Is Katy Perry connected to The Royal Family? Relationship explained

King Charles and Katy Perry met for the first time during an event in Mumbai, India, in 2019.

Updated on May 08, 2023  |  04:42 PM IST |  961.9K
King Charles and Katy Perry
King Charles and Katy Perry
Key Highlight
  • American pop star Katy Perry performed at King Charles Coronation ceremony on Sunday
  • King Charles and Katy Perry met for the first time during the event in Mumbai, India in 2019

American pop star Katy Perry performed at King Charles III's Coronation ceremony on Sunday, May 7, 2023. She was one of the two American artists who were asked to appear at the event by the new monarch of Britain.  

However, fans have been curious about how Katy Perry is connected to the Royal Family. Here is everything to know about the same.

Katy Perry connection to the Royal Family

The performers of the King Charles coronation concert included Katy Perry alongside Lionel Richie, British pop group Take That, Freya Ridings and Alexis Ffrench, and opera stars Bryn Terfel and Andrea Bocelli.


King Charles and Katy Perry met for the first time during an event in Mumbai, India in 2019. A year later, Perry was appointed as an ambassador for the British Asian Trust by Charles. The King said that the Fireworks singer's long-standing commitment to charitable causes was the reason why she was appointed as the ambassador. Charles' decision was criticized by some people as they said that Perry was neither Asian nor British to be appointed as the ambassador of this trust. 

During the introduction of charity, Perry referred to her friendship with King Charles and said that the former Prince of Wales was a "very kind soul." After being announced as one of the performers at King Charles III's coronation weekend Perry said that her concert would help, "shine a further light on the British Asian Trust’s Children Protection Fund."

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Lionel Richie also performed at the coronation concert and even brought King Charles III and Queen Camilla to their feet. The Oscar-winning singer is also connected to King Charles III. Richie was appointed by the King as the first global ambassador for The Prince’s Trust – a charity founded by the latter in 1976.   

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King Charles III

Who crowned King Charles III?
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby then placed the crown on Charles' head, while he sat in the Coronation Chair — once gilded, now worn and etched with graffiti.

When was King Charles III coronation?
King Charles III coronation was on 6 May 2023.

How is Katy Perry linked to King Charles III?
the singer has a close connection to King Charles and the Queen Consort that explains why they invited her to take part.

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