David Walter Foster is a famous Canadian musician, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer. He has got nominated for 47 times and won 16 Grammy Awards in his life. From the year 2012 to 2016, he was the chairman of Verve records. He has also been the producer of many musicians such as Alice Cooper, Jennifer Lopez, Rod Stewart and many more. To know about biography, career and net worth of David Foster in 2019, you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
Foster was born on 1 November 1949 in Victoria, British Columbia. He is the son of Maurice Foster and Eleanor may Foster. His father was a maintenance yard superintendent and mother was a homemaker. At the age of 13 in the year 1963, he has joined a music program in University of Delhi. Later, he enrolled a backup band for Chuck Berry in 1966. He moved to England in his teens with Victoria rock band and then come back to Toronto and also play with Ronnie Hawkins. With the band Skylark, he moved to Los Angeles in 1974.
Foster has been married for four times. He has total five daughters and seven grandchildren. Single and writer B. J. Cook was his first wife, and they had one daughter together. He married his second wife on 27 October 1982 and got divorced in 1986. They have three daughters together named Sara Foster, Jordan Foster, and Erin Foster.
At the third time in the year 1991, he got married his third wife actress Linda Thompson. They divorced in 2005. Later, he married a Dutch model Yolanda Hadid on November 2011 in Beverly Hills. After four years of marriage, he and Yolanda decided on divorce in the year 2017. His sister Jaymes Foster is a popular producer. In June 2018, he becomes engaged to Katharine McPhee who is an American Idol fame.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his career in 1971 when he was a keyboardist for a pop group Skylark. In 1973, the song “Wildflower” of this band was a top ten hit song of the year. He also worked as an album producer in 1981 for the album The Tubes. On December 2011, he became a chairman of Verve Music Group and led growth in his career. He also joined the panel of judges for Asia’s Got Talent for two times.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of David Foster is around $65 million, and this helped him live a luxurious life, and not only he earns money for himself, but he is also a philanthropist who has been able to acquire a lot of wealth in his life. He is a famous actor, musician, keyboardist, composer, producer and that’s why he has been able to earn such a huge amount of wealth in his life. He is the person who has worked hard to reach this platform, and he is a great philanthropist also and remains in touch with charities.
David Foster has married four times, and now he is engaged with Katharine McPhee in the year 2018, and it seems that he is going to marry her. He has got five daughters with his wives. He has been able to get his name in the songwriter’s hall of fame with which he has been able to become famous in the world. He has worked hard to reach this platform, and it is known that he has won a lot of awards for his work. He has gained a lot of recognition, and it might be possible that he might get more love from his fans.