Chris Martin Net Worth
Chris Martin net worth: Chris Martin is a British born musician who has a net worth of $90 million dollars. Chris Martin is a singer-songwriter, musician, and producer who is most widely recognized as the lead singer for the band, Coldplay. With Coldplay, he has released five studio albums and won three Grammy Awards. He has also pursued a solo career, collaborating with such artists as Jay-Z, Nelly Furtado, and Kanye West. Martin was born on March 2, 1977 in Whitestone, 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. While studying at University College London, Martin met Jonny Buckland with whom he decided to form a band. The band was designed with Martin on lead vocals and Buckland as lead guitarist. They were joined by Guy Berryman as their bass player and Will Champion, who learned how to play drums in order to fill the role for the band. In 1996, they formed the rock band Coldplay, originally known as "Pectoralz," which was temporarily changed to "Starfish" until they were offered the name Coldplay by another band who did not want it anymore. Coldplay has released five studio albums in total along with several EP's, including A Rush of Blood to the Head, Live 2003, X&Y, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, Prospekt's March, LeftRightLeftRightLeft, Mylo Xyloto and Live 2012. Martin married actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2003 and the couple has two children. Martin and Paltrow met in 2002 while the band was touring after their second album A Rush Of Blood To The Head was released. They began dating after Martin helped Paltrow deal with her father's death. The songs "Fix You" and "Swallowed in the Sea" were written by Martin for Paltrow. In March 2014, Paltrow and Martin announced that they were separating amicably after ten years of marriage.