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Chris Martin

Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English singer-songwriter, who is the lead vocalist, pianist and rhythm guitarist of the band Coldplay. He is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Chris Martin was born in Exeter, Devon, England 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 & 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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Chris Martin Allegedly Strikes Photog ... But Something's Weird

Chris Martin
Allegedly Strikes Photog But Something's Weird

Chris Martin allegedly hit a photog with his jeep as he left a fancy Santa Monica restaurant, but there's something really odd about this one.Chris and Gwyneth Paltrow went to Giorgio Baldi… READ MORE >

Jennifer Lawrence -- Three's Company With Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow

Jennifer Lawrence
Three's Company With Chris & Gwyneth

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin are over before they really began -- and it could be all because of Gwyneth Paltrow's wandering hands.Saboteur! READ MORE >

- 128 days ago
Jennifer Lawrence -- Out in a Flash

Jennifer Lawrence
Out in a Flash

Jennifer Lawrence has a hard time eating out ... and if you have any doubt, watch this video of her leaving Ago on Wednesday night.None of the photogs got to ask her what she thought of… READ MORE >

- 134 days ago
Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow -- Touching

Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow
Touching

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow may have figured out the whole divorcing thing ... figured it out better than most, because they still genuinely seem to have affection -- if not love -- for each… READ MORE >

- 135 days ago
Jennifer Lawrence -- Backstage at iHeartRadio Festival During Coldplay Gig

Jennifer Lawrence
Backstage at iHeartRadio Festival During Coldplay Gig

Rumors of a relationship between Jennifer Lawrence and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have been swirling for weeks ... and now, the Oscar winning actress is throwing fuel on the fire.Lawrence was… READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow -- Breakfast in the Hamptons (PHOTO)

Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow
Breakfast in the Hamptons

Though he's reportedly dating Jennifer Lawrence and she's reportedly dating "Glee" producer Brad Falchuk ... formerly coupled duo Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow were spotted together… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Chris Martin: Vegetarian? Not Anymore! -- Bye, Gwyneth Paltrow ... HELLO, Meat!

Chris Martin
Bye Bye Gwyneth, Hello Meat! I'm No Longer Vegetarian

Chris Martin is now consciously coupling ... with meat, and he's doing it whenever the hell he wants ... now that Gwyneth Paltrow is out of the picture. Coldplay's front man dropped the meat bomb… READ MORE >

- 246 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow Kisser -- Officially Dumped by Wife ... Model Kirsty Hume Files for Divorce

Gwyneth Paltrow Kisser
Gets Dumped by Wife ... Kirsty Hume Files for Divorce

Scottish supermodel Kirsty Hume is kissing her marriage goodbye months after her husband was famously photographed planting one on Gwyneth Paltrow.Hume just filed for divorce from actor… READ MORE >

- 247 days ago
Rihanna & Chris Martin -- Dinner ... Date?

Rihanna & Chris Martin
Dinner ... Date?

Rihanna and Chris Martin dined at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica on Sunday night, leaving us to wonder ... was this or was this not a date?DATE: They are both single, dinner spot was RiRi's… READ MORE >

- 270 days ago
Chris Martin Avoids Gwyneth Paltrow Questions ... In the Nicest Way Possible

Chris Martin
Avoids Gwyneth Questions In the Nicest Way Possible

Chris Martin continues to play it coy when it comes to whether or not he and Gwyneth Paltrow are getting back together ... but man, is he super nice about it.As TMZ first reported, Gwyneth stated… READ MORE >

- 287 days ago

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