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Katy Perry Dated 15 Handsome Ex-Boyfriends Before Falling in Love With Orlando Bloom

Katy Perry has a huge list of men she dated before settling down with Orlando Bloom. We have included a whole list of Katy Perry Ex boyfriend

Katy Perry Dating History

Katherine Hudson Perry, famously known as Pop Queen “Katy Perry” has had an amazing career and dated a lot of handsome men. With an array of songs, awards, and a glamorous personality, She has it all.
The audience also witnessed her flirtatious side as a judge in American Idol. It was a pop of fun among the judges.
Besides her career, she has led a versatile personal life! Katy Perry has quite a dating history and has a huge ex-boyfriend list before settling with Orlando Bloom.

Though, she has been blessed with a beautiful daughter in August 2020. She has had several relationships in the past.

Here Is A List Of Boyfriend Katy Perry Has Dated:

  • Justin York
  • Matt Thiessen
  • Johny Lewis
  • Mika
  • Travis McCoy
  • James Valentine
  • Benji Madden
  • Josh Groban
  • Russell Brand
  • Baptiste Giabiconi
  • Jared Leto
  • Riff Raff
  • Robert Ackroyd
  • John Mayer
  • Diplo
  • Robert Pattinson
  • Orlando Bloom

Let us see Katy Perry Dating History in detail.

1. Katy Perry First Boyfriend Justin York

katy perry first boyfriend

Justin York was Perry’s first boyfriend at the age of 17. This teenage fling is the older brother of Paramore guitarist Taylor York. Justin and Katy were together in a relationship for 3 years from 2002-2005.

In these 3 years, there were lots of ups and downs in their relationship. After coming in relation they broke up after a year but again came into a relationship and finally separated for good in 2005.

Katy also admitted on the social platform Twitter that when she was 17 she lost her virginity to Justin.

In an interview with Howard Stern, she said the first time she lost her virginity to Justin was quick and unpleasant. And it was in front of a construction site in Nashville, Tennessee.

It is also rumored or some even say that her song “The One That Got Away” is about Justin York.

2. Katy And Johnny Lewis

Katy Perry and Johny Lewis

Katy dated the Sons Of Anarchy actor from 2005-2006. The couple’s relationship inspired her Grammy-nominated tracks “Circle The Drain” and “The One That Got Away”.

Katy was 21 when she started dating Lewis.

Lewis was sadly found dead by falling/jumping off his rooftop in 2012. Katy was reportedly “devastated” about her ex’s death.

After Lewis Died a source told Us Weekly Magazine “He was in trouble then and she couldn’t help him,”. “A lot of her songs were partially inspired by him. I know “The One That Got Away” and ‘Circle the Drain’ are partly about him, as well as Travis. But she was young and it was a time in her life she cherishes…They had good times. It’s really sad. She could never help him and couldn’t [let herself] go in that direction.”

3. Matt Thiessen In The List Of Katy Perry Ex Boyfriends

Matt Thiessen

Next up, was the Relient K guitarist Matt Thiessen. The 38-year-old dated Matt from 2006-2008.

Although their relationship lasted for nearly three years, She often performed with the Christian rock band.

Thiessen made an appearance in her music video “longshot” They called off their relationship in 2005.

In an interview with songfacts.com in 2012, Matt Thiessen mentioned Katy Perry when the interviewer asked “You are a friend of Katy Perry’s? He said, “I used to date her back in the day for a couple of years. But we’re still really good friends,”. He added, “We are not too close, but yeah, she is a great person.”

Katy Perry paid tribute to her long-term relationship with the songs “Thinking of You” and “I’m Still Breathing.”

Even Matt Thiessen also wrote the song “The One I’m Waiting For” for Katy.

4. Mika

katy perry dated mika

Mika is a 38-year-old Lebanese singer and has been rumored that he dated the “Roar” singer.

It is also been rumored that Mika and Katy hooked up in September 2008. He is on Katy Perry’s boyfriend list but it is only speculated.

Once Katy commented on Mika’s page “I’m afraid you’re getting too popular… and will want to be with someone more like Britney S. Ah…let’s just run away… and merry!”

5. Travie Mccoy In Katy Perry Ex Boyfriend List

Katy Perry ex-boyfriend Travie Mccoy

The Gym Class Heroes frontman dated Katy Perry in 2006. She featured as the former’s love interest in the music video for “Cupid’s Chokehold”. This pointed towards a serious relationship between them.
Mccoy even gave her a promise ring before the release of her shot to fame, “I Kissed a Girl.”

But, they eventually split up in 2008 after a two-year-long relationship but got back together in 2009 for a few weeks.

She broke up with Travie over an E-mail. And McCoy confirmed their split by posting on his blog on New Year’s Eve.

In a Behind the Music special in 2012, Travie said that the reason they split up was his addiction to drugs. He quoted, “She wasn’t stupid. She knew when I was f—ked up, I chose drugs over our relationship. As things started taking off for her, the more I started to doubt my role in her life. There were times I felt like a stepping ladder.”

It is said that “Circle The Drain” is about their relationship.

6. Benji Madden

benji madden

Madden and Katy were seen cuddling each other at Vegas Night Club. It seems that they both were getting to know each other.

There was no such visual evidence that confirms that they dated each other but it was rumored that were dating each other.

7. Josh Groban

katy perry ex-boyfriend Josh Groban

Katy Perry and Josh Groban reunited together on American Idol. They both were rumored to be dating together in 2009. Although they said that they were just friends back then.

Katy also revealed that the song “The One That Got Away” was about Josh Gorban.

Gorban admitted that he and Katy dated each other. He said to Cohen “well we did, but you know, we were both very private so we realized we were better as friends, and we’ve been very, very good friends to this day.”

