David Foster

David Foster is a musician, record producer, songwriter, and music executive. Foster is most known for penning songs for megastar artists, including Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, and Barbra Streisand. He has appeared on reality TV shows The Princes of Malibu and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Foster also has 16 Grammy awards and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010. The 2019 Netflix documentary, David Foster: Off the Record, traces the life and legacy of the man behind the hit records.
David Foster
Full Name
David Walter Foster
British Columbia, Canada


Who is David Foster’s wife?

David Foster is currently married to 'Smash' actress and singer Katharine McPhee. Foster and McPhee tied the knot on June 28, 2019, in London at the Church of Saint Yeghiche. The couple met when she was a contestant on season 5 of 'American Idol' in 2006 but were not romantically linked until May 2017.

How many times has David Foster been married?

The legendary musician has been married five times. His first wife was singer-songwriter B.J. Cook, who he married in 1972 and divorced in 1981. In 1982, he married Rebecca Dyer, followed by actress Linda Thompson (Caitlyn Jenner's ex-wife) in 1991, then 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' star Yolanda Hadid in 2011, and, finally, he wed McPhee in 2019.

How many kids does David Foster have?

Foster has six biological children: Allison, Amy, Sara, Erin, Jordan, and Rennie Foster. His wife, McPhee, gave birth to his youngest child in June 2021.

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