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Chris Martin Biography

Chris Martin
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Birth Nation: England
  • Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Name: Chris Martin
  • Birth Name: Christopher Anthony John Martin
  • Nick Name: "Chris"
  • Father: Anthony Martin
  • Mother: Alison Martin
  • Nationality: English
  • Birth Place/City: Whitestone, Devon
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Musician
  • Net Worth: $90 Million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Waist size: 42
  • Weight in KG: 86 KG
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Gwyneth Paltrow (m. 2003)
  • Children: Apple Martin, Moses Martin
  • Divorce: Gwyneth Paltrow (m. 2015)
  • Education: University College London
  • Music Group: Coldplay (Since 1996), Band Aid 30 (Since 2014)
  • Movies: Shaun of the Dead
  • TV Show: Saturday Night Live
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Chris Martin is a well-known singer who is known best for being the founder and the lead vocalist of the band Coldplay. He has made it into the hearts of millions of people around the world, owing to his singing skills and also for being the face of the band Coldplay. Born on 2nd March, 1977, Chris was born to father Anthony Martin and mother Alison Martin.

Martin’s education was done at the Hylton School as well as the preparatory Exter Chathedral School. He generated a passion for music there and he was then enrolled in the Sherborne School situated in Dorset. He then joined the University College London from where he graduated with first class honors in a degree in Greek and Latin. While studying here, he met Jonny Buckland and they collaborated with Guy Berryman and Will champion to form the rock band Coldplay. They released their first album named Parachutes on 2000, which led them into fame.

Other albums released by Coldplay include A Rush of Blood to the Head, X&Y, Viva la Vida, Ghost Stories, Mylo Xyolto as well as A Head Full of Dreams. His career is not only limited to the band but Martin has established a solo career as well. He has written several songs and has collaborated with several artists to sing songs. His association with Nelly Furtado while singing the sound track All good Things (Come to an End), led them to be deemed as a couple and they joked off the situation.

Martin is not known, just for his musical career but his relationships are covered widely by the tabloids. At around 2000, he was dating Natalie Imbruglia. The relationship did not last long and they broke up. Chris met actress Gwyneth Paltrow at a concert of his band Coldplay on 2002 and they instantly clicked. They began an official relationship and he helped her get through her father’s death by writing the hit song Fix You. After she became pregnant, the couple married on 5th December 2003 in a quiet ceremony. Their first child Apple Blythe Alison Martin was born on May 2004 and their second child, a boy Moses Bruce Anthony Martin was born on April 2006.  After ten years of marriage the couple separated on 2014. He was rumored to be having an affair with Kate Bosworth in 2009 and also with Alexa Chung on 2014. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin dated from 2014 to 2015. It has been rumored that Chris was dating Kylie Minogue. As of now, Chris is reportedly dating Annabelle Wallis.

Chris has a net worth of a whopping 90 million dollars which can be attributed to the success of his band and the success of his individual career. His salary however, is not known but it surely must be huge. He has a height of 6 feet and 1 inch.

  • Last modified : 29 December, 2015
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