Christopher Anthony John Martin (born 2 March 1977) is a British singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and philanthropist. He is the lead singer and co-founder of the rock band Coldplay. Born in Exeter, Devon, Martin went to University College London, where he formed a rock band with Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion in 1996 called Starfish, which was eventually renamed Coldplay in 1998.
|Full name at birth||
Christopher Anthony John Martin
|Claim to fame||
The lead vocalist, pianist, rhythm guitarist, and one of the founders of the band Coldplay
|Date of birth||
2 March 1977
|Place of birth||
Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, musician, record producer, philanthropist, actor
6' 1¼" (186 cm)
Sherbourne Boarding School, Dorset, England
University College London
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