Paula Abdul Celebrity

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This former pop princess started out as a Laker Girl before becoming an Emmy-winning choreographer for performers (Janet Jackson), movies (Coming to America) and TV series (The Tracey Ullman Show).¬†Abdul stepped into the spotlight in 1988 with her first al… (more)

Birth Name: Paula Julie Abdul

Birth Place: San Fernando, CA

Birthday: June 19, 1962, Gemini

Profession: Singer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, TV personality

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Paula Abdul Photos

  • Paula Abdul - the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Presents "The Choreographers: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, in Hollywood, November 1, 2012
    Photo By: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
  • Paula Abdul - The "This Is It" Los Angeles premiere, October 27, 2009
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Adam Lambert, Paula Abdul and Kris Allen - The American Idol Season 8 Grand Finale in Los Angeles, May 20, 2009
    Photo By: Steve Granitz'WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - The 51st Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, February 8, 2009
    Photo By: Lester Cohen/WireImage.com
  • Kara DioGuardi and Paula Abdul - The 2009 Fox Winter All-Star Party in Los Angeles, January 13, 2009
    Photo By: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
  • Paula Abdul - The "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York City, December 10, 2008
    Photo By: Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic.com
  • Paula Abdul - The 2008 ALMA Awards in Pasadena, August 17, 2008
    Photo By: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage.com
  • David Cook and David Archuleta with Paula Abdul - The American Idol Season 7 Grand Finale in Los Angeles, May 21, 2008
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson - TV Guide post-Emmy Awards party, Sept. 16, 2007
    Photo By: Chris Weeks/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul and Sean Paul - The 2006 Teen Choice Awards - Show, August 20, 2006
    Photo By: John Shearer/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul and Zac Efron - Teen Choice Awards, August 20, 2006
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul And Patrick Swayze - 32nd Annual Grammy Awards, Los Angeles. CA, February 21, 1990
    Photo By: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul and Ruben Studdard - Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Activities Committee Presents "American Idol Live"
    Photo By: Justin Kahn/WireImage.com
  • Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell - "American Idol" Season 4 - Finale
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - Nickelodeon's 18th Annual Kids Choice Awards
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - 57th Annual Emmy Awards
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - Nickelodeon's 17th Annual Kids' Choice Awards
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - MTVs "TRL"
    Photo By: Theo Wargo/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - Hollywood Radio and Television Society Newsmaker Luncheon
    Photo By: John Sciulli/WireImage.com
  • Sharon Osbourne and Paula Abdul - 2005 World Music Awards
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - 33rd Annual American Music Awards
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - 2005 Chrismahanukwanzakah Holiday
    Photo By: Jemal Countess/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - Force of Nature Concert for Tsunami Aid
    Photo By: Michael Caulfield/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul and her Yorkshire Terrier
    Photo By: Denise Truscello/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul - 2005 Pre-GRAMMY Awards Party
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson - "American Idol Season 3"
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson - Gillette Fusion Razor Launch
    Photo By: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage.com
  • Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Terri Seymour - Nickelodeon's 18th Annual Kids Choice Awards
    Photo By: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
  • Clay Aiken and Paula Abdul - 31st Annual American Music Awards
    Photo By: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com
  • Dancing with the Stars: All Stars - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Adam Taylor/ABC
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell address the contestants before they preform at boot camp
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw / FOX
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid, Nicole Sherzinger and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw/FOX
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - L.A. Reid, Nicole Sherzinger, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Steve Jones
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw/FOX
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - L.A. Reid, Nicole Sherzinger, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw/FOX
  • The X Factor - Season 1 - Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw/FOX
  • Drop Dead Diva - Season 2 - "Freeze the Day" - Paula Abdul and Brooke Elliot
    Photo By: Lifetime Television
  • Drop Dead Diva - Season 2 - "Freeze the Day" - Paula Abdul and Brooke Elliot
    Photo By: Lifetime Television
  • Drop Dead Diva - Season 2 - "Would I Lie to You?" - Brooke Elliott and Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Bob Mahoney/Lifetime
  • American Idol - Season 9 - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Vince Bucci/Fox
  • Drop Dead Diva - Season 1 - "The Dress" - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: courtesy Lifetime
  • Drop Dead Diva - Season 1 - "The Dress" - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: courtesy Lifetime
  • American Idol - Season 8, Hollywood Auditions - Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 8, Jacksonville Auditions - Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 8 - San Francisco auditioner Akilah Askew-Gholston, Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 8 Judges - Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 8 Judges - Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, Ryan Seacrest, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 8 Judges - Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Ryan Seacrest
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • Dancing with the Stars - Season 6 - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Kelsey McNeal/ABC
  • American Idol Gives Back - Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Ray Mickshaw/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 7 - Paula Abdul talks with eliminated contestant Jason Yeagar
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 7 - Miami Auditions: Ghaleb Emachah hugs Judge Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Michael Becker/FOX
  • American Idol - Season 7 - Judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Michael Becker/FOX
  • American Idol - Season 7 - Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Michael Becker/FOX
  • American Idol - Season 7 - Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Sam Jones/FOX
  • American Idol - Season 7 - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Sam Jones/FOX
  • Hey Paula - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/Bravo Photo
  • Hey Paula - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Jerry Metellus/Bravo Photo
  • Hey Paula - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Vivian Zink/Bravo Photo
  • American Idol - "Idol Gives Back" - Paula Abdul works with the "Children's Health Fund"
    Photo By: Fox
  • American Idol - Season 6 - Judges, Randy Jackson, Olivia Newton John and Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Fox
  • American Idol - Season 6 - Judges, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Fox
  • American Idol - Season 6 - Judges, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 6 - The Judges, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 6 - Judge, Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Michael Becker/Fox
  • American Idol - Season 6 - Judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul & host, Ryan Seacrest
    Photo By: Michael Lavine/Fox
  • American Idol - Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Fox
  • American Idol - Simon Cowell, Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul
    Photo By: Fox
  • American Idol - Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson
    Photo By: Fox

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