Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul
Celebrated Name: Paula Abdul
Real Name/Full Name: Paula Julie Abdul
Gender: Female
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 19 June 1962
Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.52 m
Weight: 48 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Brad Beckerman (m. 1996–1998), Emilio Estevez (m. 1992–1994)
Children: No
Profession: Singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress, and television personality
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Paula Abdul is a popular American actress cum TV personality. She is a multitalented person as she is also a singer, dancer, songwriter and even choreographer. She began as a cheerleader before getting recognition as a popular choreographer.

After reaching top-tier of popularity, her career took a downturn until she became the judge of American Idol and carried her position for eight straight seasons. She has been the judge of various other popular reality show like The X Factor, Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and likewise which made her an extremely popular TV personality.

Maybe you know about Paula Abdul very well But do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Paula Abdul’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Paula Abdul was born on 19th June 1962 in San Fernando, California. Her father belongs to the Syrian Jewish community, and her mother is a concert pianist. Paula always had a deep interest in dancing and joined ballet and jazz classes at an early age. She graduated from Van Nuys High School, and she was a cheerleader student. When she joined California State University, she was chosen to be the member of a popular cheerleader group named Laker Girls for LA Lakers NBA basketball team.

Personal Life

After being a cheerleader for a year, she became a prominent choreographer. She married Emilio Estevez in between 1992 to 1994 and then to Brad Beckerman in between 1996 to 1998. Paula had to face many legal cases for hit and run situations. She also has many substance abuse allegations to her name. Apart from these, her health had betrayed her a few times as she had Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. She is an activist and took part in various awareness campaigns.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 June 1962, Paula Abdul is 61 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. Her height is 1.52 m. tall, and weight is 48 kg.


Paula started her career as a cheerleader for NBA team Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18. In a matter of a year, she became the choreographer for the group. She was spotted by the Jacksons and was signed to choreograph the music video for “Torture” single. Consequently, she got contracts from various singers to choreograph their music videos.

She released various DVDs in early 2000 entitled ‘Get Up and Dance’, ‘Cardio Dance’, and ‘Cardio Cheer’. She has been part of various movies like ‘Action Jackson’, ‘The Running Man’, ‘American Beauty’, ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ just to name a few. Her debut album was Forever Your Girl that was released in 1988. Eventually, she went on to release three more albums before she went into obscurity for a few years.

Paula made a comeback in 2002 by being one of the judges of American Idol. After being the judge for eight straight seasons, she moved on to become the judge of The X Factor. She had her own TV reality show named Hey Paula that followed her activities every day. Paula has been the judge of various dancing reality shows. Currently, she plays the role of guest hosts and gives guest appearances as a TV presenter and actor.

Awards & Achievements

Paula has won many awards in the long span of her career, and most of them are for her singing and dancing rather than her acting. She was the recipient of MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video in 1989 for her single ‘Straight Up’. Paula was inducted into Kids’ Choice Award Hall Of Fame in 1991 and received an award for Favorite Female Singer. She has also received Primetime Emmy Award twice for Outstanding Choreograph. She is also the recipient of Grammy Awards for Best Music Video in 1991 for the song ‘Opposites Attract’.

Net Worth & Salary of Paula Abdul in 2024

Paula Abdul Net Worth
Paula Abdul Net Worth

As of June 2024, Paula Abdul has an estimated net worth of over $40 million. The sources of her incomes are many as she is into multiple professions. Her primary earnings came from her role as the judge of popular reality shows. It is reported that she charges $5 million for being a judge for a season.

Previously, her main earning came from acting in TV series and movies. She made quite a good deal of money from her music albums, choreography, and DVDs. She is a popular face on TV and hence, has many endorsement contracts under her belt.

Paula Abdul is an evergreen TV personality, and people just love to see such multitalented inspiring persons all the time. She can be rarely seen on TV these days with a few guest appearances here and there. She is concentrating on her singing and planning to bring out a new music album after almost a decade.


  1. Always enjoy watching Paula Abdul’s music video. Extremely talented entertainer.
    I hope Paula and all her family are well as we are all in the middle of this pandemic.

    Best Regards.

    Adam from Regina, Canada


  2. I love you Paula since 1989 my favorite lady of the entertainment industry. You are still beautiful inside and out stay safe strong and healthy.

  3. I loved you from the beginning since 1989. Paula you are still extremely beautiful outside/in please don’t never ever stop what you’re doing. You makes me so happy each time whenever isee you on tv. Please stay strong, happy, and safe though this pandemic.


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