Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul Quotes

United States, Singer
June 19, 1962

Paula Julie Abdul is an American dancer, choreographer, singer, actress, and television personality. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 and later became the head choreographer for the Laker Girls, where she was discovered by The Jacksons. After choreographing music videos for Janet Jackson, Abdul became a choreographer at the height of the music video era and soon thereafter she was signed to Virgin Records. Her debut studio album Forever Your Girl (1988) became one of the most successful debut albums at that time, selling 7 million copies in the United States and setting a record for the most number-one singles from a debut album on the Billboard Hot 100 chart: "Straight Up", "Forever Your Girl", "Cold Hearted", and "Opposites Attract". Her six number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 tie her with Diana Ross for seventh among the female solo performers who have topped the chart.

Also known as Dancer, Choreographer, Actress

  • Paula Abdul: I'm not going to let pain keep me down.
  • Paula Abdul: Inclusion - it's love is love and I wanted to remind people that you all deserve to be celebrated, and I had the perfect song for that. Every time I watch the video it warms my heart.