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Mark Foster

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29, 1984
San Jose, CA
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29, 1984 (age 36)
San Jose, CA


Singer and multi-instrumentalist most famous as the frontman of the indie rock band Foster the People. In 2010, he scored a major crossover hit with the single "Pumped Up Kicks," which was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

Before Fame

He struggled with severe drug addiction as a teenager.


He wrote commercial jingles for Mophonics before making it big with Foster the People.

Family Life

He has a tattoo of boxing gloves in honor of his grandfather, who was a boxer. He was born in California, but grew up in Ohio. On December 27, 2019, he wed actress Julia Garner.

Associated With

He was featured on the Kimbra song "Warrior" from the singer's 2011 album Vows.