Jonny Buckland Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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.

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


Jonny is represented by Dave Holmes.


Alternative Rock, Post-Britpop, Pop Rock, Pop


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


Parlophone Records, Capitol Records, Atlantic Records

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.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Always wears a cap

Best Known For

Being the lead guitarist of the popular rock band, , 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, .

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 Roses, Ride, , U2, My Bloody Valentine
  • Guitar – Telecaster series
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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, , , 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


Facts of Jonathan Mark Buckland

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJonathan Mark Buckland
  • nicknamesJonny
  • birthplaceIslington, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth September 11, 1977
  • Age 46 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundEnglish and Welsh
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$100 million
  • professionGuitarist, Musician
  • weight77 kg or 169.5 lbs
  • height6 ft or 183 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorGreen
  • body type / buildSlim
  • collegeUniversity College London
  • motherCarolyn Joy
  • fatherJohn V. Buckland
  • brothersTim Buckland

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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