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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 31 May 2013
  • Address:
    1780 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 297th
    Monthly Average: 263rd
  • Notes: Selected for 2012, the 2,499th Star

David Foster

Next star: Conrad Nagel
Previous star: Beverly Sills

Biography

Foster at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in May 2013

David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, record producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger. He has been a producer for musicians including Alice Cooper, Christina Aguilera, Andrea Bocelli, Toni Braxton, Michael Bublé, Chicago, Natalie Cole, The Corrs, Céline Dion, Jackie Evancho, Kenny G, Josh Groban, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez, Kenny Rogers, Seal, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, Olivia Newton-John, Madonna, Barbra Streisand, and Westlife. Foster has won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations. He is the chairman of Verve Records.

Fact file

  • Birth name: David Walter Foster
  • Born: November 1, 1949 (age 66) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Genres: Pop, pop rock, classical, gospel, R&B
  • Occupation(s): Music executive, record producer, musician, composer, songwriter, arranger
  • Instruments: Piano, keyboards, vocals, French horn, synthesizer
  • Years active: 1971–present
  • Labels: Verve, Reprise, 143, Atlantic
  • Associated acts: Skylark, Chicago, Attitudes, Airplay, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Whitney Houston
  • Website: davidfoster.com
  • Spouse(s): B.J. Cook (divorced) Rebecca Dyer (divorced) Linda Thompson (divorced) Yolanda Hadid (m. 2011; separated 2015)
  • Children: Allison Jones Foster with Cook: Amy Foster-Gillies with Dyer: Sara Foster Erin Foster Jordan Foster with Thompson: Brandon Jenner (stepson) Brody Jenner (stepson) with Hadid: Jelena Hadid (stepdaughter) Isabella Hadid (stepdaughter) Anwar Hadid (stepson)

Read more about David Foster at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

chrislwillman
Variety, 2018-11-16 18:30:33
David Foster disappeared into the wilds of retirement for Michael Buble’s last album, but he’s back in the fold for the singer’s emoji-titled new one. In a Q&A with Variety, he explains why he couldn’t stay away. You’re presenting Michael Bublé with his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ...

Gladys Knight, Babyface & David Foster to Perform at 2018 Carousel of Hope Ball
Billboard, 2018-09-20 16:00:05
Gladys Knight, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and David Foster will perform at the 2018 Carousel of Hope Ball on Oct. 6 at the Beverly Hilton...

Katharine McPhee and David Foster Crash Wedding in Canada
TMZ, 2018-08-30 07:40:00
Katharine McPhee and David Foster were so impressed with a wedding they witnessed from their hotel balcony ... they went down and joined the celebration. The bride, Whitney Madian, says she and her husband, Shant, got married at the Oak Bay…

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