He also said that the revelation that he could be the “one” in the song was shocking.

“She’s the best, but I was not expecting that. That was a double-take and a spit of my coffee,”

“It’s very sweet of her to say that, and then I listened to the lyrics of the song and I’m just like ‘I never owned a Mustang, I don’t have a tattoo. Are you sure that’s about me?'” Groban added.

Gorban Concluded, “I was very flattered by it, but I was very surprised by it,”.

Cohen asked Groban saying “I think you should call her back,” to which Groban replied “I’m not ghosting Katy! We’re still really good friends.”

Queen Latifah, who was next to him in the hot seat, chimed in and said: “Katy, you’ve got the number, call Josh.”

Josh Groban Finally concluded, “Oh no, I think we’re both very taken at the moment, but it’s very sweet.”

8. Russell Brand Ex Husband / Boyfriend Of Katy Perry

Katy Perry Ex-husband Russell Brand
LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 19: Russell Brand and Katy Perry attend the European Premiere of Arthur at Cineworld 02 on April 19, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

The couple met each other in 2008 while Katy filmed a cameo for the comedian’s film “Get Him to the Greek”.

Russell also joked about having a crush on Katy Perry at the 2009 Video Music Award. Soon after they started dating in 2009 and Russell proposed to Katy in India just after 3 months of dating and got married on October 23, 2010. To the fans’ surprise, they had a Hindu wedding ceremony in India.

However, Russell ended his terms with the “Bon Appetite” singer over text.

Katy told Vogue in 2016, “Let’s just say I haven’t heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011,” when she was asked about her contact with Brand.

Comedian Russell Brand has removed his tatt and married Laura Gallacher in 2017.

9. HollyWood Star Robert Pattinson

robert pattinson instagram

The year 2012 was definitely the year when Katy was on a roll of dating. Katy Perry even dated the Hollywood star, Robert Pattinson.

The two were seen together a lot in 2012 and have seen encountering each other at multiple events.

Well, they never confirmed having things between each other but the fans concluded that there might be a thing going in between them.

10. Baptiste Giabiconi, The French Model

French model Baptiste Giabiconi

The French model Baptiste Giabiconi was also rumored to hook up with Katy Perry In the Year 2012. They were really close to each other and have seen multiple times with each other.

Although it was never confirmed that Katy Perry and Baptiste were dating or had things with each other.

11. Sucide Sqad Star Jared Leto

Sucide Sqad Star Jared Leto

Another Hollywood star — this time, we’re talking about Suicide Squad actor, Jared Leto. Before Katy Perry started dating Orlando Bloom, she was rumored to have dated Jared Leto in 2014.

Neither of them ever confirmed it, they have certainly been quite friendly with each other over the years.

12. Riff Raff And katy Perry Matching Outfit

Riff Raff

Riff and Katy dated together for a brief period in 2014. The Iconic Character was seen together in the MTV Music Video Awards in matching outfit.

No one can forget the pair in a matching denim outfit and rock on the award show.

13. Robert Ackroyd

Robert Ackroyd photo

They were spotted together for a few months in 2012 after her drastic divorce from Russell. However, the media also captured PDA-fueled day at Coachella.

During the Coachella Music Festival in April 2012, the couple was snapped holding hands.

A source told E! News “It wasn’t serious. She likes him a lot, but it was just a distraction. It was very short-lived, she’s still dealing with getting over her marriage [to Russell Brand] and it’s going to take her a while to truly be able to trust anyone again.”

Rob Ackroyd’s and Katy Perry’s relationship status is a bit of a mystery. “Katy and Rob are very close and have remained close since they broke up a while ago. Rob has been in London for a while now”, a source said.

14. Katy Perry Ex Boyfriend John Mayer

Katy Perry Ex Boyfriend John Mayer

No wonder Katy’s love life has had a lot of curves. But she had a “Ross and Rachel” kind of relationship with John. The couple was on-and-off for a couple of years.

They first got together in 2012 but split later that summer. They hooked back up the following October and even attended the Grammys together. But, they broke things off again in March 2013, and finally, John became part of Katy Perry’s ex-boyfriend list.

However, things did rekindle when they recorded “Who You Love” for John’s Paradise Valley album.
eventually, they were done for good in February 2014.

The two called it quits due to their busy schedules, but Katy also referred to the “Your Body Is a Wonderland” singer as a “tortured soul.” Katy Perry even confessed, “I do have to figure out why I am attracted to these broken birds” referring to both Mayer and former husband Russel Brand.

15. The Dj Diplo And Katy Perry

The Dj Diplo

Although the DJ and Katy never confirmed their relationship, they were seen spending time together at Coachella in 2014 and getting cozy at the Amazing Spider-Man 2 premiere.

They were together for about 11 months. They started dating together in April 2014.

After a couple of months, there was a rumor that the couple split but the rumors were not true. In January 2015 it was confirmed that the couple was still together.

Katy Perry Husband Orlando Bloom

Katy Perry Husband Orlando Bloom

The Lucky Man With A Ring! The couple met each other in 2013 at a children’s benefit event. However, things heated up in 2016.

A little after Vanity Fair’s Oscars afterparty together in February 2017, the couple confirmed that they were ” taking respectful, loving space.”

In the end, they got back together the following month. And the rest is all known! The “Roar” -ing singer got engaged to Bloom. They also have a daughter together, Daisy Dove Bloom.

Reportedly, The Couple is “enjoying every minute” of having a newborn. Katy hasn’t had much sleep and is pretty tired but knows it’s part of the process. Her own mom, Mary, is helping out and Orlando is super hands-on.

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