Caption: Paula Abdul at event of Dreamgirls (2006)
Soundtrack, Miscellaneous Crew, Actress
Born: June 19, 1962
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' (1.52 m)
Known for: American Idol (2002), Brüno (2009), The X Factor (2011), Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (2008)
Paula Abdul grew up in the San Fernando Valley, California. She began taking dance lessons when she was eight. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader. After graduating in 1980, she started college at Cal State-Northridge, majoring in TV and radio. After joining the L.A. Lakers cheerleaders, she...