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Chris Martin (Coldplay) Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography, Affairs & More

Chris Martin

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameChristopher Anthony John Martin
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Musician, Record Producer, Philanthropist
Famous ForBeing a member of the band Coldplay
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 186 cm
in meters- 1.86 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 175 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 35 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourMedium Blonde
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 March 1977
Age (as in 2018)41 Years
BirthplaceWhitestone, Devon, England
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
SignatureChris Martin's signature
NationalityBritish
HometownWhitestone, Devon, England
SchoolExeter Cathedral School, Sherborne School
College/UniversityUniversity College London
Educational QualificationHonours in Greek and Latin
DebutAlbum: Parachutes
ReligionOmnism
EthnicityEnglish
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationBritish Conservative Party
HobbyListening to Music
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2009: Grammy Award for Song of the Year- Viva La Vida
2003: NME Award for the Hottest Man
Tattoo(s)Chris Martin's hand tattoo Chris Martin's bicep tattoos
Controversy• He was involved in a controversy in 2016 during his concert in India. Indian National Congress Leader alleged him of hurting sentiments of Indians and disrespecting Indian Flag when a video showcased him with the Indian Flag hanging from his back pocket.
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsNatalie Imbruglia (2000) (Singer)
Chris Martin's ex-girlfriend Natalie Imbruglia
Gwyneth Paltrow (2002-2003) (Actress)
Jennifer Lawrence (2014-2015) (Actress)
Chris Martin's ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence
Annabelle Wallis (2015-2017) (Actress)
Chris Martin with his ex-girlfriend Annabelle Wallis
Dakota Johnson (2017) (Actress)
Chris Martin with his ex-girlfriend Dakota Johnson
Marriage Date5 December 2003
Divorce Date14 July 2016
Family
Wife/SpouseGwyneth Paltrow (Actress)
Chris Martin with his wife Gwyneth Paltrow
ChildrenSon- Moses Bruce Anthony Martin
Daughter- Apple Blythe Alison Martin
Chris Martin with his ex-wife and his children
ParentsFather- Anthony Martin (Retired Accountant)
Chris Martin with his father
Mother- Alison Martin (Music Teacher)
Chris Martin's mother with his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow
SiblingsBrothers- Alex Martin, Richard Martin
Sisters- Rosie Martin, Nicola Martin
Chris Martin with his siblings 1
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChicken and Dumplings
Favourite Band(s)U2 and Take That
Favourite Singer(s)Morten Harket, Richard Ashcroft
Favourite SongBittersweet Symphony by The Verve
Favourite ActorSimon Pegg
Favourite Football ClubArsenal
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi A8, Range Rover, Jeep Wrangler
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$121 Million

Chris Martin

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chris Martin

  • Does Chris Martin smoke ?: No
  • Does Chris Martin alcohol?: No
  • He was born in a musical atmosphere. His mother was a music teacher and could play multiple instruments.

    Chris Martin in his childhood

    Chris Martin in his childhood

  • He has four siblings and is the eldest among them.

    Chris Martin with his siblings

    Chris Martin with his siblings

  • At the age of 11, he first formed his group, “The Rocking Honkies,” with his school friend, James.
  • He then shifted to Sherborne School in Dorset after attending prep school. There he met, Phil Harvey who later became his band’s manager.
  • He continued with his studies and went to University College London where he graduated with first-class and studied Ancient World Studies, Greek and Latin. In the college, he met hopeful musicians, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion.
  • With his University friend Buckland, Will Champion, and Guy Berryman, he formed an alternative rock band Starfish. They later changed the name to Coldplay.
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  • In 2000, they released their first album, “Parachutes,” which became an instant hit. The singles ‘Shiver’, ‘Trouble’, and ‘Yellow’ became very popular and the album went multi-platinum in Australia, U.S. and Britain. The album also went on to win the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album and went multi-platinum in the U.S.
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  • In 2002, they released their second album, “A Rush of Blood to the Head.” This album went on to win many Domestic and International Awards.

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  • With his initial success with the band, he started his solo career as well in 2002. He sang vocals with artists like Faultline, Ron Sexsmith and Ian McCulloch.
  • On 5 December 2003, he married the actress, Gwyneth Paltrow in a quiet ceremony.
  • On 14 May 2004, the couple was blessed with a daughter, Apple Blythe Alison Martin. Chris and the band released the song “I am your baby’s daddy” with the name “the Nappies” in anticipation of the birth of Apple.

  • In 2005, he was named the World’s Sexiest Vegetarian by PETA. He was vegetarian for a while but started eating non-vegetarian after his split with his wife, Gwyneth Paltrow.
  • On 8 April 2006, the couple welcomed their second child, a son, Moses Bruce Anthony Martin. The name “Moses” was inspired by a song, “Moses”, that Chris wrote for Gwyneth.
  • In 2006 and 2007, his solo career took an upward turn and gained worldwide fandom. He performed with stars like Jay-Z, Kanye West, Michael Stipe and many more.

    Chris Martin performing with Jay Z

    Chris Martin performing with Jay Z

  • In March 2014, Martin and Paltrow announced their separation. They formally got divorced on 14 July 2016.

  • He has also featured in many television shows and movies. He featured in an episode of the TV Show, Modern Family.

  • He is great friends with actor and producer, Simon Pegg. He and Jack Buckland are Apple’s godfather. In exchange, Chris is the godfather to Pegg’s daughter.

    Chris Martin with Simon Pegg

    Chris Martin with Simon Pegg

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