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Paula Abdul Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Wed Aug, 2015
Paula Abdul

Facts of Paula Abdul

Date of Birth: 1962 , June-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet
Name Paula Abdul
Birth Name Paula Julie Abdul
Father Harry Abdul
Mother Lorraine M.
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Fernando, California, USA
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity Syrian Jewish
Profession Pop singer, choreographer
Net Worth $30 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Brown
Body Measurements 32-25-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 32C
Waist size 25 in
Hip Size 30 in
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 8.5
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for Judge in American Idol
Affair with Jackie Jackson, Jeff Bratton (2010 - 2011), J.T. Torregiani (2007 - 2008), Dante Spencer (2005)
Boyfriend Jackie Jackson, Jeff Bratton (2010 - 2011), J.T. Torregiani (2007 - 2008), Dante Spencer (2005)
Married Married and Divorced
Married to Emilo Estevez(1992-1994);Brad Beckerman(1996-1998)
Children No Children
Divorce Emilo Estevez(1992-1994);Brad Beckerman(1996-1998)
Education Broadcasting at California State University at Northridge
Awards 10 Awards including Grammy ,Emmy,MTV Awards
Movies Around 35 movies
TV Show Around 20 TV shows
Sisters Wendy
Siblings 1

Quick Timeline of Paula Abdul

1962 Born in San Fernando, California
1980 Graduated from Van Nuys High School
1992 Married to Emilio Esteve
1994 Divorced with Emilio Estevez
1996 Married to Brad BecAfter spending some bad and skerman
1998 Divorced with her second husband
2007 Began dating J T Torregiani
2008 Broke up with J T Torregiani
2003 Won Teen Choice Awards
1991 Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA
1989 Won Primetime Emmy Awards
2005 Fined by Los Angeles court
1989 Listed in VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs
2019 Net Worth around $30 million

Detail Timeline of Paula Abdul

June 19 , 1962

Born in San Fernando, California

She was from a middle class family. She was born in San Fernando, California, United States of America to Harry Abdul, who was born into the Syrian Jewish community in Aleppo, Syria, was raised in Brazil, and subsequently immigrated to the United States and the concert pianist Lorraine M. (née Rykiss), who grew up in one of the two Jewish families in Minnedosa, Manitoba in Canada, and has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestors from Ukraine.

1980

Graduated from Van Nuys High School

She was enrolled at Van Nuys High School. During her days in Van Nuys High School., she was an excellent student; she used to take part in lots of high school activities. She was also a cheerleader. In 1980, she graduated from there.

 

April 29 , 1992

Married to Emilio Esteve

Abdul met her future husband, Emilio Esteve at the start of the 90s. They finally got married on 29 April, 1992 after few years of relationship. However, her relation with him didn't last that long. They also didn't have any children together.

1994

Divorced with Emilio Estevez

Paula married her ex-husband Emilio Estevez in 1992. They spent their honeymoon in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. That day they seem to be happy with each other. However, in 1994, their relation took and U-turn and they finally got divorced during that year. 

 

1996

Married to Brad BecAfter spending some bad and skerman

After spending some bad and single days in her life, she finally met her future husband, clothing designer Brad Beckerman. They remained in relationship for few time and finally married in 1996 at the New England Carousel Museum in Bristol, Connecticut. 

1998

Divorced with her second husband

Her second married life also was not that good enough. So, they finally divorced in 1998. Later the reason for their separation was cited irreconcilable differences. During this married life, they didn't have any children together.

2007

Began dating J T Torregiani

On Valentine's Day of 2006, she made her appearance on Dr. Phil as part of a prime time special on love and relationships. She was set up on two dates, and Phil McGraw gave her advice. In 2007, she began her new love affairs and her new boyfriend was J. T. Torregiani, a restaurant owner 12 years her junior. 

2008

Broke up with J T Torregiani

Someday earlier, it seemed like she was committed to J. T. Torregiani. She reveled to Access Hollywood: "He is a good guy. Things are looking upwards. It's looking good right now. I wasn't even looking for someone and that's what usually happens." However, they broke up in June 2008, citing their hectic work schedules.

 

2003

Won Teen Choice Awards

Abdul has been nominated in Teen Choice Awards three times in three different nominations. First she was nominated in this award in 2003 for Choice Reality Babe. She was lucky and she claimed in the first attempt. However, in her next two nominations it was just limited to nominations.

