Happy Birthday Paula Abdul!

ABOUT
Singer, choreographer, and television star who won a Grammy Award for “Best Music Video for “Opposites Attract.”

BEFORE FAME
She was inspired to perform by Gene Kelly. She started her career as an LA Lakers cheerleader and then became a venerable choreographer.

TRIVIA FACT
She won the Lifetime Achievement Award for choreography at The Carnival: Choreographer’s Ball in 2013.

FAMILY LIFE
She got married to Emilio Estevez on April 29, 1992 and, after their divorce, she married Brad Beckerman on October 24, 1996.

ASSOCIATED WITH
On American Idol, she judged many talented singers including contestant Ruben Studdard.