Paula Abdul Biography

Paula Julie Abdul is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, and television personality. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as a highly sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era. Abdul later scored a string of pop music hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her six number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 tie her with Diana Ross for sixth among the female solo performers who have topped the chart. She won a Grammy for "Best Music Video – Short Form" for "Opposites Attract" and twice won the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography".

After her initial period of success, Abdul suffered a series of setbacks in her professional and personal life. She saw renewed fame and success as an original judge on American Idol in the 2000s, which she left after the eighth season. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Paula Abdul
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Music Video Director, Television producer, Dancer, Choreographer, TV Personality, Voice Actor, Singer-songwriter
Ethnicity:
Mizrahi Jews, Jewish people, Luso-American, Syrian Am
Religion:
Sephardic law and customs
Date of Birth:
June 19, 1962 (56)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Marriages
  • 1996-10-25
    Singer-dancer Paula Abdul (33) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman (30) at Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel
  • 1997-02-02
    "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul (34) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman at The Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel
Paula Abdul Timeline
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