Chris Martin

Born Mar 2, 1977
Age 39
Hometown Exeter
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 6' 1½" (18...
Nationality British
Alma Mater University Colleg...
High School Sherbourne Boardi...

Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who is the lead vocalist, pianist, rhythm guitarist and founder of the band Coldplay. He is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

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    Huffington Post - Apr 29, 2016
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Chris Martin.


1977 Birth Born on March 2, 1977.


1999 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 27 Years Old He was a vocal critic of President George W. Bush and the war in Iraq. He was a strong supporter of Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry, most notably during his acceptance speech for the 2004 Grammy Awards Record of the Year, accepting for "Clocks".
2005 28 Years Old …  In 2005, Martin collaborated with Nelly Furtado on the track "All Good Things (Come to an End)", for her 2006 album, Loose. … Read More
Martin's fascination with hip hop was shown in mid-2006 when he collaborated with rapper Jay-Z for the rapper's comeback album Kingdom Come after the two met earlier in the year. … Read More


2007 30 Years Old In 2007, Martin appeared on a track titled "Part of the Plan" for Swizz Beatz' debut solo album One Man Band Man.
2008 31 Years Old He supported Obama for President in 2008, giving a shout-out at the end of a performance of "Yellow" on 25 October 2008 episode of Saturday Night Live.
2009 32 Years Old While touring Australia in March 2009, Martin and the rest of Coldplay were the opening act at the Sound Relief benefit concert at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, for the bushfires and floods in Victoria and Queensland. … Read More
2012 35 Years Old On 12 December 2012, Martin performed as a part of the "12 12 12 Concert" which was held as a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief. … Read More
On 25 March 2014, just moments after his "conscious uncoupling" separation from wife Gwyneth Paltrow was announced, it was revealed that Martin would join The Voice US as a guest special advisor beginning the following week.
In 2015, Chris hooked up with producer and DJ Avicii to work on two new tracks for his upcoming album "Stories". … Read More
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