David Foster Net Worth
|Date of Birth||November 1, 1949|
|Age||72 years old|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches/ 1.96 meter|
|Net Worth||150 M $|
David Foster Introduction
David Foster is a Canadian musician, producer, songwriter, and composer who has collaborated with Donna Summer, Toni Braxton, Madonna, Groban, Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé, Josh Whitney Houston, Alice Cooper, Andrea Bocelli, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, and Olivia Newton-John.
David Foster Early Life
David Walter Foster was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on November 1, 1949. His father, Maurice (Maury) Foster, worked as a maintenance yard superintendent, while his mother, Eleanor May (née Vantright), was a housewife. He joined the music department at the University of Washington when he was 13 years old, in 1963.
He then auditioned for the position of bandleader in an Edmonton nightclub in 1965. Tommy Banks, a well-known jazz musician, owned the club and took Foster under his wing, teaching him in the music business. Foster moved to Los Angeles with his band Skylark in 1974 after playing with Ronnie Hawkins and as a member of Chuck Berry’s backup band in Toronto.
David Foster Personal Life
Foster’s personal life includes five marriages, five children (all daughters), and seven grandchildren. He had his first daughter while he was only twenty years old. He married singer and songwriter B.J. Cook, with whom he had a daughter, Amy Foster. In the 1980s, he married Rebecca Dyer for the second time, and they had three children: Sara, Erin, and Jordan Foster.
Linda Thompson, David Foster’s third wife, was once a girlfriend of Elvis Presley and was previously married to Bruce Jenner (now Caitlin Jenner). Linda and David collaborated on Whitney Houston, worldwide song, “I Have Nothing.”
Foster married his fourth wife, Yolanda Hadid, in 2011, and she is the mother of supermodels Bella and Gigi Hadid. Six years later, the marriage was officially annulled, and Foster became a single man once more. In 2019, he married his current wife, Katharine McPhee (runner-up on American Idol in 2006), in London.
David Foster Age, Height & Weight
David, who was born on November 1, 1949, is 72 years old, stands 5 feet 11 inches tall, and weighs 70 kg.
David Foster Career
David Foster was a keyboardist in the band Skylark.’ After that, he formed the band Airplay. He appeared on George Harrison’s album ‘Extra Texture.’ He worked as an album producer for ‘Outside Inside’ and ‘The Completion Backward Principle, by the Tubes.
‘The Best of Me,’ his debut album, was published in 1983. In 1986, he released his self-titled album. The albums he published after that were ‘The Symphony Sessions,’ ‘Time Passing,’ ‘Rive of Love,’ ‘Recordings,’ ‘The Christmas Album,’ ‘Love Lights the World,’ ‘Hit Man: David Foster & Friends,’ and ‘Hit Man Returns: David Foster & Friends.’
He has also published a number of compilation albums and singles such as “The Best of Me,” “Winter Games (Can’t You Feel It),” “Love Theme From St. Elmo’s Fire,” and “O Canada.” He has worked on records for a variety of performers. Bill Champlin’s ‘Single’ was his first record as a producer in 1978.
‘Concerto: One Night in Central Park,’ ‘American Idol,’ ‘Nashville Star,’ ‘The View,’ ‘Popstars,’ ‘Under the Desert Sky,’ ‘Vivere Live in Tuscany,’ ‘The Princes of Malibu,’ and ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are among David Foster’s television appearances. In 2015, he was appointed as a judge on ‘Asia’s Got Talent.’
Achievements & Awards
David Foster has enrolled in 47 Grammy nominations and has won 16 of them. He has also been nominated for three Academy Awards. He won the Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Original Song’ in 1998.
He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013. He is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He was awarded the Order of British Columbia in 1995, and he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006.
David Foster Net Worth
David Foster has a $150 million net worth as a Canadian musician, composer, vocalist, songwriter, and arranger. Throughout his career, he has assisted in the discovery of musical talents such as Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Celine Dion, and others. Foster has also worked with well-known musicians like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Chicago, and Toni Braxton.
Among his other honors include production work for Madonna, Air Supply, and late pop legend Michael Jackson. He has been responsible for the sales of over 500 million CDs for the musicians with whom he has collaborated throughout the years.
David’s net worth would almost certainly be far greater if he hadn’t gotten divorced four times. He is currently married to Katharine McPhee, a singer/actress. Outside of his personal life, David has raised and donated hundreds of millions of dollars to charity, notably through the David Foster Foundation, which aids children in fighting for their lives due to medical conditions.
David Foster is a Canadian musician, songwriter, arranger, record producer, and music executive who served as the chairman of Verve Records from 2012 to 2016. He has received 47 Grammy nominations and has won 16 of them. His career in music has spanned more than five decades. His current net worth is $150 million.