Abdul went to Van Nuys High School for her secondary education.
Abdul was once married to Emilio Estevez for two years since 1992.
She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as a highly sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era.
Abdul admitted feeling intimidated at that time.
Abdul later scored a string of pop music hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
It is a group of cheerleaders for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team.