry has worked outside of music, too. She voiced Smurfette in two “The Smurfs” movies. Also, Perry has appeared in ads for Proactive, Cover Girl, several perfumes and a Citibank credit card.
As of mid-2019, Perry had earned $57.5 million during the past year, according to Forbes, which listed her at No. 41 on its list of 100 top-earning celebrities.