Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow were married for more than ten years before they split up in 2014. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin were married for more than ten years before they made headlines in 2014 by saying they were “consciously uncoupling.”
They met for the first time backstage at one of Martin’s Coldplay shows in 2002. They went out on dates, and a year later, they married.
Paltrow and Martin were married for ten years. During that time, they had two children, Apple and Moses, whom they continue to raise together even though they are no longer together. Even though the founder of Goop and the lead singer of Coldplay are no longer married, they have stayed close friends.
In 2019, Paltrow said, “I think Chris and I were meant to be together and have our kids,” “But our relationship is much better like this: friends, co-parents, and family,” she said. After the Avengers star remarried TV writer and producer Brad Falchuk in 2018, Martin, who has been dating actress Dakota Johnson since 2017, went on a big family honeymoon with them over Christmas.
Paltrow said, “My new husband and his children, my children, my ex-husband,” “It was a very modern honeymoon.” Here’s everything you need to know about Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s relationship, from the first time they met backstage to their strong friendship after they broke up.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin first met in October 2002.
People say Paltrow and Martin met backstage at a Coldplay show in October 2002, just three weeks after Paltrow’s father, Bruce Paltrow, died. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are said to be getting married in November 2003.
People say that a year after they met for the first time, the couple started looking for a home in north London in mid-November. A few days later, Paltrow was asked in a BBC interview if she and Martin planned to get married. She said, “Yes, we do.” “I do. Ask him.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin said they were having a baby on December 3, 2003.
In December 2003, Paltrow’s publicist, Stephen Huvane, told the Associated Press that Paltrow and Martin were expecting their first child together. At the time, there were rumors that they were getting married.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin got married on December 5, 2003.
A source close to Paltrow told PEOPLE just a few days later that the two had already gotten married in a secret ceremony on December 5, 2003. The surprise party happened in Santa Barbara, California, and none of Paltrow’s family members were there, not even her mom, Blythe Danner.
The first child of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin was born on May 14, 2004. In May of the following year, PEOPLE was the first to report that Paltrow and Martin had a baby girl, whom they named Apple Blythe Alison Martin. In April 2022, during an Instagram Q&A, the Iron Man star said that Martin was the one who came up with the name for their daughter.
Paltrow told a fan, “Her dad came up with the name, and I fell in love with it. I thought it was cool and different. I can not think of any other name for her.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin said they were having a baby on January 13, 2006.
After a screening of Proof for the Screen Actors Guild in January 2006, Paltrow told Martin that she was expecting their second child. According to sources, moderator Lou Diamond Philips introduced the actress as “a pregnant woman” and asked, “How far along are you?”
Paltrow said, “Far enough along to feel very cumbersome.” Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin had a son on April 8, 2006. Six months later, Paltrow’s rep told PEOPLE that the Oscar winner and rock star had their second child, a son they named Moses Martin after the Coldplay song “Moses” that Martin wrote for Paltrow in 2003.
Paltrow later told, “Moses to me is just such an amazing name,” “Plus, he was born on the Saturday before Passover, which is the holiest day of the year. And he was born at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital. And it was the Hebrew name of my father.”
Gwyneth Paltrow says that Chris Martin was the one who figured out that she had postpartum depression on April 9, 2010. Paltrow told Vogue UK that she had been depressed after giving birth to Moses. This was right before Moses turned one. “I was a robot when I was at my worst.
I did not feel anything at all, “she told me. “I had no maternal instincts for him — it was awful.” Lucky for the actress, Martin noticed Something was wrong and got her the help she needed. “After about four months, Chris told me, “Something is wrong.
There is Something wrong.'” In 2011, Paltrow told Good Housekeeping: “I kept saying, ‘No, no, I am fine.’ But Chris figured it out, which kind of popped the illusion.” Chris Martin says he and Gwyneth Paltrow won the lottery on October 17, 2011.
Martin talked about his marriage to Paltrow for the first time in public in October 2011. He told CBS Sunday Morning that theirs was the only serious relationship he would ever have. “From being a loser to going out with an Oscar winner?” asked the musician.
