Tanner Foust is a renowned American professional racer prominently recognized for achieving three X Games gold medals and two Formula Drift Championships. In addition, he is a famous rally driver, drift racer, ice racer, record-holding time attack driver, and rallycross driver.
Besides being a racer, Tanner is a stunt driver popularly recognized for his work for The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Iron Man 2, The Bourne Legacy, and many more. He is also the co-host of Top Gear, an American version of motoring television series.
Tanner Foust was born in Denver, Colorado, on June 13, 1973, but was raised in Scotland. The racer is a descent of White ethnicity and holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
As of 2022, Tanner’s age is 49. Currently, he resides in his Newport Beach home.
Family: Parents, Sister
The TV host, Foust, had an intriguing childhood. His biological father, Dave Foust, is a doctor, and his mother, Jane Foust, is an actuary. Tanner’s parents got separated when he was a child.
Later, their parents married their respective partners: thus, Tanner has a step-dad, and his step-mom is also in the medical field.
Tanner’s step-dad was in the navy, so he was raised in a navy family and spent his childhood in Scotland. Foust shares a close relationship with his mother, and on mother’s day, he posted a picture from his childhood with a sweet message on Twitter.
Likewise, Tanner also has a little sister and shares a good rapport. He penned down a sweet message on her marriage with a beautiful picture of them together.
Education: High School, College
Tanner Foust has not talked anything regarding his high school education. Still, from the internet, it is a known fact that he completed his formal education in Scotland, then returned to the U.S. to continue his further education.
Foust attended the University Of Colorado and graduated with a biology degree. So it looks like Tanner followed his father’s footsteps but later found his career in racing.
Racing Career History
Tanner’s discovered his interest in racing when he was in Scotland. So, after completing college, Foust started his career as an ice driving coach, but only in 2003, he shifted his career into professional racing 2003. For that, he even moved to California to pursue his career.
After that, Tanner participated in different tournaments, became a regular in the Formula Drift Series, and won the 2007-2008 Formula Drift Championship. Moreover, he is the only racer in history to have back-to-back wins in the championship.
Apart from his racing career, Tanner also made a prominent appearance in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in movies and TV series as a stunt and host. Foust is famous as the host of Top Gear, and he was last seen in 2019’s movie Ford v Ferrari.
Tanner Foust’s Wife and Daughter
Tanner Foust is in a relationship with 7th Heaven actress Alicia Leigh Willis. It looks like the racer loves privacy and tries to keep his love life away from the limelight.
However, this has not stopped Tanner from sometimes posting about his girlfriend on social media. He shared a picture with her on the occasion of Valentine’s Day on social media in 2021.
Looking at the picture, one can have a glimpse of their beautiful relationship.
Before Alicia, Tanner was also in a relationship with Katie Osborne. The former duo was also speculated to be living together and married. But, they have not shared their opinion regarding this speculation yet.
On the contrary, Tanner also has a daughter whom he has not spoken much in the media. He has not shed light on her mother’s identity, so there is no information regarding whether that unknown lady was just her mother or was she her wife at some point.
So, Foust’s post about her daughter always creates hype between his followers. For instance, he posted a picture with her with a lovely message for Daughter’s Day, which showcased their unique relationship.
Height, Weight, Body
Tanner Foust’s height is 5 ft 10 inches, and he weighs around 57 kgs. At the age of 48 also, he has maintained his physique and has an athletic body build. Tanner has green-colored eyes and brown-colored hair.
Net Worth and Car
With Tanner’s acclaimed racing career and his acting career, it is estimated that he has accumulated a net worth of $1.2 million as of 2022. So, it is no doubt that he has a fantastic collection of cars.
Recently, he also redesigned his Newport Beach house into a beautiful space, highlighting his beautiful 1976 912E model car and 912 model cars. Moreover, he also has two 2007 Ford F450s cars and a 2006 Ford F350 car.
Other Interesting Facts and Trivia
The car number of Tanner is 34.
Before his racing career, Foust also worked as an instructor in a marketing event.
Tanner is the first American racer to win a round of the European Rallycross Championship, with top three positions in both 2011 and 2012.
He also represented the USA in the annual Race of Champions for three consecutive years till 2010.
His girlfriend, Alicia also has a daughter named Simone.
Tanner has over 625K followers on his Instagram handle.