David Foster is a famous Canadian Grammy Award winner as a musician, songwriter, and composer. For almost five decades, he is working in the music industry. In the year 1974, he becomes a member of a brand named “Skylark.” After struggling for many years as a musician, in 1980, he won Grammy Awards.
David Foster’s Biography
David Foster (full name David Walter Foster) was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on November 1, 1949. `His father, Maurice Foster, works as and maintenance yard superintendent. At the same time, his mother was a homemaker.
David’s father supports the family financially, and his mother took care of the kids and home. He is only a single brother of five sisters named Allison Jones Foster, Amy S. Foster, Erin Foster, Jordan Foster, Sara Foster.
David attended the University of Washington music program in 1963. After three years in 1966, he becomes a part of a band by Chuck Berry.
In his teenage life, he went to England with a group named “The Strangers,” But after some while, he comes back to Toronto with Ronnie Hawkins for work.
Beginning of Career
In 1972, David Foster started working with Skylark, which was the most popular group at that time. He used to play the keyboard. In the same year, the band released a self-titled album. One of the songs of this album Wildflower” become the top song of the year 1973.
The decade of 1980 considered being a busy musical maestro. He became the producer of two famous albums titled “The Outside Inside” and “The Completion Backward Principle.”
David plays a significant role in the uprising “Chicago,” which become a famous American Rock Band. The band produces “Chicago 16”, “Chicago 17”, and “Chicago 18.”
In 1986, David worked with Peter Cetera, who was the band vocalist as a writer of the song “Glory of Love.” However, later this song becomes top in the music chart.
Foster received his first Oscar in 1986 for the song “Glory of Love” by Cetera. Moreover, this song featured in a famous movie titled “The Karate Kid II.”
After two years, in 1988, David composed the Olympic Winter Games theme song, which was titled “Winter Games.”
David Foster is being married four times and has five daughters, three grandsons, and four granddaughters.
So, his first marriage was in 1972 with B. J. Cook. Both have a daughter named Amy Foster. The couple got divorced in 1981.
After one year of divorce, he got hitched with Rebecca Dyer. They have three daughters together named Jordan, Erin, and Sara. Rebecca and David got divorced in 1986.
Furthermore, he married Linda Thompson in 1991, and their marriage last for 14 years. In 2005 they filed a divorce.
The last marriage was with a Dutch model named Yolanda Hadid. Thus, their wedding was the 11/11/11 themed ceremony held on November 11, 2011. However, both got divorced in 2017.
David Foster Personal Details
|Real Name||David Walter Foster|
|Date of Birth||November 1, 1949|
|Place of Birth||Victoria, British Columbia, Canada|
|Profession / Occupation||Musician|
David Foster Body Stats
David Foster Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||1972–1981 - B.J. Cook, 1982–1986 - Rebecca Dyer, 1991–2005 - Linda Thompson, 2011–2017 - Yolanda Hadid|
|Father Name||Maurice Foster|
|Mother Name||Eleanor Foster|
|Children||Allison Jones Foster, Amy S. Foster, Erin Foster, Jordan Foster, Sara Foster|
David Foster Net Worth
David Foster net worth is around $80 million. He earned most of the money from his music career. He began his career as a keyboard player in a famous band.
However, he took a step in the Hollywood music industry and became the most recognizable face for almost five decades. Foster received his first Oscar in 1986 for the song “Glory of Love” by Cetera. Moreover, this song featured in a famous movie titled “The Karate Kid II.”
Facts About David Foster
- For almost five decades, David Foster is working in the music industry.
- In his teenage life, he went to England with a group named “The Strangers.”
- David Foster is being married four times and has five daughters, three grandsons, and four granddaughters.
- Foster received his first Oscar in 1986 for the song “Glory of Love” by Cetera.