Is Chris Martin married? No, he isn’t. However, he was previously married to American actress Gwyneth Paltrow (born on September 27, 1972). They tied their knot on 5 December 2003, after being in the relationship for a long time. Only a few close family members and friends were invited to their wedding ceremony.
From their conjugal life, the couple welcomed their first child as a daughter named Apple in May 2004 who was born in London. In anticipation of her birth, Martin released a song titled “I am your baby’s daddy” with his band. One of the band’s songs called “Speed of Sound” is inspired by his experience after being a father.
In April 2006, the pair welcomed their second child as a son named Moses in New York City. Despite having a beautiful family together, Martin and his wife couldn’t continue their relationship which made them get separated in March 2014. His wife Paltrow filed for divorce in the following year and their divorce was finalized on 14 July 2016.
Following the divorce, Martin started a relationship with actress Dakota Johnson (born on October 4, 1989) who is also the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith (born on August 9, 1957) and Don Johnson (born in December 15, 1949). They are dating since October 2017 and might be planning to get married soon. He is also rumored to have dated Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia, Kate Bosworth, Alexa Chung, Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry and Dua Lipa in the past. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Chris Martin:
Who is Chris Martin?
Born as Christopher Anthony John Martin, he landed the planet on 2 March 1977, which makes his age be 43 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is a British singer, musician, record producer as well as a renowned philanthropist. He is widely known for being the co-founder and lead singer of the band Coldplay. He has also appeared in several movies and television programs including Coldplay Live 2012, Saturday Night Live and so on.
Early Life and Education
Chris Martin was born in 1977 and his place of birth is in Exeter, Devon, England. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Anthony John Martin (father) and Alison Martin (mother). He is said to be the oldest out of five children. His father is a retired chartered accountant whereas her mother is a music teacher from Zimbabwe. His grandfather John Besley Martin was the founder of the motorhome sales business, Martins of Exeter.
Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to the pre-preparatory Hylton School. After being enrolled at the preparatory Exeter Cathedral School, he developed an interest in the music. Later, he attended Sherborne School in Dorset. For his higher education, he was enrolled at University College London (UCL) from where he received his graduation with first-class honors in Greek and Latin. He met his future Coldplay bandmates Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion while attending UCL.
Career and Professional Life
Being interested in the music, Martin formed a music rock band while attending University College London. Other band members were Will Champion, Jonny Buckland and Guy Berryman. The band was previously named Starfish which was later renamed in 1998 as Coldplay. The band earned wide popularity after releasing the song titled Yellow in 200. The song made the band earned their first Grammy Award nomination. The band has already released eight studio albums including A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002), Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008), Mylo Xyloto (2011), A Head Full of Dreams (2015) and so on.
His solo performed songs include “See It in a Boy’s Eyes”, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, “Me and Tennessee”, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”, “Every Day’s Like Christmas”, “Homesick”, Heaven” and much more. He was also mentioned in the list of the most influential people in the United Kingdom by Debrett’s in 2017.
Christopher Anthony John Martin was previously married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow who is five years older to him. They got separated after enjoying ten years of their conjugal life. They welcomed two children including a son named Moses and a daughter named Apple. At present, Chris is in the relationship with actress Dakota Johnson who is 12 years younger than him. He was raised believing in a Christian God and now itself himself an “all-theist”. One interesting personal facts about him is that he frequently gets music ideas at night.
British singer Chris Martin stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1¼ inch or 186 cm. He weighs about 86 kilograms or 180 pounds. The height and weight figure make him carry a balanced BMI calculation. His distinctive features include blonde hair and blue eyes. He used to follow the vegetarian diet while having a relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow and was also named the World’s Sexiest Vegetarian by PETA in 2005. As per some online sources, Chris is an insomniac.
Salary and Net worth
British singer Chris Martin has an estimated net worth of £94 million or about 121 million USD. He is active in the music industry since 1996 and has experienced a successful journey with the band Coldplay. He has also been part of various brand promotion activities like Emirates commercial, Storm 2 commercials and others.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of singer Chris Martin is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. There is no verified social networking sites of Martin like Instagram and Twitter but his band Coldplay’s Instagram account is reachable https://www.instagram.com/coldplay.