 

1991

Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA

In 1991, she was nominated in Kids' Choice Awards, USA and she also won this award the same year. She was also nominated in Walk of Fame in 1991 for Recording and it was the second award she claimed that year.

1989

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

Paula has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for eight times in different nominations. She was first nominated in 1988 for Outstanding Achievement in Choreography. She was also nominated the following year for outstanding Choreography and she won it this time. She also claimed this award in 1990.

March 24 , 2005

Fined by Los Angeles court

The start of 2005 was little bad for her. On March 24, 2005, A Los Angeles court sentenced her to two years probation and fined her to pay $1100 after she pleaded no contest to an involvement in a hit-and-run incident in December of 2004.

1989

Listed in VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs

1989 was a year to remember for her. She received lots of honor that year. She was listed on VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs and her 1989 no 1 hit "Straight Up" was ranked 81st. She was also honored by Primetime Emmy Award the same year.

2019

Net Worth around $30 million

As of 2019, the estimated net worth of the actress Paula Abdul is around $30 milion

Content

Paula Abdul is a famous American dancer, actress, singer, television personality, and choreographer. She is famous for appearing in Lip Sync Battle, Dancing with the Stars, Family Guy, Touched By Evil, Real Husbands of Hollywood, and many others.

Paula Abdul's Early Life And Education

Paula Abdul was born Paula Julie Abdul on June 19, 1962, and is 56 years old. She was born in San Fernando, California, the United States of America to father Harry Abdul and mother Lorraine M. (née Rykiss). 

Her father was born into the Syrian Jewish community in Aleppo, Syria was raised in Brazil and subsequently immigrated to the United States. Her mother, the concert pianist, grew up in one of the two Jewish families in Minnedosa, Manitoba in Canada, and has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestors from Ukraine. She has a sister named Wendy.

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Paula Abdul's Career And Awards

Paula Abdul was first discovered by The Jacksons. Few members of the band had watched her while she was attending a Los Angeles Lakers game. She was then signed to do the choreography for the video to their single Torture.

"My only problem was how to tell the Jacksons how to dance," Abdul later recalled. "Imagine me telling them what routines to do. I was young, I was scared. I'm not quite sure how I got through that."

This success led to Paula Abdul's career of choreographer in music videos. It was also due to the success of the video that Abdul was chosen to be the choreographer for the Jacksons' Victory tour.

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Paula Abdul has her own list of discography starting with Spellbound in 1991, Head over Heels in 1995, and lastly, Forever Your Girl in 1988

As an actress, she has over 51 acting credits to her name with her latest appearance in the movie A Sister's Secret. Similarly, Paula Abdul has over 52 credits for being the performer and writer of songs in TV series. 

For her awards, Paula Abdul has won two Primetime Emmys with other nine wins and a total of extra twenty nominations

Paula Abdul's Personal Life

Paula Abdul is married twice in her life. She was first married to husband Emilio Estevez in 1992. Her relationship with him didn't last that long. Just after being married for two years, the couple got divorced in 1994.

She then married clothing designer Brad Beckerman in 1996 at the New England Carousel Museum in Bristol, Connecticut. It also didn't go that well and they divorced in 1998. Later the reason for their separation was cited as irreconcilable differences.

On Valentine's Day of 2006, she made her appearance on Dr. Phil as part of a primetime special on love and relationships. She was set up on two dates, and Phil McGraw gave her advice. In 2007, she began her new love affairs with her boyfriend J. T. Torregiani, a restaurant owner 12 years junior than her.

Paula Abdul revealed to Access Hollywood,

He is a good guy. Things are looking upwards. It's looking good right now. I wasn't even looking for someone and that's what usually happens.

However, the pair broke up in June 2008, citing their hectic work schedules as the major reason. Paula Abdul was last seen with Jeff Bratton in 2010 but, they also separated in 2011. Now, she seems to be single with no dating relationships to talk about. 

Paula Abdul's Net Worth

It is true that Paula Abdul is earning a huge salary from her career and has earned a high figure of salary.

As of early 2019, Paula Abdul's net worth is reported to be around $30 million. Paula is living a lavish lifestyle driving expensive cars.

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