1. She’s got brains
She graduated magna cum laude from UC Berkeley in 1997.
2. To the big screen
Her first acting role was in “Hitch” with Will Smith and Eva Mendes.
3. And the small screen
She made documentaries for PBS and also worked on the Discovery Health Channel show, “Medical Diaries.”
4. Nature Vs. Nurture
Paula grew up across the street from a 20th Century Fox, so being in movies was inevitable.
Robin Thicke’s “Lost Without You” was written about her.
6. She can sing
Paula sang background vocals for Usher on his song, “Can U Handle It?” on his “Confessions” album.
7. Model and Video Vixen
She was featured on the cover of husband Robin Thicke’s first album, “A Beautiful World”.
8. High School Sweethearts
She and Robin Thicke started dating when they were teenagers and got married in 2005.
9. The Accolades
She was nominated for an Image Award for Best Actress in the hit “Jumping the Broom.”
10. She was a lawyer for one day
Paula was set to play the assistant district attorney on “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” but got the call she was going to be in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. She only appeared in one episode.