Chris Wolstenholme

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Chris Wolstenholme
Background information
Birth name Christopher Tony Wolstenholme
Born December 2, 1978 (1978-12-02) (age 35)
Rotherham, England
Genres New prog, alternative rock, progressive rock, progressive metal, space rock
Occupations Musician
Instruments Bass guitar, vocals, keyboards, guitar, harmonica, drums, synthesisers
Years active 1992 - present
Labels Warner Bros. Records
Eastwest Records
Atlantic Records
Helium 3
Associated acts Muse

Christopher Tony Wolstenholme (born December 2, 1978 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England) is an English musician. He sings and plays a bass guitar in the band Muse. He also sometimes plays guitar or keyboard instead of bass.

Early and personal life[change | change source]

Chris grew up in Rotherham before moving to Teignmouth where he had lived up until April 2010. While attending school there, he played for various different bands until he joined Muse when Matthew Bellamy and Dominic Howard invited him to their band. Today he is an acclaimed bass-player, receiving praise from many musicians.

Wolstenhome has six children with his wife Kelly: Alfie (born 1999), Ava-Jo (born 2001), Frankie (born 2003), Ernie (born 2008), Buster (born 2010) and Teddi, born 2012.[1]

In April 2010, he moved with his family to Dublin, Ireland.

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