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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 -- Let Freedom Ring

Chris Martin
Let Freedom Ring

Unlike his estranged wife Gwyneth Paltrow, Coldplay singer Chris Martin isn't wasting any time showing off his new "uncoupled" status to the world -- stepping out in NYC this week with no wedding… READ MORE >

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin -- Divorce Amicable, Because it HAS To Be

Gwyneth, Chris
Divorce Amicable Because It HAS to Be

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin will end their marriage amicably ... in large part because they've each done things during the marriage they DON'T want ending up in legal docs.Sources close to… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Chris Martin -- His Favorite Rolling Stones Song Is a Huge Icy Shot at Gwyneth

Chris Martin
His Fave Stones Song ... Is a Huge Shot at Gwyneth

Chris Martin dropped a GIANT hint he and Gwyneth Paltrow were on the rocks when he revealed his favorite hit by the Rolling Stones -- and it wasn't "Miss You" ... or "She's a Rainbow."Back in… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin -- Bougiest Separation Ever

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin
Bougiest Separation Ever

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have separated ... in the hoity-toitiest of ways.Gwyneth just announced the split on her website Goop, titling it, "Conscious Uncoupling." She says "It is with… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Chris Martin -- Emergency DMV Session ... After Illegal Driving Exposed

Chris Martin
Emergency DMV Session After Illegal Driving Exposed

Chris Martin has been scootering around L.A. illegally ... sometimes with his kid on the back seat ... but today, the Coldplay singer raced down to the DMV to finally get a valid license to drive… READ MORE >

- 211 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow -- I Got My Motorcycle License, So Watch Out!

Gwyneth Paltrow
I Got My Motorcycle License So Watch Out!

Gwyneth Paltrow now has the legal right to put her child in harm's way on a Vespa ... because she just got her motorcycle license ... TMZ has learned.Our motor vehicle spies tell us ... Gwyn went… READ MORE >

- 212 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow -- A-HOLE DRIVER OF THE YEAR ... Cuts Off School Bus On Vespa

Gwyneth Paltrow
A-HOLE DRIVER OF THE YEAR Cuts Off School Bus On Vespa

Gwyneth Paltrow might be the worst driver in all of Los Angeles (and that's saying a lot) 'cause she CUT OFF A SCHOOL BUS ON HER VESPA WITH HER KID ON THE BACKSEAT ... and it was all caught on… READ MORE >

- 220 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow -- Gate Rights Advocate

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gate Rights Advocate

Gwyneth Paltrow looks down at her neighbors ... from a gate that's illegally high ... so says a pissed-off homeowner who's filed a complaint over her above-it-all entrance.TMZ has learned ... one… READ MORE >

- 345 days ago
Chris Martin -- Hairy Encounters With World's Most Beautiful Woman Gwyneth Paltrow

Mr. Gwyneth Paltrow
Hairy Encounters With Most Beautiful Woman

Chris Martin gets to bang Gwyneth Paltrow -- the most beautiful woman in the world (according to a magazine) -- which is awesome ... if you're into hairy situations. Hey, she said it. Check out… READ MORE >

- 353 days ago
Chris Martin -- World's Most Beautiful Shirtless Husband

Chris Martin
World's Most Beautiful Shirtless Husband

Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin proved being married to the World's Most Beautiful Woman can be a hairy situation ... by going shirtless in London this weekend.The pasty 36-year-old… READ MORE >

- 353 days ago

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