Chris Martin Age, Relationships, Net Worth and Bio
Who is Chris Martin?
Christopher Anthony John Martin also known as Chris Martin (born March 2, 1977) is a popular singer, songwriter, and lead vocalist of the popular band Coldplay. He is also the Co-founder of the said band and manages them as well. The journey of the rise to fame for Chris and Coldplay started from a multi-award-winning song titled “Coldplay”. Chris Martin also got popular from his relationship with famous British Actress Dakota Johnson.
Due to his immense talent and increased popularity Chris Martin has won a couple of prestigious awards for himself and his band. He has won the NME award for Man of the Year in 2003. His song Viva La Vida has also received the Grammy Award for best song of the year. Although he is not personally on social media, his band Coldplay has an immense fan following from all around the world.
Currently Chris Martin and his band have just over 30 million social media fan fallowers worldwide.
Where was Chris Martin born? Chris Martin was born in Exeter, Devon in England, UK. His father’s name was Anthony Martin and his mother’s name was Alison Martin. Talking about occupation, Anthony is a retired accountant and his mother Alison is a music teacher whose origin is from Zimbabwe. Chris is also the oldest of the five siblings he has. Only three siblings of Chris’s are known in the public eye. They are Nicola Martin, Alex Martin, Richard Martin.
Growing up Chris Martin attended preparatory Exeter Cathedral School. He learned the basic core knowledge of music and later joined Sherborne School where he met Phil Harvey his future manager of Coldplay. Chris Martin stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 85 kg. Chris’s zodiac sign is Pisces. Martin has Blonde color hair and blue color eyes.
Chris Martin’s career started when he met his co-founder of the band Johnny Buckland while studying at University in London. Martin decided to become a lead singer and Buckland was a lead guitarist. Later they recruited the two other members Will Champion as drummer and Guy Berryman as the bass player. They started their band Coldplay in 1996 which was originally called Pactoriaz.
They released their first band “Parachute” as Coldplay in 2000. Their first biggest hit from the band was the song called “Yellow” from the album Parachute itself. The band Coldplay has released eight amazing albums to date. They are Viva La Vida, A Rush of Blood to the Head, Parachutes, X and Y, Everyday Life, and A Head Full of Dreams. Other than being in the band Chris Martin has also involved in various solo songs and projects as well as features.
Not only Chris Martin’s singing is legendary, but he is also incredibly talented in songwriting. He wrote the songs titled Jamelia and Embrace. Earlier in his career, Martin was also in the vocals of Do They Know Its Christmas?. Chris also collaborated on the song All Good Things with Nelly Furtado in 2005.
Who is Chris Martin dating now? Chris Martin is currently dating and in a relationship with popular British Actress and model Dakota Johnson. The couple has been dating since 2017. However, his first relationship was with actress Gwyneth Paltrow. The couple married in 2003. A year later she gave birth to a lovely daughter Apple in 2004. In 2006, Martin became a father for the second time with his son Moses.
However, after decade-long togetherness, Chris Martin and Paltrow announced they were getting divorced in 2014. Their divorce was finally completed mutually in 2016. Chris Martin and Annabelle Wallis were very close and many fans rumored to be in a relationship. He also showed significant love for the hip-hop genre when he collaborated with legendary rapper Jay-Z on his new single Beach Chair. The duo also performed the song in a legendary venue known as Royal Albert Hall in England.
What is the net worth of Chris Martin Chris Martin is a popular singer, songwriter, and musician from the UK. He started his career as a co-founder and lead singer of the legendary band Coldplay. The singer has also released several legendary solo tracks as well as wrote songs for various talented singers and rappers all around the world. In his lifetime Chris has earned quite a lot of wealth and fortune from his musical career.
His primary source of income is from his band Coldplay who has won seven Grammy Awards to date. Chris Martin has a net worth of approximately $130 million as of 2021.
- Chris Martin was born in Exeter, Devon, England.
- He is the eldest of his five siblings.
- Chris Martin founded Coldplay in 1996 with the name Pactoriaz.
- His biggest song from the album Parachute was titled Yellow.
- Martin has received seven Grammy Award from the band Coldplay.
- Chris Martin has a net worth of approximately $130 million as of 2021.