Usually, writers who achieve fame for their work, such as George RR Martin or J. K. Rowling, tend to stick with writing as their work tend to get better as the years go by. That, however, is not the case for Brian Wayne Foster who wrote one book and went on to launch other careers, abandoning the art form that brought him fame and fortune. Read on to find out more about his career and other facts of his life.
Brian Wayne Foster Biography
Brian Wayne Foster was welcomed into the world on the 23rd of November, 1982 in Long Beach, California, USA. Other than his date and place of birth, nothing else is known about his early life and childhood, including the identity of his parents and educational history.
While it is not clear where and when Foster attended school, it can be inferred that he did receive some form of education that helped him pursue a career as a writer. The first time anything was heard of him in the entertainment industry was in the early 2010s when he wrote his first book which was a collection of poetry, prose, and short stories titled Blackened White. The success of his book went on to help him build careers as not just a singer but also as a television show host and actor.
5 Fast Facts You Need To Know
1. He is an Amazon Best Seller
As mentioned above, Brian Wayne Foster’s first book is a collection of poetry, prose, and short stories titled Blackened White. It was released on the 16th of April, 2012 and within two days of it being made available to the public, it made the Amazon bestseller list, meaning that it was among the most popular books that people bought on the online retail platform.
2. Acting and Singing Career
Following the success of his book, Brian Wayne Foster went ahead to add actor and singer to his list of titles. On the 28th of January, 2013, the Southern California native released a four-song debut EP titled Odessa which is available on iTunes for purchase. One of the songs from the EP, “In My Secret Life”, has a music video which has garnered over 29 thousand views on YouTube.
In regards to his acting, Foster’s first role was a small one in the horror-thriller movie, The Visitation (2006). Many years later, he went on to appear in the short film Morning Routine (2013), where he played the character of Rembrandt, before going on to appear in the TV series Critical Role (2017-2018).
3. He is the Creator and Host of Talks Machina
Brian Wayne Foster created the talk show Talks Machina, a weekly program where the events and happenings on the Critical Role television show were discussed. Each week, Foster invites several guests, usually regular cast members or other notable famous fans on the show to answer questions from fans and interact about other activities.
4. He is Engaged to Actress Ashley Johnson
Around the same time Brian Wayne Foster achieved some fame from the release of his book in 2012, he began dating BAFTA Award-winning actress Ashley Johnson. It is not exactly clear how the two met each other or how long they had known themselves before choosing to begin a relationship. However, the pair, who both have acting credits on Critical Role, seem to be head over heels in love as they frequently sent out posts on their social media accounts of them gushing over one another.
Unlike most other Hollywood couples, Foster and Johnson have enjoyed their time together without any rumors of cheating or reports linking either party to a different person. After six years together, reports indicated that the two are looking to cement their love as they became engaged in December 2018. While it has not been announced if a wedding date has been decided upon, we can be sure to say that the two will be walking down the aisle in the very near future.
Ashley Johnson, who was born on the 9h of August 1983, began her acting career at the age of 6 when she landed the role of Chrissy Seaver in Growing Pains (1990-1992). She went ahead to appear in numerous TV series and movies, including Phenom (1993-1994), All-American Girl (1994), and What Women Want (2000). She also has a successful career as a voice over artist, voicing characters like Gwen Tennyson in the Ben 10 franchise and Gretchen Grundler in Disney’s Recess films.
5. Social Media Presence
Brian Wayne Foster is a heavy social media user, with accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. His Twitter account (@BrianWFoster) has over 94 thousand followers while his Instagram account (brianwfoster) has just under 63 thousand followers. His Facebook profile (@BrianWFoster), on the other hand, has about 5 thousand likes.