Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul
Real Name/Full Name Paula Julie Abdul
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Paula Abdul
Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 19 June 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 152 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 48 Kg
In Pounds – 106 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Harry Abdul
Mother –Lorraine M. Rykiss
Siblings: Wendy Abdul
School: Van Nuys High School
College: California States University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Brad Beckerman [m. 1996-1998], Emilio Estevez [m. 1992-1994]
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Paula Abdul is a famous American actress cum TV personality. She is a multi-talented lady because she is also a songwriter, dancer, singer, and choreographer as well. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the tender age of 18 years. Later, she became the head choreographer for the Lakers Girls, where she was discovered by The Jacksons.

Well, how well do you know about Paula Abdul? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Paula Abdul’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Paula Abdul to date.

Biography and Early Life

Paula Abdul was born in San Fernando, California, in the United States, on 19th June 1962. She is the daughter of Harry Abdul, her father, and Lorraine M. Rykiss, her mother. Her father belongs to the Syrian Jewish community, and her mother is a concert pianist. Her birth name is Paula Julie Abdul. She grew up with her lovely sister known as Wendy Abdul. She began dance classes at a very young age.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Paula Abdul in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Paula Abdul’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024 having been born on 19 June 1962. Though, she is 5′ 0″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 106 lbs in Pound and 48kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


Abdul enrolled in school when she was of age. She later joined Van Nuys High School, where she was a good student and cheerleader. She also appeared in a Junior High School musical film at the age of 16. Later she attended California State University, where she pursued broadcasting. While there, she was chosen a member of a popular cheerleader group called Laker Girls for the LA Lakers NBA basketball team.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Paula Abdul’s personal life is complicated. Her marital status states that she is divorced. First, she married Emilio Estevez in 1992. The couple stayed in the marriage for two years before divorcing in 1994. Later after her divorce, she married her second husband, Brad Beckerman, in 1996. Also, their marriage didn’t last for long, for they divorced in 1998 after marrying for two years. In the two marriages, she didn’t bore any children.

Abdul faced many legal cases for hit-and-run situations. She also had substance abuse allegations for her name. Her health also betrayed her a few times as she had complex Regional Pain Syndrome. She is an activist and took part in various awareness campaigns.

Is Paula Abdul Lesbian?

She is not gay nor lesbian. Her sexual orientation is straight. Also, she once married twice though she has divorced as per her marital status states. She was married to Emilio Estevez and later to Brad Beckerman. In the two marriages, she didn’t have any child, and as for now, no information if she has one or not.

Professional Career

Paula began his career at the age of 18 as the cheerleader for NBA TEAM Los Angeles Lakers. It was a matter of a year before becoming the choreographer for the group. A group known as Jacksons spotted her and was signed to choreograph the music video for the “Torture’ single. Consequently, she got contracts from numerous singers to choreograph their music videos.

She later released a number of DVDs like ‘Get Up and Dance,’ ‘Cardio Dance’ and Cardio Cheer.’ Also, she has been part of various movies like ‘The Running Man,’ ‘Action Jackson,’ ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ and American Beauty’ among many more. She had a debut album known as Forever Your Girl, which she released before releasing some more album s before she went into obscurity for few years.

She later made a comeback by being one of the judges of American Idols. She was the judge for eight straight seasons and later became the judge of The X Factor. She owned a TV reality show known as Hey Paula, which followed her activities every day. She has been the judge of various dancing reality shows. She plays the role of guest hosts and gives guest appearances as a TV presenter and actor as of now.


Throughout her career, she has won countless awards where most of which are for her singing and dancing rather than acting. She won the MTV Video Music Award for the Best Female Video on her single ‘Straight Up.’ She also received Primetime Emmy Award twice for outstanding choreograph. She also won the Grammy Awards for Best Music Video for the song ‘Opposites Attract.’ She was inducted into the Kids’ Choice Award Hall of Fame and received an award for Favourite Female Singer.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paula Abdul in 2024

Paula Abdul Net Worth
Paula Abdul Net Worth

As of 2024, Paula has an estimated net worth of over $40 million. Her main sources of income are many as she is into multiple professions. Some of her earnings are through the role she played as the judge of popular reality shows. For a season as a judge, she charges $5 million. Also, she earns from acting in TV series and movies. Her music albums, choreography, and DVDs add to his earnings as well.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Paula Abdul once suffered from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, which affected her in her career though she later recovered.
  • She has married twice, and the marriages were

Paula Abdul is a multi-talented personality who has gained fame throughout her career. She has become successful in life through singing, dancing, and also acting. She is an inspiration to many through her determination and focuses on achieving her goals.


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