She began taking dance lessons when she was eight. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader. After joining the L. She was recruited by The Jacksons to choreograph their "Torture" video, the first in a long list of videos and movies she would choreograph. Her mother is also Jewish and was born in Canada. Since the age of seven, she sung and danced in community musical theatre groups while traveling around America.
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Paula Julie Abdul is a Jewish American dancer, choreographer, singer and television personality who began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team. Abdul started choreographing for the Jacksons and got her big break as the choreographer for the 's videos of singer Janet Jackson. In , she released her debut album "Forever Your Girl" and became a smash hit star.
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Paula Julie Abdul born June 19,  is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, 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. Her debut studio album Forever Your Girl 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 chart: " Straight Up ", " Forever Your Girl ", " Cold Hearted ", and " Opposites Attract ". Her six number one singles on the Billboard Hot tie her with Diana Ross for seventh among the female solo performers who have topped the chart. Abdul was born in San Fernando, California , to Jewish parents. Abdul began taking dance lessons at an early age in ballet , jazz , and tap. She attended Van Nuys High School , where she was a cheerleader and an honor student.
The singer and dancer treated herself to minimally-invasive plastic surgery for her birthday. At 57 years old, Paula Abdul is far from slowing down. The singer and dancer is currently prepping for her first Las Vegas residency — which begins Aug. Then I go to rehearsals at about a quarter to 9. We do a warm-up and then we dance. We go from about until 7 p.