David Foster
David Foster
Real Name/Full Name David Walter Foster
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Foster
Birth Place: Victoria, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 November 1949
Age/How Old: 74 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – May Foster
Mother – Maurice Foster
Siblings: N/A
School: Mount Douglas Secondary School
College: The Royal Conservatory of Music
Religion: N/A
Nationality: Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Katharine McPhee (m. 2019), Yolanda Hadid (m. 2011–2017), Linda Thompson (m. 1991–2005), Rebecca Dyer (m. 1982–1986), B.J. Cook (m. 1972–1981)
Kids/Children Name: Erin Foster, Sara Foster, Amy S. Foster, Allison Jones Foster, Jordan Foster
Profession: Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger
Net Worth: $170 million
Last Updated: April 2024

The renowned Canadian record producer David Foster is also hailed as a talented musician, a songwriter, a music arranger as well as a Composer. Throughout his career, he has worked with various world-known artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Michael Buble, Madonna, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, and Michael Jackson, among many other singers. He was the chairman of Verve Records between 2012 and 2016.

Well, how well do you know about David Foster? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Foster’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about David Foster to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Foster’s birth name is David Walter Foster. He was born on the 1st of November 1949 in Victoria, Canada. David was raised by his parents May Foster and Maurice Foster, who were loving and kind to him.

David’s music career started right at his early stages of growth. He attended a music program in 1963 at the University of Washington. He then worked as a backup for Chuck Berry. During his teenage age, he traveled to England before later moving to Los Angeles in 1974.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Foster in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Foster’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 1 November 1949. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


Walter attended the Mount Douglas Secondary School and later on joined The Royal Conservatory of Music, where he learned his art of music.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Foster With Wiife Katharine McPhee
David Foster With Wiife Katharine McPhee

Throughout his life, Foster has involved himself with four marriages. Between 1972 and 1981, he was married to B.J. Cook. Together, the couple was blessed with a daughter named Amy Foster-Gillies.

After the breakup, Foster went on to marry Rebecca Dyer in 1982, a marriage that lasted till 1986. Together they had three daughters, namely Sara, Erin, as well as Jordan.

Further on, Foster got married to Linda Thompson, but their marriage split in 2005 after having differences between themselves. After this marriage, Foster would then marry Yolanda Hadid, and the lovebirds stayed together from 2011 to 2017 when they part ways.

Through his marriages, David has had five biological children and presently has been blessed with seven grandchildren.

Is David Foster Gay?

David’s sexual orientation is straight. He is neither gay nor is he bisexual. Additionally, he has been involved in various marriages, thus proving his straight sexual orientation.

Professional Career

David Foster started out his career as a keyboardist for the band ‘Skylark’ before he formed his own band called Airplay.

George Harrison’s album ‘Extra Texture’ was played by him, and he, later on, pursued his career as a producer on the albums ‘Outside Inside’ and ‘The Completion Backward Principle’ produced by The Tubes.

Foster’s first album was ‘The Best of Me,’ released in 1983, as well as a self-titled one produced in 1986. When then followed is a series of other albums that broke ranks on the charts. These include; ‘Hit Man Returns: David Foster & Friends,’ ‘The Symphony Sessions,’ ‘Hit Man: David Foster & Friends,’ ‘Time Passing,’ ‘Love Lights the World,’ ‘Rive of Love,’ ‘The Christmas Album,’ as well as ‘Recordings.’

Additionally, David has produced other compilation albums as well as singles, such as “The Best of Me.”

As a producer, David has produced different albums for world-renowned artists. He produced the album ‘Single’ by Bill Champlain as his first album as a producer in 1978.

Additionally, David has appeared numerously on different movies as well as television shows, including ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,’ ‘Under the Desert Sky,’ ‘The View,’ ‘American Idol,’ ‘Popstars,’ among many others. He also was a judge of ‘Asia’s Got Talent.’ In the year 2015.


Altogether, David has received many awards as well as nominations for his various works. He has an estimated 16 Grammy Awards as well as 47 nominations for the same.  He has received three nominations for the Academy Awards, in addition to receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Foster has also been inducted in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, in addition to Songwriters Hall of Fame.

He received the Order of British Columbia in 1995 and Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Foster in 2024

David Foster Net Worth
David Foster Net Worth

Through his career in the entertainment industry, Foster has been able to amass a net worth of about $170 million as of 2024. His wealth I from the sale of albums as well as singles from his albums as well as for other artists. His artistic arrangement of different songs has brought him to fame.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is a player of the piano as well as the French horn
  • He has a foundation named David Foster Foundation that helps in medical transplants of needy children.

The talented musician hails as one of the greatest producers and singers of all time. Receiving accolades from every corner of the world, he has grown to be fun for many over the years. He continues to be a legend, including his philanthropist’s heart.


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