Tanner Foust Biography

( 1973 - )
December 5, 2018
First published on:July 16, 2015
by Catherine

Facts of Tanner Foust

Date of Birth: 1973, June 13
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign:: gemini
Birth Name Tanner Foust
Famous Name Tanner Foust
Father Dave Foust
Mother Jane Foust
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Net Worth $1.2 million
Weight in KG 72.5 kg
Affair with Katie Osborne
Girlfriend Katie Osborne
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Profession Stunt Car Driver, TV Show Host, Professional Drift Car Driver
Cars 1976 Porsche 912e, Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Passat
No. of Instagram Followers 577K
Height 5 ft 07 in (1.70 m)
Weight 155 lb (72.5 kg)

Tanner Foust is a professional racing driver, stunt driver as well as a television anchor. In just ten years of professional racing, he got an opportunity to compete against the national championships like Colin McRae, Jenson Button, Michael Schumacher and Rod Millen. And as a host, he co-hosted the American version of the motoring television series, Top Gear. 


Throughout his career, he earns an impressive net worth of $1.2 million. He is in romantic relationships with reporter and host Katie Osborne.  As per the sources, it is also claimed that he has a daughter but he has not admitted officially. 

Early Life Of Tanner Foust 

Foust was born on June 13, 1973 in Denver, Colorado. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.  He discovered rally racing and learned driving during his time at UK and Scotland. He used to spend his summers in the United States at the pre-med track doing mechanic works and driver coaching jobs.

Foust spent several years of his childhood in Scotland and UK as he grew up in a navy family. He learned about driving during his childhood in his time there.

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Foust has an amazing educational background as well. He has a degree in molecular biology from the University of Colorado. After finishing college, he began working as ice driving coach, instructor and also did some rally and drifting in order to pave his way to the racing world. 

Tanner Foust's Career 

Foust started participating in various racing tournaments from the mid-2000s. He was one of the regular competitors of the Formula Drift series. An amazing racer, Foust has won the 2007 and 2008 Formula Drift Championship, thus making himself the first driver in the history of Formula Drift to win back to back championships.

He has also participated in X Games, winning total 9 medals in the event. From 2010, Foust started working as a presenter of a TV series called Top Gear (Top Gear) in the History Channel. He has also worked as a host in various other shows like SuperCars Exposed of SPEED Channel, ESPN's Import Tuners and Redline TV. In 2010, he participated in the European Rallycross Championship (ERC). 

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Foust started participating in Global RallyCross from 2011 and won the event in 2011 and 2012 with Rockstar-Etnies Ford Fiesta. In 2013, he won a gold medal in Gymkhana Grid and silver medal in RallyCross in X Games XIX Events, Los Angeles. Foust made a partnership with Volkswagen and Andretti Autosport in 2014.

Besides racing in real tournaments, Foust has also worked as a stunt driver in many movies such as Iron Man 2The Fast and the Furious Tokyo DriftNeed For Speed and The Dukes of Hazzard.

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Furthermore, he has also won the 2011 and 2012 Global RallyCross Championship and is 3 time U.S. Rallycross Champion (2010, 2011, 2012). He is two times Formula Drift champion and is the most successful driver in X Games series with 9 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze). Apart from these awards and medals, he has set multiple world records in racing. 

Tanner Foust's Personal Life (Height & Weight)

According to some sources, Foust was dating Fox Sports reporter and host Katie Osborne. There are also rumors that the couple is living together but whether they are married or not is still the question. Moreover, some sources also claimed that he has a daughter, but we cannot say whether the news is true or not until Foust himself speaks up about it.

Foust has an impressive height of 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 72.5 kg.  Regarding his online presence, he is active on Instagram with more than 577K followers. 

Tanner Foust's Net Worth

 Tanner Foust earns an impressive net worth from his career.  As per the many tabloids, he has an estimated net worth of about $1.2 million and thus enjoys his time in his luxurious house in the USA. 

Foust has personal cars like 1976 Porsche 912e, Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Passat in his house. He also has a Drift Taxi which he has shown on his Instagram account. 

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