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Paula Abdul

1962 - Today

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Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American singer, 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. After choreographing music videos for Janet Jackson, Abdul became a choreographer at the height of the music video era and soon thereafter she was signed to Virgin Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paula Abdul has received more than 10,079,189 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Paula Abdul is the 655th most popular singer (up from 843rd in 2019), the 3,707th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,776th in 2019) and the 190th most popular American Singer.

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  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Paula Abdul ranks 655 out of 3,528Before her are Rita Marley, Elena Obraztsova, Peter Frampton, Gino Paoli, Fyodor Stravinsky, and Vince Neil. After her are Zinka Milanov, Leontyne Price, Massimo Ranieri, Edita Piekha, Grethe Ingmann, and Shi Pei Pu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1962, Paula Abdul ranks 97Before her are Manute Bol, Adam Baldwin, Tsutomu Miyazaki, James Michael Tyler, Melissa Sue Anderson, and Stefan Hell. After her are Ron McGovney, Thomas Gibson, Seiko Matsuda, Antti Rinne, Danny Huston, and Abdulla Aripov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paula Abdul ranks 3,707 out of 18,182Before her are John Milius (1944), Jennifer Morrison (1979), Vince Neil (1961), James A. Michener (1907), Grover Washington Jr. (1943), and Ansel Adams (1902). After her are Lois Smith (1930), James M. Gavin (1907), Russ Tamblyn (1934), Eric Dolphy (1928), Scott Carpenter (1925), and Richard Thomas (1951).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Paula Abdul ranks 190Before her are Nicole Scherzinger (1978), Billie Eilish (2001), Julie London (1926), Big Mama Thornton (1926), Frank Sinatra Jr. (1944), and Vince Neil (1961). After her are Leontyne Price (1927), Lobo (1943), Aaliyah (1979), Jim Steinman (1947), Peggy March (1948), and Toby Keith (1961).

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