Eric Clapton is among the well-known guitarist from England who is also a singer and a songwriter. He got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times. Clapton also served as a member of Yardbirds, and this is the following for Bluesbreakers and for John Mayall. He also went on to form Cream.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Eric Clapton Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Clapton was born in Ripley, Surrey, in England. His mother was aged 16 years old when she gave birth to him while his dad was 25 years old. His father was working as a soldier from Montreal, Quebec.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Eric Patrick Clapton|
|Age:||75 years old|
|Birth Date:||30 March 1945|
|Birth Place:||Ripley, Surrey, England|
|Parents:||Edward Walter Fryer
Patricia Molly Clapton
|Spouse:||Melia McEnery (m. 2002), Pattie Boyd (m. 1979–1989)|
|Children:||Conor Clapton, Julie Rose Clapton, Ruth Clapton, Ella May Clapton, Sophie Belle Clapton|
|Profession:||Musician, Songwriter, Singer and record producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$330 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945, and today he is 75 years old. He has a height of 1.77 meters and has a weight of 83 Kg.
Education, School/College University
In the year 1961, after he left Hollyfield School that is in Surbiton, he joined Kingston College of Art but would later get dismissed at the end of the academic year as a result of his focus in music rather than the art. When it came to his guitar playing skills, they were so good that he became noticed.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Eric Clapton is the son of Patricia Molly Clapton and EDWARD Walter Fryer. His mother was 16 years old when she gave birth to him. His father was serving as a soldier from Montreal, Quebec. He grew up with his grandparents. He h0lds British Nationality, and he is a Christian.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
In the year 1979, that was when he first got married. He married a lady by the name Pattie Boyd. Despite him being married, he had a daughter, Ruth Kelly Clapton, with Yvonne Kelly. He got divorced from Pattie in the year 1988. In addition, he had a son, Lory Del Santo. In the year 2002, he would get married to Melia McEnery. This couple has been blessed with three daughters, Sophie, Belle, Ella May, and Julie Rose. He has a grandson by the name Eric Owen Bartlett.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||(1979-1988)
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Eric Clapton Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Melia McEnery (m. 2002)|
|Kids:||Conor Clapton, Julie Rose Clapton, Ruth Clapton, Ella May Clapton, Sophie Belle Clapton|
Professional Life and Career
After he left College, Eric Clapton with ‘Roosters’ as well as ‘Casey Jones and the Engineers’. In the year 1963, he went on and joined a rock and the rolled band by the name ‘Yardbirds.’ They released a hit single in the year 1965 that was dubbed ‘For Your Love.’ In the same year, that is when he joined ‘John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers.’ He would leave the group within a few months.
Later on, he would rejoin John Mayall again as well as found critical success with the ‘Blues Breakers- John Mayall- with Clapton’. He left the previous band in 1966 and joined a band by the name ‘Cream.’ He was able to find commercial success with the band and was in this band in the late 1960s.
He was able to release a self-titled album in 1970. This got followed by albums ‘461 Ocean Boulevard’, ‘Another Ticket,’ ‘Behind Sun,’ ‘August,’ ‘I Still Do,’ ‘No Reason to Cry,’ ‘Backless,’ ‘Slowhand,’ ‘Clapton’ and ‘Money and Cigarettes.’ Clapton has been able to release four albums with the Derek and Dominos, one album with a well-known artist, John Legend as well as Plastic Ono Band and an album with Blind Faith.
Awards & Nominations
Eric has been able to win various in his career. In the year 1986, he was able to win BAFTA Award for the Edge of Darkness. In 2008, he went on to win the Primetime Emmy Award. In the year 1995, he received Officer of Order of the British Empire. In the year 1983, Princess Michael of Kent awarded Clapton with Silver Clef Award. He has been able to win 18 Grammy Awards and has been able to win various awards.
Eric Clapton Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of July 2020, The net worth of Eric Clapton is estimated to be over $330 Million. This wealth has been achieved from his career as a musician, songwriter, and record producer. He was able to make his money by being able to release very many albums with various groups. In the year 2009, he was ranked 17th richest person in Surrey, and this is according to the Surrey Life Magazine. His wealth also does come from holding a company known as Marshbrook Ltd.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Eric has been involved in various controversies. One of the instances is when he made remarks in relation to immigration.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 9.1 million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 51.5 thousand followers. On Instagram account, he has around 203.5 thousand followers, while on YouTube, Eric Clapton has around 313,000 subscribers.
There is no doubt that Eric is among the most successful musicians globally. He has gone on and released various albums with different groups.