Paula Julie Abdul
June 19, 1962
|Alma mater||California State University, Northridge|
|Height||152 cm (5 ft 0 in)|
Paula Julie Abdul (əb-DOOL; born June 19, 1962) is an American singer and dancer. She had a string of hit songs and choreographed (planned) many dances for herself and others, including singer-songwriter Janet Jackson. Musically, she is known for her late-1980s number-one singles "Straight Up" and "Cold Hearted", along with the 1990s number-one hit "Opposites Attract". She won a Grammy Award for "Best Music Video – Short Form" for "Opposites Attract". She was a judge on the television show American Idol for its first eight seasons. She has a mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Filmography[change | change source]
- Opposites Attract (1989) ... Herself
- Skat Strut (1990) ... Herself
- American Idol (2002) ... Herself/Judge
- Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) ... Herself
- Robots (2005) ... Wristwatch #1 (voice)
- Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) ... Herself
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Paula Abdul Signs with Mercury Records". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. 1997-10-31. web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2015-04-09.
Former Virgin Records recording artist Paula Abdul has signed a multirecord deal with Mercury Records
- ↑ "Paula Abdul". Biography. Archived from the original on 2019-04-15. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
- ↑ "Paula Abdul". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- ↑ "Paula Abdul". www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org. Retrieved 2023-02-19.
- 1962 births
- Living people
- American dancers
- American Idol
- American pop musicians
- Television personalities from Los Angeles
- American choreographers
- Emmy Award winners
- Grammy Award winners
- Singers from Los Angeles
- American contemporary R&B singers
- American R&B singers
- American pop singers
- American dance musicians
- American Jews
- American new jack swing singers