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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 -- Pops Indian Concert Cherry (VIDEO)

Chris Martin
Pops Indian Concert Cherry

1.25 BILLION people want a piece of Chris Martin, and he finally gave in last night -- with a surprise performance in India.  Martin was out to dinner with Frida… READ MORE >

Chris Martin -- Late Night Stroll with Kylie Minogue ... Hunger Games Over? (PHOTO)

Chris Martin
Late Night with Kylie Minogue ... Hunger Games Over?

Chris Martin was arm-in-arm with Kylie Minogue -- at 1:30 AM in a London park -- which may or may not be news to his GF of several months. Chris and Kylie were strolling together early… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin – Date Night Cover-up … Thanks Bono!

Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin
Date Night Cover-up … Thanks Bono!

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin are still going strong, but if you want to get through to them, you’re going to have to get through Bono first. The couple hitched a ride with U2's… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow -- Hold The Beef ... We're Burger Buddies

Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow
Hold The Beef We're Burger Buddies

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow are showing the world their divorce is 100% USDAmicable ... because they spent this past Sunday together chowing down on burgers. The Coldplay front man and Iron… READ MORE >

- 93 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin ... Divorce a Done Deal ... Documents Filed Today

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin
Divorce a Done Deal Documents Filed Today

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have sealed their deal on divorce, and the documents will be filed later Monday ... TMZ has learned. Sources connected with the couple tell us ... Gwyneth and… READ MORE >

- 106 days ago
Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin -- Fly Together After Gwyneth Vacay (TMZ TV)

Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin
Fly Together After Gwyneth Vacay [TMZ TV]

// Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence hopped on the same private jet … which means they probably never really broke up -- which means Chris went on vacation with Gwyneth Paltrow WHILE he… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin -- G5 Marks the Spot

Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin
G5 Marks the Spot

Chris Martin may have been slathering sunblock on Gwyneth Paltrow last weekend but it looks like the only girl on his mind is Jennifer Lawrence. Martin and Jennifer boarded a private jet together… READ MORE >

- 121 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin -- Chummiest Divorce Ever (PHOTO)

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin
Chummiest Divorce Ever

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin vacationed together over the weekend, but there's no getting back together ... they're still getting divorced. It sure looks strange ... the 2 of them seemed cozy… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Kate Hudson -- Did Chris Martin Make Cold Play at Beach?

Kate Hudson
Did Chris Martin Make Cold Play at Beach?

Kate Hudson was hanging at the beach Saturday with Chris Martin ... which is interesting, right? Kate split from hubby Matthew Bellamy in December, and Chris has parted ways with Gwyneth Paltrow… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
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 >

- 191 days ago

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