Foster, David David Foster, a Canadian artist who also produces albums, composes, performs, creates lyrics, and arranges music, is reportedly worth $25 million. David Foster is his stage name.
The likes of Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Celine Dion, and others were discovered by him early in their careers, among many more.
David Foster has worked with several famous artists, including Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Chicago, and Toni Braxton. Some of his many triumphs in the music business include serving as a producer for Madonna, Air Supply, and the late great Michael Jackson.
David Foster garnered 47 nominations for a Grammy and won 16 of them. Through his efforts, the records of the artists he has worked with have been purchased more than 500 million times.
David’s net worth is likely far smaller than it would have been if he hadn’t been divorced four times. The singer and actress Katharine McPhee is presently his wife.
David Foster has given out hundreds of millions of dollars to charity, mostly through the David Foster Foundation, outside of his personal life. This group’s mission is to aid youngsters whose health is so precarious that they are fighting for their survival.
David Walter Foster’s birth took place on November 1, 1949, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Maurice (Maury) and Eleanor May (née Vantright) were his parents; he was raised by his mother. His grandpa also worked in the maintenance yard administration.
In 1963, when he was only 13 years old, he was accepted into the University of Washington’s music department. 1965 saw him audition for a role as bandleader at an Edmonton nightclub.
It was owned by Tommy Banks, a famous jazz musician who took Foster under his wing and helped him get started. Foster moved to the Los Angeles area in 1974 to be closer to his fans in Skylark. Before then, he had performed in Toronto with Ronnie Hawkins and with Chuck Berry’s backing band.
David Foster, the band’s keyboardist, also played in Skylark. After being formed by Eirik Wangberg in 1973, they had success with their first song “Wildflower,” which peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100. After the breakup, Jay Graydon and Foster decided to stay in Los Angeles and form the band Airplay.
David Foster also started playing music he had written, produced, and arranged for other artists. A good example of his contributions to Earth, Wind, and Fire is their 1979 album “I Am,” on which he played in the studio, arranged the music, and co-wrote six of the songs. Foster’s song “After the Love Has Gone,” which he co-wrote with Graydon and Bill Champlin, won the 1980 Grammy Award for Best R&B Song.
Throughout the 1980s, he worked as a producer and songwriter. His current body of work includes the hits “What About Me?” (1984) and “The Heart of the Matter” (1986) by Kenny Rogers and “Forever” (1985) and “Heart to Heart” (1982) by Kenny Loggins (1986). (1985). In addition to “Staying Alive,” “Stealing Home,” and “The Secret of My Success,” he also wrote them (1988). For the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, he composed the theme song, “Winter Games.”
In 1995, Foster and Warner Brothers established 143 Records. The Corrs, an Irish folk-rock group, were an early signing for 143 Records. After selling Warner in 1997, Foster returned to the company in the position of vice president.
In the ’90s, Foster collaborated with Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds on “The Power of the Dream,” and he also worked with Diane Warren on “Un-Break My Heart,” “Because You Loved Me,” and “Have You Ever?” by Brandy.
In terms of his private life, Foster has been married five times, yielding five biological daughters and a total of seven grandkids. His first wife, a woman named B.J. Cook, was a singer and composer. His second wife was named Rebecca Dyer, and their marriage lasted from 1982 until 1986. His third wife was the actress Linda Thompson, and their marriage lasted from 1991 until 2005.
As Thompson’s husband, he assumed the position of stepfather to her boys Brody and Brandon Jenner from a previous relationship with Caitlyn Jenner (then Bruce Jenner).
There was an episode of the reality program “The Princes of Malibu” in which Thompson, Foster, and two of the Jenner sisters all made an appearance (2005).
In his fourth marriage, Foster wed the Dutch model Yolanda Hadid from 2011 to 2017. Foster announced his engagement to actress and singer Katharine McPhee in June of 2018. McPhee is 34 years younger than Foster. They had a June 2019 wedding.
David Foster’s Net Worth
Grammy Award winner many times David Walter Foster is a Canadian musician, record producer, and music executive who is said to be worth around $155 million.
David Foster has been actively engaged in the music industry for well over half a century. He first gained attention as a pianist with the pop group Skylark.
Photos of singer Katharine McPhee, 38, and her wife during her May 7 “David Foster Foundation Gala: A Night on Broadway” event, which earned an incredible $11.2 million for charity, were posted online. The Big Apple played host to the gathering.
David Foster Real Estate
In 2021, Foster and his wife Katharine McPhee, a former runner-up on American Idol, bought a mansion in Brentwood, a wealthy section of Los Angeles. The six-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom house cost $7.1 million.
It’s just next door to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s home, so you may recognize the address. They feel a deep connection to Meghan and Harry and vice versa.