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Christopher Anthony John Martin
Exeter, Devon, England
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Chris Martin Fast Facts:
Is the great-great-grandson of William Willett, the inventor of Daylight Saving Time.
Played in several bands before forming Coldplay, including Identity Crisis, Floating Insomnia and the blues band Rocking Honkies.
Met Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Guy Berryman at university in 1996; they formed Coldplay in their dorm, though the band's debut album,
, wasn't released until 2000.
Has collaborated with Nelly Furtado, Jay-Z, Swizz Beatz, Kanye West, Ron Sexsmith, Ian McCulloch and many others.
Named comedian Simon Pegg godfather of his daughter, Apple, and also made a cameo in Pegg's 2004 film,
Shaun of the Dead
Contributed vocals to Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in 2004.
Is an active advocate of fair trade.
Is a vegetarian and yoga enthusiast.
Chris Martin Relationships:
Apple Blythe Alison Martin - Daughter
Alison Martin - Mother
Gwyneth Paltrow - Wife (separated)
Moses Martin - Son
Anthony Martin - Father
Chris Martin Awards:
2008 Grammy: Song of the Year - Winner
2002 Grammy: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
2003 Grammy: Record of the Year - Winner
2008 Grammy: Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
2008 Grammy: Best Rock Album - Winner
2002 Grammy: Best Alternative Music Album - Winner
2001 Grammy: Best Alternative Music Album - Winner
2014 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
University College London, London, England (Greek and Latin, 1999)
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