Paula Abdul

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Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul (1990).jpg
Born Paula Julie Abdul
June 19, 1962 (1962-06-19) (age 53)
Occupation
Net worth US$30 million[1]
Religion Jewish
Musical career
Origin San Fernando, California
Genres
Years active 1986-present
Labels Virgin Records (1987-1999)
Website PaulaAbdul.com

Paula Julie Abdul[2] (əb-DOOL; born June 19, 1962)[3] 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.

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