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Paula Abdul

1962 - Today

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Paula Julie Abdul (born (1962-06-19)June 19, 1962) 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. 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 7,517,703 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Paula Abdul is the 846th most popular singer (down from 687th in 2019), the 4,778th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,670th in 2019) and the 245th most popular American Singer.

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  • 7.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Paula Abdul ranks 846 out of 3,541Before her are Minnie Riperton, Kate Ryan, Carlos do Carmo, Katja Ebstein, Odetta, and Valentina Tolkunova. After her are Kumar Sanu, Polad Bülbüloğlu, Eric Johnson, Liane Augustin, George London, and Anna Maria Jopek.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1962, Paula Abdul ranks 131Before her are Choi Min-sik, Ferran Adrià, David Foster Wallace, Natalya Lisovskaya, Michel Qissi, and Julio César Chávez. After her are Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Ginger Lynn, Ricardo Rocha, Manuel Amoros, Carlos Bernard, and Paavo Järvi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paula Abdul ranks 4,778 out of 15,968Before her are Ernie Terrell (1939), Sewall Wright (1889), Frances Marion (1888), Milton S. Hershey (1857), Walter J. Ong (1912), and Donna Murphy (1959). After her are Carrie Snodgress (1945), Ida Saxton McKinley (1847), Michael Cudlitz (1964), Billy Sheehan (1953), Jorma Kaukonen (1940), and Daniel Burnham (1846).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Paula Abdul ranks 245Before her are Lightnin' Hopkins (1912), Bill Medley (1940), Adam Lambert (1982), Rita Coolidge (1945), Minnie Riperton (1947), and Odetta (1930). After her are Eric Johnson (1954), Dusty Hill (1949), Merle Haggard (1937), Demi Lovato (1992), Patti LaBelle (1944), and Belinda Carlisle (1958).

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