What is David Foster Net Worth?

David Foster Net Worth US$ 150 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 150  Million
Born:November 01, 1949 (74 Years)
Full NameDavid Walter Foster
Also known asThe Hit Man
Height5’ 10”
BirthplaceVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
Country of Origin Canada
Source of WealthMusician, Composer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Marital StatusMarried
SpousesKatharine McPhee (2017-Present)
ParentsMaurice Perry Foster aka Morry (Father) Eleanor May Foster née Vantreight (Mother)
Famous ForAfter the Love Has Gone, Best of Me, Sound Design, 1982.


David Walter Foster is a 71 years old (November 1, 1949) and numerous award-winning musician, songwriter, and composer. David Foster has served as the Chairman of Universal Verve Group. David has been a judge on the ‘Asia’s Got Talent’ show in 3 seasons 2015, 2017, and 2019. David has earned many awards in his career.

David has composed music for hit movies such as ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’, ‘The Bodyguard ‘and others. In 2013, David was honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star. David is one of the most successful musicians in Hollywood.

As of 2022, David Foster’s net worth is around US$ 150 Million.



Foster was a keyboardist for the pop group Skylark, discovered by Eirik Wangberg. The band’s song “Wildflower” was a top ten hit.


Foster also co-wrote and produced “Tears Are Not Enough,” which reached top 15 status.


Foster collaborated with Lara Fabian and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to record English-language, French-language, and bilingual versions of the Canadian national anthem, “O Canada”.


Foster, his daughter Amy Foster-Gillies, and Beyoncé wrote “Stand Up for Love” as the anthem


David became part of Andrea Bocelli’s live album, ‘Concerto: One Night in Central Park’.


Foster produced Mary J. Blige’s first Christmas album A Mary Christmas released October 15 of that year.


Foster also produced an album with Bryan Adams titled Tracks of My Years released in 2014


David has been on the panel of judges of “Asia’s Got Talent”.

Early Life

David Foster was born in Victoria, British Columbia. David full name is David Walter Foster. David Foster is the son of Maurice Foster, worked as an office worker, and his mother is Eleanor May. she was a homemaker. David auditioned in an Edmonton nightclub for the spot of band leader in 1965.

At 13 years old, David joined the University of Washington to learn music. In 1966, David became part of Chuck Berry’s backup band. He shifted to Los Angeles with his band Skylark in 1974.


David Foster joined the pop group Skylark where David was a keyboardist. In 1972, They released their self-titled first album. In 1973, ‘Wildflower,’ a band song from the album, became a top ten hit. When the group disbanded, Foster worked with George Harrison on the albums Extra Texture’ album in 1975, and ‘Thirty-Three & 1/3’ album in 1976, and Earth, Wind & Fire’s album ‘I Am’ in 1979.

David produced two albums for the Tubes band: ‘The Completion Backward Principle’ in 1981 and ‘Outside Inside’ in 1983. David played a role in the rise of the American rock band ‘Chicago,’ recoding ‘Chicago 16’ in 1982, ‘Chicago 17’ in 1984, and ‘Chicago 18’ in 1986.

In 1985, David produced and co-wrote the “Tears Are Not Enough“ song. In the 1988 Olympics, David composed “Winter Games,” the instrumental theme song. David teamed with American singer Natalie Cole to produce the album ‘Unforgettable… with Love’ in 1991, and the album won several Grammy Awards. In the movie ‘The Bodyguard ‘(1992), David collaborated with Linda Thompson on the “I Have Nothing” song, sung by American singer Whitney Houston. David and his daughter Amy Foster wrote song ‘I’ll Make It Up as I Go’. David has produced many best-selling Christmas albums Once Upon a Christmas (1984), by Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton. In 1988, He also produced These Are Special Times album.

David collaborated with Lara Fabian and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to record French, bilingual versions, and English language of Canada’s national anthem, ‘O Canada,’ in 2001. In the 2012, David appeared in an episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

In 2013, David produced ‘A Mary Christmas’ album. He also produced Andrea Bocelli’s album, which was released in 2013. In 2015, 2017, and 2019, David was a judge on the “Asia’s Got Talent” competition show.

David Foster Net Worth Growth

In 2022, David Foster projected net worth would be at US$ 150 million

Net Worth in 2022US$ 150  Million
Net Worth in 2021US$ 149  Million
Net Worth in 2020US$ 148  Million
Net Worth in 2019US$ 147  Million
Net Worth in 2018US$ 146  Million


  • After The Love Has Gone (1979)
  • Look What You’ve Done to Me (1980)
  • The Prayer (1998)
  • For a just moment (1985)
  • Best of Me, Sound Design, 1982.
  • 16 Grammy Awards winner from 47 nominations
  • Golden Globe Award
  • Hollywood Film Award for Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting (2003)

Favorite Quotes from David Foster

Favorite Quote 1 from David Foster

“Whitney Houston was a laser beam … She always gave me better than what I asked for in the studio.”

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Favorite Quote 2 from David Foster

“This is what the real, no bullsh#t value of your liberal arts education is supposed to be about: how to keep from going through your comfortable, prosperous, respectable adult life dead, unconscious, a slave to your head and to your natural default setting of being uniquely, completely, imperially alone day in and day out.”

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Favorite Quote 3 from David Foster

“The really important kind of freedom involves…being able truly to care about other people…”

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Favorite Quote 4 from David Foster

“Don’t be too precious about your craft… there’s only 26 letters and 12 notes, and Shakespeare and Beethoven said it all better than any of us ever will.”

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Favorite Quote 5 from David Foster

 “We all suffer alone in the real world; true empathy’s impossible.”

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Keys Life Lessons from David Foster

  • Multitasking
  • Don’t Wait for Opportunity, Create it.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the full name of David Foster?

David Walter Foster is David Foster’s birth name.

David Foster has how many children?

Amy S. Foster (born July 29, 1973), Sara Foster (born February 5, 1981), Erin Foster (born August 23, 1982), Jordan Foster (born September 1986), and Allison Jones Foster (born September 1986) are David Foster’s six children (born 6 April 1970).

What is David Foster’s net worth?

As of 2022, David Foster’s net worth reaches US$150 Million.

Who is David Foster’s wife?

He has been married to Katharine McPhee since June 28, 2019.


David Walter Foster is a composer, songwriter, and arranger who has received numerous awards. David has also produced many albums for artists like Bryan Adams, Andrea Bocelli, Mary J. Blige, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, and many others as well. David has earned 47 Grammy nominations and won 16, including three Producer of the Year Awards. In 2015, 2017, and 2019, David served as a judge on the ‘Asia’s Got Talent ‘show. He’s also the Chairman of the Universal Verve Group.

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