Jonny Buckland Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jonny Buckland Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight77 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 11, 1977
Zodiac SignVirgo
SpouseChloe Evans

Jonny Buckland is an English musician and the lead guitarist of the popular rock band, Coldplay, formed in 1996. Jonny was also the co-founder of the band along with the frontman Chris Martin, whom he met when he was in college. He is well known for his sparse arrangements and use of the slide.

Born Name

Jonathan Mark Buckland

Nick Name

Jonny

Jonny Buckland performing with Coldplay in Japan at the 2011 Fuji Rock Festival
Jonny Buckland performing with Coldplay in Japan at the 2011 Fuji Rock Festival (Christopher Johnson / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Islington, London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Jonny attended Ysgol Y Waun Primary School and Alun School. He later took admission in the University College London to study Astronomy and Mathematics.

Occupation

Guitarist, Musician

Family

  • Father – John V. Buckland
  • Mother – Carolyn Joy (née Pritchard)
  • Siblings –  Tim Buckland (Older Brother)

Manager

Jonny is represented by Dave Holmes.

Genre

Alternative Rock, Post-Britpop, Pop Rock, Pop

Instruments

Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizers, Bass, Sitar, Mandolin

Labels

Parlophone Records, Capitol Records, Atlantic Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jonny has dated –

  1. Chloe Evans (2009-Present) – Jonny married Chloe Evans in 2009. The couple parents 2 children – a daughter, Violet, born in May 2007 and a son, Jonah, born in November 2011.
Jonny Buckland (Left) with Chris Martin in June 2008
Jonny Buckland (Left) with Chris Martin in June 2008 (wonker / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English ancestry on his father’s side and is of Welsh descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Always wears a cap

Brand Endorsements

Jonny has not done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Jonny Buckland as seen while performing
Jonny Buckland as seen while performing (Equip Board / equipboard.com / Public Domain)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Being the lead guitarist of the popular rock band, Coldplay, formed in 1996

First Album

Jonny, along with Coldplay, released the debut album, Parachutes, on July 10, 2000, in the UK via Parlophone. The album went 8x Platinum in Britain and 2x Platinum in America. It sold over 8,500,000 copies across the globe until 2011 and peaked at number 1 position in the UK and at number 2 spot in Australia and Ireland.

First Film

Jonny made his first theatrical film appearance in a cameo role in the 2004 horror comedy film, Shaun of the Dead, as himself along with another Coldplay member, Chris Martin.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance as himself in the series, T in the Park, in 2001.

Jonny Buckland Favorite Things

  • Idols –  The Stone RosesRide, George Harrison, U2, My Bloody Valentine
  • Guitar – Telecaster series
SourceWikipedia
Jonny Buckland as seen while performing in June 2008
Jonny Buckland as seen while performing in June 2008 (wonker / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Jonny Buckland Facts

  1. Jonny’s family moved to Pantymwyn in Flintshire, Wales from his former home in Islington, London, when he was 4.
  2. He first played the guitar when he was 11 and his childhood idols were The Stone Roses, Ride, George Harrison, U2, and My Bloody Valentine, and his older brother Tim.
  3. He met his bandmates, Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion, and their manager, Phil Harvey, at the University College London and formed the band named Coldplay.
  4. He first met Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in September 1996 at the orientation week at University College London.
  5. He co-founded the band with Chris and they called it Pectoralz in the beginning.
  6. He mainly uses the Telecaster Thinline 72′ as his electric guitar and the Fender Stratocaster as his secondary guitar though he prefers the Telecaster series better.
  7. As per an article posted on Quartz in May 2018, Jonny’s estimated wealth was recorded to be £82 million.
  8. He does not have any social media account.

Featured Image by Christopher Johnson / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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