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Mark Foster

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29, 1984
San Jose, CA
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29, 1984 (age 35)
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.

Associated With

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