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Chris Martin

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Net worth 2018: $90 Million
Industry: Singers
Country: British
BirthDay: 2 March 1977
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.86 m

Chris Martin was bornon 2 March 1977 in British. Christopher Anthony Martin, better known to his fans as Chris Martin is a co-founder and talented member of the alternative rock band Coldplay, who not only sings the vocals, but also plays the rhythm guitar, harmonica, keyboards and piano. The son of a music teacher, he grew up a music lover and formed his first band in prep school. While in the university, he met and collaborated with aspiring musician Jonny Buckland to form the alternative rock band Coldplay. The band became a smash hit with its debut album ‘Parachutes’ which went on to win the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2002. It was also a big commercial hit that established the debutants as talented musicians. The band released many other hit albums over the years. Martin has also performed as a solo artist, writing a number of songs like ‘Gravity’ and ‘See It in a Boy’s Eyes’. Along with alternative rock, he is also interested in hip-hop and performed with Jay-Z in his comeback album ‘Kingdom Come’. He has performed in collaboration with the singers Swizz Beatz and Kayne West also. Martin declared the Scottish rock band ‘Travis’ as his major influence and stated that he drew inspiration from it for starting his own band.


$90 Million


In 2011, the band’s fifth album, ‘Mylo Xyloto’ was released


The band’s fourth studio album, ‘Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends’ was released in 2008


He co-wrote songs, played the piano, and sung the vocals for the single ‘Homecoming’ in Kayne West’s album ‘Graduation’ in 2007


He was named the World's Sexiest Vegetarian in 2005 by PETA although he is not a vegetarian


In 2004, he sang ‘Gravity’ for the English band Embrace and ‘Do you know it’s Christmas?’ for the charity group BandAid 20


He married actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow in 2003


The band’s 2002 album, ‘A Rush of Blood to the Head’ was critically acclaimed and won the band its second Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album


Coldplay’s debut album, ‘Parachutes’ released in 2000 was a big hit that topped the music charts in U

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