David Foster Biography

Published On Nov 20, 2017
Facts of David Foster
Date of Birth: 1949 , November-1
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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He started his musical career with a backup band for Chuck BerryLater, he migrated to England as a member of a Victoria rock band, The Stranger. However, he again he moved to Toronto where he played along with Ronnie Hawkins. Afterward, in 1974, foster moved to Los Angeles with his new band, Skylar

David has won the heart of millions of people and is the recipient of several awards. Foster has won 16 Grammy Awards which includes three Grammy Awards for Producer of the Year and 47 nominations. He was also nominated thrice for an Academy Award for Best Original Songs and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. Additionally, David was also named as BMI's "Songwriter of the Year".   

Moving towards his personal life, David Foster is married four times and has five biological daughters. Firstly, he got married to B.J. Cook, a singer/writer in 1970 and together gave birth to Allison Jones Foster and Amy Foster-Gillies. Cook already had a daughter, Tamre Winger from her previous marital relationship. The couple got divorced in 1981.  

Secondly, Foster got married to Rebecca Dyer in 1982. The couple gave birth to three daughters named as Sara, Erin and Jordan Foster. After four years of marital relationship, David and Rebecca got divorced in 1986. 

Thirdly, David got married to actress, Linda Thompson in 1991. The couple together doesn't have any children, however, Linda from her previous relationship has two children Brody Jenner and Brandon Jenner. After fourteen years of marital relationship, the couple divorced in 2005. 

Lastly, Foster got married to Yolanda Hadid, a Dutch Model in Beverly Hills, California in 2011. Yolanda has a son, Anwar Haddi and two daughters, Jelena and Isabella from her previous marriage. After four years of marital relationship, the couple ended their relationship. Their divorce was finalized in 2017. Currently, Yolanda is single. 

As a musician, songwriter, composer, and arranger, David Foster has earned wide recognition and wealth from his career. He has released several musical albums most of which are huge hits. As of 2017, his net worth is around $30 Million

  

David Foster facts on timeline

Born in Canada

November 1 , 1949

David Foster was born on 1st November 1949 in Victoria, British Colombia. He is the son of father Maurice (Morry) Foster, and mother, Eleanor May (Vantreight) Foster, and grew up along with his five siblings.

Enrolled at The University of Washington.

1963

David Foster was interested in music from a small age. At the age of 13, he enrolled at the University of Washington music program. Later, he joined a backup band for Chuck Berry in 1966.

Moved to Los Angeles.

1974

After leaving the backup band for Chuck Berry, Foster moved to England with a Victoria rock band, the Stranger and later moved to Los Angeles with a new band, Skylark in 1974.

Married to B.J. Cook

1970

Firstly, David got married to B.J. Cook; singer/writer in 1970 and together gave birth to Allison Jones Foster and Amy Foster-Gillies. Cook already had a daughter, Tamre Winger for her previous marital relationship. The couple divorced in 1981.   

Married to Rebecca Dyer

1982

After getting divorced from his first wife, Foster got married to Rebecca Dyer in 1982. The couple gave birth to three daughters named as Sara, Erin and Jordan Foster. They got divorced in 1986. 

 

Married to Linda Thompson

1991

After getting divorce twice, David got married to actress, Linda Thompson in 1991. The couple didn't give birth to any child but she already had two children Brody Jenner and Brandon Jenner from her previous marriage. The couple divorced in 2005. 

 

Married to Yolanda Hadid

2011

After getting divorced thrice, Foster got married to Yolanda Hadid in 2011. The couple didn't give birth to any children but Yolanda had a son, Anwar Haddi and two daughters, Jelena and Isabella from her previous marriage. The couple ended their relationship and finalized their divorce in 2017. 

 

Current Networth

2017

David Foster has earned wide recognition as well as wealth from his career. He has released several hit songs that took his career at the height of success. It is estimated that his current Net worth is around $30 Million.