Abdul has since been working on a new album, and hopes to have the album released by the end of 2009.
Background Abdul was born in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, the daughter of Lorraine (n?
Abdul studied broadcasting at the California State University at Northridge.
During her first year (freshman), she was selected from a pool of 700 candidates for the cheerleading squad of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball team? Within three months, she became head choreographer.
Six months later, she left the university to focus on her choreography and dancing career. 1986) Abdul and Patrick Swayze at the 1990 Grammy Awards Abdul was discovered by The Jacksons, after a few of the band members had watched her while attending a Los Angeles Laker game.
An avid dancer, Abdul was inspired towards a show business career by Gene Kelly in the classic film Singin’ in the Rain as well as Debbie Allen, Fred Astaire, and Bob Fosse.
Abdul began taking dance lessons at the age of eight and showed a natural talent.
She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was a cheerleader and an honor student.
At 15, she received a scholarship to a dance camp near Palm Springs, and in 1978 appeared in a low-budget Independent musical film, Junior High School.
Paula Abdul Biography Paula Julie Abdul (pronounced , born June 19, 1962) is an American pop singer, record producer, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality.
In the 1980s, Abdul rose from cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers to highly sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era before scoring a string of Pop-R&B hits in the late-1980s and early-1990s.