Martin is an English singer-songwriter and musician known for being the lead vocalist of the rock band Coldplay. The Chris Martin net worth figure is roughly $160 million as of 2022.
Early Life and Bio
|Full Name||Christopher Anthony John Martin|
|Birth Date / Age||March 2, 1977 / 45 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Exeter, Devon, England|
|Source of Wealth||Singing / Music|
|Relationship Status||Dating Dakota Johnson|
|Height||6 ft. 1 in. / 186 cm.|
|Net Worth||$160 Million|
Christopher Anthony John Martin was born March of 1977 in Exeter, Devon, England to parents Anthony and Alison. His father is a retired chartered accountant, while his mother is a music teacher. Notably, his mom hails from Zimbabwe.
Wildly, William Willett, the man who made daylight saving time a recognized practice is Martin’s great-great-grandfather.
Meanwhile, Chris has four younger siblings in total. Brothers Alex and Richard as well as sisters Rosie and Nicola.
As far as education goes, Martin attended the pre-preparatory Hylton School and then the preparatory Exeter Cathedral School. Afterward, Martin boarded at Sherborne School, where he met future Coldplay manager Phil Harvey.
Martin wrapped up his studies at University College London (UCL), where he graduated with first-class honors in Greek and Latin.
Chris Martin Net Worth and Career
Coledplay released their debut album, Parachutes, in 2000 and they took off immediately. Now, the band is one of the best-selling groups ever, having sold over 100 million units globally.
Overall, Coldplay has dropped nine studio albums since their introduction. Incredibly, each of their first seven projects achieved platinum status for selling over 1 million copies in the U.S.
The band’s most popular songs include Viva la Vida, Paradise, Yellow, Talk, Lovers in Japan, Hymn for the Weekend, Something Just Like This, and A Sky Full of Stars.
As far as his solo career is concerned, Martin has written songs for acts like Kanye West, Avicii, Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, and The Chainsmokers. Additionally, he has lent his vocals to assist on songs by Jay-Z, Big Sean, and Burna Boy, amongst several others.
Since 1998, few bands have made more money from touring than Coldplay. Over that span, the band has eclipsed 70 shows in a given years on 11 different occasions.
Chris Martin Instagram and Twitter
Currently, the musician doesn’t have an official Instagram or Twitter account. However, the Coldplay profile boasts 16.4 million and 23.6 million followers respectively. To accompany that, the band has 23.2 million subscribers on their official YouTube channel.
In 2003, Martin married actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Together, the couple had two children together, daughter Apple and son Moses. However, they separated in July 2016.
Since then, Martin had an off and on relationship with actress Annabelle Wallis. Now, he is dating actress Dakota Johnson and has been since 2017.
Chris Martin Net Worth
The Chris Martin net worth figure of $160 million has been amassed since forming Coldplay back in the late 1990s. The band’s nine studio albums, coinciding tours, and merchandise sales have yielded millions. Also, Martin’s solo career has been very successful in its own right.
Chris Martin FAQ
The musician celebrates his birthday every year on March 2nd. Being born in 1977, Martin will be 46 years old in the spring of 2023.
Martin was born and raised in Exeter, Devon, England. His family has been living there for many generations.
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