Will David Foster marry again? Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Updates
Who is David Foster?
David Foster is a Canadian musician. He is a well-known record producer as well as composer. He was the chairman of Verve Records from 2012-2016. He is famous for his collaboration for record-breaking artists including Michael Jackson, Madonna and Celine Dion. He has received awards for Academy Award as well as Golden Globe Award and also won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations.
Early life of David Foster:
David Foster was born on November 1, 1949, in Victoria, British. He had 5 sisters and his father had the responsibility of supporting his big family economically. His father worked as a maintenance yard superintendent whereas his mother used to stay at home and take care of the family. He joined the University of Washington's music program in 1963. After 3 years, he became a part of Chuck Berry's backup band in 1966. He even traveled to England at his teenage with the Victoria-based group, 'The Stranger' and later he returned to Toronto to work with Ronnie Hawkins.
Career of David Foster:
David Foster played the keyboard in a pop group, Skylark. In 1973, 'Wildflower' a song from their self-titled debut album became a top ten hit song. His group disbanded in 1973 and David started working with George Harrison. The 1980s was a busy decade for the musical maestro. In the 1980s, he worked with several groups and introduced many albums. He had a vital role in the rise of the American rock band. In 1986, he worked with the band's vocalist Peter Cetera in writing the chart-topping song 'Glory of love'. He received his first Oscar nod for 'Glory of love' in 1986. In 1988, he composed the theme song for the XV Olympic Winter Games. He titled this theme song 'Winter Games'. 'Unforgettable with love' reached 5th position on the U.S Billboard Top Hip-Hop Albums chart. This album was made by Foster with the collaboration of an American singer Natalie Cole. It won six Grammy Awards in 1992 and he was claimed as the Producer of the year, non-classical accolade.
Net worth of David Foster:
David Foster has the net worth of $60 million for the year 2018. He has estimated his earnings at over $7 million over the past 2 years. While his sponsorship and endorsement income is considered to be under $80,000 per year. David Foster's net worth was presumed to be around $30 million in 2015.
Personal life of David Foster:
David Foster married 4 times and had his first child, Allison Jones Foster who was born when he was 20. So, he had to give her up for adoption right after the birth because Foster was too young to handle the responsibilities of a responsible father. In 1972, he married his first wife B.J. Cook and in 1973 Cook gave birth to a daughter. They named her Amy Foster. In 1981, B.J. Cook and David Foster got divorced. After a year on October 27, he married Rebecca Dyer and had 3 daughters Sara, Erin, and Jordan. But, in 1986, Foster and Dyer divorced. He then married Linda Thompson in 1991 but this marriage also was not successful but lasted for 14 years till 2005. He found his fourth wife in Dutch model Yolanda Hadid. They got married on November 11, 2011. But again he got divorced with Hadid in May 2017. Now, David is the father of 5 daughters and he is the grandfather of 3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters.
David Foster got engaged currently with Katherine McPhee. David's daughters, Erin and Sara Foster have spoken out with their approval of the relationship. Apart from his successful life, he is associated with different charity organizations. He has even formed his own organization 'David Foster Foundation' support children in need of medical help.
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