Mark Foster (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Mark Foster Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight71 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 29, 1984
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseJulia Garner

Mark Foster is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is the lead vocalist of Foster the People and is famous for his band’s crossover hit single, Pumped Up Kicks (2011). He has more than 200k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Mark Derek Foster

Nick Name

Mister Smims

Mark Foster as seen at the Big Day Out Festival in 2012
Mark Foster as seen at the Big Day Out Festival in 2012 (Stuart Sevastos / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

San Jose, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Family

  • Father – Daniel Foster
  • Mother – Kathleen Foster

Genre

Indie Pop, Alternative Rock, Neo-psychedelia, Indie Rock, Dance-pop, Indie Electronic

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Synthesizers

Labels

  • Columbia Records
  • Startime International

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mark has dated –

  1. Helena Reznor
  2. Michelle Trachtenberg (2012)
  3. Taylor Swift (2012)
  4. Joslyn Fink
  5. Julia Garner (2018-Present) – He married Ozark actress Julia Garner on December 27, 2019.
Mark Foster (middle) and his bandmates as seen at the MuchMusic Video Awards in 2011
Mark Foster (middle) and his bandmates as seen at the MuchMusic Video Awards in 2011 (Vervegirl Canada / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English, Irish, German, and Welsh ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Several tattoos including a shamrock, boxing gloves, etc.

Mark Foster Favorite Things

  • Songs God Only Knows by The Beach Boys, Tom Ford by Jay-Z
  • Movie SoundtrackDanger Zone by Kenny Loggins from Top Gun (1986)
  • Childhood Song I Get Around by The Beach Boys
  • Club AnthemWe Found Love by Rihanna and Calvin Harris
  • Wedding SongIn The Air Tonight by Phil Collins
  • Song From Foster The PeoplePseudologia Fantastica

SourceYouTube, ShortList.com

Mark Foster as seen onstage at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado
Mark Foster as seen onstage at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado (Julio Enriquez / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Mark Foster Facts

  1. He previously wrote jingles for brands such as Verizon and Honey Bunches of Oats.
  2. His band was initially named ‘Foster and the People’ but it was changed to ‘Foster the People’ after fans regularly misheard the band name as the latter.
  3. Mark suffered from drug addiction.
  4. From 2012 to 2015, he worked on a side project with current band member Isom Innis called Smims & Belle.

Featured Image by Julio Enriquez / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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