Paula Abdul Wiki 2024- Age, Husband, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height, Career

Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul is a well-known American actress and television personality. She is a multi-talented individual who can sing, dance, write songs, and even choreograph. She began as a cheerleader before becoming a well-known choreographer.

Her career took a downturn after reaching the pinnacle of popularity, until she became a judge on American Idol, where she remained for eight seasons. She has also served as a judge on other popular reality shows such as The X Factor, Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and others, making her a well-known television personality.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Paula Abdul
Real Name/Full Name:Paula Julie Abdul
Age:61 years old
Birth Date:19 June 1962
Birth Place:San Fernando, California, United States
Height:1.52 m
Weight:48 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Divorced
Brad Beckerman (m. 1996–1998), Emilio Estevez (m. 1992–1994)
Profession:Singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress, and television personality
Net Worth in 2024:$40 million

Paula Abdul Biography

Paula Abdul was born in San Fernando, California on June 19, 1962. Her father is of Syrian Jewish descent, and her mother is a concert pianist. Paula had always had a strong desire to dance and enrolled in ballet and jazz classes at a young age. She attended Van Nuys High School and was a cheerleader student. When she first arrived at California State University, she was chosen to be a member of the popular Laker Girls cheerleading squad for the Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball team.

Paula Abdul Age, Height, And Weight

Paula Abdul was born on June 19, 1962, and is 61 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.52 meters and her weight is 48 kilograms.

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At the age of 18, Paula began her career as a cheerleader for the NBA team Los Angeles Lakers. She rose to the position of choreographer for the group in less than a year. The Jacksons noticed her and hired her to choreograph the music video for the single “Torture.” As a result, she was hired to choreograph music videos for various singers.

In early 2000, she released three DVDs titled ‘Get Up and Dance,’ ‘Cardio Dance,’ and ‘Cardio Cheer.’ She has appeared in films such as ‘Action Jackson,’ ‘The Running Man,’ ‘American Beauty,’ and ‘Can’t Buy Me Love,’ to name a few. Forever Your Girl, her debut album, was released in 1988. She eventually went on to release three more albums before disappearing for a few years.

Paula made a comeback as one of the judges on American Idol in 2002. She became a judge on The X Factor after serving as a judge for eight consecutive seasons. Hey Paula was her own TV reality show that followed her daily activities. Paula has served as a judge on several dancing reality shows. She currently serves as a guest host and makes appearances as a TV presenter and actor.

Paula Abdul Husband, Marriage

She rose to prominence as a choreographer after a year as a cheerleader. She married Emilio Estevez from 1992 to 1994, and then Brad Beckerman from 1996 to 1998. Paula was involved in a number of legal cases involving hit-and-run incidents. She is also the subject of numerous allegations of substance abuse. Aside from these, her health had let her down a few times due to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. She is an activist who has taken part in a number of public awareness campaigns.

Paula Abdul Awards

Paula has received numerous awards throughout her career, the majority of which have been for her singing and dancing rather than her acting. In 1989, she won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video for her single “Straight Up.” In 1991, Paula was inducted into the Kids’ Choice Award Hall of Fame and was named Favorite Female Singer. She has also won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreographer. She also won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video in 1991 for her song ‘Opposites Attract.’

Paula Abdul Net Worth

Paula Abdul’s net worth is estimated to be more than $40 million as of March 2024. Her income comes from a variety of sources because she works in several fields. Her primary source of income was as a judge on popular reality shows. According to reports, she charges $5 million for a season as a judge.

Her previous main source of income was acting in TV shows and movies. She earned a lot of money from her music albums, choreography, and DVDs. She has many endorsement contracts because she is a well-known face on television.

Paula Abdul is an evergreen TV personality, and people adore seeing such multitalented and inspiring people on a regular basis. She is rarely seen on television these days, with only a few guest appearances here and there. She is focusing on her singing and plans to release a new music album after nearly a decade.