Eric Clapton

United Kingdom

Eric Clapton Bio

Who is Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is admired as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time and ranked second by Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 greatest Guitarist of all time.

Early Life (Childhood)

Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945 in n Ripley, Surrey, England to 16-year-old Patricia Molly Clapton (7 January 1929 – March 1999) and Edward Walter Fryer (21 March 1920 – 15 May 1985). He was influenced by the blues from an early age.

Interesting Facts

One of the greatest guitarists of all time Eric Clapton has the net worth of $250 million dollars. He is the 17th most richest resident of surrey and he also owns his private Yatch.

Personal Life

Clapton and Pattie Boyd married in 1979 and divorced in 1988 when he was following Lory Del Santo and had son Coron (1986-1991). He later married Melia McEnery in January 2001. They have three daughters - Julie Rose, Ella May and Sophie Belle.


Three time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has lots of awards. The major are: the Silver Clef Award for outstanding contribution to British music; the OBE for services to music; the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award as a member of Cream.


Clapton had secret relationship with Yvonne Kelly and had a daughter from her. He once broke his silence against increasing immigration during a concert in Birmingham.