Interesting Biography Facts
Christopher Anthony John Martin
musician, singer, songwriter
March 2, 1977
Exeter, Devon, England
Sherbourne Boarding School; the University College London
Chris Martin family members
Richard Martin (younger brother), Nicola Martin (younger sister), Alex Martin (younger brother), Rosie Houston-Martin (younger sister)
Is Chris Martin a gay/bisexual?
What is Chris Martin marital status?
How many children does he have?
2 (daughter Apple and son Moses with his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow)
Chris Martin relatives
Chris Martin wife
Gwyneth Paltrow (ex-wife; were married in 2003-2016)
Date of birth: September 27, 1972
Dakota Johnson (girlfriend since December 2017)
Date of birth: October 4, 1989
Chris Martin knows how to attract the greatest women! During many years he was married to a talented beauty Gwyneth Paltrow, after their divorce he dated the most desirable young actress in the world – Jennifer Lawrence. He flirted with Katy Perry and Dua Lipa, and finally in 2017 he started a new love chapter in his life – with Dakota Johnson.
People started to talk on the affair between Coldplay lead vocalist and Fifty Shades of Grey star in December, 2017. Chris and Dakota were noticed together in public several times, but paparazzi couldn’t take any picture of them together. But in early 2018 they finally caught the couple in one of the Malibu restaurants. Soon they were noticed again on the beach, and this time Dakota and her loved one didn’t try to hide their feelings.
Several months later the actress confessed in her interview to “Tatler” that she is really happy with Mr. Martin, but she is not ready to make it public.
Close friends of Coldplay singer confirm that he plans to propose his beautiful girlfriend.
Who are Chris Martin parents?
Anthony Martin (father)
Year of Birth: 1942
As Chris Martin’s family friends tell, he has always been close to his father. Anthony Martin was a provider for his family; he worked as an accountant and an official. Anthony founded and developed caravan business, which he sold for astonishing £250,000. The man spent all his free time with his wife and 5 kids (Chris is the oldest among them).
At first Anthony and Alison’s family seemed to be very happy, but then something went wrong, and in 2011 they divorced. That news has been unpalatable for the musician.
After separation from his kids’ mother, Anthony Martin sold the Exeter family home, where Chris spent his childhood years.
In spite of his parents’ divorce, the singer put lots of efforts to remain close with both of his parents.
Alison Martin (mother)
Date of Birth: December 16, 1957
Mr. Martin inherited his love to music from his mom. The woman earned her living as a music teacher. After her divorce from Anthony Martin (which she initiated, by the way), Alison moved to a rented apartment in London. Now she works as a music therapist.
Chris Martin siblings
Alex Martin (younger brother)
Alex Ьartin is Chris’s younger brother and his big friend. It was he, who remodeled the London home of the Coldplay frontman and his then-wife Gwyneth Paltrow. In 2014 he founded the company AMA (Alex Martin Architecture) in 2014. He has lots of celebrated clients.
Mr. Martin Jr. studied architecture and interior design at Manchester University. At first he tried to follow his brother’s pace and become a touring musician and a record producer. But then his love to design and architecture prevailed.
He is married and has a son Mac and a daughter.
Rosie Houston-Martin (younger sister)
Rosie is the oldest girl in the family. The woman has a very useful and respected professions – she is a neonatal nurse. She is married to James Houston and has two children with him.
Nicola Martin (younger sister)
Date of birth: September 26, 1991
Nicola is Chris’s small sister, who was inspired by her brother’s example and decided to follow his path and become an entertainer. But she focused her mind on film industry, not on music. In 2010 the girl announced, that she became a student of King’s College in London. She specialized in film making there.
Richard Martin (younger brother)
Chris’s brother Richard doesn’t like publicity. He tries to stay out of public attention. The only thing, which is known about him, that he was in Afghanistan during the war.
Chris Martin is celebrated as a gifted musician, Coldplay founder and holder of the Grammy Award. He spent his young years in Whitestone, Devon. The boy has been keen on music since his childhood. He was the member of the school music band and founded the fan club, devoted to singer Sting.
After school Chris studied ancient world at the University College London. During his years there he met Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion. They joined and formed the band, which is loved by millions of devoured fans all over the world.
The band has already released 7 studio albums, which got gold and platinum certificate.
In addition to his activity as Coldplay band member, Mr. Martin has never forgotten to develop his solo projects. Now the man boasts with numerous songs, many of which he recorded in collaboration with other popular singers. He sang in duo with such stars as Jay-Z, Nelly Furtado, Avicii, Kanye West and others.
No need to tell, that Martin’s career has been unbelievably successful. And his family life looks quite enviable, too.
Interesting and fun facts
- In spite of two-year divorce process, Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow remained friends. Iron Man actress used to tell, that the musician is like a brother for her. He spends a lot of time with their kids, and even has his own bedroom in her house, if he wants to spend the night with his former family.
- He often suffers from insomnia.
- Like other members of Coldplay, Chris is considered as one of the richest European musicians in the world. His net worth is estimated at £94 million.
- His mother taught him to share his income since the earliest years, when he got pocket money from her. Now he spends about 10% of his annual income for charity.
- His height is and weight is 6 ft 2 in and his body weight is 190 pounds.