- Date of Birth:
- March 2, 1977
- 6' 2"
Bio: Chris Martin (born Christopher Anthony John Martin in Exeter, Devon, England on March 2, 1977) is the lead vocalist in the band Coldplay. In 1996, while at University College London, he met Jonny Buckland and wanted to form a band with him, Guy Berryman and Will Champion. The main influence of the band is Travis. It took four years but they released their first album Parachutes in 2000. Today, Coldplay has released six studio albums, two video albums, three live albums and ten extended plays.
Best Known For: Chris Martin is best known for being the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, pianist for Coldplay.
Personal Life: Chris Martin met Gwyneth Paltrow in 2002 while on tour with Coldplay, and they began dating. She announced that she was accepting her first baby shortly after and they tied the knot on December 5, 2004. In May, they had their first daughter, Apple Blythe Alison Martin and two years later, they had a son, Moses Bruce Anthony Martin. However, on March 25, 2014 the couple announced they were separating in a post on her website, goop. The post was titled “Conscious Uncoupling.”