Chris Martin

Chris Martin

Chris Martin, born in 1977, is a musician and founder of the popular band Coldplay. He's married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

About Chris Martin

Christopher Anthony John 'Chris' Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who is the lead vocalist, pianist, rhythm guitarist and founder of the band Coldplay. He is married to Gwyneth Paltrow, an American actress and singer. They have two children together, Apple and Moses. Chris Martin was born in Whitestone, Exeter, Devon and is the eldest of five children. His father, Anthony Martin, is a retired accountant, and his mother, Alison Martin, is a music teacher. Martin started his education at the pre-preparatory Hylton School and then went on to preparatory Exeter Cathedral School. It was at the prep school that Martin formed his first band, The Rocking Honkies, with Nick Repton and Iwan Gronow. Their debut performance was met with boos from the crowd. After Exeter Cathedral, Martin boarded at Sherborne School, a boys' independent school in Dorset. He also met future Coldplay manager Phil Harvey at the school.

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