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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: 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 >

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 >

- 23 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 >

- 46 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 >

- 63 days ago
Are Chris Martin & Gwyneth Paltrow Back Together? -- MAYBE! [VIDEO]

Chris Martin
MAYBE Gwyneth and I are BACK TOGETHER

Chris Martin is either back with Gwyneth Paltrow or not ... and based on what Chris said Tuesday night both options are plausible.Photogs wanted to know if pics of the consciously uncoupled pair… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
Gwyneth Paltrow -- Still Living With Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow
Still Living With Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow is still "consciously coupling" with hubby Chris Martin ... or at least they are still living together ... this according to new legal docs.The living arrangement came up in… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
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 >

- 105 days ago
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 >

- 116 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 >

- 121 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 >

- 122 days ago

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