Christopher Martin is an English born musician, songwriter, and singer. He іѕ knоwn bеѕt fоr bеіng thе co-founder аnd lead singer of the Coldplay, a British rock band. Іn 2005, Не wаѕ named as thе Wоrld’ѕ Ѕехіеѕt Vеgеtаrіаn by РЕТА.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Chris Martin Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Chris Martin was born in Whitestone, England, to an accountant Anthony Martin and a music teacher Aliston Martin.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Сhrіѕtорhеr Аnthоnу Јоhn Маrtіn|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 2, 1977|
|Birth Place:||Whitestone, England|
|Parents:||Anthony Martin and Aliston Martin|
|Spouse:||Gwyneth Paltrow (m. 2003–2016)|
|Children:||Apple Martin, Moses Martin|
|Profession:||musician, songwriter, and singer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$140 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Chris has an age of 43 years old. He has a bodyweight of 86 kg and a body height of 1.86m.
Education, School/College University
He formed his first music band after he attended the preparatory Exeter Cathedral School. He enrolled at the University College London, where he studied Ancient World Studies, Greek, and Latin. He graduated with First Class honors. This was a golden opportunity for him as he met notable musicians, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion.
It is important to note that after prep school, he went to Sherborne School in Dorset, where he met Phil Harvey, who would become his band’s manager in the future.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Chris was born to an accountant Anthony Martin and a music teacher Aliston Martin. He is the eldest and has four younger siblings. He is of British nationality.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
In 2003, he tied a note with an actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow. They have two children. The names of the children are Apple Martin, Moses Martin
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Divorced|
|When did he get married? (married date):||5 December 2003|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Chris Martin Gay?||No|
|wife/Spouse? (name):||Gwyneth Paltrow (m. 2003–2016)|
|Kids:||Apple Martin, Moses Martin|
Professional Life and Career
He, along with a friend, formed a band they called Coldplay.
They had a first debut album released in 2000. The album was titled ‘Parachutes,’ which became an instant hit. Some of the singles included were ‘Shiver,’ ‘Trouble,’ and ‘Yellow.’ The album sold very well and went multi-platinum in Britain, U.S., and Australia.
In 2002, they released a second album ‘A Rush of Blood to the Head.’ The album was the first one great success and won several domestic and international music awards.
This tremendous success in the albums led him to begin his solo career in 2002. He sang the vocals in the album of other artists like Faultline, Ron Sexsmith, and Ian McCulloch.
He sang ‘Gravity’ for the English band Embrace and ‘Do you know it’s Christmas?’ for the charity group Band-Aid 20 in 2004.
They released their third album, Coldplay’s third album ‘X&Y’ in 2015. It featured the hit singles ‘Speed of Sound’ and ‘Clocks.’ The album made a big commercial success and was called fresh and emotional.
He made a lot of progress in his solo career in the year 2006. He collaborated with other prominent artists like Nelly Furtado, Michael Stipe, and Jay-Z and sang many vocals for their albums.
He also collaborated with other singers in writing and singing in several projects, including the single ‘Homecoming’ in Kayne West’s album ‘Graduation’ in 2007.
In 2008, the band’s fourth studio album, ‘Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends’, was released. This album used a variety of musical styles, thus differing from its predecessors as it like tribal music and honky-tonk piano.
The band’s fifth album, ‘Mylo Xyloto,’ was released in 2011. It was a concept album “based on a love story with a happy ending” in Martin’s words.
Awards & Nominations
Up to today, his band Coldplay has received seven Grammy Awards.
Additionally, the band has also received two Juno Awards (2006 and 2009). The aim of the awards was primarily to honor Canadian musical artists and bands.
In 2009, Coldplay won the Ivor Novella Award for Best Selling British Song for their song ‘Viva La Vida’ from the album ‘Viva La Vida or Death and All of His Friends
Chris Martin Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of September 2020, Chris has an estimated net worth of $140 mіllіоn. Моѕt оf hіѕ fortune саmе from thе еаrnіngѕ thrоugh hіѕ muѕісаl саrееr. He has also gathered to a greater extent from hіѕ endorsement deals and investments.
From his awards and achievements, he is one of the most acclaimed in the United Kingdom.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Chris Martin publicly dismissed a rumor that stated that he cheated on Gwyneth Paltrow with a “Saturday Night Live assistant.”
It was previously claimed that Martin had an affair with an “SNL” employee after he performed on the NBC show. It was also rumored that the woman wasn’t an assistant, but someone who was backstage during the late-night gig.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Chris Martin Facebook page has around 140k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 102k followers. On Chris Martin Instagram account, he has around 397.3k followers while on YouTube, Chris Martin has around 15m subscribers.
Моѕt оf hіѕ fortune саmе from thе еаrnіngѕ thrоugh hіѕ muѕісаl саrееr. He has also gathered to a greater extent from hіѕ endorsement deals and investments.