“It is a huge step. Let us be honest; it is the same as winning the lottery.” Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin had a date night in Miami on July 4, 2012. The only other time Paltrow and Martin were seen in public was on July 4, 2012, in Miami.
People said that the two were seen at LIV nightclub at the Fontainebleau after a Coldplay show. A source said, “Chris and Gwyneth drank champagne, and she was all over him,” “They looked so happy together. Gwyneth danced all night.”
Gwyneth Paltrow talks about problems in her marriage on April 18, 2013.
The following spring, in an interview with Self, Paltrow said that marriage is hard work. She said, “You’re not learning anything unless you’re having difficult conversations,”
“My relationships changed because I dealt with things directly. When you know who you are, sometimes other people feel uncomfortable because they liked who you were before. Even though my marriage has changed, he is up for the challenge.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin show support for their artist friend Rob Reynolds on November 7, 2013.
People said that Paltrow and Martin walked hand-in-hand through the Los Angeles Natural History Museum to see an exhibition of their friend Rob Reynolds’s work at the opening. This would have been just a few days before their 10th wedding anniversary.
A source said the couple was “clearly enjoying each other’s company” as they laughed, drank, and talked with other guests. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin split up on March 25, 2014. Paltrow and Martin shocked their fans when they wrote a post on the Goop website called “Conscious Uncoupling.” about how they were breaking up.
“It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate,” they wrote. “We have decided that we will stay apart even though we love each other very much. We will always be a family, though; in many ways, we are closer than ever.”
Paltrow and Martin also said that they are “parents first and foremost” and asked for privacy during “this difficult time.” “We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner,” the announcement said.
Chris Martin said in July 2014 that he and Gwyneth Paltrow are still very close after they broke up.
Even though they were no longer together, Paltrow and Martin took a vacation with their kids in the Bahamas, where they were seen holding hands.
In an interview with Valentine in the Morning, Martin said, “We’re very close,” “A lot of love is there. There is nothing wrong.” Gwyneth Paltrow’s 42nd birthday was in September 2014. Chris Martin is there to help her celebrate.
Paltrow celebrated her 42nd birthday with her children and soon-to-be-ex-husband at a small garden party at her home in Brentwood, California, six months after they announced they were splitting up. A source told PEOPLE that Chris joined Gwyneth for a casual party during the day.
April 2015 marks the end of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s marriage. Paltrow and Martin’s divorce was finalized in April 2015, just over a year after they announced their split in a now-famous Goop blog post.
A source told PEOPLE, “This is a natural evolution for Gwyneth and Chris as friends and as a couple,” “They remain close and totally committed to Apple and Moses as they find their way forward as individuals.” Gwyneth Paltrow spoke about her split from Chris Martin on March 18, 2019.
During a March 2019 appearance on Dax Shepard’s podcast Armchair Expert, Paltrow said that their divorce made her feel like a failure even though she is still close with Martin. “I think at the time, I was in a lot of pain,” she said.
“I felt like I would fail so badly. It was hard, and I worried about my kids much.”
Gwyneth Paltrow says she and Chris Martin “didn’t quite fit together” on August 16, 2020.
The following summer, Paltrow wrote an essay for British Vogue in which she said she and Martin did everything they could to keep their family together. “We did not quite work well together.
But we sure did love our kids, “she typed. “We tried everything between the day I found out and the day we finally gave in to the truth. We did not want to make mistakes.
We did not want anyone to be disappointed. We did not want to hurt our children at all. We were afraid of losing our family.”
Gwyneth Paltrow said that Chris Martin is “like my brother” on June 22, 2021.
During a virtual appearance on Today in June 2021, Paltrow told viewers what was going on with her and her ex-husband. She said, “He’s like my brother,” “He is my family, you know. I love him.
I am so thankful that he gave me these children. It all worked out… I have to say, and it did, you know.” Apple’s high school graduation is on June 3, 2022. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are there. A year later, Paltrow shared a cute family selfie from the day Apple graduated from high school on her Instagram Story to congratulate her.
In the picture, both Apple’s parents are beaming with pride as they stand next to their new graduate. Paltrow wrote in the photo’s caption, “Congratulations to all of the graduates, especially @applemartin,” which was a cute touch.