Thursday, April 5, 2012
NEWS: A Winner For 'Idol' Judge Abdul
Paula Abdul, the singer, dancer and former judge on 'American Idol,' sells Sherman Oaks home for $1.884 million. The gated contemporary Mediterranean features a double staircase and French doors opening to patio and pool areas.
Paula Abdul, the singer, dancer and former judge on "American Idol" and "The X Factor," has sold her house in Sherman Oaks for $1.884 million. She had listed it in late February at $1.899 million.
The gated contemporary Mediterranean was built in 2000. It features a grand entry hall with a double staircase, French doors opening to patio and pool areas, five bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms. The 4,679-square-foot house has mountain, canyon and city views.
The onetime Laker Girl, 49, won Emmys for her choreography on "The Tracey Ullman Show" (1989) and "The 17th Annual American Music Awards" (1990), and a Grammy in 1991 for the "Opposites Attract" music video. Among her early hits were "Straight Up" and "Forever Your Girl."
Public records show she bought the property the year it was built for $1.285 million.
Michael Collins of Coldwell Banker's Beverly Hills North office was the listing agent. Harriet Cameron and Judy Cycon of Prudential California Realty represented the buyer.