Chris Martin Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $140 MILLION

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Christopher Anthony John “Chris” Martin, professionally known as Chris Martin has an estimated net worth of  $140 million. He has earned his wealth as an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and is the lead singer, pianist, guitarist and one of the founders of the band Coldplay.

Early years

Born on March 2, 1977 in Whitestone England, Martin is the eldest in the family of five children of an accountant dad and a music teacher mother. Chris Martin started schooling at Hylton pre-preparatory School. His musical career commenced while at Exeter Preparatory Cathedral School where together with other pupils they formed a band. He joined Sherbone Boys School and later University College where he not only advanced his musical career but also met the members of Cold Play Band. The rock band laid an important foundation to his musical career and it formed as Starfish Band in 1998.

Career

Chris Martin on stage

In 2000, Coldplay’s first album was released which was called “Parachutes”. The sales of it were extremely high and it made the band an international star. Since their debut album release, a lot of other albums were recorded such as “A Rush of Blood to the Head”, “Mylo Xyloto”, “Live 2003” and many others. The sales of the albums also increased the total amount of Chris Martin net worth. The band has won a number of music awards throughout their career, including eight Brit Awards—winning Best British Group three times, five MTV Video Music Awards and seven Grammy Awards from 25 nominations. Coldplay have sold more than 60 million records worldwide

Martin is also a solo artist and has collaborated together with renowned world artists like Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna and Nelly Furtado. In 2004, he was one of the artists who recorded the song for Band Aid called “Do The Know It’s Christmas?” One year later, Chris Martin collaborated with Nelly Furtado. The duo released a single called “All Good Things Come to an End” which was featured in Nelly Furtado’s album called “Loose” released in 2006. Before the release of the single, the couple was rumored to be an item after they appeared in Glastonbury in 2002.

Martin’s fascination with hip hop was shown in mid-2006 when he collaborated with rapper Jay-Z for the rapper’s comeback album Kingdom Come. Martin put some chords together for a song known as “Beach Chair” and sent them to Jay-Z who enlisted the help of hip hop producer Dr. Dre to mix it.

Personal life

chris martin with gwyneth paltrow

Martin is married to Gwyneth Paltrow. The couple 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, with the songs Fix You and “Swallowed in the Sea” being written by Martin for Paltrow. The couple have two kids , a daughter and a son.

Luxury Lifestyle

Martin loves to live life king size. He owns several properties in the US along with his wife. He owns properties not just in the US but also in the UK. He has bought three co-located houses in London & construction is underway to merge the three separate dwellings into one home. The entire purchase is estimated to have cost him over 5 million USD. The mansion will include a gym, a changing room and three bedrooms. The lower ground floor has eight rooms while there are six rooms on the next floor. The main floor is divided into five areas and there are plans for eight rooms there.

London Mansion

Martin purchased a summer home in 2006 for which the couple paid $5.4 million in the Hamptons. The beautiful house has been featured in leading entertainment and lifestyle magazines. The home spreads over 7,000 sq ft and it features five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and one half-bathroom. The house has its own pool and garden so that the kids can have a lot of fun during summer time.

Chris Martin Hamptons House

The singer  paid close to $5.1 million for the Tribeca penthouse in Manhattan. The penthouse spreads over 4,400 sq ft and features three bedrooms and three and half bathrooms. The house is a unique blend of tradition and modernity but looks very glamorous.

Manhattan Apartment

The celebrity couple is reported to splash out $10.45 million for the six bedroom home which is artistically designed by renowned architect Windsor Smith. The completely whitewashed home was built in 2011. The luxurious home is festooned in cool colors and large size windows offer glorious views of the rambling grounds outside.

Los Angeles Home

Not just magnificent villas, he also has a taste for high-end luxury cars & is known to drive around in a Toyota Prius in addition to his BMW. He reportedly also owns a private jet.

Charity

He supports a lot of charitable causes & has helped several philanthropic organizations like the American Cancer Society, UNICEF, Act Green, Keep A Child Alive, The Lunchbox Fund, White Ribbon Alliance, Prince’s Trust, Environmental Media Association, Hoping Foundation, Healthy Child Healthy World, Food Bank For New York City & National Woman’s History Museum.

Coldplay has also performed at various charity projects such as Band Aid 20, Live 8, Sound Relief, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, The Secret Policeman’s Ball, and the Teenage Cancer Trust.

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