William "Will" Champion (born 31 July 1978) is the drummer for the English rock band Coldplay.
|Born||31 July 1978|
|Occupation(s)||Drummer, percusionist, musician|
|Instruments||vocals, drums piano, violin, guitar, percussion, bass, banjo, keyboard, chimes, recorder, resonator, timpani, glockenspiel, vibraphone, gong|
Champion's mother, Sara, died from cancer in 2000. Coldplay's debut album Parachutes was dedicated to her.
Champion was the first Coldplay member to marry. He married Marianne Dark, a teacher, in 2003. Their first child, a girl named Ava, was born on 28 April 2006. On 7 May 2008, Marianne gave birth to fraternal twins Juno and Rex.