David Foster and Katharine McPhee Relationship Timeline

By: meditation Define

The musicians first met on American Idol in 2006 when McPhee was a contestant and Foster was a guest mentor.

They became friends — Foster even played the piano at McPhee's first wedding.

and it was seemingly all platonic until rumors about a romantic turn began to fly in 2017.

Foster and McPhee made their red carpet debut as a couple in 2018 and tied the knot a year later. They welcomed a son, Rennie David, in 2021.

saying that "it's just great being a dad," while McPhee has referred to motherhood as the "greatest job" she will ever have.

From their first meeting on TV to days out with their son, here's everything to know about David Foster and Katharine McPhee's relationship.

who later finished as runner-up, as she prepared to sing Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing," a song Foster co-wrote.

The Grammy-winning producer has embraced fatherhood again — he has five daughters from previous relationships,